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.


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


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

  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!

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

    Thanks for stopping by My FF

    New Follower.

  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!

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

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

  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.

  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.

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

  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

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

    Thanks for sharing!
    New follower. :)

    My FF

  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

    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!

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

    My FF

  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.

  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

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

    Ladybug Storytime

    New follower :)

  17. Hi there, Love the music!!!!
    I am a new follower!!! Thanks for following me.

  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 :)

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

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

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

  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!

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

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

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

  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

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

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

  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

  30. Perfect answer :D & I followed back.


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