Thursday, July 29, 2010

Hopsy Turvy

It's time for the weekly book blogger hops again! A great opportunity to meet new bloggers and say hi to old favorites.

Check out the Book Blogger Hop hosted by Crazy For Books

Here's the question of the week: Who is your favorite new-to-you author so far this year?

I'm Alison. My blog is now 8 weeks old! It'll be two months next week.

Many of the books I've read this year have been by new-to-me authors. I've read YA lit for years, but it's only recently that I've delved so deeply into the genre. To authors that immediately come to mind are Lauren Oliver (Before I Fall), Leah Cypess (Mistwood) and Kimberly Pauley (Sucks To Be Me, Still Sucks To Be Me)



And also check out Parajunkee's Follow My Book Blog Friday



33 comments:

  1. Ah, 21Pages mentioned Lauren Oliver too. Now I have to go get Before I Fall ASAP. Good choice.

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  2. Hey Allison! Thanks for hopping by my place =D

    I love that idea! I'll do a post with tips for new bloggers soon =D

    have a wonderful weekend!

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  3. AHHH I have been wanting to read Before I fall since I won a bookmarker about that book.

    Thanks for stopping by www.TruthBeToldBlog.com

    Julie Kagawa is great. You mentioned some great authors too. I saw your bio and I used to own ALL the baby sitters club books when I was like in 3rd grade. lol

    Valorie

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  4. I've been seeing a lot of Lauren Oliver on this post. I really need to read Before I Fall soon.

    I'm already a follower, but I just dropped in to say hey!

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  5. Just hopping by to say hi and thanks for stopping by my blog. I need to read Before I Fall soon! I keep hearing great things about it and I don't know why I haven't gotten to it yet!

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  6. Hey!

    Stopping by through The Hop.

    I hear that lauren Oliver's book is really good! i have it on me but have yet to read it! I have to do that!

    I'm a follower :)

    If you have the time stop by my blog:
    http://scarrletreader.blogspot.com/

    Nice to meet you!

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  7. To answer your question, that would have to be Gena Showalter, when I read the Nymph King, and I just fell in love with this author! I just stopped by for the hop and I hope that you are having a fun filled week so far!!

    Feel free to stop by my place Addicted To Romance

    Happy Reading!

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  8. I'm just hopping by to say hi. I'll have to check out Lauren Oliver. This is the second blog I've seen her mentioned on. Thanks for the tip. Happy weekend!

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  9. Thank you for the recommendations. Happy almost weekend. Come see who my new favorite authors are.

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  10. read before I fall and loved it.already following you and wishing you a great weekend

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  11. I have been wanting to read Mistwood for a long time, I will move it up on the TBR List! :D

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  12. Hey Allison, just stopping by on the hop and follow. I'm already a follower. Have a great weekend. Happy Reading!!!
    See ya!
    Readaholics Anonymous

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  13. Thanks for hopping by my blog! I'm now following you too :) I've heard great things about Before I Fall from so many bloggers!

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  14. Hey Alison,

    We have an award for you here:

    http://idsoratherbereading.blogspot.com/2010/07/versatile-blogger-award.html

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  15. I need to read Lauren Oliver. :-) And thanks for the heads up on Prophecy of the Sisters--everyone I know adores it, and I like hearing a more balanced take.

    -Tiger

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  16. Already follow. Just dropping by to wish you a wonderful weekend!

    Missy @ Missy's Reads & Reviews

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  17. Great choices!

    And great blog, I'm now following! :)

    Briana
    breesbooks.com

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  18. Already a follower but stopping in to say hi from Friday Follow. Have a great weekend.

    http://amomentwithmystee.blogspot.com/2010/07/follow-friday.html

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  19. Thanks from stopping by my blog! I already follow. Jellicoe Road gets much, much better I promise!

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  20. Hi!!! --Just hopping by ;) New follower from the blog hop!!!!
    Happy Friday!!!!!


    nymfaux
    http://nymfaux.blogspot.com/

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  21. Hopping by - Lauren Oliver is an excellent choice - I loved Before I fall. I haven't read the other two but they are on my list.

    Have a great weekend.

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  22. Just hopping by to say, hi.
    Kelly Bookend Diaries
    http://bookenddiaries.blogspot.com

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  23. Hey! Thanks for stopping by my blog! I haven't read any of those authors so I may have to check out the books by them. Have a great weekend!

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  24. Found you through the HOP!! Great Blog!! I have Before I Fall on my TBR list - I've heard nothing but good things about it. Look forward to your reviews!!

    http://patriciasparticularity.blogspot.com/

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  25. You may have been blogging for only 8 weeks but you seem like you're a pro!

    Pls stop by my blog to pickup a Versatile Blogger Award. I really enjoy reading your blog.

    Cheers, Bonnie
    www.theliterarygato.blogspot.com

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  26. Hey following you from the hop! Take a second to check out our page and our most current author spotlight with PC Cast!

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  27. I loved Mistwood and I have Lauren Oliver's books on their way!!

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  28. And the HOP is ON... I started hopping with Friday night wrestling. Now I have moved on to UGLY Betty repeats.

    Greetings from Tresa via the HOP!
    http://snewo.wordpress.com/2010/07/30/book-hop-follow-my-blog-friday-2/

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  29. Stopping by from the hop. Have a great weekend!
    talesandtreats.blogspot.com

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  30. before I fall has been on my list of books I need to read for a while. It sounds like such a great book!

    Have a great weekend!
    Jenni
    http://mortalsbookclub.blogspot.com/

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  31. Hey! I'm just hopping by and I also gave you an award over at my blog! djslifeinfiction.blogspot.com

    I gave you the Versatile Blogger award! :-)

    Happy reading!

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  32. Welcome to the world of book blogging! I've been hearing lots of good things about Lauren Oliver & I am REALLY excited for Leah Cypess's Mistwood! I'm glad to hear you enjoyed it!

    I'm stopping by via the Hop & will definitely be coming back! Hope you're having a lovely week!

    Casey
    The Bookish Type

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  33. Hello, I'm blog hopping all late but better late than never, right? I love finding new YA blogs to read through. I haven't read any of the authors that you mentioned in this post but I'm curious enough to want to. So thanks for the heads up.

    I'm a new follower so I'll be back for more! Happy reading and keep up the good work.

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