Thursday, August 4, 2011

Follow Friday

Things have been a little quite around here at The Book Nympho. 
I am busy getting myself and my son ready for school and I'm going on vacation next week.
I did get a lovely surprise from my hubby. He upgraded me to a Nook Color for my birthday (Oct 5th). I was really surprised with it being 2 months early. LOL


Summer Giveaway Hop

ends August 7th

Incarceron by Catherine Fisher
The Initiation of Ms Holly by K.D. Grace

Author Interview + Giveaway:
On August 9th with  J.D. Stroube

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This week's question:

Q: Talk about the book that most changed or influenced your life (was it a book that turned you from an average to avid reader, did it help you deal with a particularly difficult situation, does it bring you comfort every time you read it?).

A: I have two books.

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer because it got me to read. Before I picked it up back in 2009 I had not read a book for "fun" in over 13 years. Now I read 1-3 books a week.

The other is Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins because it stayed with me for weeks after I read it. I was in such a reading funk, that nothing was "good" to me after I read it.


  1. I have read a lot of good things about Mockingjay around the blogs for the past few months..It seems to be one of the faves, but I've never read it!

    I chose a VERY popular book too, lol!

  2. I was so depressed when Mockingjay ended. The same thing happened to me, too: nothing was good enough and I ended up putting almost everything down for about two weeks after I read it.

  3. Hi & Happy Friday!

    I chose Twilight as well and I absolutely loved the Hunger Games trilogy!

    My FF,

    Have a nice weekend.

  4. I think Twilight is going to be a popular answer today.

    Happy Friday from Lydia @ Sensual Ride and my FF's at

  5. New follower :) Twilight is a popular one today!

    Hippies, Beauty, and Books. Oh My!

  6. Fun stuff! I haven't read Mockingjay, because somehow I got my hands on some spoilers that just ruined it for me. I'm planning on reading it, I just think that Hunger Games became so real to me that I'm like, well, if I don't read it, then it's not over! I's a little insane. But good choice! You can see what my answer was over at Fuzzy.Coffee.Books if ya like!
    *new follower

  7. Aha! Twilight, I knew it! :P

    I can understand so many people finding Twilight a life-changing book, since it was one of those books that got people into book-blogging to begin with! Good choices!

    Here's my answer, by the way, new follower!

  8. Hopping through. It's wonderful that Twilight was so good for so many people, myself included. Congrats on the Nook!
    My Hop

  9. Twilight did the same for me. I still have to read The Hunger Games books. Trying to get through my TBR pile before buying new books though.

  10. stopping by for the hop. Twilight series and the Hunger Games series really influenced me too. I'm into a whole new genre because of these books!

    Trish @ Tales from...

  11. What great choices :) New follower...hope you get the chance to visit mine

  12. New follower here :) I found the Twilight saga extremely influential and changing as well. And Mockingjay kept me thinking long after I had finished the book.

    Hope you have a great weekend!

    My Follow Friday


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