Friday, December 3, 2010

Follow Friday and Book Blogger Hop

Welcome to my post for this week for Follow (my book blog) Friday hosted by Parajunkee and the Book Blogger Hop hosted by Crazy-For-Books.  Please go visit those sites for a huge list of great blogs to check out.!

Also, don't forget to check out my first ever giveaway here.

The Follow Friday question this week is:

What do you do besides reading / reviewing as a hobby??

I love to cook.  I also sew and have an embroidery machine -- I made a book bag for my secret santa! (She already got it, so I can say that.)  My husband and I have an RV, and we love to go camping with our dog as much as possible.  I post about all these other hobbies on my "other" blog here.

 The Book Blog Hop asks:

 "What very popular and hyped book in the blogosphere did you NOT enjoy and how did you feel about posting your review?"
I haven't been blogging that long, so there hasn't been any book that I really didn't like.  But I can pull one from the past that I could not get through, and it was pretty popular.  Philip Pullman's The Golden Compass. I keep telling myself I should go back and try it again, but I just really didn't enjoy trying it the first time, and now there's all those other books in my TBR . . .

I hope that everyone realizes that when I post a review it's my opinion, and everyone has different tastes in books, just like in every other aspect of life.  I never slam the author, I just say why it didn't suit my tastes.
Thanks for visiting.  Hope you enjoyed my blog and come back and visit often!


  1. I didn't love The Golden Compass, either. You've got a nice blog here!

  2. Old follower hopping through.

    I never read The Golden Compass. It never appealed to me.

  3. Hi,

    Popping in to return the favor for following me :)

    I also enjoying cooking and would sew if I had a machine (hand sewing = too much work :D )

  4. Old follower hopping by :) I agree wholeheartedly about reviewing a book based on your own opinion without slamming the writer. That is a respectful policy & I do the very same. Enjoy your weekend :)

  5. I love it! A question pertaining something other than books! Here's the
    short list of what I'm doing when I'm not reading:

    Cooking, gaming, gambling, drinking, smoking, golfing and sometimes even
    watching TV.

    I expound on all of the above at my blog. Follow me here -

    Howard Sherman

  6. Old follower hopping through. I haven't read The Golden Compass, and maybe that is a good thing! LOL.

    Happy Reading!


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