Thursday, July 25, 2013

Feature & Follow Friday!


Feature & Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee.

I am so honored, because this week ParaDays has been chosen to be one of the featured blogs!

Q: What do you do with your books after you're done reading them?

Well, I actually turned one of my guest bedrooms into a library (because I mean, really, who wants guest to sleep over?). So after I finish reading a book, I go in there and find the perfect spot for it on my shelf! But in the rare occasion that I really just hated a book, I set it aside in a pile to trade in at my local used book store the next time I'm in town!

Feature Interview Questions:

When did you start blogging?
I started blogging in December of 2011- late into the night after reading a really fantastic book and having no one around to gush with about it.

What is your favorite part of book blogging?
I love that I get to be in contact with such great authors, publishers, and fellow book nerds on a daily basis!

What type of books do you mainly blog about?
The blog is mainly centered around the paranormal, but I read everything so there's a little bit of a mix on it.

 What is your favorite book(s)?
Way too hard! Some of my go to favorites are: Flowers in the Attic, Wuthering Heights, Harry Potter, and of course, anything by Poe :)

 What has been the best thing that has happened to you because of book blogging?
I think the best thing has to be the interviews I've done recently in getting prepared for my first ever blog hop, Fright Fest, in October. I'm getting to learn so much about my favorite authors and their characters. It's been a really fantastic experience!
**REMEMBER: Let me know the way(s) in which you follow so I can follow back the same way(s)!**





58 comments:

  1. Trading is a great idea! I either shelve mine or give them away.

    Donna @ The Happy Booker

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  2. *sigh* I cannot wait to build my own at home library. It will be the best day of my life lol.

    Congrats on being featured!
    New Follower
    Becky @ Book Bite Reviews

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  3. Hopping through. Congrats on being featured! So jealous that you have a whole library room. I have an "office" that basically functions as a library but it doesn't look anything special.
    My Hop

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  4. Hopping by to say hello! :)

    Stormi
    Books, Movies, Reviews. Oh my!

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  5. You're so lucky! I wish I can have my own library in my house. Or at least have more book shelves! (I only have 1 at the moment) And my books are taking up space on my drawer and tables.....
    But trading is always great! But I don't think I'll be doing that anytime soon, I'm too attached. ;)

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  6. Ha right who needs a guest room when you can have your own library! So wonderful! I want one just like from Beauty and the Beast now wouldn't that be an awesome library :)

    Congrats on being a featured blog, I loved reading your answers. It's nice to be able to tell the world about wonderful books you read.

    New Networked Blog Follower

    Brenna @ Two-Tall-Tales

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  7. Hi, I'm new to the Hop. I wish I could have a room just for my books.
    Followed on Bloglovin'.

    My Blog

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  8. I made my dinning room into a study come library because it wasn't being used. We tend to take our meals in the kitchen.
    Congrats on being featured :)

    New Follower via GFC

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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  9. I can't wait to have my own little library! Congrats on being featured :)
    I'm a new GFC follower, here's My FF

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  10. Following via GFC :) Congrats on the feature! I love Paranormal books as well.

    Janina
    My FF!

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  11. You have Edgar Allen Poe everyone ... I love it so much! New email follower :)
    YA Asylum

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  12. Congrats on being featured! I love meeting authors and fellow book lovers too. One of my favorite things about blogging! I mostly read e-books on my Kindle so I just archive finished books. New Follower! :-)

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  13. Congratulations On being the featured blog. I am a new follower. Hop over and join my giveaway.

    Anne@My Head is Full of Books

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  14. A whole room dedicated to your books?? I am so jealous. I have always wanted my own little library. One of these days....Twitter follower. Here is My FF.

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  15. Wow!! Would love to see this room! Sounds like a fab idea!

    Congrats on being featured too! Have a great weekend!
    Here's My FF!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace
    Old Follower :)

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  16. Congrats on being featured! I'm jealous you have a whole room for a library. I can't wait to build my own one day.

    Raina @ The LUV'NV
    New GFC and Twitter follower. :)

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  17. That's so cool that you have a room for your books. I wanted to do that with the spare bedroom in my house, but my brother is living in it. :(

    New GFC and Twitter follower.

    My FF: http://readingismytreasure.blogspot.com/2013/07/feature-and-follow-5.html

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  18. Congrats on the feature! :) I am so jealous that you have a room specifically for books in your house. I have one tall bookcase (where everything is double-stacked and the shelves are bowed down) and what equates to one small one, cause I have a few shelves between a couple smaller ones. You can imagine I have them on the floor, the bedside table, my vanity bench, etc.! LOL I need a library too. New follower on Twitter, Facebook and GFC.

    My FF:

    http://diamondinroughcoal.blogspot.com/2013/07/follow-me-friday-24.html

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  19. I would love to be able to use a room as a library! That's awesome!

    New follower on GFC!

    My FF
    katy @ a blighted one

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  20. Haha! Love your answer. You've just given me an idea, one my husband is not going to be pleased with. :)

    New follower via GFC.

    Here’s my FF

    Sandra @ SSBF Blog

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  21. I want a library of my own soooo bad! I'm a new email follower. Congrats on being featured. This is my first feature friday and I'm a new book blogger too :) Have a great friday!

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  22. I'm so jealous of your room dedicated to books! *cries* I would love that!! As it is, my shelves are just overflowing!
    New follower via Facebook, Twitter and Email! :)

    Tilly @ Hardcore Heroines

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  23. Oh wow! I want to have a library too! So jelaous of you! lol
    New follower =)
    Here is my FF: http://ratherbarefoot.blogspot.se/2013/07/follow-friday_26.html

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  24. I'm so jealous! Sigh... I hope someday I'll have a room for a library.

    Congratulations on being featured!
    I'm a new blog & twitter follower :-)
    Berls @ Fantasy is More Fun
    Here's my FF: http://fantasyismorefun.blogspot.com/2013/07/feature-follow-3.html

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  25. Congrats on being featured!

    I would love a library room someday. Where I live now it's too small to do something like that but maybe someday... :)

    New GFC follower!

    Here's my FF!

    ~Stephanie @ Bookfever

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  26. New follower on GFC! You can see my ff here: http://hiddeninpages.com/?p=2866

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  27. I would totally love to have a room JUST for books, I imagine it would be SO cozy and at home-y, plus really pretty looking too!

    New follower on GFC :)Here's my FF.
    Lexi @ Inhaling Books

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  28. Having a library is my dream. My house is so tiny and every room has a ton of windows, so wall space is at a premium. I can't turn any of the rooms into my dream library. Congrats on being featured! New follower.

    LisaILJ @ I’ll Tumble for YA

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  29. Very nice! I do the same! I have a built in bookcase in my current bedroom so I just put them there. Or I will bring them to the library if I don't care to keep them. I mainly have e-books now though so they just stay on my Nook!

    Congrats on being featured! New GFC and Twitter follower

    My FF

    Jessica@Lovin' Los Libros

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  30. Congrats on being the feature. I'm a new follower, using Feedly (I love Feedly!) Lovely blog. I'd love to have a library in my house -- but I'd need a different house....My FF

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  31. Congrats on being featured! I put my read books on my bookshelves as well, although I don't have a library unfortunately. It's always been my dream to have one in my house! New follower!

    Kelly @ Dandelion Dreams
    My FF

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  32. New follower. Congrats on being featured! As to Poe - I read the Cask of Amontillado in middle school and was hooked! Books - all over the house! My FF

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  33. Ah, I wish I could have my own library! It is one of my main goals in life. that and a secret laboratory. I'm following on twitter!

    Here is my FF.

    Britt @ Close Encounters of the Book Kind

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  34. I picture your library with a rolling ladder...so don't tell me if that's not the case, please.

    Now following via Bloglovin' and Twitter!

    Here's my post: FFF

    Audrey @ Ink and Page

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  35. Oh I wish! For now I have commandeered an entire wall in my living room and made hubby put the TV downstairs. It's only needed to watch Doctor Who anyways!
    Happy FEATURE DAY!!

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  36. I haven't heard people mention Flowers in the Attic in a long time, although I hear there may be a tv show about it being made, and I'm hoping it will be better than the movie they made back in the 80's. Congrats on being a feature this week, and I'm a new GFC follower.
    Check out my FF

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  37. Ooooo, your own personal library nice :) Congrats on the feature! Old GFC follower. Happy Friday!

    Meredith
    Meredith’s Musings

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  38. Congrats on the feature!A library sounds nice, I'd like to have a room dedicated to books. That would be fun. New follower via GFC.

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  39. Congrats on the feature. New blog follower Via networkedblogs, and GFC, and email. :)

    My blog is http://whitsbookworld.blogspot.com/

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  40. Congrats on the feature :3 I'm so jealous of your library, ohmygosh! I've decided I'm going to nick your plan for my future house! New follower on Twitter and GFC, and I hope you're enjoying A Game of Thrones!

    Check out my FF here, as well as my second blogaversary giveaway!

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  41. I think I need to do the same. I'm a terrible hoarder.
    Congrats on being featured. New follower on GFC.

    Linsey @ mybooksnthings.com

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  42. Congrats on the Feature. Like everyone else, I am jealous of your room of books. :) New follower via GFC!

    Courtney
    readbetweenthebooks91.blogspot.com

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  43. Congrats! on being featured, nice answer.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2013/07/feature-follow_26.html

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  44. Hi Sonnie,
    OMG I want a library room! I would cover all the walls with shelf's and hoard away! Congrats on being featured! I'm a huge Poe fan too! Here’s my FF for the week New GFC follower too.

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  45. Congrats on being a featured blogger this week! Oh to have a full room dedicated to a library of my books - one day!

    I'm a new follower via GFC.
    Come stop by!
    Holly @ Words Fueled by Love

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  46. Congrats on being featured!! It's been a long time since I thought about Flowers in the Attic. That was one of my favorite books when I was a teenager. I was already following you via GFC, but I'm now following via Bloglovin' (since that's the feed I actually pay attention to).

    Nicole @ Feed Your Fiction Addiction

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  47. Hi, just hopping through! I have a library too, bookcases line the walls of my office.

    Happy Friday!

    Kimberly @ Once Upon a YA Book

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  48. Congrats on being featured. How nice to have your own library aka home heaven. New follower. Here is my FF

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  49. Guest room into library = genesis!

    Congrats on being featured!

    New follower!
    Happy Friday :)
    Jenn @ Book Beats

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  50. Congrats on being featured.I hope to have my own private library room soon.

    New follower via Networked blogs.

    Tina@Periodical Gazette

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  51. I love that you have your own library, I'd love one too!

    Congratulations on being featured blogger =)

    I'm a new follower via GFC and Twitter.

    Rinn @ Rinn Reads

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  52. Firstly I'm so envious that you've got your own library! I've got a spare room but it's more of a storage room because all of our boxed stuff is in there, but Hubby has told me that the quicker I can clean it out the quicker I can have a library, you would think that this is incentive enough but it seems I dislike cleaning more than I want a library :(

    Congratulations on being a Featured Blogger!

    Following via Twitter :D

    My Friday Hop

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  53. Congrats on being the featured blogger this week :) ... I wish I had a room to turn into a library, that would be amazing.

    New Follower via Twitter & GFC

    Kanettra @ ~Reader-Writer-Auth0r!~

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  54. Congrats on being a feature! It's a great hop and I am loving the look of your site!

    New follower - following via twitter - @credoroza :)

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  55. Congrats on the feature!

    New follower via GFC. :)

    Slytherpuff
    My Feature & Follow

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  56. Congrats on your feature! I'm jealous you have a library, lol. I have two kids, so I won't have a library like that any time soon.

    I'm an old follower by GFC and new Twitter follower & email subscriber. :)
    My FF @ Donnie Darko Girl

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  57. Just cyber-hopping along! Now following - http://bookcovereviews.blogspot.com

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