Thursday, July 14, 2011

Follow Hop 15July11

About Me:
I return follows but I would greatly appreciate it if you left a link in the comments to make it a bit easier on me.

I will be having a giveaway for FOUR YA books starting next Tuesday involving SIGNED books and an international component so be sure to stop by then to find out the details!

Q. "What do I do when I am not reading?"

I love TV [Burn Notice and White Collar!] and movies although I can read during if I want.  I also love puzzles, playing the viola, and I spend quite a bit of time on facebook...although I should be curbing that.

Book Blogger Hop
Q: "How/Where do you get your books? Do you buy them or go to the library? Is there a certain website you use like paperbackswap?"

I am a huge library fan and am very fortunate to have a great library with staff who order the books I request.  I also get a lot of books from Netgalley and GalleyGrab. I do still buy books but usually only after I've read and loved them.


  1. It's fun to see what people do with there time away from books. I'm a new follower:) Happy Friday

  2. Hopping through. What kind of puzzles? Jigsaw or logic puzzles? I love jigsaw puzzles.
    My Hop

  3. @Rebecca-thanks for the follow! I returned it.

    @Alison Can Read-both kinds!

  4. Yeah I love tv too! and puzzles, although I only have two and they're only 100 pieces so I've practically memorized them already :/

    New Follower, that's coming back to check your giveaways hahaha ;]

    My Hop :]

  5. You are quite worldly, with a range of interests. I admire you for playing the viola. I try to play the guitar. I also love puzzles, jigsaws with over 500 pieces.

    New Follower! Enjoying my look around.

  6. New follower hopping through.

    Facebook is addicting isn't it? I've been trying to cut back also.

    Have a great weekend!

    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka

  7. Facebook is such a time suck. I swear I plan to be on there for about 10 minutes and somehow it's 2 hours later.

    Love the blog.

    New Follower
    @Ramblings From This Chick

  8. Oh, I love your blog's look! New FF follower here. Happy Friday!

  9. Hi,

    stopping by from the blog hop.

    Have a wonderfull weekend
    Laced Little Muffin's Reading Corner

  10. Hi,

    I'm a new follower. I love White Collar, although season 2 doesn't come out on DVD here until January. =(

    Char @ From the Shadows I Review

  11. Old follower hopping by :-) Love the fact that you can read during movies!

  12. Hey,
    New follower here. I love the library as well, they always have some great books to borrow. Hope you have a great weekend.

    Ange @ the Moonlight Reader

    My FF:

  13. Hopping by to say hi
    New follower!

    Love the polka dots :)

  14. OMG, I love movies too. Actually I'm going tonight with my sister to the cinema! We are going to watch a horrormovie. Scary! ;)
    I love watching tvmovies, I'm kind of addicted to Pretty Little Liars. ;)

    I came here trough the Follower Friday & I'm your newest follower.

    Happy Friday!

  15. Cute blog!

    New follower, friend!

    Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

  16. I stopped by from the blog hop

  17. I've always wanted to watch Burn Notice! I love, love, love my library! It's such an amazing resource! :)

  18. I love the library too. Two years ago I started tracking where my books were coming from. Please come see where I get my books.

  19. Hi, I'm Izzy, and I'm stopping by your blog on the Blog Hop. I also spend too much time on the Internet (although my vice is Tumblr, not Facebook). I'm a huge library fan as well, and I use the interlibrary loan system every week.

    Izzy @ My Words Ate Me

  20. I’m seeing a pattern of book acquisition here. After all, there are just so many places to get books and so many different ways to read them.

    It’s hard to beat the library for price and selection but it’s even harder to beat the convenience of browsing BN or Amazon from a Nook or Kindle, hitting a button and reading the book you picked in about sixty seconds.

    As usual, my answer to this week’s Book Blogger Hop question is all over the map. Hop on over and read my multipart answer –

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor

  21. Hi, new follower stopping by! Great answers to the questions! Happy Friday and check out my Follow Friday post on my blog!


  22. I know what you mean about facebook. New follower

  23. Stopping by from the Book Blogger Hop. Glad to be a new follower with your giveaway coming up! I need to get ready to do a giveaway when I hit my 100 follower mark I'm working towards. I also love Netgalley. Hope you'll stop by my blog as well:

  24. There is absolutely nothing wrong with too much Facebook ;)

    I think it is pretty cool that you play the viola.

    I don't watch much tv during the summer. I don't know why really.

  25. Just hoppin on through! Hippity Hoppity!
    I am just as addicted to tv as I am to reading, well, almost :)
    Here is my FF:
    New follower
    Happy Friday!

  26. Oh my gosh, a fellow viola player? That's so awesome! You don't know how hard it is to find another awesome blogger that loves watching movies, solving puzzles, and playing the best string instrument, all like me! :)

    Hope you have an awesome weekend!

  27. Hi! Just stopping by. Following you from Follow My Book Blog Friday Blog Hop. Would love a visit and a follow back on my blog: Thanks! Nice to meet you!

  28. New follower stopping on by...

    Kristin @

  29. Viola? Thats pretty awesome, I once had the notion to learn the fiddle but nothing ever came of it cos I lack serious discipline when it comes to things like practice, way too easily distracted!
    Nw follower hopping through, feel free to stop by anytime:


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