Friday, June 17, 2011

Blog Hop & Follow Friday 44

 Books Reviewed This Week:  
Miss Peregine's Home For Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs

Uncommon Criminals (Heist Society #2) - Ally Carter


Waiting on Wednesday: Lie by Caroline Bock

Thank You Everyone who is stopping by for the Blog Hop and thank you to crazy-for-books for hosting the hop!

Book Blogger Hop


“How many books are currently in your To-Be-Read (TBR) Pile?”

 Oh, lord. Too Many. Let's see, according to goodreads, 672. Yikes.

  I also participate in Follow Friday, so those of you who popped by from that, thank you - and thank you parajunkee for hosting it!     

This Week's Follow Friday Question is..

Genre Wars! What's your favorite genre and which book in that genre made it your favorite?

Well, my favorite genre would have to  be Urban Fantasy (Adult & YA). I would say that Moon Called by Patricia Briggs and Spider's Bite by Jennifer Estep inspired my love for that particular genre (at least the adult UF) . I read both of those books at the same time and immeidatley had to go out and find more like them. So thanks Patricia & Jennifer!


bookdout said...

Following through from Parajunkee's. UF is one of my favs as well - Laurell K Hamiltons Anita Blake and Merry Gentry series and Ilona Andrews Kate Daniels series

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

Absconditas said...

EEE I spy another paranormal/urban fantasy junkie! I tend to gravitate a bit more towards paranormal romance, but I'm positively in LOVE with Holly Black and Cassandra Clare.

Thank you for the suggestion to read Moon Called and Spider's Bite. I've been eying those for a while, but never had time to pick them up. If you say they were the books that got you hooked, then they must be pretty epic.


PS. New follower! =]

Jennifer@The Book Nympho said...

I went with PNR but I really like UF too.
New follower.

Here's my FF

Absconditas said...

Oh my gosh, how embarrassing.. that's supposed to say

Please forgive me. Ugh.


Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

I need to read more books in that genre. I'm not that familiar with it.

Trish (Just a YA Girl) said...

ohhhh... I didn't know these book were out there. Curse my inability to browse the adult section. I love YA too much. But I've decided to wade in new waters.

New follower. Hopping from the blog hop :)

~Trish My Follow Friday Post

Sharon said...

Hi & Happy Friday!

A great choice! I chose UF as well :)

My FF,

Have a nice weekend.

Kyanara_night said...


Hopping by from the follow friday.
UF is an amazing genre, although somehot it did not end in my fav's list.
Have a wonderfull weekend!
Kyanara from the Life of a BookAholic

Amy said...

Urban fantasy is definitely a favourite of mine. I was a little indecisive when answer. Great answer.

Here's my Friday

Amy@adumbrations (new follower)

Alison said...

Hopping through. I've only read a few UF books but I enjoy the genre.
New twitter follower. Old GFC follower!
My Hop

Victoria said...

Hopping through! 672 is a lot of books, haha. Good luck with that list!

The Book Angel said...

672??? REALLY? haha. Wow! That's a lot! How many of those books do you actually have though? 672? hehe. I LOVE the header for your blog! Did you make it?

My Hop is here:

jdfield said...

672 books? really? i love your ambition...

Nikki said...

New follower! Happy reading, friend!

Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

Howard Sherman said...

I have way too many books on my TBR list and TBR pile. All told that comes to about sixty books.

Now here's the scary math: I read roughly one book per week - and sometimes two. But two to three books are being added to my TBR list every week.

Stressful, right?


Hop on over to my blog - and find out why.

Howard Sherman

Pen said...

I also have an uncontrollable TBR pile, with the numbers reaching the mid-four hundreds. I've had to remove the wish-list books to get my TBR pile out of the thousands.

Darcy said...

Hey stopping by from follow friday, great choices & great blog! Looking forward to more posts. Have a great weekend. New follower!

Darcy @ Open Book Empty Cup

Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue said...

New follower, over from the FF event/hop.

Oh, Patricia Briggs! <3 I JUST read & reviewed Moon Called on my blog! I am a big fantasy fan, and am getting more into urban fantasy now than I have before.

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