Friday, May 27, 2011

Hop, Follow, & TGIF { 15 }

This week, I'm participating in three different Friday memes! Crazy for Books hosts the Book Blogger Hop. Parajunkee's View hosts Follow Friday. And a new Friday question to the block, TGIF at Greads! These are all wonderful opportunities for bloggers to get to know each other.

Today's question from the Hop...
What book-to-movie adaptation have you most liked? Which have you disliked?
Honestly, probably the Lord of the Rings. I saw the movies before I ever read the books in high school, and I was so impressed with how much they actually fit into those movies from such gigantic books. I do have a lot of respect for Peter Jackson as a director, and I can't tell you how excited I a to see his adaptation of The Hobbit. For least favorite...I'd probably have to go with the movie version of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. It's just so bad. So, so, so bad. I can barely stand to watch it when I'm going through the whole series again. My boyfriend hasn't ever read the books, and he doesn't like the fourth movie. :-P

Today's question from Follow Friday...
How many books do you read in a week? And in what format do you read them, or listen to them?
I actually have to admit I'm being really slow recently. I'm maybe getting a book a week. Usually, when my life is a little more in order, I can manage 2 - 3 in a week. I'm hoping to get back to that soon! And as for format, I'm a real book junkie all the way, though I may be bending soon and purchasing a Nook.

Today's question from TGIF...
Author Love: In 2011, which new/old authors have you discovered and loved?
OMG, SO MANY! I really just started my blog this year, and I started really focusing on YA fiction this year. Stephanie Perkins, Lisa Bergren, Beth Revis, Cynthia Hand, Rachel Hawkins, Andrea Cremer...the list could go on and on and on. And I have discovered a couple of older adult authors that I never expected to like so much: Charlaine Harris, Karen Marie Moning, and J. R. Ward. Honestly, it's just been an amazing first (almost) half of the year. I've found so many authors, and rediscovered even more.


  1. I liked Harry Potter, it was just one of my favorites, happy Friday.

  2. I love the Lord of the Rings movies and I'm excited to see The Hobbit too :)

    I'm a new follower btw.


  3. @Tribute: Don't get me wrong, I love the Harry Potter movies. Especially the first two, and the most recent one. But something about that 4th one...

    @Tiffany: I can't wait! I'm still confused why they're making two movies out of it, but I'm not going to argue. ;D Thanks for the follow!

  4. I can only manage one a week when I'm busy too. I hate it when life interferes with my reading.

  5. Hey, love the name of your blog. Mm tea. Also liking the Cure reference.

    New follower.