Thursday, July 12, 2012

Follow Friday (3) | TGIF (4)

Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.



Q: What drove you to start book blogging in the first place? 


Well, before I made a blog. I had a youtube account.  I started around November of 2011. I love watching other people's videos, of them showing their books. So I felt like making videos too. I have a couple of videos on my youtube account. If you want to check them out here it is. After a few weeks of making videos, I felt like making a blog, so I did. I made this blog in December 2011. I'm glad that I'm in the book community now. I love it so much! It made a big impact in my life. I don't make youtube videos anymore but I might start again later on :)


TGIF is a meme hosted by Ginger over at GReads! Every week there's a question you can answer.

Quotes That Make You Swoon: What are some of the most swoon-worthy quotes you've experienced in a book?

“Sometimes we seek that which we are not yet ready to find.”
― Libba Bray, Rebel Angels

“I didn't want it to be one good memory that led to a lot of bad ones. I wanted it to stay what it was, one amazing moment, something that was strong and sweet enough to stand on its own. Something I could remember without any pain.
- Kate”
― Elizabeth Scott, Perfect You


31 comments:

  1. New follower hopping through for Follow Friday! You started out with videos? Wow! That's really cool. Lol. I try not to be on video if at all possible! Blogging is definitey a better medium for me! Happy Friday!

    http://www.jjbonds.com/blog

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  2. That's one thing I haven't done yet is vlogs, one day I hope. IT is surprising just how much of a impact it does make.

    New follower

    My FF

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  3. Interesting answer. Yours seems like the most different and unique answer so far.

    Thanks for stopping by and following! Followed back :)
    ~Livin' Life Through Books

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  4. I haven't done the vlog thing yet, waaaaaay too self conscious for that!
    New follower here, *waves* Hiya!
    My FF!
    Happy Hopping!

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  5. I haven't done a vlog either :) Thanks for stopping by, I followed you back! Hope you have a great weekend!
    Chrystina @BookLiaison

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  6. I've been wanting to be a booktuber, but honestly, I'm not sure if that's my thing. Go you for being able to do it! I love the book community as well :0) New follower! You can find my FF here.

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  7. I've actually just recently discovered the youtube booktuber community and now I'm kinda addicted to all the videos! X)
    I love your TGIF quotes too!
    new follower :)
    Here's my FF and TGIF

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  8. Great answer! I haven't ventured into video blogging but I follow a lot of Vblogs! New follower :D thanks for stopping by my blog

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  9. Agree with J.J. Bonds. I think it's really great that you started vlogging before you went to the dark side. :)

    Patricia // My Hop

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  10. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm following you through GFC.

    I'm not brave enough to do video blogging. I'm not sure in this climate I want to be that visible. Plus, I hate the way my voice sounds on video. Whenever we watch family movies, I want to stab my ear with a pencil I just hate my voice so much. It just doesn't sound at all the way it sounds in my head. I'm not saying my voice is inherently obnoxious- like Janice from Friends. It's not, but I find it awful.

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  11. Thats pretty cool that you started with vlogging. I hate getting in front of a camera so i doubt I'll be trying that anytime soon. lol

    New follower.


    -Amanda P
    Paranormal Romance

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  12. Oooh, that's a cool answer. Good reason. I love your quotes too.

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  13. Great answer and quotes!

    New follower via GFC! Great blog!!

    My F&F. :D

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  14. I'm actually too shy to try vlogging. Haha! :)

    New follower here! My FF

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  15. I've been wanting to make youtube videos as well and just do in my mailbox like you but eh... I get camera shy so I probably won't. I started my blog a couple months before yours and am still really happy with it! Great answer! New follower!

    My Follow Friday

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  16. I've never read either of the books that your quotes are from, but they are both beautiful and definitely swoon-worthy!

    Here are my swoon-worthy quotes!

    -Sarah @ Breaking the Binding

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  17. I LOVE the quote from Perfect You. It's beautiful <3

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  18. Well, Youtube is definitely a different path to blogging. I'll have to check out your videos soon. I love the quotes you chose especially the Libba Bray one.

    New follower.

    Happy Friday!

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews
    http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/follow-friday-33-and-tgif-21.html

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  19. It's amazing the impact that the blog community has in our lives!
    Thanks for stopping by and for the follow!

    Following you back :)

    Ruty
    Reading...Dreaming

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  20. OMG I made my blog in December 2011 too... December 18, 2011 to be exact :D :D That is so awesome! I have always loved vloggers but didn't find out about them until I had been blogging for a while :D

    Thank you for stopping by my #FF!

    New follower via GFC :D

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  21. Great answer. I love all the youtube book showing videos too. I started doing that a little bit also on my youtube account but then stopped. It is so hard to find time to do it lol. Thanks for visiting my My FF
    Michael @ The Bookshelf Review

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  22. Enjoyed your answer, happy Friday!

    http://thecharacterconnection.blogspot.com/2012/07/feature-follow.html

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  23. Both of your quotes are swoon worthy but I didn't even think of them, lol!

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  24. How cool that you went from youtubing to blogging ^^

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.nl/2012/07/feature-follow-8.html

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  25. That's such a cool story! I've never braved the vlogs, because I hate the way I look & sound on camera. Also, I'm rubbish at video editing! I just steer clear. I'm always very impressed by those who do them!

    And love the quotations you chose. Very awesome.

    Thanks for stopping by this weekend!

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  26. new follower :)

    Great answer this week and I totally agree :) Everyone in the blogging community is so nice!!

    Have an awesome weekend and thanks for stopping by my blog!!

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  27. I love book sharing you tube videos! It is cool to see all the beautiful books and see who the reviewer is behind the screen =D You should definitely start them up again, but if you don't thats ok too lol

    Thanks for stopping by mine! Following via GFC and email now =D

    -Becky @ Book Bite Reviews

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  28. The community is the best bit about blogging.
    Following you back.
    Thanks for stopping by.

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  29. What a different sort of story! Love that you started out by making youtube videos :-) I started reviewing books in Dec 2011 and just started my blog 3 weeks ago!

    New follower via GFC.

    Would love if you stopped by my new blog, Ensconced in YA!
    http://cahreviews.blogspot.com

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  30. Hey there! I just started following you!
    Here is my FF :
    http://cheerfulreviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/feature-follow.html
    Thanks (:

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  31. Thanks for the follow! Following back!

    I admire your bravery with vlogging. I haven't had the balls yet. Maybe one day lol

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