Raindropreflections: Friday Blog Hops (6)

Friday, 22 July 2011

Friday Blog Hops (6)

Follow Friday is a meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read =)

This week’s question: Name 3 authors that you would love to sit down and spend an hour or a meal with just talking about either their books or get advice on writing from?

Answer: the first one is really obvious: JK Rowling, like the rest of the world =) Secondly, I’d love to meet Kirsten Hubbard, who wrote Like Mandarin and has some of the most breathtaking prose I’ve seen in YA lit so far. Thirdly, and although I actually haven’t read his books, I’ve seen tons of beautiful quotes from his books everywhere: Khaled Hosseini, author of The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. And even though this isn’t part of the question, I’d ask them all: HOW?! How do you manage to be such geniuses (or genii, I think)?

Book Blogger Hop

The Book Blog Hop is hosted by Crazy for Books.

This week’s question: What’s the ONE GENRE that you wish you could get into, but just can’t?

Answer: I just can’t get into paranormal. This is kind of weird, actually, because almost everyone I know is into paranormal/urban fantasy. But I find these things a lot less interesting to read about than, say, contemporary or dystopian or fantasy. I wish I could enjoy all those paranormal books out there, but everytime I think of reading on, it just makes me go meh.


  1. Meeting JK Rowling would be awesome! I would have SOOO many questions for her that an hour would not even be enough. Nice picks! Here's my FF if you want to check it out!

    -Jessica (Peace Love Books)


  2. Hey, Thanks for hopping by my blog! I just read your review for City of Ashes. I have just finished the series and loved it! City of Glass is even better. New follower!


  3. First off, let me just say that you have a very classy blog here. Love your design. 🙂 Second, you have a great list here. It made for an interesting read.

    New Follower

    Marla @ Starting the Next Chapter


  4. Hi,
    Thanks for hopping by…Following you back!
    Love your site! I can't do this paranormal stuff either….way TOO creepy for me!


  5. Hi, New Follower:) Great picks. J.K. Rowling is everywhere today. I had a hard time thinking of what author's with the question this week. Happy Friday.


  6. Hi there, hopping through and following you.
    Have a great weekend!

    Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka


  7. Those are some very great choices with lots of intriguing info to share. I'm your newest follower and would love for you to visit me when you get a chance.



  8. Just konk me over the head, will ya?! lol. Because, I forgot to include JK Rowling in that! 😉

    Happy Friday Hops, have a grrreat weekend!
    Suz @ A Soul Unsung
    My Friday Hops (+) Blog Hop!


  9. Hi, and Happy Belated FF from a new follower. Interesting choices. I think this is the first time I have seen Hosseini mentioned. Nice!



  10. Nice blog. I'm a new follower. :]

    I'm with you about paranormal reads; I much prefer contemporary ones. Paranormal books can never seem to hold my attention.


  11. lindsaywrites28 July 2011 13:21

    hey! i follow you on GFC! love your blog! hope you will follow me =] I have a giveaway going on right now!



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