Thursday, February 2, 2012

Friday Hops - 2/2/12

Follow Friday! #45

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. It's a great way to meet new blogger friends!

Q: Define what characteristics your favorite books share. Do they all have a kickass heroine or is the hot love interest the Alpha Male?

A. I don't really like I have a particular characteristic that I prefer... I like strong heroines that aren't whiny and can stick up for themselves. I love bad boys that are mysterious.  (NOAH SHAW). But I also love characters that are fun and easy to read.



TGIF at GReads #13

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

Book Appeal: When you're browsing goodreads, the library, or another blogger's reviews, what grabs your attention to make you want to read it?

To be honest... the first thing I always go for is the cover. I Know, I know I shouldn't do this, but I love covers! Especially covers that are gorgeous. :)


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26 comments:

  1. I'm with you, strong heroines and pretty covers!!
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  2. Great answer! I like all kinds of characters, really. Happy Friday! Reading to Penguins

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  3. Noah Shaw was exactly who I was thinking of when I was trying to describe my ideal guy in a book. Bad boys are just so right!

    Old Follower
    Kristan @ Lost Amongst the Shelves
    My FF
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  4. I can agree with you. I don't think I ever really stopped to think about what I like in a book, I either like it or I don't. But now with this question, I can definitely see characteristics I like. Like a strong heroine, a sexy funny and supportive guy. Love you answer. I'm a new follower.

    You can find my FF here! CLICKY HERE! =D

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  5. Wow, your blog is very cute! I'm a new follower :D
    And I agree with both your answers. I also like fun to read characters although they may or may be not the reason why a book is my favorite. I also first notice the cover. Sorry, but I love how pretty some of them are! Then I read the summary, of course :)

    My Follow Friday: http://sweetsweetpages.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-1.html

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  6. Yeaaaaaaah for Noah Shaw - I mean who doesn't love him??!?!?! I also had some troubles answering this question, I do enjoy lot of different things but, I agree with you a whiny heroine is something I also cannot enjoy!
    Happy Friday!

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  7. I'm a cover person too! Don't want to say cover whore cause it sounds mean, but covers can definitely make or break a new read for me! Especially by new to me or just new authors! Yet I will always read the cover back to see if it's for me just the same!

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    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  8. Hi! New follower here. Hot mysterious guys are always a plus on YA!

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  9. Totally agree with you in regards to the cover, a pretty cover really does draw you in.


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  10. New Follower. My FF: http://urbanfantasybookreviews.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-me-friday-3rd-february-2012.html

    Good answer, but who is this Noah Shaw fellow?

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  11. Noah Shaw <3 !! I love dar and mysterious bad boys too :) !!

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  12. Noah Shaw.
    The end.
    lol.
    LOVED him. Yum.

    P.S. Adorable blog!!!

    - Shanise @ Camisado Mind

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  13. I'm a character-driven reader too. The plot could suck and as long as I can connect to the characters, then I'm pretty happy. :)

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  14. Good answer, just blogging by.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/02/feature-and-follow-friday.html

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  15. Good answers. Ya gotta love non-whiny characters. I love covers, too. Although... I saw them differently on my last visit to the library 'cause so many look familiar, now... I saw different covers. Weird. My FF: Colorimetry

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  16. I totally agree with you! Great answer it's the same thing for me. I agree for the cover thing too, it's difficult to read a book with a bad cover...

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  17. Yup, it is important to like the characters which gives the storyline its spine.
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  18. A fun character that is easy and straight forward is sometimes a nice change :)

    The Muggle
    -If you have a moment please nominate your favorite cover here.

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  19. I do love me a bad boy too didn't think about putting it on my list.

    Old follower :)

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  20. I like non-whiny characters too. I'm an old follower.

    http://readinginthemountains.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-11.html

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  21. I also live the strong heroines and the bad boys!

    Old follower. Check out my Follow Friday post and follow me back if you haven’t already (by GFCif possible) at:
    http://BooksandSparkles.Blogspot.com

    Nereyda @BookObsessed

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  22. Hopping through. I love bad boys. Who is Noah Shaw?
    My Hop

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  23. Haha, we both mentioned Noah Shaw! <3

    I love that a cover can get you to read the synopsis. I normally take a second look at a book because of the cover. It is what usually first draws you to it.

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  24. I totally and utterly agree! I need a strong heroine who can hold her own and a good handsome bad boy to lust over throughout the span of the book! New follower!

    http://eileenlisblog.blogspot.com/2012/02/follow-friday-13.html

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  25. I'm a new follower, hopping, I know it's Saturday, I'm just trying to catch up with all my Friday Follows--sometimes the work week just gets the better of me! And who doesn't love a *good* bad boy? I'm over at http://3500wordsperpound.blogspot.com if you want to check it out.

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  26. Hello! I am a new follower!! Found you via the blog hop! Can't wait to read your posts!

    Claire
    http://clairelouisereads.blogspot.com.au/

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