Friday, January 7, 2011

Book Hop (5) & Follow Friday (6)

Book Blogger Hop


"What book influenced or changed your life? How did it influence/change you?"

Well, that's kind of a hard question for me since I've never read one that has dramatically changed my life, but I like to think of each book I read as life changing or influences me. Some more than other's, like If I stay by Gayle Foreman, Before I fall by Lauren Oliver, and Looking for Alaska by John Green (mainly books about life and death). I have really bad depression and don't take pills for it because I have my friends who lifts me up whenever it hits, but whenever they aren't around or can't help, I just crack open a book and start reading and when i'm finished I feel better. Depending on what the book is about sometimes it opens my eyes to a completely different world for a split second or a day. I guess what i'm saying is everybook influences or changes my life, since most of the books I read (that aren't paranormal) helps me when the time comes to a situation that i've read about before. It makes me stop and think more about the outcomes and ect.



What book(s) have you discovered lately from someone's book blog?

hmm.. I would have to say mainly books that aren't out yet or just came out, like Clarity by Kim Harrington, Fixing Delilah by Sarah Oakler, and some others I can't think of right now.

15 comments:

  1. Hey Bellamay!

    I found your page via the hop! It's super cute and I'm your newest follower :-]

    xo,
    Lah

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  2. Thanks for hopping by my blog.

    Love your blog's color scheme!

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  3. Fixing Delilah is really good! I'm a follower!=D Here's my blog address if you want to look at it sometime... http://www.phaedrashowandtell.blogspot.com/

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  4. If you are looking for something different stop by for a guest audio review of the Mortal Instruments for the Morbid Romantica Challenge 2011. We are starting off with
    January:  Nephilim/Fallen Angels. 

    Mad Scientist
    Steampunkery & Book Reviews
    Forbidden Steam
    Where the Mad Scientist can be found behind the bed chamber doors

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  5. Just hopping by for Follow Friday :P Visit my blog and enter the giveaway when you get the chance! www.bethebooks.blogspot.com :)

    Have a good weekend!

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  6. My answer (from FF)-- My current read: Amber Frost, I found at Bitten by Books
    I am hopping by from Follow Friday. I’m following you and would love it if you follow me back! Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  7. Hopping by to say hello and wish you a fabulous weekend. I love the design of your blog!!!
    http://www.cafeofdreamsbookreviews.com/2011/01/book-blogger-hop.html

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  8. I'm your newest follower from the blog hop,
    so please, when you get a chance could you follow me back?

    Cheers!
    http://www.kaentrenos.net/2010/09/irish-x-cup-of-tea-by-rosinha-traduzido.html

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  9. Hey! Thanks for stopping by, we're following back. :) Love your site. And Clarity looks good!

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  10. This will probably come of something as a surprise but the book that changed/influenced my life (more than any other) is a non-fiction book. I know we all focus on novels and the fanciful fiction we love to read but The Four Work Week is the book that gets all the credit. I know the title sounds fictional but it really isn’t. Hop over to my blog and find out why – http://www.howardsherman.net

    Happy Book Blogger Hop Day!


    Howard A. Sherman

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  11. Hi Bellamay!

    "Depending on what the book is about sometimes it opens my eyes to a completely different world for a split second or a day."


    I have to say that's probably the most authentic answer I've read for this hop and I hope that we can all adopt that attitude when reading. Great answer!



    I'm a new follower now! Please take some time and stop by my blog. Follow me back if you like!

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  12. I'm glad to know that you can find solace in books. If, however, you feel your depression deepening be sure to talk to a trusted person that can hep you get additional help. Thanks for your candid and honest answer.

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  13. Hopping through. I love how you spoke of books that opened your eyes to a different world for awhile. Very well thought out.
    Happy weekend!
    My Hop

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  14. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I followed you right back. :) Haha our blogs do sound similar. XD

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  15. Diana Gabaldon's "OUTLANDER" did it for me. I cannot stop reading since I read her books last October. She is the reason why I started blogging about books. Have a super weekend. I am your newest follower. Come and visit me at www.mandysescape.blogspot.com

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