Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read.” —Groucho Marx

Friday, November 2, 2012

Feature Follow Friday #13

Good Morning all my lovely Peeps!!

 Reward to my followers:
Can you believe October is halfway through...where did the time go?   Most of you probably gave it up to reading which is a good thing!!!   And have you noticed how close we are getting to 500 GFC followers?    That also is surprising so, I want to surprise my lovely Peeps.   I want to reward those of you who follow me every now and then, once in awhile or everyday!   God love you!
When I hit that 500 GFC follower mark, I will begin a rafflecopter Giveaway.   One lucky winner will receive a $30.00 gift card with Amazon.com.   Four other lucky winners will receive $15.00 gift cards from Amazon, so be watching for the 500  GFC follower mark to be met and Your opportunity for great and fantastic prizes.  You don't have to be present to win, but you do have to enter!   :D

This is a   BLOG HOP!!  It is designed to help you meet and follow your fellow bloggers and they will follow you back!  Woo Hoo!   Circle the Wagons!


To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
  • (Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}
  • (Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
  • Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. You can also grab the code if you would like to insert it into your posts.
  • 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 and that they are now following you.
  • If you are using WordPress or another CMS that doesn’t have GFC (Google Friends Connect) state in your posts how you would like to be followed
  • Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don’t just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don’t say “HI”
  • If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love…and the followers
  • If you’re new to the follow friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!
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  •  This is a blog hop!
  • Weekly question:  

Q: What is a deal breaker for you in a book? For example, do you abhor love triangles? Or can’t deal with bad editing?

A:  I don't like insta love(unbelievable).  I don't like love triangles(stressful) and I really loose it when the main character is always too stubborn for their own good (hard to be empathetic).   I can overlook bad editing in an ARC copy, but not in a finished product.




Amanda said...

Ohhh how I agree!

I can do insta-love and love triangles - if they make sense, but love triangles tend to never do..at least not to me. I've always been a one-guy kinda girl.

Bad editing in a final book though, grr!

Danielle Young said...

I don't like an overly stubborn lead character either, when they are they often become my least favorite. Thanks for the follow from Random Thoughts and Weirdness!

Unknown said...

All of those can be annoying, but none of them are absolute deal breakers for me.
Thanks for stopping by! Old follower via GFC.
Megan @ Love, Literature, Art, and Reason

Megan said...

I have a hard time with insta-love too, unless it's done really well. Maybe I'm a cynic or something, but I feel like it's done way too often in way too many books. Bad editing and bad grammar drive me nuts too!

Thanks for stopping by The Book Asylum! I'm a new follower via GFC. Happy Friday!

Unknown said...

I hate insta-love, its so unrealistic.
Old follower
my F&F

Liesel K. Hill said...

Great answers! I'm bugged by all those too--especially insta-love. Old follower via GFC. My FFs are at Musings on Fantasia and LKHill. Happy Friday! :D

Lectus said...

Instant love is horrible!!!!

Old follower :-)


Jenny @ Book Sojourner said...

I find love triangles stressful too. I'm not a fan of them either. I'm good with insta-like (had that w/ my hubbie), but insta-love can be handled very poorly.

new follower
Thanks for stopping by Book Sojourner

Judith said...

Thanks for stopping by :)
I agree on your deal breakers. Insta love makes me feel itchy and I can't deal with love triangles (Twilight sort of ruined that for me).
New follower! Happy Friday! :)

Judith @ Paper Riot

Bunnita said...

Following back

I don't mind the first two if they are done well but tha last one...oh man!

Tyler-Rose Counts said...

Good answers! Thanks for hopping by The Feather and the Rose!

Unknown said...

I love hearing all this stuff from people because some of it I totally agree with, but others, like the triangle, I never thought of. Maybe because I haven't read enough of those yet.

Old Follow via GFC - Old follow Linky too!

Julie~ New Adult Addiction

Unknown said...

Good point, but I enjoy destiny and instant love if properly written.

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Shakira said...

thnx for followung!
I've followed back!

Unknown said...

I generally overlook bad editing in an ARC, too, and in indie novels. At least until it becomes so distracting that I want to throw the book at a wall. ;) I'm also not a fan of insta-love or love triangles, they're rather cliche. And I really dislike characters that don't decide on one guy,then waiver over to the other guy and so on and so forth. Learn to recognize what you want!!! ;)

Thanks for stopping by my thread. I've followed you back.

Unknown said...

Thanks all for your comments! Thwy are so very much appreciated!

Katie said...

I'm also not a fan of insta-love, or love triangles. Great answer!
Hope you reach 500 followers soon!
Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog!
Katie @ Fiction Predictions