Aug 19, 2011

Friday Hops

This blogger hop was created by Jennifer at Crazy for Books.

Here are the rules:
1. Enter your book blog link in the Linky List below (be sure to include how long you've been blogging and what genres you review!). If you post about the Hop on your blog, please link directly to your Hop post (don't forget to answer this week's question - see below!).
2. Visit other blogs in the Linky List! Make new friends! Follow new book bloggers! Talk about books! Rave about authors! (Please do not leave your link and not visit other blogs - it's just not cool and not in the spirit of the Hop!)
3. Post about the Hop on your blog! Spread the word about the book party! The more the merrier!
4. In your blog post, answer the following question (new question each week!):

“What’s the LONGEST book you’ve ever read?”
(Note: I’m putting one caveat on this question. You aren’t allowed to say the Bible, Torah, Qur’an, or other religious/spiritual text.)

MY ANSWER: The longest book I've ever read was The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas. The full version, not the abridged. According to Goodreads its 1276 pages long! Although I believe some of those pages are the "opening" ones and don't have the story on it, but still over a 1000 pages long! Read it the summer before I started college since I read the abridged version in high school and ended up loving it for some weird reason!

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: If you could write yourself a part in a book, what book would it be and what role would you play in that book?

MY ANSWER: Hmm, I would love to be any of the kick-ass heroine that I read about! They are always fun loving gals! And snarky, have great besties at their sides and a total hottie to go with! Just about any of the urban fantasy heroines that I read from would be who I want to be. 

But I guess in terms of being myself I would want to be friends with Jessie from the 13 to Life series! I loved her character, but yet there were times I wanted to bop her upside the head and ask her what she was doing? Of course I couldn't have Pieter, but Max would still be available! Or course I would have to be transformed into a teenager as well, since I'm being magically put into the series that shouldn't be a problem though!


  1. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    I see where you're coming from. Being a kick-ass heroine would be awesome indeed :-)
    Happy Friday to you, too!

  2. I agree! a butt-kicking heroine is just awesome! Like you, i would definitely choose to be a young one lol ;)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today :) Happy Friday!

    xoxo, april

  3. Love it! Now I have to go look into 13 To Life.

  4. Butt kicking heroines are always awesome! :) I've been wanting to read 13 To Life, I'll be getting it soon :)

    Also I'm a new follower :)

    My FF:

    Hope your weekend is great!


  5. Nice choice! I haven't read 13 to Life yet, but I've heard great things about it.

    Thanks for stopping by my friday memes as well!

    ♥ Sarah

  6. Happy friday!
    I wasn't even aware that The Count of Monte Christo is that long. OMG. I obviously never read the full story.

    I’m a new follower
    My Hop

  7. Hopping by from the Hop!
    I actually couldn't figure out which book was my longest. But The Count of Monte Cristo, wow! haha. I've never read it though.

    My Hop is here.

  8. Good answer! I wouldn't mind doing some butt kicking myself.

    New follower. :)
    My Friday @ For The Love of Reading!

  9. The Count of Monte Cristo sounds exhausting! I quite liked the film version with Jim Caviezel, though.

  10. Sounds like a great book!
    Cana (I have a giveaway going on!)

  11. Longest book hmmm. Maybe one of Stephen Kings. Hard to remember exactly how long a book is. I do remember it took me awhile to get through The Stand though.
    I have 13 to Life on my TBR. I love the cover of it and I am always up for snarky.
    My FF is at

  12. I love kick-ass heroines. They're awesome, my favourite is Rose from Vampire Academy:D

    Great post, new follower:D

    My Post

  13. HI,

    hopping by for the friday hops..
    Wishing you a wonderfull weekend!


  14. I've heard some good things about the count of monte cristo! What do you like about it?

    Please stop by my blog and join my new meme! =D

  15. Good choice, happy Friday!

  16. The Count Monte Cristo is definitely one of the better "long" novels! Great choice.

    Have a great weekend!

  17. I didn't even think of The Count of Monte Cristo. That was a long book!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Old follower! Have a great weekend.

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Kristin @ Better Read Than Dead

  18. I haven't read the 13 to Life series yet. Will have to check that out!

    Thanks for stopping by Book Sake.

    Old follower!

  19. Oh yes, I'd definitely want to be a teenager again ;)
    I haven't read 13 to Life but I have it and really need to!
    Have a great weekend!

  20. I haven't read The Count of Monte Cristo yet, but I know it's pretty long! I can't wait to read more of the 13 to life series!

  21. That definitely sounds like a great choice! :) I'm curious enough that I'd like to read it!

    Thanks for stopping by Kindle Fever!

  22. Hey girl, thanks for stopping by seduced :)

  23. I haven't read the 13 to Life series, but I want too! I enjoyed your answer too!

    Old follower!


  24. I forgot about The Count of Monte Cristo! Though I may have only read the abridged version...I loved it too :)

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! Hope you have a great weekend :)

  25. I admire all of you who want to be leading ladies and gentlemen and who want to be kickin' ass and takin' names!

    April @ My Shelf Confessions

  26. I have never read 13 to life. I'll have to check it out, it sounds interesting.

    Im an old follower. :)

    My FF- My FF- Book Briefs



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