Thursday, September 2, 2010

Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday (Labor Day Weekend)

Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Crazy For Books.

Book Blogger Hop

This week's question:
Do you judge a book by it's cover?
Me? Absolutely!
Yes, I know I'm not supposed to, but how can I say no to a pretty face?! (examples)
I think a book's cover should reflect the book itself, and like I said, when I see something that looks good, I hope it is and I just buy it. haha.. Quite the strategy, huh? But It's actually worked out pretty well for me so far.


Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee.


This week's question is:
What is your favorite brick and mortar bookstore?
Hmm. For me, I'd have to say Barnes and Noble.
Most people like Borders but unfortunately, I've had nothing but problems with them and their service has always left me less than impressed. My favorite B&N is in San Antonio, Texas at La Cantera Mall (so far, because I haven't been to many), and I just found out it's Rachel Vincent's local bookstore too! Crazy! haha
That being said, I don't go to many bookstores and I go to even less libraries (but that's another story), and I do a lot of my book buying online. What can I say, I absolutely love amazon prime!
But, I do often fantasize about The Strand. I need to go there soon!


By the way, I just want to say hi to everyone!
It seems with school starting and such, I've been feeling a little out of it lately.
Anyway, to the new people-if you'd like to follow, please do so, it means a lot. (Follow at the top left-hand corner, though, since I have no GFC.)
And thanks! :)

I hope everyone has a nice, looong labor day weekend. I know I need it!



Briana



31 comments:

  1. Cute blog! Found you through the Hop and I'm now a follower. :]

    I also cannot wait for Elixir to be released; I'm interested to see how Hilary Duff writes.

    Have a good weekend!

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  2. Hi to you! So how is school? As a school librarian I am excited to introduce all the new books I got this summer.

    -Anne
    http://headfullofbooks.blogspot.com/

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  3. I can't help but judge a book by its cover. What's the point of having a pretty one if I don't buy it? Seriously though, I do love books with great covers and YA has been doing really well in the cover category.

    I'm your newest follower!

    My Hop

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  4. Hey there! Really cute blog. Hopping by, I'm a new follower!

    Have a great weekend!
    Angela Z
    http://thebookbuzzer.blogspot.com

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  5. Dropping by via Follow Friday. I also became a follower. You can check my site - Cladestine Sanctuary -

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  6. Hi :) I try hard not to judge now but even I will admit that going through the Fantasy books at Bookmans I skim over some of those pastel unicorn covers. I'm a bold color cover girl. Hope you have a fun weekend

    Hope you Hop by my site

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  7. New follower here! Your blog is absolutely wonderful!! So true...I agree with your answers. ^-^

    Have a great weekend!

    ●▬▬๑۩Tina @ Book Couture۩๑▬▬●

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  8. Hi there!

    Just hopping over via hop! I love your blog design it's so pretty! I'm sure to stop over some other time! Have a great weekend and happy reading! ps- your blog really is soooo cute <3

    Til next time,
    Lisa (Badass Bookie) xx
    http://badassbookie.blogspot.com/

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  9. Just hopping by- I cant say I have ever bought a book based on the cover, but the covers to make me pick them up a read the jacket.

    ~Pixie
    www.pageturnersblog.com

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  10. I'm just stopping by to say hello and wish you a happy Friday. Yeah its finally here! :)I'm an old follower.

    Have a great weekend!!

    http://romancebookjunkies.blogspot.com

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  11. Just popping in via the hop to say hi! I can't say no to a pretty face either, which is why I sometimes buy a beautiful book without knowing what it's about:) Glad to be your newest follower!

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  12. Just hopping by to say have a great weekend. I also judge a book by its cover, I think it's impossible not to.

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  13. Hi there! I'm a new follower, and I found you around the blog hop :)

    I think my favourite bookstore would have to be the King's English in Salt Lake City, though I love any massive B&N!

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  14. Cool blog! Stopping by from the hop. Have an awesome book party. :)

    shutupimreading.blogspot.com

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  15. Couldn't find the button to follow you. :/

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  16. Hopping on by and saying hi! Your blog is so sweet looking :). I agree on how a cover should reflect the book within...ah pretty book covers.

    ~Jessica
    A Fanatic's Book Blog

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  17. I like your blog! New follower here from the Hop. :)

    Jamie
    threecheersforliteracy.blogspot.com

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  18. JUST HOPPIN. BY :)
    I HAVE A CONTEST GOING ON TOO! ~NIKI

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  19. Well, I *think* I'm following you now, but that upper button doesn't always work for me!

    Check out my answer to today's hop question at:

    www.littlesqueed.blogspot.com

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  20. If you fantasize about the Strand, you should check out Powell's in Portland.
    My Hop

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  21. I'm already a follower but just hopping on through! When I'm at the library or bookstore I definitely am more likely to check out more closely books with attractive covers. The cover only goes so far, though - if the description doesn't interest me then I'll keep looking!

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    Hello, visting you from Follow Friday.
    I think this is a marvelous way to meet bloggers both old and new.
    I'm #86, http://lisaslovesbooksofcourse.blogspot.com/. Just stopped by to wish you a great weekend, read a few reviews.
    This week my trip is brought to you by the number 2.

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  23. Just stopping by on the hop... your blog is beautiful and I just had to follow!

    Jordyn, Ten Cent Notes

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  24. Just hopping by!! I hope you have a great weekend!! You blog design is great!!

    Carrie
    www.just-one-more-chapter.com
    www.therundhaugfamily.com

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  25. Hi there, I'm your newest follower via Crazy for books' blog hop. Although my blog isn't about books alone, I do love reading and I love meeting new people who enjoy it too.

    Looking forward to reading more from you.

    Marie (hope you'll come by for a visit sometime, I love new followers.)
    The Things We Find Inside

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  26. Hello, new follower hopping by. I agree with you on the cover. You know the old saying...A picture is worth a thousand words...well so are book covers! Have a super weekend!
    Smiles!
    http://thedelusionaldiaries.blogspot.com

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  27. Hi there, just stopping by from the hop and I am your newest follower. I love the design of your blog. Have a great Sunday!

    bookbee

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  28. I'm your newest follower! Beautiful blog design. I'm really looking forward to reading more. And yes, I do judge a book by it's cover!

    Hope you can find time to visit my blog.
    http://evergreenjuniorhighlibrary.blogspot.com

    Thanks and Happy Reading!

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  29. Cute side panels.

    Hopping by.

    Stop by my blog if you like:

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

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  30. I know im late with this. Just wanted to stop by and say hi. this is my first hop. Great site! This is so much fun. I will participate more. Come visit me at http://readforyourfuture.blogspot.com/
    Thanks
    Lora

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