Friday, December 10, 2010

Book Blogger Hop!

Book Blogger Hop

It's time for another Book Blogger Hop! This is a great event hosted by Crazy for Books and designed to connect book bloggers. I haven't participated in the Hop in a few weeks but I thought I'd jump back in today. The question for this week is:

"What is the thing you like most about reading book blogs?  Is it the reviews, author guest posts, articles, giveaways, or something else entirely?"

I have to admit that the thing I like most is the book reviews and recommendations. I say recommendations too because I read a lot of blogs dedicated to children's books and I'm always looking for recommendations of books that my kids would like. For myself, I have a HUGE pile of books to read right now ~ and I'm buying a Nook for Christmas so I'll be trying to read all of those traditional books next year, along with many new ebooks! So I don't look for as many recommendations for me at the moment (although I can't help but add books to my list as I read great reviews). But I am always trying to find new books for the kids. We make trips to the library almost weekly, and I'm always filling our bag with children's books, many of which I discovered on book blogs.

What about you? What do you like most about reading book blogs? Speaking of that, what do you like most about My Book Retreat? Would you like to see more author interviews or articles or guest posts? I'd love to hear what you think!

And while you're here, check out my latest giveaway, which ends Saturday night!

12 comments:

  1. I love recommendations too! I love finding new books or authors that I haven't heard of before. I'm a new follower! My hop is at Coffee Table Press

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  2. Just stopping by for the hop! I hope you are having a great day so far!!! Its always great to find new authors and books, I feel like there is so much out there to read!!!

    Feel free to check out mine at Addicted To Romance

    Happy Holidays!

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  3. Hopping by ... I love reviews and recommendations ... I've found a lot of great books that way.

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  4. I love reading blogs for reviews, as well.

    Happy hop!

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  5. I read for reviews, bookish thoughts and things like that. Here is why I read book blogs. Happy blog hop!

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  6. I'm hardly ever looking for recommendations when I read book blogs, but I always find them anyway. ;) Have a great weekend!

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  7. I love to enter the giveaways. It's always exciting to be exposed to new books with the possibility of getting to read them.

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  8. Hi! I'm a new follower. I know what you mean-I too have way too many books in my TBR list. I can't help but add a book that I really want to read. Right now my list has around 192-ish books in it. And it keeps growing.
    Hope you have a great weekend :)
    Caroline @ Bon Bons and Reveries

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  9. Oooh, that's great that you're getting yourself a Nook. I hope you enjoy it!

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  10. ah sweet I wanted a nook but got a kindel instead :) new follower just hopping through :) awesome blog

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  11. Hopping by to say Hi! I'm all about reviews, too! And I have a Nook and I love it! Happy Reading! Let Them Read Books

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  12. Hop-ing by! :D

    http://blogonlinerandom.blogspot.com/

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Thanks for stopping by! I'd love to hear your thoughts!