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Thursday, December 19, 2013

Feature & Follow #9 and Book Blogger Hop #10 (&Giveaway!)

Alison Can Read Feature & Follow

Feature and Follow Friday is a meme hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read

General rules to Feature & Follow Friday:

1. Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts and any one else you want to follow on the list
2. Follow our Featured Bloggers (This week is Words With Sarah) 

3. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don't just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don't say "HI"

4. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers

This Week's Question: 

Pick a book in your favorite genre that you’d recommend to a reluctant reader.

Oh gosh, since my favorite genre is now historical romance, I will pick the book that, as of now, if my best book of the year. And it is...Courtney Milan's The Countess Conspiracy.

Here's the blurb:
Sebastian Malheur is the most dangerous sort of rake: an educated one. When he’s not scandalizing ladies in the bedchamber, he’s outraging proper society with his scientific theories. He’s desired, reviled, acclaimed, and despised—and he laughs through it all.

Violet Waterfield, the widowed Countess of Cambury, on the other hand, is entirely respectable, and she’d like to stay that way. But Violet has a secret that is beyond ruinous, one that ties her irrevocably to England’s most infamous scoundrel: Sebastian’s theories aren’t his. They’re hers.

So when Sebastian threatens to dissolve their years-long conspiracy, she’ll do anything to save their partnership...even if it means opening her vulnerable heart to the rake who could destroy it for good.

This is by no means your typical rake-widow romance. It is so, so much more. There is a hidden gem in this vastly intelligent, enthralling tale, and you just have to read the first page to realize that.

I would love followers on GFC, NetworkedBlogs and ->Follow on Bloglovin

                                              Book Blogger Hop
Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer

Now, for Book Blogger Hop

Q:  Holiday Edition: 

 What is your favorite book set around Christmastime?

A: Same answer as before: A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I can't think of a better Christmas book.

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  1. I LOVE historical fiction! Great choice!
    New Follower F&F
    Em @

  2. Hopping through. The Countess Conspiracy sounds like a lot of fun. I like regency romance.
    My FF

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  4. That sounds like a fun book! I am a historical romance fan too (the more happy endings the better). Old follower.

    My FF:

  5. Oh my gosh, that synopsis sounds awesome! I'll check this book out and add it to my TBR pile!

    New GFC follower
    Roxy @ Story Envy

  6. I really don't read Christmas-themed books, but if you want to download A Christmas Carol, there is a free download on my blog courtesy of Atria Books.

    Happy Hopping!!

    Silver's Reviews
    My Blog Hop Answer

  7. I love Charles Dickens a Christmas Carol. I read this one many years ago and there is one other Christmas themed book that I read just last year around this same time:

  8. Sounds cool!
    New GFC and Bloglovin follower! :)
    My FF

  9. Ooh that's a new one for me!

    New Follower via GFC! My FF: Isabelle's Book Reviews

  10. I'm not fond of historical romance but this one made me want to branch out.

    Old bloglovin follower.

    Thanks for sharing!

    Charlotte @ Thoughts and Pens

  11. Hi Mary, I found your blog via FF. I have not read Outlander, but now I have to try it out! I'm now following you via GFC and Bloglovin. You can find my blog at Happy Holidays!




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