'Reading a book is like re-writing it for yourself. You bring to a novel, anything you read, all your experience of the world. You bring your history and you read it in your own terms.'- Angela Carter

Friday, 14 September 2012

Feature & Follow #6

So here's Fridays meme: Feature and Follow hosted over at Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. The aim of the blog is to gain new followers! :)

How to participate:

Gain new followers and make new friends with the Book Blogger Feature & Follow! If this is your first time here, welcome! You are about to make some new friends and gain new followers -- but you have to know -- the point of this hop is to follow other bloggers also. I follow you, you follow me.

What sets this Hop apart from others, is the Feature. Each week they will showcase a Featured Blogger, from all different genres and areas. Just remember it is required, if you participate, to follow the Features and you must follow the hosts (Parajunkee & Alison Can Read) as a courtesy.
                         Featured Blogs: Escapism from Reality & Readers Confession

Fifty Shades Trilogy Bundle: Fifty Shades of Grey; Fifty Shades Darker; Fifty Shades FreedQ: What hyped up book do you think was not worth all the talk?

Fifty Shades without a doubt. I remember reading an extract on Amazon before everyone went crazy about it and just being completely put off by the awful and, in a sense, immature writing style of it. Admittedly, everyone went nuts so I thought right let's see what this is all about. The first book = awful. The second = better. The third = to be confirmed. It's still sat in a pile!



  1. Fifty Shades!!!
    I am so dying to read that trilogy, let's see now how it goes... :)

    Here's my F&FF post.

    New follower here!


  2. Wow! This is one popular pick today! I never read it myself and have no intention to do so either. Guess I am not missing much!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  4. That's the third vote for fifty shades I've come across and I haven't even clicked many FF links yet :-) No intention of reading the series, but my friends are still trying to get me to pick it up.
    Follower on GFC.
    Katja @ YA's the Word

  5. I know! Those books... are just a yucky waste of paper.

    I'm a new gfc follower. :)

  6. It is because of all that hype why i haven't read this series, but something tells me i won't like it anyway.

    old follower

  7. Not interested at all in this series. It just looks so meh! & everyone seems to agree with you. A lot of bloggers have this book as their answer to the question. lol.

    New follower via GFC!
    J'adore Happy Endings

  8. lol. Everyone is in agreement about that one :D I agree about the waste of paper..
    *new Follower*

  9. Thank you! Excellent choice! Thanks for following!

    New follower!
    Kinx's Book Nook

  10. I really liked Fifty Shades, but was disappointed with the last book.
    New Follower :)
    My FF

  11. I'm in complete agreement! New follower :)

    Read my post at: http://projectreadandreview.blogspot.co.uk/2012/09/follow-friday-13.html

  12. I haven't read 50 Shades, but I've heard more than enough about it from my wife to stay far away. She's persevered to the third book, but only because she's curious how it all ends. She's actually quite bored with it. LOL

  13. I haven't read 50 Shades and I don't plan to because of what I heard about it. Thanks for stopping by and new follower :)

  14. A lot of people have choose this book. So I guess it's really bad! Thanks for the warning! :)

    New follower, thanks for following me!

  15. I'm still all aghast at the fact that this one is the number one book for like weeks. WTFery at it's finest. Thanks for hopping! XOXO - Parajunkee

  16. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I haven't read Fifty Shades yet but it seems that everyone and their sister has. I still plan on eventually reading them just so I can give a honest opinion about them!

    Followed you back! :)

  17. 50 shades, I read the entire trilogy. It was ok. I kinda liked it! I can admit it..lolz..
    It got a bit corny and repetitive by book 3. A cheezy guilty pleasure.
    Follow Friday

  18. I only sampled 50 Shades, but I think you nailed it with your 'immature' comment.

  19. I really hope people hurry up and get over this series. I'm glad they're being recognized this week for their mastery of the over-hype.

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! New follower :)

  20. Old follower

    I won't be reading this one!!

  21. I haven't read them, thanks for making me feel ok with it!

  22. Thanks for stopping by.
    Returning the favour.

  23. This series certainly seems to be the most popular by far for overhype.
    New follower and new to FF.


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