Thursday, May 17, 2012

Feature and Follow Friday (5) and TGIF (1)


Feature and Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.

Q: Summer Break is upon us! What would be the perfect vacation spot for you to catch up on your reading & relax?
A: I would love to have a beach house somewhere on the the East Coast, preferably Maine or North Carolina.  I have not actually been to these place, mind you, however I love the idea of a weather-beaten little beach cottage and watching a summer storm come in over the ocean while safe in my little reading nook. Ahhh.  Oh and there would also be coffee...and cookies.  That is all.


TGIF is a weekly blog hop hosted by GReads.  It helps bloggers gain exposure and it gives us all one more thing to talk about on Fridays!

Q: A Book Blogger is Born: What made you decide to start your very own book blog?

A:  First of all, I had annoyed my friends and family to the point of insanity jabbering about books (at least I'm pretty sure I did, they're fairly nice people so no one really said anything) but I still needed an outlet.  I had been reading several YA book blogs for awhile and I really like the community feeling and wanted to become part of it.  That's pretty much it, not to mention all of the great books I've been introduced to through blogging the last couple of months.

39 comments:

  1. Happy Friday! :D

    Great answer! That definitely sounds like a great place to read a good book and relax. :)

    Old follower! :D


    Stop by my blog sometime! :)
    J.B.
    http://jbkantt.blogspot.com/

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  2. I could survive for weeks on coffee and cookies! Old follower :D My Follow

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  3. Hahaha, I think in some ways it's similiar here - I wanted to talk books, but unlike you, I never tried to talk to my family or friends.. not really, that is, because I never felt as if I really could. Mostly because my mom's a big non-fiction reader and I felt silly talking about PNR with her, though. XD

    Patricia // My Hop

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  4. Hopping through. I've never been to Maine, but would love to go. It looks so beautiful.
    My Hop

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  5. OOh nice blogging story!! That sounds kinda funny! Mine wasn't as entertaining, it just started with a contest and I needed some place to post a review to help score points!

    East Coast sounds nice! I personally would stay away from the beach though since that's the area Jaws took place! Watched that movie wayyy too many times! Don't even want to be near the water almost! ;)

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  6. A beach house with cookies, that sounds perfect to me :D

    & I'm a new follower via GFC!

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.com/2012/05/feature-follow-5.html

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  7. Hopping through! New GFC Follower

    A Beach house sounds fine to me. It can be anywhere along the east coast and I would be all over that idea.

    Mine:
    http://gizmosreviews.blogspot.com/2012/05/feature-follow-friday-05172012.html

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  8. New Follower. Great choices, love the beach!

    http://readersconfession.blogspot.com/

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  9. NC is GORGEOUS! I love the beach there! But it's hot and humid and there are LOTS of bugs! I haven't been to Maine but I think the humidity is much less but it gets really cold in the winter and I'm guessing the summers aren't as hot. Good choices though!
    Thanks for stopping by Novels, News and Notes! I'm now following you!

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  10. Beach house...yes definitely...good answer :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Lindsay @ The Literary Darling

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  11. I've always wanted to check out NC. Something about that state sounds so nice. Thanks for stopping by, following back!

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  12. I have been to some beaches in Maine and it is quite beautiful! :) thanks for the follow, followed back via linky.

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  13. I recommend the Outer Banks in NC for reading. Best reading place ever!!! And best beach ever. I love it there! Thanks for stopping by! Following back.

    Amber

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  14. Great answer and thanks for the follow! Back atcha!

    I'm all for the beach if I don't have to be outside in the direct sun. A cottage sounds wonderful!

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  15. I totally looked up beach houses in maine just last week, it would be lovely! Thanks for following, I am following you back!

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  16. I been to a Beach house on the beach that had a little book nook and that was fun. I did not read there but My aunt did. I found there one time.

    Great post and Thanks for the comment. I will follow back.

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  17. Hi sweetie. Thanks for stopping by. I am following you back. That sounds beautiful and peaceful. Have a nice weekend.

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  18. Hi Catie, thanks for stopping by. Returning the favor.

    place sounds lovely. Although I've never been to Maine or NC I've been to a few other east coast states such as Rhode Island, and Massachusetts. The towns along the coast are lovely.

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  19. A beach cottage sounds lovely! And in the middle of a storm all bundled up...great imagery :)

    Followed you back, thanks for stopping by! Have a great weekend.

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  20. I see we think along the same lines. It looks like there are lots of beach readers. Thanks for visiting my blog. New Follower.

    LLM - ABookGeek

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  21. Those are two of my dream places as well. Awesome choices!

    Thanks so much for stopping by...following back!!

    Megan Marie@Xenophobic Bibliophile

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  22. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    I'm following you now!
    By the way! I lve near the beach, it's amazing reading in the sand watching the waves!
    Kisses
    Ruty

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  23. A beach house would be lovely. :D And I've heard Maine is extremely beautiful, I've always wanted to go there myself! Awesome answer. :)

    Thanks for visiting, by the way; I'm a new follower!

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  24. Coffee and cookies? Definitely (:

    Thanks for stopping by! New follower x

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  25. A cottage in Maine would be amazing. It makes me think of the cottage Diane Keaton has in Something's Gotta Give. So perfect!!

    Thanks for stopping by and now following via GFC!

    Otherwhere.co

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  26. Ahhh, your beach nook sounds amazing!
    New follower! :D
    -Heather@BookStacksOnDeck//My Follow Friday Post

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  27. That sounds like a fabulous place to read. Thanks for stopping by and following. I'm following back.

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  28. Beach cottage + coffee and cookies...Yes, please! That sounds absolutely wonderful :)
    Thanks for stopping by.

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  29. That sounds like heaven... although... I hate to say it, but wouldn't heaven have some sort of sin-free chocolatey goodness? Or maybe, an enchanted book vending machine that never runs out of the latest YA titles? Just a suggestion ;)
    Thanks for the follow, following you back!

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  30. Coffee and cookies sounds yummy..although I much prefer tea myself. Not sure why. Thanks for stopping by :)

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  31. That sounds like a wonderful time. :D One day I will make it to the east coast. New Follower!

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  32. Thank you for following! I've followed you back :) A beach house would be perfection. The sun shining through the window every morning onto white as white sheets. I want it so bad!!

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  33. What I wouldn't give to relax on a beach right now. Would be so good! I'll have to keep dreaming. :D
    Thanks for stopping by my blog.

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  34. I'd love to have a beach house too someday! Good for relaxing and reading. Thanks for stopping by! New follower :)

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  35. I'd go for Maine just for the chance to randomly bump into Stephen King. But at the same I think I'd be constantly worried for some of his stories to come to life...

    Here is my FF
    Lauren at Northern Plunder

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  36. Thanks for stopping by, hon - delighted to return the visit and the follow.

    I love the weather-beaten cottage, but it's the summer storn that sells me . . . give me a wide-brimmed hat, a big towel, and something to keep my book dry, and I'm there. :)

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  37. Great answer, tucked away in your own cottage watching the sea! Perfect :)

    Tamzin @ http://booksanddoodles.blogspot.co.uk/

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  38. Well, Anywhere with water sounds perfect to me!


    Thanks for following me, Im following back!

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