Friday, August 10, 2012

TGIF at GReads #3 / Feature & Follow #3

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Q: Unexpected Books: Which books did you have reservations about reading, but ended up loving once you did?

A: That's a pretty easy question. These are the books I never set my expectations high. Never even thought of anything and just read it (and sometimes, I did second, third thoughts). And what happened? I never prepared myself from being blown away.

The Hunger Games and Divergent trilogy are just E-P-I-C. I never thought I'd read and love those kind of books. When I say kind, I meant: action-packed. With guns, bombs, bow and arrow, knives, poisons, etc. Because I've always been the fairytale geek reader. And now, I love these kind of books. ;) Also I judged them by cover but after (even currently) reading it, I totally loved it and landed on my Faves shelf.

In my case in Anna and The French Kiss, I just picked it because of the blurb. It's interesting and I thought, it might be a good read. I never expected anything. But it gave me love. I loved  it.

Read my reviews for Divergent, Insurgent, Cinder, Angelfall and Anna and The French Kiss. I'll be posting my review for THG trilogy soon. I'll do that. ;)

Q: What would you do over if you were to start your blog again from scratch?

A: I am certainly not sure about that. But maybe the layout and template? I've got no problems on some things. Well, except for being clueless in blogging but starting one anyway. LOL

How's your Friday?

Thanks for dropping by! Don't forget to leave your link to your post/s so I can read your answers. Happy Friday and enjoy hopping!

Oh and btw, I'd like to invite you to Young Adult Giveaway Hop--I'm giving away as well! Click here to enter now.

Tomorrow: Book Review of The Assassin's Curse by Cassandra Rose Clarke -- don't forget to come back!


  1. I too was hesitant about the Hunger Games but was completely surprised. I now have Cinder and I have yet to read it.

    Here's my follow answer.

    I am a new follower :)

  2. Because of the Hunger Games, Blood Red Road, and Divergent, I'm going for things action-packed now. It's far from what I read before but I like it.

    I don't really have any regrets yet since I just started my blog. New Follower.

  3. I wouldn't want to do any changes myself!

    Loved Divergent, still need to read Insurgent! And Angelfall and Cinder! I have one of the two and the other is on my bday list!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  4. Thanks for sharing! I loved most of those books but still need to read Cinder, which has such great reviews. Also, I have had a blast with my blog and haven't wanted to change anything yet as it's only two months old.

    New follower via GFC.

    Ensconced in YA

  5. Happy Friday! Hopping through, new follower!


  6. I'm changing my template too!

    New follower. :)

    My FF-

  7. I have the same with Anna and the French Kiss. I haven't read it and I'm hesitant about it, but I've heard so many great things about it I want to read it anyway!

    Old follower.

    Helene @ Helene's World of Books

  8. I loved The Hunger Games series and I've read Divergent and also loved it. I haven't read the others you mentioned. Old Follower.
    My FF

  9. I think most bloggers feel clueless in the beginning. Great answer. New GFC and Twitter follower.
    =] Thanks for sharing and visiting My FF
    Michael @ The Bookshelf Review

  10. LOL I was the same. I started a blog but knew nothing about it. New follower on GFC : ) Here is my FF

  11. Hi! Your answer was great!(: I'm a new blogger! Mind checking out my blog?(: And maybe possibly follow?(x

    New follower!

  12. Great list of "shocking" books! I kind of knew I was going to be blown away by Divergent but I couldn't have imagined how much! That is truly an incredible series!

  13. Hi! I always expected THG series in Divergent to be really good but it really was better than I thought. I feel the same way with Anna and the French Kiss, though. XD
    +1 New Follower via GFC! :D
    My FF :D
    ~Tiffany@Read, Breathe, Read

  14. Thanks for stopping by and I'm following back on Linky!

  15. I also loved the Hunger Game series. I’m glad I dropped by from TGFI. I am your newest follower.
    My Blog

  16. I did not want to read The Hunger Games but once I started I was addicted.

    I'm a new follower.


  17. Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm following you back via GFC! :)
    I started my blog more as an impulse! lol I have no clue about HTML whatsoever, still I manage! xD

  18. Yeah, I just started and I still need to learn so much about blogging so I feel I should've researched more before. But oh well!

    I love your blog! Following back by GFC! Thanks for stopping by my FF! :)

  19. Great answers! I was hesitant about The Hunger Games, too, but it's one of my favorites ever. I'm like the only person that hasn't read Divergent yet, but I will be as soon as I get caught up!

    Thanks for stopping by and following! Following you, too. :) And I apologize for taking so long to get back to you.


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