Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday August 19th

Hi – it’s been a while, after a couple of rough weeks (due to illness) I am slowly but surely catching up.

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A Catered Affair by Sue Margolis ★★1/2

Odd Girl Out by Rachel Simmons ★★★★

Unsaid by Neil Abramson ★★★★

Intervamption by Kristen Miller ★★★

Airmail by Naomi Bulger ★★1/2

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Lucinda’s Web by Dorothy Morrison ★1/2

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh ★★★★★

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Q. If you could write yourself a part in a book, what book would it be and what role would you play in that book?

One of my new favourite series is the Iron Druid Chronicles by Kevin Hearne  – the books (Hounded, Hexed and Hammered) are a really appealing mix of magic, action and humor I think I admit to having a crush on Atticus. So I think I’d cast myself as his love interest  who can wield a bit of kickass magic, scratch Oberon’s belly and then soothe Atticus’s weary (and buff) body.


Book Blogger HopThe question at Crazy For Books this week is

“What’s the LONGEST book you’ve ever read?”

Hmm I’ve read several books that were well over 1000 pages but probably the longest would be A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth – the mass paperback is 1,479 pages in tiny 8pt type. It’s a monster of a book that I read the year it was published – back in 1993.


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21 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Nimue @ My bookish obsessions
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 16:34:06

    Happy Friday. Hopping through.
    I haven’t heard of the Iron Druid Chronicles. Thanks for mentioning them. Sounds like something I would like.
    Nimue, I’m a new follower
    My Hop


  2. Jinny (
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 16:47:12

    Hi! Thanks for dropping by my blog, I am here to return the favor! I couldn’t find a Google Friend Connect thing, but I joined your mailing list :)


  3. Alyssa (Reader's Refuge)
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 17:42:14

    Thanks for stopping by!

    I’ve heard really good things about that series, but I’ve yet to read them. Love the role you’d play! :P Who doesn’t want to wield some kick-ass magic?


  4. Michelle Grayce
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 17:42:23

    I love blog hops.


  5. Marissa
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 19:07:07

    Oh that series look intriguing. I will have to look into them!
    Thanks for dropping by :)

    I’ll be sure to subscribe via email. Happy reading!


  6. Brett @ Demons Read Too
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 19:15:09

    Hi I’m an aussie blogger too, glad I found your blog. I bought the three Iron Druid books a month or so ago. I haven’t got around to them yet though.

    New Email Subscriber ;) Here’s my FF


  7. Imogen
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 19:36:27

    Good idea! It’s always better when you can have a hot man around as well :)
    Although i’d have to say i have a bit of a thing for Barrons (Fever series), he may be a jerk, but he’s a hot one
    Have an awesome weekend, and stop by if you can, i love meeting new people!


  8. Lalaine Abad (@laineficbookrev)
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 19:55:12

    Hey thank you for dropping by my ff. excuse my ignorance but I jsut dont know where to follow you back.



  9. Katie @ Magic Is In Words
    Aug 19, 2011 @ 22:15:03

    Hey! Thanks for stopping by and following (: I’ve never heard of that series, but is sounds really good! I’ll definitely check it out. Have a great week,
    -Katie @ Magic Is In Words


  10. Cristina Gutierrez
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 00:54:09

    I haven’t read that series but I like your answer! New follower on Twitter, Good Reads and Google. To see my answer please stop by


  11. Justin
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 01:01:17

    Thanks for stopping by my blog, I really appreciate it. :) And I liked your answer. :D anything with magic or action would be awesome to have a role in.

    Will make sure to subscribe to your blog.

    Justin @ Justin’s Book Blog


  12. Dead Trees and Silver Screens
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 07:47:14

    I have never heard of that book but now I really want to look into it!


  13. Richard
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 08:15:03

    Thanks for stopping by! I’ve heard great things about that series of books!

    Happy Friday!


  14. Rebecca
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 10:41:58

    Oho, definitely sounds like a great choice! I like the idea of being a love-interest. ;)

    Thanks for stopping by! I’m subscribing. :)

    Kindle Fever


  15. Lisa @ Read.Breathe.Relax.
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 11:16:18

    1. Your blog is so cute. Love it! 2. I’m a new follower! :D 3. This series looked really interesting- I haven’t read it, but I’m def intrigued now. :)


  16. StuckInBooks
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 11:23:47

    You are bold aren’t you!

    Thanks for stopping by Ff

    Following back


  17. Pussreboots
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 16:51:16

    Long books with tiny type take me weeks to read. The longest books I’ve read is are classics. Please come see which ones I’m talking about.


  18. Karen
    Aug 20, 2011 @ 23:57:00

    I’ve saw Suitable Boy listed a few times. Did you like it? I have a copy of it in my tbr pile.


    • shelleyrae@ Book'd Out
      Aug 21, 2011 @ 13:00:14

      I did actually but it is fairly heavy going simply because it is so long. It’s something you have to really commit to.


  19. Jennifer H
    Aug 21, 2011 @ 00:59:32

    New Follower – come visit –


  20. Aaron Pound
    Aug 26, 2011 @ 02:30:11

    I have not heard of the Iron Druid chronicles before, but if it has a character named Oberon in it maybe I should pick them up.

    Aaron (Dreaming About Other Worlds).


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