Friday, July 26, 2013

Feature and Follow #5



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This week's question: What do you do with your books after you are done reading them?

Well, most of the time I read right before I go to sleep, so I put it reverently back on my giant pile of bedside books. If a book is particularly good, sometimes I'll just close it and stare at it while I try and gather my thoughts and overwhelming "ohmygoodness that was amazing" feelings :) And if I don't like the book I've just finished, I just let it thunk to the ground (terrible, I know!).

I have rarely felt the urge to hurl my books at a wall - the most recent time this happened was after I finished Storm of Swords, but I was reading an ebook and I definitely did not want my precious laptop to shatter into a thousand pieces.

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20 comments:

  1. Hopping through. I think I've only thrown one book at the wall. A John Grisham book when I was 14. I haven't liked John Grisham since.

    My Hop

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  2. Uh oh. the facts that Storm of Swords made you want to throw it worries me! I've seen all three seasons of the show but I am only on the first book. Makes me nervous!


    New follower via bloglovin! :)

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  3. When I read A Storm of Swords, I had to stop reading it for a while! I didn't throw it, but it did cause me a lot of pain. It's my favorite book of the series, though!

    New follower on Bloglovin!

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  4. Jessica@a GREAT readJuly 26, 2013 at 2:59 PM

    Oh yes, I know what you mean about wanting and yet not wanting to hurl books across the room! Although the only one I can recall wanting to do that to was one for school because it made no sense!! A guy in our class actually did that to his copy before the professor got there! So I got to live the moment by seeing him do it!

    But for my books? Never! The times that the impulse came was more so that I wanted to smack a character or something! But I take precious care of my books!

    All loved ones get a home on my shelf and the ones that don't make the cut get donated or gifted or prized out somewhere!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  5. Fantasy Is More FunJuly 26, 2013 at 4:16 PM

    What a great blog name! I'm a bedtime reader too - and when I finish a really good book I do often sit there and just think about the book. Sometimes I feel really sad that its over.

    New Bloglovin' and 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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  6. Happy Friday! Hopping through, new follower via bloglovin

    My FF http://whitsbookworld.blogspot.com/2013/07/feature-follow-friday-134.html

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  7. Rinn (Rinn Reads)July 27, 2013 at 6:30 AM

    Yay, it's so nice to find a sci-fi and fantasy blog - my favourite genres! I can definitely understand why you felt that way about Storm of Swords - a certain 'moment' perhaps?

    I'm a new follower via GFC, Bloglovin' and Goodreads =)

    Rinn @ Rinn Reads

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  8. More details in my review, but almost all of the characters I was rooting for were either dead or different enough from how they started that I didn't like them anymore.
    I haven't seen the show, but everyone's raving. Would you recommend it?

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  9. Also, Amanda can you leave me a link so that I can take a look at your blog and follow you back?

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  10. Weddings are simply *delightful*, aren't they? haha
    Unfortunately, after the epilogue of this one, I decided to stop reading the series because most of my favorite characters were either dead or being annoying - which is such a shame, because I really liked how unpredictable and intense this series was.

    Can you leave me a link to your blog so I can stop by? Thanks!

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  11. Wow I've never actually had anyone hurl a book in front of me. I think I would visibly cringe :)


    That's a good plan for books you don't like! That way hopefully it finds itself in more loving hands haha

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  12. Thanks! I'll be sure to check out your blog.

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  13. Kimberly WheatonJuly 27, 2013 at 1:37 PM

    Don't you hate it when you want the satisfaction of hearing the book hit the wall only to be stymied by our electronic readers?! That happened to me too a couple weeks ago.

    Thanks for stopping by my FF

    Kimberly @ Once Upon a YA Book

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  14. lol I understand about your books :) Thanks for stopping by!

    Janina
    (Following!)

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  15. Thanks for stopping by my FF

    Following you back via GFC and Bloglovin

    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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  16. Tyler-Rose CountsJuly 27, 2013 at 10:54 PM

    Yay for "Ohmygoodnessthatwasamazing" feelings.
    New follower.

    Here’s my Follow
    Friday.

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  17. That sucks that the series isn't for you! Characters I liked have died but my favorites are still alive, so I'm lucky!


    My blog is at http://ablightedone.wordpress.com

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  18. Kritika, you can visit me here ! Thanks! :)

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  19. Oh and yes!!! The show is amazing, I've seen every episode at least twice. The third season only takes you to the middle of book 3, and thats the reason I decided I needed to read the books. Too much craziness, so I need to know before hand. If I dont, I might have a heart attack watching the next episode.

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

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