Follow Friday # 9

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Hi Everyone! I hope everyone has had a great week!

This Friday's question is:

Question: Keeping with the Spirit of Giving this season, what book do you think EVERYONE should read and if you could, you would buy it for all of your family and friends?

Answer: Wow this is a tough one!

From a YA and fantasy standpoint I would give Name of the Star by Maureen Johnson. Probably one of the best YA books that I read this year and I totally loved


I would also have to give my friends and family Starcrossed by Josephine Angelini. I LOVE Greek Mythology and this is one of the best incorporation's of it that I have seen yet!






I would also have to give one of my favorite books ever to my family and friends this holiday season. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald has to be one of the best books that I have ever read! After reading it sophomore year in English, I felt that my eyes had been open and I learned so much through this amazing book!

One more book I would have to give is the Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Also a favorite read of mine..and I want to share this book with everyone :)

Well as you can all tell I want to give so many great books to my family and friends this holiday season!
What do you all think and what do you want to give to your family and friends?

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30 comments:

Sarah (saz101) said...

Oh, I suck! I nearly bought Name Of The Star for only $5 on the weekend and didn't! Great picks!

infinitively reading said...

Glad to hear you loved Name Of The Star! I'll be reading that soon after my next book! Also the Hunger Games are amazing, such an awesome list!

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Kristan said...

The Name of the Star would be an excellent gift as would The Hunger Games. I think both books would be great for guys and girls too. I haven't read Tempest, but if its made the gift list then I know I must get on that!

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Sharon @ Obsession with Books said...

Great choices! I am really keen to read Name of the Star..

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Have a wonderful weekend x Sharon

Little_Dhampir91 said...

Awesome picks! Starcrossed & Hunger Games should be read by all. Love those books.

FABR Steph said...

Great gift choices. I loved that you threw in a classic. I am a big fan of many classics and am working my way through the 1001 Books You Must Read Before You Die list.
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Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. I read Great Gatsby in high school but I want to read it again. I think I'd appreciate it more.
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Small Blonde Hippy said...

Hello, new follower here. There are so many of the classics that I haven't read. They are on my ever growing TBR list! If you'd like to pay me a visit, I'm over at: http:\\elizabethbaxter.blogspot.com

aparajita said...

Great selections

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Jessica@a GREAT read said...

Awesome picks! Read Starcrossed and have Name of the Star on my bday/xmas list! Can't wait to read it!

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Have a GREAT weekend!

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Kristina said...

Thanks for stopping by our FF..Following back :)
Wonderful picks!

Shelby said...

I defiitely agree about the Hunger Games. Threst I haven't read but have heard great things about! I'll have to pick them up some time...

Shelby,
www.imlostinabook.blogspot.com

Ems said...

Great choices! I've got In the Name of the Star on my TBR list...need to get my hands on that one soon!

Thanks for stopping in and following...following back!

Cheers, Ems

Kate said...

I loved Starcrossed....

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Niina said...

Loved Hunger Games, it was great! :D

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Morganville94 said...

Great book choices, especially Hunger Games <3<3...I will be starting Starcrossed soon! Yippie!

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

The Story Queen said...

I loved The Hunger Games and Starcrossed - haven't read the others. I've been really looking forward to Name of the Star though! Great choices :) Happy Friday!

Sonia
(Old follower)

Trish said...

oh the great gatsby is a great choice!

Trish - My FF & TGIF

Jump Into Books said...

The Great Gatsby is an amazing book. I haven't read Starcrossed yet, but plan on it, same with The Hunger Games. Thanks for stopping by, I'm now following you as well. Happy Holidays!

Tribute Books Mama said...

Great choices, The Hunger Games was mine too!

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Howard Sherman said...

I promised a couple of fellow book bloggers I wouldn’t “machine gun” my Follow Friday posts on the blogs I visit but this week’s Follow Friday has inspired me to make an important exception.

The book I think everyone should read is a work of non-fiction called The Four Hour Workweek. The thing is, the book is very well written and entertaining so it reads like a work of fiction. What the book can do to enhance your life and change the way you live day by day seems unbelievable on its face which might mark it a legitimate work of fiction for the skeptics out there.

If you read this work of non-fiction and really follow the advice it gives and apply the insights you’ll gain, your life will read like a modern tale fairytale.

I encourage, implore and even insist you follow me back to my book blog so you can find out why I think EVERYONE should read The Four Hour Workweek – http://www.howardsherman.net

TGIFF!

Howard Sherman
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Nina said...

I tried reading The Great Gatsby once, but just couldn't get into it..:)

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Nina @ Lost in the Pages

Pepa said...

I'm reading The Great Gatsby now! I also loved the Hunger Games and have heard of the other two books. Thanks for stopping by my blog. Following you back :)

-Pepa @ Anonymous Reads

Megan Swicegood said...

Name of the Star is a good one! So is Hunger Games! Some great choices.
Happy #FF and Happy Reading!
Megan @ Read It, See It

Shortskie said...

These are all such wonderful books! Great choices!

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Rebecca said...

If I haven't already read them, it's books I really want to read! Great choices. :D

Old follower! Have a great weekend. :)
My recommendations!

Nicki J Markus said...

Great choices. Hi, I am a new follower from FF.
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Natasha said...

Awesome choices! I'm new to your blog from the hop!

Here's mine:
http://www.bookmarkyourthoughts.com/2011/12/follow-friday-my-first-ever.html

Jenna and Ashley said...

Oh gosh, you have so many good ones! I guess I should have picked the Hunger Games as well...that book converts non-readers! I can't wait to read Name of the Star! Starcrossed looks amazing as well. Anything with mythology hooks me right away.

-Jenna @ Fans of Fiction
http://fansoffiction.blogspot.com/2011/12/feature-and-follow-friday-11.html

Lisa Jo @ Once Upon A Chapter said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog!

You have some wonderful books listed! Love The Great Gatsby!

Happy Blog Hop!

Lisa Jo @ Once Upon A Chapter

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