Friday, July 29, 2011

Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday (2)

Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books. In the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and share our love of the written word! This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book bloggers to connect with other book lovers, make new friends, support each other, and generally just share our love of books! It will also give blog readers a chance to find other book blogs to read! So visit Crazy-for-Books to grab the logo, post about the Hop on your blog, and start HOPPING through the list of blogs that are posted in the Linky list there!

This week's question:

"Highlight one book you have received this week (for review, from the library, purchased at the store, etc.) that you can’t wait to dig into!"

I've actually already started reading this book - it's Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma. This book deals with some difficult subject matters, but so far it is excellently written and very moving. The other new book that I've bought is Ruby Red by Kerstin Gier.

Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee and Allison Can Read. Visit either of their blogs for complete rules of the following fun!

This week's question:

"Let's step away from books for a second and get personal. What T-Shirt slogan best describes you?"

I might be taking the easy way out here, but at BEA and ALA Sourcebooks had t-shirts that said "Authors are my rockstars." The other option would be one that many musicians have: "I can't, I have rehearsal." Chances are that I'm either in a practice room or reading, so both of these would fit perfectly!

What are your answers? Please leave a comment or a link to your blog!


  1. I love the "Authors are my rockstars." I always tell my husband book signings are like rock concerts for nerds.

    I'ma new follower.

  2. I haven't read your new additions (or should that be addictions) but I hope you have great fun reading them!

  3. Awww, that would be such an awesome shirt to have about the authors! Nice choice! Here's my FF if you want to check it out!

    -Jessica (Peace Love Books)

  4. "Authors are my rockstars"
    ^ Love that one! :D

    - New follower

  5. just blogging by, happy Friday!

  6. Hi follower popping through! I think those are great choices...especially the author one! Check out ~ my #FF answers and feel free to comment ~ I love comments!

    ~ andi novelista

  7. Hi Christin!
    Thanks for coming by my blog! I love your picks!
    I also got Forbidden this week as a galley and it is also one of the books I really look forward to read!
    Would love to have a T-shirt with Authors are my rockstars! :)

    inga from

  8. Great answers! Authors are my rock stars too. My hops/follows/etc. are here:

  9. OOh I love the Authors are my rockstars!! That is soooo true for me!! I have Ruby Red in my TBR mountain and I can't wait to read it as well!!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  10. I like "Authors are My Rockstars"! Excellent choice.

    Here's my Book Blogger Hop and Follow Friday for this week:
    BBH and FF: Bonjour! Enchanté! ¡Buenos días!
    And I hope you will stop in to throw your hat into the ring for my July Giveaway! Win a $25 Amazon gift card!

  11. Sounds like an excellent book! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!

  12. I love the first one. It's very true for me, as well. Great picks!

    New Follower

    My FF post

  13. Hi, there! I'm a new follower!

    I haven't heard of "Forbidden", so I'll have to check it out on Goodreads. As for "Ruby Red", it's on my wish list. I SO want to buy it!! I've heard it's am AMAZING read!

    I love your T-shirt slogans, particularly the first one! Authors really DO rock!!

    Hope you like my Blogger Hop post:

    Enjoy your weekend!! : )

  14. Hopping through. Authors are definitely my rockstars.
    My Hop

  15. Thanks for the follow! I love your slogan: so much cooler than mine were!! I love the "Authors Are My Rockstars"! :)
    Have a great weekend!
    Meg @ The Book Addicted Girl

  16. Both books are on my never ending "To Read" list! Good choices! New follower :)

    Have a GREAT weekend! -Amanda Welling

    Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!

  17. I love your slogans, especially "Authors are my rockstars", because I would be more psyched to meet my favorite author than most movie/music stars. I already read Forbidden; I was surprised at how much I loved that book! It made me cry at least once.

  18. ...And thanks for stopping by my blog and following me. Following you back!

  19. I loved this week’s question! I’ve made so many friends in the book blog world and am really impressed with so many blogs it was hard to hunker down and make a choice.

    But I did it! I’m shining the spotlight on a Jersey girl! Hop on over to my blog at to find out who she is and discover her amazing book blog.

    Howard Sherman, Implementor


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