Friday, August 6, 2010

Friday Follow (4)

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!
Hi everyone! It's Friday again! Let's start this fun weekend with another hop :) This week's BBH question is whether or not we listen to music while reading, and if we do, what our favorite thing to listen to is. I usually read while I'm on the bus on the way to school, or on my breaks between classes, so I don't usually listen to music. But when I'm at home reading, chilling out, I like to listen to some music to set the mood for the book. If the novel has a playlist (which I get from author websites), I listen to them and have them on loop. But when they don't, I use one of my personal playlists that I think would fit the novel well. What about you guys? Do you like listening to music while reading, or do you find it to be a distraction?


  1. I really like your header and your post of three fictional schools I'd love to attend.
    New Follower!

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Hi, just blog hopping through. Happy Friday!
    Check out for Follow Friday and a featured movie clip.

  3. Hi there! I am now following you! I hope you have a great weekend! =)

  4. Hi, just stopping by through the hop! I wish I could read on the bus but I get motion sick when I do :( Do you typically find that the playlists designed by the authors suit the book/reading experience?

    A Tapestry of Words

  5. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I do love listening to instrumental music when reading and studying. It makes ALL the difference!

  6. I'm just hopping through. I wanted to say thanks for following me and I am now following you! I was looking through some of your posts and really loved the one where you casted characters for The Hunger Games. Most of the people you put into the roles were pretty much right on in my opinion!

  7. Thanks for hopping by my blog! I like what I'm seeing so far, and I love your title!

  8. Thanks for stopping by!

    Happy friday and have a great weekend :)

    Liberty x

  9. Hi! I just found your blog through parajunkee's hop!! I'm a new follower!!

  10. Hi Erika! Loved your post on fictional schools...wonderful!

    I am new to blogging about YA. You can find me at

    I do not listen to music, but do "watch" television (huge TV junkie as well as book addict) while reading.

    I look forward to reading more! Thanks,

  11. Hi! Already a follower, just dropping in to say hello! I hope you have a great weekend - Happy Reading :)

  12. I never thought to check out the author playlists. I will have to do that! Thanks for the tip :)

  13. Hello, just hopping by. Cute blog! :]

  14. Returning the favor!Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  15. First time to your blog-dropping by on the Book Hop. Love your site. I'm your newest follower!

  16. Hey! Stopping by via Blog Hop!

    Thanks for following! +1 new follower :D

    Have a nice weekend!


  17. Hi, I am here from the Hop. Your header is fantastic! I am already a follower of your terrific blog. :)

  18. Stopping by for the hop. Thanks for visiting my blog.

    An Avid Reader's Musings

  19. Hey! Stopping by from Follow Friday!

    I love listening to book playlists, but I can't for the life of me concentrate on reading when music is in the air. haha.

    Hope you have an amazing weekend!


  20. Oh, and I'm already a follower. :)

  21. Just stopping by for the hop and friday follow!!! Have a great weekend!!! Already a follower!

    Feel free to come over and visit me Here

    Happy Reading!

  22. Hi I am just visiting from the blog hop.
    Nice blog!

    Hope your weekends great!


  23. Hey! I'm hopping over! I prefer reading in silence when I'm at home, but when I'm out and about, I'll listen to music to try to tune others out... lol.

    Anyways, thanks for checking out my blog and I've just become a follower of yours! ^.~

    - Midnight

  24. Hi!!! I'm just stopping by from the hop!!!--I started following you last week :) Hope you have a great weekend!!!


  25. Hi, Erika!

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

    I read with music as well! *yey* I also grab music from the playlist of the authors if they have one or I have my own for reading. :D


    Musings of a Reader Happy

  26. hi there - thanks for stopping by my blog! yes you should read the iron fey books. i didn't like the 2nd one as much as the first but over all i'd still definitely recommend them. i'm about 2/3 done with strange angels so hopefully will post a review tomorrow sometime...i like it so far. it has a kickass heroine which i'm a total sucker for.

    you've reviewed a lot of YA books that aren't even on my radar...i can't wait to check some of these out! following you back.

  27. Dropped in from follow friday. Look forward to reading some great reviews.

  28. You just got an award over here:

    Make sure to go check it out!