Friday, July 30, 2010

Book Blog Hop & Follow Friday - July 30, 2010

Book Blogger Hop

Join in on the fun! Click on the names of the hosts above to jump over to their blogs to sign up.

I really enjoy the fun of this and meeting new bloggers. I try to stop by and comment on the blogs. :) And I always stop back by here to reply in the comments to all visitors comments.

The Book Blog Hop has a great new twist to it... A question to answer to get to know each other a little better.

This week:

Who is your favorite new-to-you author so far this year?

This is a hard question for me as I have picked up a few new-to-me authors this year.  I would have to say recently it would be Stacia Kane in Urban Fantasy, Celine Kiernan and Glenda Larke for Fantasy.  Although I could definitely add a few others to the list...if you would like me to. :)

If you are wondering what I read more of and blog about:
I enjoy reading Fantasy, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, Science Fiction... just about anything in these areas, and I will read YA books in these areas as well (I just have been a little short on reading YA lately). I hope you take a look around and enjoy the reviews and meme's I do: Monday's Beginnings, Teaser Tuesday, Favorite Fictional Character, Balderdash, and Looking Forward Too... (new one up every Friday)

I am also starting a new Blog Book Discussion here with Robyn at The Bookoholic Zone.  We will be switching back and forth the discussion posts here on our blogs.  The first book we are reading is Mind Games by Carolyn Crane.  Please join in with us!  We just posted the first discussion Post on Thursday.  It's on the first 125 pages of the book, you can jump in with any and all thoughts whenever you would like.  Please stop by, we would love to hear your thoughts! Link to it is HERE.

I also have a great Celebration going on.
There are so many things to celebrate for me this time of year.  So Stop by and enter to win!  There are three prizes I am giving.  CLICK HERE.

Please leave a coment on any posts. I love getting comments and I do respond to them all.

Thank you for stopping by!


  1. Just Hopping by to say have a great weekend!

  2. Hi!
    I´m hopping by from the blog hop! I´m already a follower but wanted to say hi! :)
    Have a great weekend!

    xoxo, Christine

  3. Hi!!! --Just hopping by ;) New follower from the blog hop!!!!
    Happy Friday!!!!!


  4. Here from the Hop. My sister is also looking forward to Way of Kings - she's been praising Brandon Sanderson to me for quite some time now. I really need to actually pick up one of his books!

  5. Hoppin' by from Follow Friday.

    Have a good weekend!


  6. Hey fellow Friday Hopper! I am following you it just me or does that sound creepy?

    Anyways, just want to thank you for the follow and the comment. Hope to see you around the blogusphere ;)

  7. Hi, thanks for hopping over to my blog. I am hopping back and a new follower.

    Have a good weekend.

  8. Melissa, of course following you for a while now and have to say have not gotten my Stacia Kane fix yet but working on it! Fantasy would still have to be for me the wonderful books by J R R Tolkein as the best of the genre, read them as a kid and fell in love all over again when Hollyweird made the Trilogy movies....

    Have a good hoppy and a good weekend!

    jackie ^_^

  9. Hey there! Thanks for stopping by and visiting my blog. I'm hopping over and I'm a new follower.

    Have a good weekend!

    That's What I'm Talking About

  10. Just thought that i would stop by for the hop!!! Have a great weekend!!! I also love the world of the paranormal and fantasy!!!

    Feel free to come over and visit me Here

    Happy Reading!

  11. Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog on the hop. Nice to meet you! :)

  12. Hi Melissa, thanks for dropping by our blog. Your blog looks great and I'm now going to browse. Have a great weekend!

    The Romance Reviews

  13. Lu - Hi! Thank you for stopping by. Hope you are having a wonderful time hopping around the blogs.

    Christine - Hi! Hope you are doing well. Am glad you stopped in to say hello. :) Have a great weekend.

    nymfaux - Hello! Thank you for stopping in and following. :) Have to say I love the avatar. Great one!

    Jennifer - Glad to hear your sister is looking forward to the book as well. :) I really enjoyed the Mistborn series, but if you only want to read one book, I would say Warbreaker, although Elantris is very good too. :) Have a great weekend.

    Jinky - Hello! Thank you for stopping in. :) Hope you have a wonderful weekend as well.

    Anne - Hey! Glad you stopped in and said hello, and now are following. I hope you enjoy what you find when you visit. :) Thank you!

    SusanKMann - Hello! Thank you for visiting. :) And following as well. Have a great weekend!

    Jackie B - :) Hey! Hope you are doing well. I think you will love your Sacia Kane when you get to them. :) And believe it or not I have not read the JRR Tolkein series. I sould be beaten or something. I have heard they are great but have not got to them. Thanks for stopping!

    Twimom - Hi! Thank you so much for stopping by and following. :) Hope you enjoy your visits.

    Lover of Romance - Thank you so much for stopping by! It is always great to have visitors. :) Hope you have a great weekend too.

    Smash Attack! - Hi! Thank you for stopping by too. :)

    Carole - Hi ! Thank you so much for the kind complements. :) Have a great weekend.

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