Thursday, January 13, 2011

Book Hop (6) & Follow Friday 7

Book Blogger Hop

"Why do you read the genre that you do? What draws you to it?"

I never really thought about the reasons why I read majorly YA genre. I mean, I read other genres too, but nothing really comes close to how much I read YA. I guess, I read it because in some books I can relate to a lot of the situations the characters are going through and whenever I read about them, I feel like i'm home. Even though the book isn't real, the situations are and the character's feel pain just like any human would, like there real, and I just feel like i'm not alone. Also because I feel like I missed alot of experiences in my early teen years and even now, so since I don't experience the "cliches of teenage years" what better way to feel like I have through reading. i'm not sure what draws me to it. I guess because i'm still a young adult, and everything else I said for the first part of the question.

"What makes up your non-human family?'
Sadly, I don't have a non human family. The closest thing I have to non- human family are books :).


  1. Hey, I'm stopping by from the hop and already a follower!

    I can certainly agree with what you said- books are just like another member of the family! :)

    Hope you have a great weekend! :)

    Liz (Midnight Bloom)
    Midnight Bloom Reads

  2. Hey! Like you I can also relate to the YA genre, its a stage we've ALL been through! I think that the main reason I'm addicted to it :)haha!


  3. I just found you through the Blog Hop! The chandeliers in your background are so cute! YA is my favorite genre as well - I feel like the stories move so much more quickly, and are typically more uplifting in the end.

    Have a great weekend!

  4. Oooh I love your blog! You have very similar book tastes as me! You've got yourself a new follower. I hope you'll stop by my blog and say hi :)

  5. I'm hopelessly addicted to YA. I can't get enough and you can find out why over here if you want!

  6. New Follower here! Love your layout. Happy Follow Friday!

  7. YA author and new follower from Follow Friday! (Love that you include books in your "family")!

  8. Book becomes our escape from reality regardless the genre. :) You can read my answer at Clandestine Sanctuary. Have a great weekend!

  9. Congratulations! I have given you an award. Check it out here:

  10. I read mostly YA and Historical fiction. Ever since I started my blog, I have branched out and have delved a bit into other genres.

    This is my first Hop!

    The Musings of ALMYBNENR

  11. Hopping through. Good answer for the pet question! Books can be like family too.
    My Hop