Thursday, December 8, 2011

Follow Friday # 9

Follow Friday is hosted by Alison Can Read and Parajunkee!

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?

Comment below and follow!

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

  2. 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!

    New Follower (:

  3. 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!

    old follower
    My Follow Friday

    Kristan @ Lost Amongst the Shelves

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

    My FF,

    Have a wonderful weekend x Sharon

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

  6. 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.
    New follower from FF.
    My Follow Friday

  7. Hopping through. I read Great Gatsby in high school but I want to read it again. I think I'd appreciate it more.
    My Hop

  8. 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:\\

  9. Great selections

    New Follower
    Aparajita @Le' Grande Codex

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

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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

  12. 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...


  13. 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

  14. I loved Starcrossed....

    New follower!

    My F&F Post

  15. Loved Hunger Games, it was great! :D

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

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

  17. 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!

    (Old follower)

  18. oh the great gatsby is a great choice!

    Trish - My FF & TGIF

  19. 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!

  20. Great choices, The Hunger Games was mine too!

  21. 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 –


    Howard Sherman

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

    New follower from FF:)
    Nina @ Lost in the Pages

  23. 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

  24. 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

  25. These are all such wonderful books! Great choices!

    New Follower!

    Shortskie's Friday Hops

  26. 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!

  27. Great choices. Hi, I am a new follower from FF.
    Nicki J Markus

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

    Here's mine:

  29. 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

  30. 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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