Friday, February 11, 2011

Book Hop & Follow Friday (6)

Happy Friday! This week I'm participating in a few memes. Book Blogger Hop is hosted over at Crazy for Books. Follow My Book Blog Friday is hosted by Parajunkee's View.

Book Blogger Hop

Tell us about one of your posts from this week and give us a link so we can read it (review or otherwise)! 
I just realized, I haven't posted a review this week! I feel so bad about that, lol! I'll definitely get one up tomorrow. If I have to pick one from this week, though, I guess I'd probably pick my IMM post from Sunday. I cannot stress how awesome library book sales can be. If you're on a budget, it's a great way to go in and get a whole bunch of books for what the price of one or two new ones will cost you at the bookstore. Ask around at your local library to see if they have a sponsoring "Friends of the Library" program, and see if they're interested in hosting a book sale! My library earns anywhere from $15,000 to $20,000 extra a year from our book sale weekend, and it's all made off of books donated from the community.

What is your favorite romance-hero type? Stereotype wise. Do you like the strong silent type or the brute macho man?
I have to admit, I like the cocky smartass, with a little bit of that brutish manliness thrown in. Muscles, long hair, and an accent are definitely a bonus as well. I love the hero that knows what he wants, and just goes for it, no questions asked. No wimpy whining. No "But you're better without me!" speeches. Just good ole "I love you, I want you, I'll have you" from all those cheesy romance novels I secretly devour. ;D


  1. You have a lovely blog here! I like the design. I'm looking forward to reading your reviews. :)

    Here's my blog if you'd like to check it out:

  2. Stopping by from the Hop and the Follow! New follower! Happy Reading!,

    ~Zakiya LadyWings - My BBH&FF are here

  3. I like the cocky smartass too! I'm always a sucker for some sarcasm and a quick wit:) And I secretly devour the cheesy romance novels too, love them! Have a great weekend!

  4. Hopping by :)

    I LOVE library book sales! I always make out like a bandit. One of my local libraries has a sale and on the final day it's "Everything you can fit in a bag for $1" Talk about a score!

    Hope you're having a happy weekend! - Small Review

  5. @Leanna: Aw, thank you! =3 And thanks for stopping by!

    @Zakiya: Thank you for "hopping" by! ;D

    @Jenny: Aren't they just the best? I love my heroes brimming with confidence. ;D And I totally have a secret stash of romance novels, hidden away in the closet so no one judges my addiction. XD I leave all my "intelligent" books out instead.

    @Small Review: The last day is always the best! Books by the bag or box are awesome. I always end up going on the "preview" night for members and snag up all the good books first. ;D Thanks for stopping by!

  6. I have links to all my recent posts in the right column. Come see what they are. Happy Blog Hop!

  7. The Post Is:

    This week I reviewed a work of suspense fiction that is such a wide departure from the thriller genre that I feel everyone – fans and foes of the genre alike – really should investigate.

    Hop on over to my blog and see for yourself –

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor
    Get Inside a Story

  8. Cute Design! New Follower!

    Come Visit me:

  9. Just stopping by to check out your hop and follow friday! Have a great weekend. :)

    Reading Lark's Follow Friday & Hop

  10. @pussreboots: Thanks for stopping by!

    @Howard: Thanks for stopping by. :)

    @Katie: Aw, thanks!

    @Andrea: Happy weekend! ;D

  11. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm now your newest follower and look forward to discussing long-haired men with an Irish accent with you. lol

  12. i'm jealous. We don't see this kind of offers too much in my country. This makes me poor every month XDDD

    I'm your newest follower :D And I loved your rating system XD The tea cups are so cute! XD

  13. Hi Liz! Thanks for blog design love!! Yours is lovely as well! Green IS my favorite color! Of course I like your hero type since mine is pretty similar, lol. I am now following back btw. :)


  14. joder: lol, that sounds like a plan! ;D

    @-petit: Thank you! I searched everywhere for a teacup image to use, and eventually just had to make my own. :D

    @Jess: Green is totally my favorite color as well. ;D I'm kind of addicted to it, lol! <3

  15. You got some awesome books this week and I love that the majority of them are from your library!

    Haha totally love your idea of the perfect romantic hero. Gosh, I'm making it my #1 goal in life to make these fictional hotties enter a little thing called reality. *sigh*

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm a new stalker :)

  16. @Brodie: LOL! If you figure that out, you'll go down as the most brilliant person ever. ;D