Friday, January 7, 2011

Blog Hop & Follow My Blog Friday

For the first time, I am participating in the Book Bloggers Hop, hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books & Follow My Book Blog Friday, hosted at Parajunkee's View.  If you're a new follower, please leave a link to your blog in the comments so that I can visit your blog.

Book Blogger Hop

This week's question from the Book Blogger Hop:
What book influenced or changed your life? How did it influence/change you?
The book that has had the greatest influence on my life is the Bible. There is nothing else that gives me new and reaching insight into things that are paramount to my life every time I turn to it. It is a constant resource, comfort and guide to me.  
Another set of books that were very influential to me were the Magic Faraway Tree books by Enid Blyton. I started reading them when I was about seven or eight years old and just fell in love with books through them. I have loved reading ever since.


This week's question from Follow My Book Blog Friday:
What books have you discovered lately from someone's book blog?
Enna Isilee at Squeaky Books reviewed Across the Universe by Beth Revis and I am waiting on my copy right now. She also hosted a guess the cover contest for some 2011 releases that were really cool. I am really excited about Divergent by Veronica Roth and Drought by Pam Bachorz (I love dystopia).

NC

13 comments:

sch_94 said...

Just hopping by for Follow Friday :P I love that you mentioned the Bible as your most influential - most people wouldn't have the guts!
Anyways, visit my blog and enter the giveaway when you get the chance! www.bethebooks.blogspot.com :)

brandileigh2003 said...

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

K∂riиє* Smith. said...

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

Gaming Gabby said...

Hey! New follower here. Nice to meet you. :)
Gaming Gabby's Blog

Howard Sherman said...

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

Michelle said...

Thanks for stopping by! Looks like we have similar tastes. :)

pussreboots said...

I don't have a single book to point to. Come by and see why.

Anne Bennett said...

I feel like hitting my head and saying "duh" why didn't I think of it? Of course, The Bible! Good call. Check out my lame answer, in comparison at
http://headfullofbooks.blogspot.com
-Anne
:)

GREYZ said...

Books can really leave a mark in our lives. To read what that book is in my life, come visit me at Clandestine Sanctuary.

Dropping by via the hop. I am a new follower. Have a great weekend!

Heatheraine Trim said...

Just "following" thru. I'm a newbie follower.
Cheers!
heatheraine.blogspot.com

Alison said...

Hopping through. New follower!
I heard about Across the Universe through blogs too. I'm excited to read it.
Happy weekend!
My Hop

bookdout said...

Hi,
Just hopping by and following through- I loved the Magic Faraway Tree books as well - stil have several of them though sdaly not all

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

Elizabeth said...

Stopping by from the hop...wonderful answer.

Find my answer at:

http://silversolara.blogspot.com

Elizabeth

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