Friday, August 27, 2010

Book Blogger Hop (2) and Follow Friday (1)

It's Follow Friday!

This is my first Follow My Blog Friday, a weekly meme hosted by hosted by Parajunkee's View!

Book Blogger Hop

This is my second Book Blogger Hop, a weekly meme hosted by Crazy-For-Books .

Book Blogger Hop Question:

Do you use a rating system for your reviews and if so, what is it and why?
Yes.  I do. I find them very helpful.  While my reviews are not meant to always be sugar coated sometimes the things that I felt that were worth mentioning might not read so well (to some) in the grand scheme of things.  If that makes any sense?  Anyway, I am able to write what I truly feel about a book then offer the rating as a way to show what I felt about the book OVERALL.


  1. I am hopping in for the blog hop. I'm a follower, too!

    Have a great weekend!

    If you have time, drop in and say hi at Manga Maniac Cafe

  2. I'm a new follower from the hop. I seriously love your blog! I'm so glad I found it. Looking forward to your posts! :)

    Have a lovely weekend!

    Erika Breathes Books

  3. Hoppin' from FF. Nice layout...neat and informative so I'm a new follower.

    Come visit me as well and perhaps you'll like it and become a follower as well.

    Enjoy your weekend!


  4. Hopping through the blog hopper. Joined in your quest for 100 followers. Hope you'll join my blog. I'm 2 shy of 100.

    I think you'll love Ruined. It's a great book. One I read six months before I started blogging. And I reviewed Infinite Days recently on my blog.

    I like the look of your site.

    I don't use a rating system. I rate everything 4's and 5's. I'm more afraid to give a bad rating with stars than tell the truth with a bad review. Don't know why.


  5. Stopping by via the Hop. Love the design of your blog! I'm your newest follower. :)

  6. I'm an old follower hopping by. I get what you are saying about rating systems I think. Sometimes I really focus on something I didn't like about a book because the rest of it is so good and this certain element stuck out because of it. I might focus on it in my review but still really love the book. That's when rating comes in handy.

    Happy reading!
    My Hop

  7. Hi! Happy Friday! Stopping by for the blog hop! Have a wonderful day!
    Check out for my answer to this week’s blog hop question and a movie clip :)

  8. New follower. Saying Hi and be sure to check out my weekly meme of book review of the week-->

  9. Hi, I'm stopping by from a hop. I'm now a follower! I love your blog's title. =)

    You can check out my hop post here.

  10. Wanted to let you know that I awarded you the "One lovely Blog Award" at

    Have a great weekend!

  11. Hey you, I'm a new follower. Fabulous blog name, just love it.
    Hey, I'm having a giveaway! Sign up!
    See ya,
    Readaholics Anonymous

  12. Hey there! Just hopping by! If you have a chance, stop by The Wormhole and check out my 300 follower giveaway! Happy reading – have a great weekend!

  13. Hey, I'm here from the hop! I love your layout.
    Anyways, hope you enjoy your weekend! Happy reading.

    from Une Parole

  14. Just hopping by to say hello! I am following and can’t wait to read more from your blog. Here is my blog

  15. Just hopping header.

    Hop on over to my blog if you like.

  16. Hi! I'm stopping by from parajunkee's hop!! I'm a new follower!!

    In the Hammock Blog

  17. Happy Follow Friday! Love your blog, I'm a new follower!

    Hop on by to Paromantasy

  18. Hi Stacey,

    Thank you for hoppin' by my blog. You mentioned that you were a new follwer. It must not have gone through because I don't have you on my GFC list.

    Take care.

    Jinky is reading

  19. Hi, thanks for coming by and following. I will be following you back. I hope you entered my giveaway. I love the cover of Shade you have in the sidebar. I see a lot of that red swirling ribbon lately. After a few months perhaps you would like to be a featured blog in Paying it forward on my blog.Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust

  20. Hi,
    Just found your site through the blog hop! It's lovely and I'm one of your newest followers. Feel free to check mine out in your spare time,

    Happy hopping! :)

    Ms. C

  21. Just hopping by to say hi!
    This week's question was my suggestion and I'm loving having a look around at everyone's answers.
    Have a great weekend!



    Everything is designed so lovely!

    Happy weekend!!

    I will be back!!

  23. Thanks for visiting my blog! They are beautiful!
    I feel the same way about ratings. It's just a good way to sum up my feelings.
    Have a fantasic weekend! :)

  24. Lovely blog! Stopping by from the hop. Thanks for checking out my blog! :)

  25. Thanks for stopping by my blog last week. I'm a bit behind, but I'm following you now, too!

    Be sure to check out my Hunger Games giveaway for HG-themed jewelry and T-shirts!

    Have a great weekend!

    Arena aka The Nerd's Wife

  26. Hopping by to say hello. I feel the same way about my rating system!

  27. Hi there just stopping by from the hop and I like the look of your blog. Have a great Sunday!


  28. Hi! This is my first hop :)
    You have such a nicely laid out blog! Esp. like your connect with me area on the top left - will be working on something similar next weekend!
    This weekend's result on my blog - a new name, a new header and a contest winner announced! come on over..
    e-Volving Books

  29. Visiting from the HOP! I like how you use your rating systems on different aspects of the book.

    I hope you will visit on or both of my blogs: LibrarysCat or Holocaust Resources for Children!!

    Have a great weekend!

  30. Hi there! Just hopping on by. I'm a new follower. =D



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