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Thursday, 7 July 2011

Book Blogger Hop, Follow Friday, Tag Along - 7/7/11

Book Blogger Hop
Crazy-For-Books is hosting a Book Blog Party!  If you have a book blog and want to participate click here.

Promote another blogs giveaway.

Our answer: I think we will go with Lori @ Romancing The Dark Side.  She's giving away "Vampire Bites" by Katie Salidas, now through July 11.  Check it out!!

Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee

The question of the week is:

"Let's step away from besties...What is the worst book that you've ever read and actually finished?"

This is actually an easy question.  I don't even know how I actually finished it, I guess I couldn't wrap my brain around the fact that Anne Rice had done such a bad job in my opinion.  But the choice for me is "The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty" by A.N. Roquelaure (a.k.a. Anne Rice)



Jennifer @ The Book Nympho said...

I've heard mixed reviews on this one.

Here's my FF

RFTC Blog said...

Wow, you didn't like it? I guess it's one of those books that you either love or hate. I thought it was interesting to say the least. It was my first foray into erotica.


Jez said...

The book seemed to get a lot of mixed reviews. Have a nice weekend!



Obsession with Books said...

Hi & Happy Friday!

My FF, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com

Have a nice weekend..

Jessica @ a GREAT read said...

Man, there's a lot of books I haven't even heard of with this hop question. Well, it just lets me know which books to avoid.

Here's my Friday Hops

Have a GREAT weekend!!

Old Follower :)

Unknown said...

Cruising on by with the 18 & Over.

Someone else mentioned the same book (as worst.) I liked the Beauty trilogy personally. Now Rice's book Belinda, that is still the WORST book I have ever read. It's a 16 year old girl & a 50ish man.

Unknown said...

@theJeepDiva - Belinda! I forgot about that one. You are right! That one is worst. My bad!

You know I just didn't like the extreme slavery, humiliation, pain involved in the book. I know some people liked it. I've been scared to read the rest of the trilogy.

Lori @ Romancing the Dark Side said...

OMG we picked the same book this week!!! This book ruined erotic romance for me for a while but I'm glad I recovered!

My Friday Follow

Aimee said...

I haven't been able to bring myself to read anything Ann Rice. Too bad. I'm a new follower! My Follow Friday is up at Coffee Table Reviews

Howard Sherman said...

I salute all the brave souls that soldier on to finish a bad book. I could never do that. I never have and I can’t imagine I ever will.

This week’s Follow Friday question is an excellent companion to last week’s Book Blogger Hop question.

Follow me back to my blog and read all about why I hardly ever start a bad book let alone finish one – http://www.howardsherman.net

Read both my Book Blogger Hop post last week and my Follow Friday post this week and you’ll get the bigger picture of how my mind works. Don’t say I didn’t warn you! [grin]

Thank G-d It’s Follow Friday!

Howard Sherman

Buzzed Sweetness said...

Tagging along. Hope you have a great weekend

Alyssa Nelson said...

That's too bad. It seems like that would be a good book.

New follower!

Reader's Refuge

Jessica L. Tate said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog! New follower. :)

Kristy said...

Lol, I actually remember reading The Claiming of Sleeping Beauty back in my early high school days. I actually read through the whole series and let me tell you, it didn't get any better. Beauty did get her HEA though.

Have a great weekend.

new follower

Jennie said...

Hi! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

So... I don't like Anne Rice. A lot of people practically worship her and her books, but I don't like them. I tried them and I was bored so much. And then I heard about the crazy stuff she writes in some others. Yeah... I'm not even gonna try reading them.

Lindsay said...

I usually like Ann Rice, but I've heard this book is just not good at all. So it's not just you! lol

Thanks for stopping by my IMM!

The Violet Hour

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. Anne Rice went by a false name? I wonder why. I've never read her books.
My Hop

bookbitereviews said...


Was going to return the follow, but GFC is down..stupid blogger, but i did write down your URL and as soon as its back up ill follow =]

Happy Reading,