Thursday, September 17, 2015

Feature and Follow Friday #271

Welcome to the Feature & Follow


Gain new followers and make new friends with the Book Blogger Feature & Follow! If this is your first time here, welcome! You are about to make some new friends and gain new followers -- but you have to know -- the point of this hop is to follow other bloggers also. I follow you, you follow me.

The Feature & Follow is hosted by TWO hosts, Parajunkee of Parajunkee's View 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!

How does this work? First you leave your name here on this post, (using the linky tools -- keep scrolling!) then you create a post on your own blog that links back to this post (easiest way is to just grab the code under the #FF picture and put it in your post) and then you visit as many blogs as you can and tell them "hi" in their comments (on the post that has the #FF image). You follow them, they follow you. Win. Win. Just make sure to follow back if someone follows you!

What sets this Hop apart from others, is our Feature. Each week we will showcase a Featured Blogger, from all different genres and areas. Who is our Feature today? Find out below. Just remember it is required, if you participate, to follow our Features and ayou must follow the hosts (Parajunkee & Alison Can Read) as a courtesy. How do you follow someone? Well, if you have a preference, state it in your #FF post. A lot of blogs are transitioning to Wordpress in which they do not have the luxury of GFC, so an RSS subscription is appreciated or if you choose an email subscription. If you don't have GFC please state in your post how you would like to be followed.






How To Become a Featured Blog?

We pick our featured blogs randomly each week from the blogs who participated the week before.

Please be sure to feature your e-mail address clearly on your blog. Either on the main blog, on a Contact page, or on an About Me page. If I can't find your email easily, I will choose a different blog to feature.

Our Feature - I Heart Reading


1. When did you start blogging?


I started blogging years ago - I have no idea when exactly. But I started book blogging in 2010. First, I wrote about books on my regular blog, and then I made a blog specifically about books and reviewing.

2. What is your favorite part of book blogging?


Reviews. I love reviews. I enjoy writing them, putting my thoughts to paper, and really thinking about the books I've read. Reading other people's reviews is one of my favorite things about book blogging too.

3. What type of books do you mainly blog about?

Speculative fiction. Mostly horror, fantasy, paranormal romance, for all age groups.

4. What are your favorite books?

In The Forests of the Night by Amelia Atwater-Rhodes, the Harry Potter series by J.K. Rowling, the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin and Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead.

5. What has been the best thing that has happened to you because of book blogging?


Book blogging and connecting with authors inspired me to start working on my own books. I've since published several, and all of that thanks to blogging about books and reaching out to the blogging community.

Question of the Week: Help us give our Feature Interview Questions a fresh look! What questions do you think we should ask our weekly features? - Suggested by Me!.

Looking forward to seeing what you suggest! We'll probably keep a few questions and change out some others with new ones.


Now for the Follow Fun!

With GFC going the way of the dodo bird for many bloggers, there is no better time to start following blogs via RSS feed. If you use a reader, it would be great if you followed my RSS directly.

Follow on Bloglovin



We have a new button, so update your blogs if you are used to doing this meme!

Alison Can Read Feature & Follow

RULES

To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
  1. (Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}
  2. (Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
  3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing. You can also grab the code if you would like to insert it into your posts.
  4. Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say "hi" in your comments and that they are now following you.
  5. If you are using WordPress or another CMS that doesn't have GFC (Google Friends Connect) state in your posts how you would like to be followed
  6. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don't just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don't say "HI"
  7. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
  8. If you're new to the Follow Friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

Next Week's Question:

If you could have any job, what would you do? - Suggested by Peace Love Books.

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3 comments :

  1. I was one of the featured blogger last week! :) And I hope I can definitely contribute! :)

    Donita @ My Random Book thoughts

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  2. That's an interesting question! Here's my take:
    http://lessrealitymorebooks.blogspot.ie/2015/09/feature-follow-friday-7.html

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  3. I hope you guys get some great suggestions. I'm afraid I stink at coming up with questions. New follower!
    https://thewritersinkwell.wordpress.com

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