Book Blogger Hop 8

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Book Blogger Hop

It’s that time of the week again =) This week’s “question” is: In honor of Book Blogger Appreciation Week tell us about your favorite book blogger.

This one is difficult for me. A lot of people can talk about the blogger who inspired them to start, but I decided to start book blogging on my own (I knew there were probably other people out there who reviewed books on their blogs, but I had never met/seen them). Another option is a blogger’s best blogging friend, but I’m not that good at making friends, and I’m not that great at commenting on other people’s blogs (I want my comments to be meaningful, not just “great job” on every post – I feel like that can get trite and old, and you start to wonder if they really mean it, especially if it’s the same person every time). So it’s difficult to pick a few reviewers out as “favorites.”

But I suppose if I have to pick a few:

Candace was one of the first to follow me, and is always doing interesting things. The books she reviews are almost always ones that I am interested in, and I like her reviewing style.

Jessica at “Fanatic’s Book Blog” is another one that I just love her style of reviews. Though sometimes her tastes differ from mine, I will usually at least read through all of her reviews just to check if it’s something I need to put on my TBR pile.

I’d also like to mention a few who are perhaps less well known, but I love what they’re doing:

The people over at Literary Soundtrack are doing something amazing (at least to me) – they’re putting books to music! Now as a music major myself, I find myself doing this all the time, and I love to see other peoples opinions. Of course, I tend to do it from a classical music standpoint, as I’m studying classical music and I have a strong interest in film music, which when heard alone can often be disguised as classical music. But I still love what they’re doing, and look forward to every single post.

And finally, Emily from Dragon’s Ate my Homework. I think her title is so clever, and she often has meaningful comments on my posts, which I really enjoy.

Whew, that was a long “question.” Don’t feel bad if I didn’t mention you – I had to pick favorites after all. Anyway, thanks for stopping by, leave a comment with your blog address and I’ll try to return the favor.

Recent Reviews:
The Shadow Dragons by James Owen

Upcoming Reviews:
Fire by Kristin Cashore
The Eyre Affair by Jasper Fforde
Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
Iron Daughter by Julie Kagawa
Hex Hall by Rachel Hawkins
(Yes I know I got behind – that’s what a weekend away and a personal read-a-thon, combined with catching a cold a few days later will do to you)

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14 Responses to “Book Blogger Hop 8”

  1. Melissa says:

    Hey! I'm a new follower from the blog hop :)

    I don't think I could ever pick just a few favourite blogs, you know? There are so many brilliant ones out there and, let's be honest, I try to visit at least 30-40 a day 😉

    Have a great weekend, and I look forward to your reviews!

  2. Black Disaster Fairy says:

    Hop Hop Hop

    I have not heard of any of those book blogs. Thanks for posting them so I can go and check them out as well.

    Happy Reading!

    Black Disaster Fairy

  3. brandileigh2003 says:

    Just hopping by to say hello! I am following and can’t wait to read more from your blog. Here is my blog

  4. Escapist says:

    Hello, I'm from the hop too :) I'm glad you put a list of reviews…I think we may have similar tastes :) I'll be subscribing.

    Have a good friday!

  5. Inspired Kathy says:

    Stopping by on the hop. I'm a new follower.

    If you love book giveaways like I do then stop by my blog and check out my new giveaway linky:
    Got Great Giveaways?
    Have a great weekend!
    ~Inspired Kathy
    I Am A Reader, Not a Writer

  6. Chrystal says:

    Thanks for sopping by my blog and following me. :)

    I really like your blog and some of your reviews are excellent. I will take a peak around some more this weekend. :)

  7. angelatarantula says:

    Hey there! Hopping by! I love Candace's Book Blog. She may be a mom, but she is definitely a child at heart! I'm a new follower.

    Have a great weekend!
    Angela Z

  8. Badass Bookie says:

    Hi there *waves*,

    Just making my round via hop. I love checking out new blogs and visiting old ones becuase everyone has unique content! This week I'm trying to reach 325 followers and for every follower I get this week they will get one too!!! So hop one over!

    Take Care,
    Badass Bookie (Lisa)xx

  9. Stray says:

    hi, thanks for following me, Im a new foloower too! have a great weekend, I love your picture on the top-especially the one on eht left, I LOVE music

  10. littleredreviewer says:

    just another follower hopping by! have a great weekend!

  11. Liz Cush ? says:

    Found you through the hop. I'm a new follower :)

  12. Liz Cush ? says:

    Found you through the hop. I'm a new follower :)

  13. La Coccinelle says:

    Hello there! Just discovered your site. Have a great weekend!

  14. Elizabeth says:

    First-time visitor…love your header.

    Just hopping by….

    Stop by my blog if you get a chance for reviews on I'd Know you Anywhere by Laura Lippman, Saving Cee Cee Honeycut by Beth Hoffman, and many others.

    Happy Hopping, Everyone….hop on over to my blog to see who my favorite blogs are.

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