Follow Friday

This is a weekly blog meme hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read.



Here are the general rules to Follow Friday:
1. Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts and any one else you want to follow on the list
2. Follow our Featured Bloggers
3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say hi in your comments
5. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can
6. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
7. If you want to show the link list, just follow the link below the entries and copy and paste it within your post!
8. If your new to the follow Friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

This week's question is: How have your reading habits changed in the past few years? Did you get interested in a new genre? Do you read more? Less? Why do you think your habits changed, if they did.

MY ANSWER: My reading habits have changed a bit. Before I would always only read paranormals and the occasional fantasy, which has magic and in a sense is paranormal! So yeah, now I read a couple of dystopians and the occasional thriller--Gretchen McNeil! These reads have practically NO paranormal traits and yet, they were freaking awesome!

I still read about the same as well!

Why that changed? Why from my blogging friends' recommendations of course!






19 comments:

  1. I'm glad you're starting to step out of your box a bit, Jessica! There are just so many great books out there! :)

    Have a fabulous Friday!!

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  2. I like mixing up what genres I read, I used to only read paranormal but now I read pretty much everything :)

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  3. I haven't read that author but I have seen her book Possess around and Ten..I think she is someone I need to read!!! :) Old follower stopping by. :)

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  4. I have a hard time stepping out of the box when I read. I prefer fantasy or some form of fantasy. Real life stories are hard for me to enjoy. The only difference I can think of for myself is that I actually read a book that had no love interest evolve. I actually loved the book. I like that you have been able to step out of the box to read thrillers. I'm a scaredy-cat and not sure I would make it through a thriller!

    Old follower! I do not have a FF this week but I did review a book which was really good!

    Heather @ Ya Fantasy Book Junkie  

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  5. Yeah, blogger recommendations definitely affect me as well. Even if there's a book in a genre I usually HATE, if I get enough good recommendations for it, I'll still try it out. Great point. :D Thanks for stopping by my post. Happy Friday!

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  6. Hopping through. I really need to read Gretchen McNeil's books. she's been on my list for years.
    My FF

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  7. I also get more excited about more genres. But I will always stick at fantasy. :D
    Thanks for your comment on my post.

    Mariska

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  8. I love learning about new authors and genres through other bloggers. New bloglovin follower

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  9. Blogging has definitely shaped my reading habits and tastes, too! And for the better, of course. Thanks for stopping by my FF!

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  10. I love taking a chance on a new genre or author and it's even better when the book becomes a new favourite. It opens up so many possibilities for new books =)

    New Bloglovin follower
    My FF
    Alma @ Journey Through Fiction

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  11. I love getting recommendations from other bloggers too! Great post =)

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  12. Yeah, I have branched out from paranormal / fantasy too. I find myself reading more Contemporary now.

    Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend.

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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  13. I have a couple dystopia recently and I really liked them. Thank you for stopping by. :)
    Old follower

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  14. I used to pretty much only read Fantasy, but I've definitely expanded my horizons since I've started blogging. Thanks for visiting my FF!

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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  15. old follower here :) Just hopping through! :)

    I'm a big paranormal and fantasy junkie myself! Although I like branching out and reading other genres when I can, I always seem to come back to fantasy/paranormal!

    Tiffany @ A_TiffyFit's Reading Corner

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  16. I used to love reading paranormal, but now I'm more into contemporary romance! It's nice to see you branching out! :) I hope that blogging can help me be more open to a wider range of genres as well. Have a great weekend!

    New follower via GFC
    My FF

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  17. I also love reading paranormal and fantasy! Thanks for stopping by :)

    Old Follower
    Zareena @ Books and Books

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  18. I have started to read more mystery / thriller stories lately, too, but usually they have a romance element as well. I love romance :D

    Thanks for stopping by earlier, Jessica. Have a wonderful weekend.

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

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  19. I like changing genres now and then. Sometimes I need a change too. Thanks for stopping by and hope you're having a great week!

    ~Pam @ Moonlight Reader

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