Thursday, January 13, 2011

Book Blogger Hop: 1/14-1/17

Book Blogger HopThe Book Blogger Hop is a weekly event hosted by Jennifer at Crazy for Books and runs from Friday to Sunday. The Hop is a fantastic way to get your blog noticed more and visit some other cool blogs that you didn't know about before. Head over and sign up and see what you can find!

Each week a different twist will be added to the hop so that everyone gets to know each other better so here's my little bit of information this week.

 "Why do you read the genre that you do?  What draws you to it?"
I read mostly fantasy because I have always been intrigued about what might be out there and what might be possible.  I love learning about how humans interact (or might interact) with wacky and crazy magical and fantastical things.  My favorite subgenre of fantasy is urban fantasy because this takes the fantastical and puts in into an environment that you are familiar with.  Basically urban fantasy is all about finding magic in the mundane world, rather than creating a whole new world.  To be honest I find other genres to be a bit boring at times; I find when you throw some fantasy in it really makes things more exciting and surprising.


  1. I agree with the exciting part! There are just so many more possibilities with fantasy ^.^ It really opens up the creative field.

    Sniffly Kitty
    Sniffly Kitty's Mostly Books
    Loving the Reviews Challenge

  2. I read more than one genre. But there are a few genres I don't read. Come see what I do and don't read.

  3. Hi,
    Just hopping by and following through. I'm an urban Fantasy fan as well though I read an eclectic mix of genres

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

  4. I read a variety of different genres though I too have my favourites which feature more than others . Im a new follower and I have to say I love and I mean it I love your background :)

  5. Though fantasy is my favorite, due to its unlimited possibilities, what I read is all over the map, as are my mind and the things that interest it. I enjoy exploring both the known and the unknown. I never enjoy reading just to learn yet I learn with everything I read.

    (Not seeing the blog hop link here to link.)

    Have a safe trip home!

  6. I like urban fantasy as well, but I'm not as big on it as you are. Looks like you like very similar books to me though, and I am looking forward to your future reviews =)

    ~Anne (

  7. I completely agree with your answer! I love reading Fantasy and it definitely makes things more exciting. I'm a new follower! Hope you'll hop over to my blog and check out my answer!

    Happy Reading! : )

  8. As an eclectic reader, I favor a lot of genres. :) You can read my answer at Clandestine Sanctuary. Have a great weekend!

  9. Thanks to you all for hopping by!

    You can add your blog to the bloghop by clicking on the picture above and then leaving a link on the Crazy for Books blog.

    - Karissa

  10. Just stopping by to share some Friday blog love! Have a great weekend!
    Tasha @ A Trillian Books

  11. Hey Karissa, just stopping by on the hop and follow. I'm ur newest follower. Fantasy rocks! I can't wait until
    Have a great weekend curled up with a book.Happy Reading!!!
    See ya!
    Readaholics Anonymous

  12. I am stopping thru on the hop and just followed your blog. I also like UF. And, I am having a contest with one of my favorite writers Laura Anne Gilman. Please check out my site! Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust
    twitter: @fangswandsfairy

  13. I am hopping in for the blog hop. I'm a follower, too!

    I love fantasy books, too! They help me deal with all the stress in my life.

    If you have time, drop in and say hi at Manga Maniac Cafe

  14. Excellently put! I love fantasy for the possibility of everything. For the change in the norm that I live everyday. For the fun that is different and eccentric. I'm your newest follower, can't wait to see what you post next.

    In the Closet With a Bibliophile

  15. Following you! :D

    Stopping by from the Blog Hop and Follow Friday. Have a great weekend!

    My Hop and Follow are here

    Happy Reading,

  16. Happy Friday follows! Just dropping by to see what your answer is! Drop by my blog to see what my answer is!

  17. I feel the same way about other books...I find that books I read outside the fantasy genre have to be VERY exciting to impress me. :)

  18. Happy HOP! I see we read the same kinds of books :) I'm an old follower.

    You can find my HOP answer and FEVERfest recap at The Bookish Snob

  19. Love your blog! New follower! Stop by and say hi if you get a chance-and check out my giveaway!

  20. Hopping through. New follower!
    I used to hate fantasy, but I've grown to like it quite a bit - especially paranormal, but even high fantasy which I would have hated a few years ago.
    My Hop