Friday, August 3, 2012

TGIF at GReads #2 / Feature & Follow #2

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This Friday's Question:

Book Olympics: In the spirit of the Olympics, which books would you give the gold, silver, and bronze medals to? It can be from any genre, new or old.


A:

To narrow down my choices, I'm going to pick books from what I read this year.

 I started Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins (The Hunger Games #2) at New Year's day and finished two days after. I loved The Hunger Games and  loved Catching Fire, as well!
 Cinder by Marissa Meyer (Lunar Chronicles #1) is another new fave of mine. This year or every year of my entire reading bookworm life.
I also finished Perfect Chemistry by Simone Elkeles the year before and started Rules of Attraction (Perfect Chemistry #2) on January--which I totally loved as well.










These are just some of the books I loved this year. I won't even put them in order because I love every one of them. They simply had the different kind of attack and spot in my heart. :)

One day I'll post my reviews of these books I love but for now, enjoy my review of Cinder.

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Q: Do your reading habits change based on your mood? Do you read a certain genre if you are feeling depressed or happy?


A: Not really. But I do pick a book on what mood I want to have. For example, when something's bad about my day, I'd pick a light, hilarious contemporary. Or if I'm up to intense action or magical fantasy or awesome sci-fi-ness. I do not read based on what I felt. I read to change what I'm feeling. ;)




Happy Friday, everyone! Have a great weekend! X












34 comments:

  1. I limited my TGIF list to books I've read this year, too. It was still very hard!

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  2. Great Answer! Thanks for the follow, right back at ya! Really love your blog, how was I not already following you? Weird!
    Anyway thanks for stopping by My FF!
    Happy Friday!

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  3. Cinder has been on my TBR pile for a while.

    Thanks for stopping by My FF

    New Follower.

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  4. I thought about adding Cinder as one of mine too! But it came out to be a realllly close 4th! Great picks for the Olympics! Thanks for stopping by my TGIF!

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  5. I still have to read Cinder! I bought it recently and can't wait to read it! Thanks for stopping by my blog :)

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  6. Cinder is SO GOOD. I loved that book so much!

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  7. I never got into the whole Hunger Games novels. I read the first one and never made it through the second one. Not read Cinder but heard a lot about it, nor have I read the Perfect Chemistry book, but heard about it. :)

    I don't read to fit my mood either. :) New follower.

    http://writesthoughts.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature-and-follow-friday.html

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  8. New follower via gfc. I haven't read Cinder but I'm going to have to check it out. Thanks for stopping by our FF.

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  9. Ok, so I need to read Cinder ASAP because I read and loved the other 2 books! Great choices! Have a great weekend!

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  10. Paranormals tend to put my in a good mood no matter how crummy I am feeling!

    Really want to read Cinder! That sounds awesome! Have it on my bday/xmas list since my TBR pile is overwhelming at the moment and only continues to grow!

    Thanks for following my blog, I follow you now too!


    Have a GREAT weekend!

    NEW Follower :D

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  11. I liked your response! :) You read to feel a certain way, not the other way around. :3

    Thanks for sharing!
    New follower. :)

    -Amelia
    My FF

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  12. I loved Cinder! Catching Fire was also good, but I really loved Hunger Games more. Perfect Chemistry is on my list! :)

    Thanks for stopping by my TGIF!

    - Jana @ That Artsy Reader Girl

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    1. Oh, I LOVED The Hunger Games as much as I loved these three books. I just put Catching Fire on gold bcoz I read it this year. I read THG December.

      Thanks for stoppin by also!

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  13. Same, I pick a book that I want to read and not really dependent on my mood.

    My FF

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  14. I actually consider myself a mood reader for this reason, since my mood is determining what I read.

    Thanks for stopping by LIO! :)
    New follower.

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  15. Books are the best at changing your mood! While I was reading your answer, 'Call Me Maybe' suddenly popped up and I frantically checked every tab until I realized it came from your blog XD Thanks for stopping by and I hope you have a great weekend!
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  16. I loved Cinder! Great answer! Hope you have a great weekend!

    Kristina
    Ladybug Storytime

    New follower :)

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  17. Hi there, Love the music!!!!
    I am a new follower!!! Thanks for following me.
    http://dawnandwinniebookreviews.blogspot.com

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  18. Great answer! I am a mood reader, sometimes it dictates what I read and sometimes, like you, what I want to feel like.

    Thanks for stopping by and for the follow, I'm following back :)

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  19. Rooles of attraction really needs a medal. The other two books I've heard about, but never read. =)

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  20. Thanks for dropping by and for your kind comments about my blog design! Returned the follow. :)

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  21. thanks for stopping by! I'm following back. :)

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  22. Ooh, nice answer! I've never thought about it that day, but it makes sense :D Thank you for stopping by my blog. Following you back!

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  23. Thanks for stopping by! Followed back and I love your picks for the Book Olympics =)

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  24. Hola! I liked your answer. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I followed you back.

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  25. I really like your F&F answer! That's a great outlook to have. :D

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  26. Thanks for becoming a follower of my site through F&FF. I'm now following you back via GFC and wish you a Happy Weekend.

    The Scarf Princess

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  27. Following you back from Compelled By Words! :D

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  28. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm following you back on GFC. I like your blog. :)

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  29. Sorry for the delay! My internet was down over the weekend. Following back :) Thanks for stopping by & for the follow!! :D
    -Emily @ Emily Hearts Books

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  30. Perfect answer :D & I followed back.

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