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Thursday, October 31, 2013

Feature & Follow Friday (#4) + Book Blogger Hop (#5)

Book Blogger Hop
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 Reading With a Vengeance)

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: What book are you embarrassed to admit you LOVED? (try to think beyond Twilight).

Well, in the past (like a year ago), I would have said the entire romance genre. I can't say I've been a closet reader as I've just been too embarrassed to really give the genre a try. But now, I love it. Even though I'm not embarrassed to admit that I like romance books, I still wouldn't want to admit that to my coworkers, for example. >.<

Now, for Book Blogger Hop

Q: When you are out of town, do you still participate in weekly memes or do you have your post scheduled to appear on your blog and perhaps check back? Or do you not participate at all?

Well, I've not been blogging for a while and only recently learned that I can schedule posts (very recently). So I'll try. Otherwise I may just skip it if I'm too busy to do it. Sorry, guys! 


  1. I get embarrassed about romance and paranormal romance.

    New follower! Check out my FF at :)

  2. I avoid the romance genre, but I do understand the embarrassment there. Thanks for visiting my blog.

  3. I love scheduling posts, it makes blogging much easier even when I'm not out of town.

    I don't read the genre often, but when I do read romances I get a little bashful, probably because it is out of character for me.

  4. LOL You're too funny Mary. You just recently found out you can schedule a post just shocked me, yet not. XD

    Lots of romance readers gets embarrassed to admit they love it! Even authors of this genre sometimes feel nervous admitting they love it to people outside of their writer events and to admit they're an author in that category.

    1. lol Ki, it was Tin who told me about scheduling.

      :D I would be if I wrote romance...which I might. ^_^ Who knows?

  5. Yeah, I'm a bit embarrassed about romance too. Thanks for stopping by!

    ~Pam @ Moonlight Reader

  6. I felt that way too until a few months ago. Romance novels used to be the books I'd never look at in a book store and would avoid at all costs, now I love reading them and I do tell people I love it even if they think it's ridiculous. I can't however admit to liking paranormal romance. I think all readers have books they'd rather not share or admit to reading. I guess we have to settle for talking to others who do enjoy them. :)

    Liked via FB, following on Bloglovin', and GFC!

    My FF HERE.
    -Seirra @ Dear, Restless Reader

    1. I very much agree. And lol, I'm not a fan of paranormal romance either. We each have our own likes, just gotta find other people with similar interests. :)

  7. I love romance. No harm in admitting to that

    Thanks for stopping by my FF :)

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

  8. I love my romance books. It would be non existent if people didn't read it!

    New follower via GFC! My FF @ A Novel Idea by Chrissy T

  9. I love romance, but I do get embarrassed sometimes especially by the covers on them. People like to get judgey about romance readers too! :) New Bloglovin, Twitter and Facebook follower.

    My FF:

  10. Interesting Answer. I agree. Thanks for sharing with us.
    Old Follower.New on Bloglovin.
    Cagla @Booker Like a Hooker

  11. Everyone knows that I read romance. I'm only embarrassed of it when I'm talking books to my older brother who reads only fantasy. I picked 2 children's series for mine. My Feature

    New follower via Bloglovin'.

  12. I am also sometimes embarrassed about romance, depending on who its by, what its called and what the cover looks like. Great answer!

    New GFC follower :)
    Amanda @ i solemnly swear

  13. I've enhanced my taste for romance reads recently too!
    New follower via GFC! :)
    Here's My FF

  14. I love romance but I'm funny about it. I gravitate to paranormal romance or romantic suspense with a little historical romance thrown in. The little Harlequin type romances I shun...mainly because I'll have them read in an hour and that just doesn't work for me.

    Traci @ Mad Hatter Reads

  15. I actually try to deny that I read those steamy romance books as well hehe
    Thanks for stopping by my post! I'm following you back via G+ & Bloglovin

  16. I love romance! Thanks for stopping by my blog!!

    New GFC follower!

  17. Hopping through. I'm new to the romance genre. I've found more and more that other people like them too.
    My FF

  18. Scheduling ahead is great!!

    Welcome to blogging.

    Have a great weekend.

    Happy Hopping!!

    Silver's Reviews
    My Blog Hop Answer

  19. I like more and more romance books, it's a great genre.

    thanks for stopping by, also following you on twitter and bloglovin

  20. I love romances! I've only just started getting into historical romances so I'm excited to follow your blog!

    Thanks for stopping by today.

  21. Thanks for stopping by my #FF. New GFC, Blogovin and Twitter follower! I understand what you mean about romance. My mother loves romance novels , however I have never picked one up because of the bad wrap they get!!! Maybe I'll give one a try!

  22. Thanks for stopping by my FF! :) I think there was a time I might've been embarrassed to admit to loving, but not much anymore.

  23. Glad that you've embraced your love of romance more now! :-) Thanks for stopping by my FF!

    You can find my FF HERE.

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

  24. Thanks for stopping by my blog earlier! :) It's nice to see that you are embracing your inner romantic. ;)

    Following via twitter, bloglovin, and networked blogs.

  25. I love romance too - it's my favorite genre :) Thanks for stopping by and following!

    New Bloglovin' follower
    Zareena @ Books and Books

  26. If I love a book then I'm usually not embarrassed to admit it. I'm warming more to romance now, but I never used to read it before.

    I would love to know how to schedule posts on Blogger!!! That would save me so much time lol =D old follower.

    My FFF.

    1. There's a button on the right side when you write a post that says Schedule. :)

  27. LOL. They do tease you quite a bit when they find out you're reading romance. Same.

    Thanks for stopping by and for following. Following via Bloglovin'.

  28. Hi:) Thanks for stopping by my blog :) I'm following back via Following you via twitter, GFC, and Bloglovin :)

    Jackie @Jackie's Book World

  29. LOL I didn't think about romance books. But I love the ones I read. I *might* be a bit uncomfortable reading them in certain settings, but with the ereader no one can tell LOL.

  30. Finally following you back via GFC and Twitter :)



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