Friday, July 30, 2010

Friday Follow (3)

The Book Blogger Hop is a weekly event where bloggers and readers can find new blogs to follow. It's a neat idea for new bloggers (very much like myself) because it helps them connect with other bloggers and it gives them an opportunity to find blogs similar to theirs. I'm really excited about participating in this! If you're interested, go over to Crazy for Books :)

To join the fun and make now book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:

  1. Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Host { } and any one else you want to follow on the list
  2. Follow our Featured Bloggers -
  3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say hi in your comments
  5. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can
  6. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
  7. If you want to show the link list, just follow the link below the entries and copy and paste it within your post! 
 This week's book blogger hop topic is your favorite new-to-you author. I'm not entirely sure if she counts since I first heard about her years ago, but I only recently started reaading Laurie Halse Anderson's books, and I fell head-over-heels in love with her writing. Her novels tackle issues so relevant to teenagers nowadays, and they're inspiring and honest and beautifully written. They're thoguht-provoking and deep, but they're not too intimidating to be read by reluctant readers. She's simply wonderful!


  1. I haven't read her books but definitely want to.

    My answer for the hop.

  2. Laurie's books are hard to read but the kind you don't forget. Wintergirls was especially powerful.
    Alison Can Read

  3. Hi, Erika!

    Just hopping by! I'm already a follower of your blog.

    I just bought her Wintergirls book. Hopefully I get to read it soon (my TBR pile is accumulating! O_O)


    Musings of a Reader Happy

  4. HAI! I'm Amelia! Taking a gander over here from Parajunkee. :D (wow, I'm really falling in with the crowd, aren't I? Hmm...)

    New follower! OH, AND seriously, who ISN'T fueled by frozen yogurt? XD


  5. Hey girl!! As always you never seem to fail to amze me on the high quality content on your blog!

  6. Hi, Erika!
    Thanks for following!

    I own a few of Laurie's books but haven't gotten around to reading them.. but they look good!

    And I hope you like Before I Fall as much as I did. Definitely let me know what you think.

    Great blog, btw. I'm now following :)


  7. Just stopping by for the hop!!! Hope you are having a fun filled week!

    Feel free to stop by my place Addicted To Romance

    Happy Reading!

  8. I'm your newest follower from Friday Follow. Have a great weekend

  9. I haven't read Laurie Halse Anderson's books yet, I'll have to check her out!

    Just stopping by from the hop and now follow.

  10. WOW!! I love your header! So cute! New follower from FF and the hop!

    Hope you enjoy your weekend with some good reading!

    The Unread Reader

  11. Hey Erika! Thanks for visiting my blog, I'm following you now too. :)

    I've got a couple of books by Laurie Halse Anderson on my TBR list - namely Wintergirls and Speak. I'll have to give them a go some time now!

    Enjoying your blog, will come back for more!

  12. I'm a new follower from the blogger hop. Love your blog.

  13. new follower. love your blog

  14. Hi
    Stopping by from blog Hop. Love the look of your blog.

  15. Hi! Just stopping by from the Hop & I'm a new follower. I just discovered Laurie, too & love her books. Looking forward to your reviews and other posts.

    Have a great weekend!
    Mary @ Book Swarm

  16. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Now a new follower :)

  17. Stopping by from the Hop! I love love love Laurie Halse Anderson's books. :)

  18. Hey!
    I am a new follower. I just started my blog yesterday. Please hop by if you can! Any suggestions are appreciated.

  19. Hi!
    Thanks so much for visiting my blog earlier. I love the look of your blog, and I'm about to become your newest follower!

    Have a great weekend, and enjoy the Hop!

    from Une Parole

  20. Hi, just returning your hop. Thanks for following! Happy reading :)

  21. Thanks for stopping by my blog, I'm already a follower and love it here. Have a great weekend, Shari over at

  22. Hey Erika! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm now a follower of yours. :) I've read one book by Laurie Halse Anderson and I really want to read others because it was great!

    Have a fantastic weekend!

  23. Hopping over to say hello! Thanks for stopping by my site. I'm a new follower here. I look forward to reading your reviews and posts.

    Happy Friday!

    That's What I'm Talking About

  24. Hi! I just found you through the blogger hop and thought I'd follow! Have a great Friday!!!


  25. Hi, just blog hopping by! Happy Friday!

  26. I am already a follower. I came by on FF to say Hi. I hope you like the Hunger Games. I liked it. I have just started reading Catching Fire. Have a great weekend.

  27. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new follower. I've read a couple of Laurie Halse Andersons books and I really liked them! Great blog!

  28. Stopping in to say hello from the Follow Friday. :) Hope you are having a great Friday, and have a wonderful weekend. :)

    I see you are reading Hunger Games. Hope you are loving it. I enjoyed it and Catching Fire. Can't wait for Mockingjay to come out here in August. :)

  29. Hoppin' by from Follow Friday. --Nice header!

    Have a good weekend!


  30. thanks for stopping by our blog <a href=">Michelle and Leslie's Book Picks</a>. Have a fantastic weekend and happy reading :)

    -Michelle and Leslie

  31. Hey girl! Thanks for stopping by and I'm a new follower of your blog now :) Great answer for the question. I haven't read anything by Laurie Halse Anderson... YET :P

  32. Hopping by to return the visit! I love your post on the favorite summer romances--I've only read Meg Cabot's adult chick lit, and I've been meaning to get to her YA, and Jen Echols has been on my TBR since forever--everyone says she's great for light romance. You've given me some good ideas!

  33. Hopping by via Book Hop! Thanks for stopping my blog. I like your site - especially your header. I'm a new follower. Have a great weekend!

  34. Hey!

    Thanks so much for stopping by blog =D

    Have a wonderful weekend!


  35. Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog - A Life Bound By Books :) I'm a new follower here.

    I hope you have a great weekend! Happy reading... :)

  36. And the HOP is still ON ... Sunday is when friends visit and offer tall glasses of sweet tea while sitting in the swing on the front porch. Except right now in Georgia we are in a heat-wave with over 100 degree temperatures. So we have re-treated inside in the AC and watching NASCAR.

    Greetings from Tresa via the HOP!