Oct 22, 2010

The Book Blogger Hop

Book Blogger Hop

The Book Blogger Hop is a weekly event hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books and runs from Friday to Sunday. The Hop is a fantastic way to get your blog noticed, and visit some other blogs that you didn't know about before. Head over and sign up and see what you can find!

Each week a different question will be added to the hop in order for conversations to occur, and for your followers to get to know you better. Here we go!

"Where is your favorite place to read? Curled up on the sofa, in bed, in the garden?"

First off, I read EVERYWHERE! In the car, at my daughter's games (during timeouts and halftime),  in a movie theater (before the teasers come on), in bed, etc.... I think you get my point. But, my favorite place to read is right before I go to bed. In fact, I can't sleep until I read.

"What book are you currently reading?

I usually read one book while listening to a book on CD in the car. I drive around town a lot....too much! I can get through 1 audio book a week (around 6 hrs or so), and I read a book every few days. Today, I am listening to Numbers by Rachel Ward. The actress has a British accent....I am loving it. I am reading Beautiful Darkness by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl. How much do we love this series? Ugh, so brilliant! If you want to read my funny post about being the Swag Hag on the BD tour go HERE. Good times! 

Feel free to browse the site. I would love if you followed. I have a signed SWAG GIVEAWAY from the Austin Teen Book Festival if you would like to enter. Contest ends today, Friday, October 22nd. There will be a BD giveaway next week.

Happy Reading! 


  1. First off, LOVE your blog design! I am a new follower.

    I just bought Beautiful Creatures after hearing so much about it. Can't wait to read it and Beautiful Darkness and see your thoughts as well!

  2. Ooo I want to start Beautiful Darkness soon! I've been putting it off because I don't like waiting for the next book in a series. Ha

    And I wish I could read everywhere! I get too distracted easily.

    Well, hope you have a great weekend! I'm already a follower. :)

  3. Hi There!

    I'm stopping by from the Blog Hop! :)

    I'm a new follower!

    Happy Blogging!

    - Mevurah


  4. Just popping in via the hop to say hi! I'm a fellow YA lover so I'm glad to have found your blog. I can pretty much read anywhere as well, there's never a time I don't feel like reading:) I'm a new follower here and I hope you have a great weekend!


  5. Thanks for hopping by! I envy you your ability to read anywhere, especially in the car :D

  6. Hi, thanks for your comment. I started "Fallen" really enjoying it, but it just got worse and worse. I like to be woken up by audiobooks on my CD-radio-alarm clock. Stephen Fry reading Harry Potter is a good one.

  7. Hey, great blog! Thanks for stopping by - great minds think alike ;)

  8. Hey Jen thanks for stopping by! I LOVE your blog title as a teacher.

  9. Hey - hopping over to say hi!

    Lovely blog - I'm really into the colors! :)

  10. Thanks for stopping by! I'll go by your blogs as well. Hope you come back! New giveaway next week!


  11. Oh, you're reading Beautiful Darkness? I'm jealous! I can't wait to buy my copy, but I told myself no more book buying until I make a better dent in my pile of review books. I hope you enjoy it!

  12. Oh I love reading at the movies before the trailers start!! Congrats on finishing on your MLIS, did you get a job in youth services?? Now that I'm actually working, it's a lot more work than I thought it would be :)

  13. I can't read before bed because one of two things would happen. 1-the book might not be fabulous right from the start and I'd fall asleep trying to read it or 2. The books might be so amazing that I can't stop reading it and would lose out on some major sleep.

    Teen Librarians Rock! Loving your blog design and layout. New follower.

  14. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm a new follower. Have a great weekend!

  15. @Natalie - I love BD so far! It's hard to see Lena so sad (not really a spoiler. Hope she snaps out of it!

    I am still in the midst of interviews! *cross fingers*

    LOL @ Library Gal - I understand your reasons for not reading before bed. It helps me relax and forget about the day.

    Thx followers and hope to talk soon!


  16. Just strolling over from the blog hop :)

    I recently finished Twenty Boy Summer and Speak which are under the publics eye right now.

    Mad Scientist

  17. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    I had tried out an audio book a couple of years back but could not really get into it; I just didn't feel as immersed in the story as I do reading on my own. However, now that I traveling long distances to work, I'm actually considering give audio books another try.

  18. I have to read before I can go to sleep too. I have to unwind after a long day at work!

    Thanks for hopping by my blog, and have a great weekend!

  19. Thanks for stopping by on the hop. I'm glad to have found you and will be a new follower. I am a high school librarian and LOVE my job.

  20. Thanks for hopping over to my blog. Nice to meet a fellow in-the-car-reader! I'm your newest follower so far.
    Susan at Reading World

  21. I can't sleep until I read, too! And if I don't have this super gripping, not-very-hard-to-follow-up-with book, I'd grab my Mickey Mouse comics and read an issue or two :P I know, the child in me is never going to grow up, but, oh well.

    Thanks for hopping by! You've got a new follower now :)

  22. Thanks for visiting my blog! I took a look at yours and saw that some of your recent posts are about the new Sweet Valley High AND Spirit Day, both of which are ridiculously awesome! Great blog...

  23. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new follower of yours!

    Have an awesome weekend!

    Claire :)

  24. I can't sleep unless I've read either! :) One hour minimum...my husband was shocked!
    - Dee, on the Hop from e-Volving Books

  25. I love the look of your blog! I'm hopping through. I like to read before I sleep but sometimes it keeps me up way later than it should.

    I'm a new follower. Have an awesome weekend!

    My Hop

  26. Hi Jen! We are late, but finally stopping by. We're new followers! Btw, I'm reading Beautiful Darkness too!

  27. Hi, there! I just came by via the hop and wow YOU HAVE AN AMAZING DESIGN for you blog! I love it! I am a new follower and a new blogger (obviously I am way below this blog but...) if you interested I have a blog as well. Its at: www.lulu-bookaddict.blogspot.com Have a awesome week! P.S. I love YA books :D