Friday, October 15, 2010

Blog Hop 5

I lost count of the Blog Hops we've done so I'm gonna call this number five :)

Be super sure to post links to your post below so I don't accidentally miss them because I love reading these!! And if you want to do it, just go to THIS website and join in on the action!

Question:
"When you read a book that you just can't get into, do you stick it out and keep reading or move to your next title?"

Shelbie's Answer: Um... it sort of depends on how much I can't get into it and how bad I want it to be good. I know that sounds weird to say, but if I really want a book to be good, I can kind of fake it and be like 'oh this really isn't so bad' and then by the time I finish the book I'll realize, oh that kind of sucked... But majority of the time I skip over it... I think...
Amanda's Answer: Well... usually I will finish the book. But it definitely depends on a lot of things. 1) If it was super duper hyped up and I was really looking forward to it, I'll probably finish. Because I obviously had high hopes and want to give the book a chance. 2) It also depends on if I have a long (and exciting) TBR list. If I really want to start a different book, I'll stop the lame book I'm reading and start the new and exciting book. 3) It also depends on my... blogger obligations I guess you could call them. If it's a book tour book, I'll try to finish it so I can post the review. Anyways... most of the time I'll finish the book even if it is lame. Because a) every book deserves a chance and b) someone has to write that review telling you not to read the book!

Be super sure you commented linking to your post and keep checking back because we're trying to hop (get it?) back on the blogging bandwagon this week!

Thanks for sticking through our slum!

xoxo and love always,
Shelbie and Amanda

6 comments:

  1. That makes sense. If I'm really excited for a book, it's hard to admit that it's disappointing until I get to the end. And then I'm just sad. Lol =)

    Happy Friday!

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  2. Hopping over from the blog hop

    Nice blog. I've tried many times to finish a book I don't like and I kept reading the same lines over and over.

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  3. Hey! I found you through the hop. I'm a new follwer. I try to finish books if I don't like them but sometimes if I absolutely hate it then I will put it down.

    I hope you can check out my blog sometime!
    -Elena
    http://elenasbookcafe.blogspot.com

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  4. Hi Shelbie, I'm your newest follower from the Blog Hop! Hope you'll stop by and follow back :)

    Hafsah @ IceyBooks

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  5. Happy Follow Friday!!! Hope you will stop by my blog too! My publisher and I are looking for a group of bloggers for a huge blog tour next year before the release of book two in my 'A Sense of Truth' series! We will be giving out a few more copies of The Thirteenth Chime (we can only give out so many, being open to e-books gives an upper hand) and are still open to all interviews and guest posts. We want to fill up the Amazon page with reviews and try to reach as many people as we can!!! Hope you might consider being a part of the team! Thank you either way!

    Sincerely,
    Emma Michaels
    Emma_Michaels@hotmail.com
    http://EmmaMichaels.Blogspot.com

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  6. I just did that with The Search for Wondla, I *really* wanted it to be awesome, and it just wasn't... so I kept reading it, even though it only made me angrier to see it not getting better!

    New follower here!!

    Is your header picture your actual house, or something you got online?

    Check out my Blog Hop and Follow Friday HERE!

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