Thursday, July 8, 2010

My First Blog Hop!


  Here it is -- my first blog hop post!  The Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books.  The question this week is:  Tell us about some of your favorite authors and why they are your favorites.

  I have a lot of authors I love, though I don't know if I consider any of them "favorites". 

 Certain authors - Margaret Atwood and Jennifer Weiner - are ones who I will always buy their books.  In hardcover.  These two writers have very different styles but I love their books equally.
  I also love writers that give me a sense of the place in which their writing takes place -- Andrea Levy and Rohinton Mistry are two that immediately come to mind.
  And I love writers that make me laugh -- Jen Lancaster, Dave Barry, and Bill Bryson are all very funny.

Thanks for stopping by!


24 comments:

  1. Welcome to your first Book Blogger Hop! It's such a great way to meet other book lovers.
    You have wonderful taste in books. I also like A Handmaid's Tale and Major Pettigrew's Last Stand.
    I'd love to "follow" you but I couldn't find the "button". I'll just pop in and see what's new.

    Kathy
    http://bagsbooksandbonjovi.blogspot.com/

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  2. Hi Kathy -- thanks for stopping by.

    I'm still trying to figure out all of the blooging logistics, but I did just add the follow button.

    Popping over to check out your blog ....

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  3. I am just stopping by and am so happy to see that you like Margaret Atwood. I have just started reading her and I really like the first one I read- Blind Assassin. Should I read the Handmaid's Tale Next?

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  4. Just stopping by via the hop to say hello! Welcome to the hop :) it's nice to meet you!

    Rachel
    And the plot thickens...

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  5. Stopping by from the Hop!

    Happy Friday! Happy Reading!

    I'm a new follower =0)

    Have a great weekend!

    Larissa
    Welcome To Larissa's Bookish Life!

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  6. Hi there! *waves* stopping over via hop! Lovely blog you got here! Sure to stop over some other time too ;)

    Take Care,
    Lisa (Badass Bookie)xx
    http://badassbookie.blogspot.com/

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  7. I haven't read any Jennifer Weiner; I'll have to check her out!
    SmallWorldReads.blogspot.com

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  8. Stopping by from the Hop. It is great to meet you. Excellent blog! I’m adding it to my Google Reader right now.

    :) Melissa

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  9. Stopping by from the Hop. It is great to meet you. Excellent blog! I’m adding it to my Google Reader right now.

    :) Melissa

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  10. I have found your wonderful blog through this meme and am happy to be a new follower. I also really love your layout-blue is my favorite color. I look forward to reading your future posts

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  11. Thank you everyone for visiting! If I haven't hit your blogs yet I will soon - I promise.

    BookQuoter -- The Handmaid's Tale is one of my favorite books ever so I highly recommend it. I don't usually go for that type of story but it was wonderful.

    SmallWorld -- Jennifer Weiner does have a new book coming out next week but if you haven't read any of her books yet I'd recommend starting with her first two Good in Bed and/or In Her Shoes.

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  12. Visiting through the hop, off to check out your blog!

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  13. Stopping by from the hop. I love that you're doing weekly updates on your progress through Ulysses. Good luck with that! I've always been intimidated by that one

    http://whatredread.blogspot.com

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  14. hi stopping by on hop sue ,nice site ,see you've rob in blog roll always a good sign ,all the best stu

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  15. Welcome to the Hop! This is my fourth time; and I still haven't gotten around to everybody. Just keep coming every week. And it's good that it last for the entire weekend. I'm following you now, as well. That hazy skyline in your photo background makes me homesick.

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  16. Stopping by from the hop. Welcome! This is a great way to get new followers and meet new people. I LOVE Margaret Atwood, she's amazing. I'm a new follower.
    talesandtreats.blogspot.com

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  17. Hey! Just stopping by on the blog hop! Hop on by my blog and return the follow! www.novelthoughtsblog.com Thanks!

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  18. Just visiting for the blog hop. Happy Friday. I'm a new follower. Pussreboots.

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  19. Just hopping by the hop and the follow! Stop by The Wormhole and see what I have been reading! Have a great weekend and Happy reading!

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  20. Hello, I stopped by on the hop and became a follower. Looking at your favorite writers, I think I will enjoy your posts. BTW I tweet as Bibliolisa!

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  22. Hi, I also love Margaret Atwood and Jennifer Weiner. They're very different indeed, but it's nice to read a variety of genres.

    I'm at http://leeswammes.wordpress.com

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  23. Hey Suzanne! I just found you via the Blog Hop. I haven't read most of your favorite authors. *Sigh* So many authors, so little time ...

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