Thursday, December 15, 2011

Friday Hops 12/16

Follow Friday! #40

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. It's a great way to meet new blogger friends!
Q:  When you've read a book, what do you do with it? (Keep it, give it away, donate it, sell it, swap it..?)

A. I get about 75% of my books from the library, so after I read one, I have to give it back! lol!  If it's one I really loved, then I definitely buy a copy for myself.

For the ARC's I receive, I usually either have a giveaway for them, or donate them to my daughters 6th grade reading teacher, who is always the most appreciative when I send in new books. :)



TGIF at GReads #8

TGIF at GReads is a Friday Feature hosted by Ginger at GReadsBooks.com!

Most Popular: What blog post has gotten the most comments/activity on your blog this year?

My most popular post for this year was my 500 Follower/Blogoversary Giveaway. :o)  Lots of people commented on that one. LOL!

The second and third most popular were my Juliet Immortal and Mara Dyer Reviews/Giveaways. (Giveaways are really popular. LOL!)


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24 comments:

  1. Ahhh, I really need to utilize my library more! I'm so used to buying my books now because it's more convenient but a library would definitely be cheaper. I think it's so generous of you to donate to your daughter's school!

    I followed you, by the way! Here is my post http://bit.ly/taKXgm

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  2. That is really nice of you to donate your books to your daughters teacher. =] New Follower. =]
    Here is My FF

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  3. I do like your way you probably have saved a bit of room by borrowing from the library, here's mine
    http://headstuckinabook.blogspot.com/2011/12/feature-and-follow-friday-9.html

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  4. That's awesome that you donate to your daughter's school. Hmm...maybe I'll check around in my area and see if anyone wants my extras. Surely someone will want them, right? Lol.

    Have a great weekend!

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  5. Giving away books is a nice feeling, right? :)

    I did the TGIF for the first tiem today! :D My top hitter was Bring on The Bad Boys. ;D

    New Follower! Come see my Friday too! :D And have an awesome weekend!

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  6. I get awfully a lot of my books from the library too. Sadly we have to return them. :D

    Sending you best wishes,
    your new follower Aleksandra @ My Bookshelves.

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  7. Library is a great choice if you're in an English-speaking country. I envy you a little. :)

    Old followers.

    Here's our Follow Friday post

    Maja @ The Nocturnal Library

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  8. I bow to your ability to not buy books lol. I haven't bought anywhere near as many books this year as I did last year (getting ARCs helps). I was using my library a lot early in the year but haven't been back in months. I must go back now! You would think as a person with a Masters in Library Science I would lol :)

    Happy Friday!
    Patricia @ Patricia's Particularity

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  9. Hey there.
    Yeah, with most of your reads being from the library, I think it helps the parting process with the object itself. I admire that, since I'm sort of incapable of parting with the books :D I'm a hoarder, sort of proud of my hoarding habits actually. I look at it as putting together a book-treasure for my future kids (much nobler then just hoarding for my own seriously selfish and possessive reading pleasure, lol.)

    New follower, though I think I've been following on Twitter for a while? I might be wrong though, so if I am disregard that last Twitter bit,lol.

    Have a great weekend!

    My #FF

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  10. I didn't want to choose one of my contest or hop posts because they got a lot of activity by default. I don't get a whole lot of visits or comments really everyday, but I did choose one of my more popular reviews!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  11. I love your blog, new follower! :)

    Kristen
    http://www.one-chapter-ahead.blogspot.com

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  12. I use the library a lot too, although probably not as high as 75% of what I read. There are quite a few books/series that my library doesn't carry. Bummer!

    Here is my Follow Friday post

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  13. Giveaways are always my most popular posts as well. Go figure:) I need to utilize my local library a bit more, it's right up the street yet I've never been. Fail. Have a great weekend Christy!

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  14. I love donating to the library.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/12/follow-friday_16.html

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  15. Haven't gotten an ARC (yet) but I'm looking forward to passing it on when I do.

    I'm a library girl too.

    New follower.

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  16. I think I'm the only one who never go to the library.

    old follower

    here is mince mine

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  17. I know at some point I'll have to donate some books. I have so many, but in the meantime I take them to my parents and put them in storage.

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  18. I tend to keep all of my books because I like them! I hardly give them away or sell them! Great feature! Thank you for sharing it!

    Sam
    Books For All Seasons

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  19. I just recently discovered that my library is wonderful! Now if only I can remember to get them back on time......

    Here's my FF: Goldilox's FF

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  20. I like to use the library for a lot of my books, especially since they loan out Kindle books!

    Old Follower

    My FF

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  21. I frequent my library a lot too!

    I really need to check the schools here and see if any would be willing to take in ARCs.

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  22. Everybody is right that it's really great of you to donate the books. I find it really hard to let go of any of my books and my husband complains that I have too many books. It's nice to find your blog. Liz

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