Thursday, August 11, 2011

Follow Hop 12August11

Book Blogger Hop

Q. "Let’s talk crazy book titles! Highlight one or two (or as many as you like!) titles in your personal collection that have the most interesting titles! If you can’t find any, feel free to find one on the internet!"

A. I think The Implosion of Aggie Winchester by Lara Zielin is kind of a crazy title; the name is wacky and "implosion" is just a fun word. I doubt I've seen any other title that includes it.  This is one question where I'm really looking forward to the other answers.

Q. "How have your reading habits changed since you were a teen?"

A. Interestingly I think I read more YA now than I did when I was a teen!  I'm also now less interested in mysteries than I used to be, except for the rare YA mystery.  Additionally because I became a Christian when I was 18, my reading now is more interested in religion in general than my younger self.


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  2. Hee hee- I was thinking- you are pretty cool.... I am going to follow you.... wait this background looks familiar.... HEY I'M ALREADY FOLLOWING YOU!.... (internal dialogue) Oh no, now it is going to seem like I don't care....

  3. Hopping through. The Implosion of Aggie Winchester is an odd title. I wonder how you can implode.
    My Hop

  4. That is a interesting title..LOL. New follower here!

  5. i don't think YA is popular when i was a teen, lol.

    new follower here, hopping through!

    my FF:

  6. This seems to be a common answer! That we didn't read YA as teens and do now. I wonder why that is.

    Rie @ Mission to Read

  7. Hi & Happy Friday!

    My FF,

    Have a nice weekend.

  8. YAY for imploding!
    YA has definitely grown a lot over the past few years, but i'm definitely glad it has. How can they all write such addictive books?
    I agree with others when they say that everybody is pretty much saying they read more YA than they did as a teen, is there some kind of conspiracy i'm unaware of?
    Have an awesome weekend, and stop by if you can, i love meeting new people!
    Imo :D

  9. That is a strange title! Feel free to check out my BBH here. New follower as well!

    Rumana @ Relook the Book

  10. Hello, new follower here! :) Love your polka dots!

    I just finished reading My Life As A White Trash that wins for my craziest title for sure!!!


  11. Hi (new follower)I read more YA now too. I think I thought I was too mature to read YA when I was a teen and now I can just enjoy a good story without having to justify the genre I'm reading.

    Here's my #FF

  12. New follower here^^ And for me it's the same, I read more YA now which is, at least for me, really funny.

    This is my Follow Friday. Feel free to pass by and have a look and if you like it follow me back ;)

    Hope you have a great weekend,


  13. I can totally see why you're reading more YA. It's improved so much. There are so many more genres, not just vamps and werewolves:D

    New follower, happy friday

    My Post

  14. I easily came up with five crazy book titles just by taking a fast look at my bookshelf.

    All five come from the same book series. Can you guess which series it is?

    Here’s a hint – The book series is a trilogy in five parts.

    Hop on over to my blog for the answer –

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor
    Get Inside a Story

  15. I think that's so awesome! YA books are my favourite reads right now because they're just pure awesomeness, and I LOVE how they appeal to so much more than the intended teenage readers! :)

    Mystery novels are super cool, but I usually only tend to read YA ones, too. x)

    Yay for Follow Friday! I'm an old follower for sure!

  16. YA author and new follower from Follow Friday!

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  18. Haha yeah I love meg cabot! But I haven't read anything by Sarah Dessen which next week I will rectify!!:D thanks for coming on my blog:D

  19. Same as me...I read more YA now than I did when I was a teen ;)

    Here's my Follow Friday post

  20. Hi there,
    Stopping by via Parajunkee's Follow Friday. I'm following you.

    Have a great weekend!

    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka

  21. I read a lot of YA too! New follower here. I'd love it if you'd stop by and check out my #FF at and be on the lookout for my review/interview/giveaway towards the end of August!



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