Friday, August 12, 2011

Follow Friday & Book Blogger Hop

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Rachel at Parajunkee's View and Alison at Alison Can Read, which is a great way to meet new bloggers.

This week's question is:

How has your reading habit changed since you were a teen? or If you're still a teen, what new genres are you in love with currently?

Until a few years back, I didn't read a particular genre as much. I read dystopian novels, historical fiction, popular science, mysteries and philosophical books of sorts. Whatever fantasy fiction I read back then was Harry Potter.
A year ago, I started reading a variety of fantasy fiction. Right now, my favourite genres are fantasy, urban fantasy, horror, satire and science fiction - I also a read some YA books, but not primarily. And my favourite authors are Terry Pratchett, Neil Gaiman, Stephen King, Diana Wynne Jones, Isaac Asimov, Mark Twain and so on! Of course, I am open to try new genres too!

Book Blogger Hop is hosted at Crazy for Books. This week's question is:

Let's talk crazy titles! Highlight one or two book titles that have the most interesting titles:

One of my favourite book titles is The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne M. Valente - the title alone makes you want to read this book!
I also like The Unadulterated Cat by Terry Pratchett. The title makes you laugh hard, and the book makes you laugh even harder - just as I had expected!
This last title isn't exactly crazy, but I liked it - Nightmares & Dreamscapes by Stephen King.

What are your favourite book titles?


Book Love 101 said...

Hey! I'm a new blogger and this is my first time on the hop! Follow Follow Follow! lol! This is so fun! : )

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Patricia said...

New Follower!

You probably have one of the best blog names ever! I like your answer to the favorite genre-question. :)


Jinny ( said...

Hi! New follower here! I love Diana Wynne Jones too! :) She's so amazing.

-- Jinny (

Karen said...

That first title is certainly interesting. I think Terry Pratchett has a lot of great titles. In the end though I was attracted by who was going to be the main characters (the witches or the guards).

Alaiel Kreuz said...

I like your answer and I like your blog, very nice! I'm a new follower, hehe. I've been thinking about reading books by Stephen King but I'm afraid I won't be able to sleep after, sigh...
This is my Follow Friday. Please, feel free to pass by and have a look.

Hope you have a great weekend,


Cristina said...

Hi Priya. New follower. Great blog! Good authors. My blog has books from all genres - its the way I read. :) My answer can be found at

Elizabeth said...


Stopping by from the blog hop.

Stop by my blog if you like to see what book I chose with a crazy title.


Jessica (Peace Love Books) said...

Wow, that's a wide variety of genres! I love reading different books too. Great answer!

Here's my FF!

Tribute Books Mama said...

Just hopping by, good title.

BookJunkie said...

Hi! New follower hopping through! My #FF is over at Fuzzy.Coffee.Books!
And don't forget to stop by and enter my giveaway, it closes tonight!

Beth D. said...

Love your first crazy title pick! Happy Friday!

Howard Sherman said...

I easily came up with five crazy book titles just by taking a fast look at my bookshelf.

All five come from the same book series. Can you guess which series it is?

Here’s a hint – The book series is a trilogy in five parts.

Hop on over to my blog for the answer –

Howard A. Sherman, Implementor
Get Inside a Story

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. It's so cool that you read such a wide variety of books. I didn't read a wide variety until recently.
My Hop

Pedantic Phooka said...

Hi there,
Stopping by via Parajunkee's Follow Friday. I'm following you.

Have a great weekend!

Holjo @ Pedantic Phooka

Lauren B said...

Those are really great titles.
Thanks for stopping by and have a great weekend.

Patricia said...

I saw a couple of these on other blogs. Never heard of them ;)
Visiting you via Book Blogger Hop. Following you now. Stop by and see what crazy title I chose.

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