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Thursday, October 18, 2012

Follow Friday--Uncomfortable Genres

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!




Q: When you step out of your USUAL genre what do you like to read? Best books in that genre?


My genres tend to be historical, fantasy/scifi, dystopian, and crime drama. Anything else is stepping out of my comfort genre. I don't care much for urban fantasy or paranormal. However, I've recently read Anna Dressed in Blood and The Masque of the Red Death, which might fall under those two categories respectively. They were both pretty awesome! 

How about you? What genre is out of your comfort zone?


37 comments:

  1. Hey Liesel!
    Thanks so much for stopping by my blog!
    Great answer! I've really wanted to read "Anna Dressed in Blood;" I've seen this cover on a lot of people's blog, and it's just so mesmerizing!

    I'm a OLD follower of yours!!!

    J.B. :)
    http://jbkantt.blogspot.com/

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! Hope you like Anna when you finally get around to it! :D

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  2. Anna has been on my to-read list for awhile, still haven't gotten around to it but I want to! New follower!

    Alise -- My FF

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  3. I loved Anna and I'm really looking forward to The Masque Of The Red Death! Nice answer. :)

    New follower here!

    It would be great if you could stop by my Feature & Follow Friday post.

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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    1. Thanks for the follow! I liked your answer too! :D Happy Friday!

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  4. Oh wow! I am the total opposite! I looooooove paranormal reads! Never get enough of them! I have read a few dystopians that didn't have paranormal elements, but most reads always have some sort of paranormal element in it!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  5. I'm kinda the opposite too, (loving UF and PNR) but recently I've been reading all sorts, mostly ignoring the genre and just going off the ratings and recommendations on goodreads.

    Old follower. Have a nice week. Happy reading!


    Here's my #FF

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    1. Yeah I go off recommendations a lot too! Thanks for stopping by! I'll check out your FF too! :D

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  6. Anna was *singsongs* AWESOME!
    Great Picks, as usual! I'm quite partial to a bit of blood and guts, really it's a wonder I don't read more horror?! =D
    Thanks for stopping by my FF'S for this week
    Book Me! and Carmen Jenner.com
    Happy Friday!

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    1. No problem! Thanks Carmen! If you like the gore, you ought to check out Stephen King. He does that a lot too! :D Have a great weekend! :D

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    1. Thanks for stopping by! I liked your picks too! :D

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  8. I love urban fantasy and paranormal. :) New follower! http://inkspotsandroses.blogspot.com/2012/10/friday-feature-follow-1.html

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  9. Anything outside of romance is really outside my genre. :)
    New Follower: http://mydailyobsessionreview.blogspot.com/

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  10. I couldn't really get into Anna Dressed in Blood. I never finished the book, but I did read a good amount. I thought the main character was kind of annoying. I wish I had liked it, though, because I love ghost stories.

    Here's my FF

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  11. Awesome answer, I Can't wait to read The Masque Of the Red Death, It sounds so good.
    My F&F
    http://kimberlysnovelnotes.blogspot.com/2012/10/friday-56-7-feature-friday-6.html

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  12. I really need to read Anna Dressed in Blood soon! Have a great Friday :)

    New email follower (sugar_and_snark AT yahoo .com)

    Sugar & Snark

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  13. Hopping through. Anna Dressed in Blood was out of my comfort zone but I really liked it.
    My Hop

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    1. Me too! Thanks for stopping by Alison! :D

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  14. Following back! Thanks for stopping by!

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    1. No problem! Thanks for following back! :D

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  15. I still have yet to read those books. Grrrr, thank you for following I am now following you 8)

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    1. Thanks Sharrice! Have a great weekend! :D

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  16. Just blogging by, enjoy! your week-end.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/10/feature_19.html

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  17. yea... there's always good reason to venture out of your favorite genre. I like fantasy/sci-fi, too. Thx for hoppin' by for a visit! I'm a new follower. have a great Friday

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  18. We have similar taste in books so I know I need to go ahead and read Masque of The Red Death!
    Old follower :)

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    1. Yeah I'm sure you'd like it! Thanks Alisa! :D Happy Friday!

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  19. I didn't enjoy Anna Dressed in Blood that much...

    I guess adult fiction would be where I got the most out of my usual genre...

    Maeva
    Murphy's Library

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