Friday, May 18, 2012

FOLLOW FRIDAY (26) and TGIF (15)

Gain New Blog Followers

Feature & Follow Friday is a blog hop that expands your blog following by a joint effort between bloggers. Feature & Follow Friday is now hosted by TWO hosts, Rachel of Parajunkee and Alison of Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it'll allow us to show off more new blogs!

This Week's Feature Blogs:
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Tribute Books Mama

Addicted To Heroines
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Q: Summer Break is upon us! What would be the perfect vacation spot for you to catch up on your reading & relax?

Reading is one of the main reasons I look forward to vacations.  Sometimes my daily work and school life doesn't allow for much pleasure reading so I use these rare moments to delve in to my overflowing TBR tower. 
While there are plenty of opportunities to do other things on cruise ships, I always use these trips to catch up on reading.  There is nothing better than finding a lawn chair overlooking the ocean and sitting there all day while cute waiters serve me fun drinks.  I've been on quite a few cruises and I think I have gone through at least 5 books on each trip.  My preference is Caribbean cruises because of the added advantage of beach-time reading!

Las Vegas is one of my favorite cities in the country even though I don't really gamble or party that much.  I just love the whole vibe of the city!  While there are usually other things to do and see in Vegas than the pages of a book, I always make time to get reading done on the long plane ride or hanging out by the hotel pool early in the morning.

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Hosted by Ginger at GReads.

This Friday's Question
A Book Blogger is Born: What made you decide to
start your very own book blog?

I have been a blogger since June of 2011.  I was inspired after spending almost a year on Goodreads and meeting fabulous people through that site.  I am one of those people who loved discussing books with people, but I quickly learned that few of my friends enjoyed these conversations.  So Goodreads was a way for me to indulge my love of book talk and recommendations.  I started visiting my GR friends' blogs and fell in love with the whole concept.  I was a little hesitant at first, but finally got up the nerve to start Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews.  And I can say I have had a blast since then!


Better by Jaime Samms [4 Stars]
Finnikin of the Rock (Lumatere Chronicles #1) by Melina Marchetta [4.5 Stars]
Nice Girls Don't Date Dead Men (Jane Jameson #2) by Molly Harper [4 Stars]
The Governess Affair (Brothers Sinister #0.5) by Courtney Milan [4.5 Stars]
Body Check (New York Blades #1) by Deidre Martin [4 Stars]

Demons at Deadnight (Divinicus Nex Chronicles #1) by A&E Kirk (link)
Dragon Actually (Dragon Kin #1) by G.A. Aiken (link)

TOP TEN TUESDAY: Book Friendships (link)
WAITING ON WEDNESDAY: Poison Princess by Kresley Cole (link)
MY BOOK BOYFRIEND: Finnikin (link)


  1. Great answer! I love the beach, but I don't really like going home with sand shoved in all the places you don't want it to be shoved in. -.- A cruise sounds really relaxing, but then again, I'm everything motion-sick, so that wouldn't work out for me. (I know, I'm so problematic) But I hope you get to go on a Caribbean cruise soon! :)

    New follower! Stop by my blog?

    My Follow Friday

  2. One of my friends recently went on a cruise and I am SO JEALOUS. Great answer! :) New follower, check me out at:

  3. Going on a cruise would be so nice!! Great pick!

    Here's my FF!

  4. That looks gorgeous! Check out my FF @ New follower by the way! :)

  5. Awesome answers, the cruise looks awesome! Happy Friday, new follower here! Hope you can stop by my ff sometime. Have a good weekend! :)

    Jessica from Booked Up!

  6. I've never been on a cruise but it doesn't sound like an excellent reading opportunity. I'll have to think about it someday.

    My follow friday. Please visit!

  7. i would love to go on a cruise, it sounds like a lot of fun. ^.^
    New follower!

  8. Hopping through. Yay for cruising! It's so much fun.
    My Hop


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