Friday, September 3, 2010

Book Blogger Hop 9/3

Book Blogger Hop

Each weekend, Jennifer at Crazy-for-Books hosts the Book Blogger Hop. It is a great way for book lovers and book bloggers to find new book blogs and get to know each other.

This week's question is: Do you judge a book by its cover?

Yes, I know I do.  Most often when I am just randomly browsing online or in a bookstore with no idea of what I'm really looking for.  Then covers do have an enormous impact.  A cover can catch my eye in a positive or negative way and this has the most influence when the author is one I am unfamiliar with.  If it is an author I already know and love, I might roll my eyes if they get a bad cover but it isn't going to stop me from reading the book.

If you have hopped over from the Mr. Linky, Welcome!  I hope you will stay a bit and look around. I review a wide range of books including (but not limited to!) urban fantasy, young adult, contemporary fiction, historical fiction, chic lit, cozy mystery, and some non-fiction.  I love getting comments so please let me know you stopped by!

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  1. Thanks for stopping's always so interesting reading everyone's answers to these questions!

    Happy Friday and hope you have a great weekend!
    Always With a Book

  2. I like historical fiction as well. Not too many other people that I know like historical fiction.

  3. Stopping by from the Book Blogger Hop and enjoyed looking around your blog. I added you to our blog roll and hope to be back again later today.

  4. Hey, stopping by via the hop. I'm a new follower and I'm especially looking forward to your historical fiction reviews. I'm the same on book covers.

    Enjoy your weekend,
    Stephanie @

  5. Hi, just hopping on by and now following! Looks like you review a great eclectic mix of books :)

    A Tapestry of Words

  6. (\___/)

    Hello, found you at The Hop.
    I think the hop is a marvelous way to meet bloggers both old and new.
    I'm #177, Just stopped by to wish you a great weekend and check out your blog.
    This week my trip to the Hop is brought to you by the number 2.

  7. Hey! I'm dropping by from the hop! I tend to judge books by their covers too... it can't be helped! :)

    Have a great weekend!

  8. Yes, I do judge books by their covers. At least at first. I try a little of the text and then I decide if I want to venture in.

  9. Hello! Just stopping by via the hop. I'm a teacher and aspiring librarian. I'm a new follower! :)

    Hope you have a great weekend,
    Jessi @ The Elliott Review

  10. Glad you stopped by from the hop. Love Sucks sounds interesting. Guess I'll make my way to the bookstore for that one. New follower.


  11. Hi! Stopping by from the blog hop! Great to meet you!

  12. I too sometimes fall for covers!

    Came here via blog hopping/Follow me. Have a blast hopping to/following new blogs! Do check out my blog, everything distils into reading. I am an eclectic reader! I follow blogs I like via my google reader!

  13. Hi I am visiting from the HOP! I love your photo! I am the same way with the book covers. They can grab me but not send me away from one I am set on reading.

    I would love for you to say Happy Birthday to my daughter who just started a blog - today on her birthday...
    Outpourings Of A Soul. She has read quite a few of the Cat Who books.

    I hope you will have time to visit one or both of my blogs: LibrarysCat and Never Forget !!

    Have a great weekend!

  14. do pick up a book because of its cover...not necessarily buy it, but it does make me pick it up and check it out.

    Hopping by.

    Stop by my blog if you like:

  15. I'm your newest follower! I'm really looking forward to reading more. And yes, I do judge a book by it's cover!

    Hope you can find time to visit my blog.

    Thanks and Happy Reading!


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