Friday, July 16, 2010

Book Blogger Hop

Hello everyone, and welcome! The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer of Crazy for Books. Since I didn't have a chance to participate in the hop last week, I'll be answering the questions for last week and this week.

Last week's question: Tell us about some of your favorite authors and why they are your favorites!

Oh, this is tough, as I have lots of favorites! Definitely Roald Dahl, because I think he's hilarious, and I always love his characters. I also love Jane Austen, because her writing is witty, her main characters endearing, and her romances lovely. I also love J.K. Rowling and Tamora Pierce because of the magical worlds they create in their books. They're also authors which I associate with my early teenage years, and I always have happy memories about the fist time I read by novels about them and was swept away.

This week's question: What book are you dying to get your hands on, past, present or future?

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins! I want to know what happens! It's the final book in The Hunger Games trilogy and Catching Fire ended on a cliffhanger. The Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa, which is the second book of The Iron Fey trilogy. I would also have to say Nightshade by Andrea Cremer because I've heard it's amazing, and I know I'll be getting it on an ARC tour some time in the next month.

If you're stopping by my blog for the first time, right now I'm holding a giveaway in celebration of getting 100 followers. Click here to find out more info! Note that you must be a follower to enter. I'll also be holding a 48 hour giveaway next Thursday and Friday as part of the Got Books? event, so if you like giveaways, be sure to stop by then as well.


  1. Stopping by from the Blog Hop! I just started following! It seems we have a lot in common. I LOVE the Hunger Games series and The Iron King by Julie Kagawa! And Nightshade's on my shelf, though I haven't gotten around to reading it yet! Have a great weekend! :)

  2. Hooray! Hi Liz! I'm following both your Twitter and blog, now! Thanks for finding me :)

  3. Hi there!

    Following you :)

    Here is my hop:

  4. Just hopping on by! I am already a follower. I think everyone is highly anticipating Mockingjay. I cannot wait to find out what happens

    My World of Books

  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog! Great author and book picks! Mockingjay is at the top of my list for sure! I follow now!

  6. Hey there!
    Found you on the hop, great site!
    I am officially follower 123. :)
    Feel free to visit my blog anytime:

  7. Just hopping by to say, hi.
    Kelly Bookend Diaries

  8. mockingbird is on my list as well ;)
    I {heart} ur blog! Hop hop hop!
    I'd love to have you visit mine!

  9. I'm a new follower and I'm taking my hop later than usual this Friday. Happy weekend. Pussreboots.

  10. I can't wait for The Iron Daughther too! The Irong King was really good and left it at quite a cliff hanger. I have been meaning to check out the novella Winter's Passage and just got around to saving it, now I gotta find to read it lol.

    Have a great weekend!


  11. Hopping through via the hop! I'm already a follower, though.
    You're not alone waiting on Mockingjay- lots of people can't wait! Sadly I haven't started on the trilogy, but after seeing how much everyone loves it, I might need to give it a try!
    Happy reading this weekend!
    Kerleisha @ Collegiate Bookworm

  12. Found you on the hop. I am now following along!

  13. Hello! Visiting from the Hop. I love three of the four authors you mentioned, and I've been meaning to try Tamora Pierce.

    Hope you'll check out my blog at

  14. MockingJay and The Iron Daughter definitely!! I am now a follower as well! Thanks for stopping by!

  15. Mo-Cking-Jay!Mo-Cking-Jay!Mo-Cking-Jay!Mo-Cking-Jay!
    I feel ya, this book is haunting me!

    I found you via the hop and I am a new follower, are you up for a mutual stalk√Č



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