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Thursday, November 11, 2010

Friday Book Blogger Hop, Follow & Tag Along! (5)




This week's featured blogger over at Parajunkie for Follow Friday is

Jackie @ Insane Hussein



Question of the week:

 What is your usual monthly book budget?


Well....I should probably have one but I don't. Though I have been really good lately and have only bought one book in the last 2-3 weeks. Probably because I am re-reading a series I already had which is great cause I am ba-roke. For reals. LoL I do plan on going to the book store this weekend though, eek. I have been known to spend $60+ in one visit. 

What about you guys out there? Do you have a monthly book budget? 




Book Blogger Hop & Crazy-for-Books question comes from Christina who blogs at All About YA Books:
"If you find a book that looks interesting but is part of a series, do you always start with the first title?"

Yes, I do. I have to know everything that is going on, start to finish, I can't just hop into it in the middle. And I'm the same way with TV shows too, which is probably why I rarely watch TV. And I even made a rule with our book club that if someone wants to pick a book that is part of a series it needs to be the first one. 

Do you feel the same or can you just pick up a book in the middle of a series? If so, I bet that saves a ton of money on some series! LoL





I love doing Laurie's (BittenbyParanormalRomance) 18+ Tag Along every week and seeing new blogs join in, so much fun. Laurie also has a Christmas giveaway going on you need to check out! Go HERE

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And while you're here at RBtWBC you may want to check out my giveaway for a signed copy of Jane and the Damned by Janet Mullany. I will also be posting a Christmas giveaway later on today so check back for that, it will be fab I promise!
EDIT: Here it is! Win a SIGNED copy of Jeaniene Frost's Eternal Kiss of Darkness & a book mark HERE

Thank you so much for stopping by, I hope everyone has a lovely weekend. Happy Reading!

17 comments:

SapphireReads said...

New follower. Followed over from the blog hop. I love the title of your blog and the eye candy :-)

Larissa {Larissa's Bookish Life} said...

Hey =)

I'm stopping by from the Book Blog Hop

and I'm a new Follower!

Your blog looks great! and I also cant start a series in the middle!

Have a wonderful weekend & Happy Reading!

Larissa
Welcome to Larissa's Bookish Life

Wenj said...

Hey there! Hope you have a wonderful weekend!!

Wenj
http://www.blacklagoonreviews.blogspot.com

Sally T Gurl said...

Hi, hon - already a follower, but sharing the Friday love anyway :)

Sally @ Bibrary Bookslut

Julie Anne Lindsey said...

Well, I always start at the beginning and my book budget is pretty sad, so I have to be creative to get more! Love the blog btw!

Tanya said...

Hi Crystal! I'm stopping by via the 18+ Tag-a-long to wish you a happy Friday and great weekend! I'm a new follower! Oh, and I can't wait for the new Night Huntress series book either! :)

Tanya @ Among the Muses

Judith Leger said...

Hi Crystal! Happy Friday.

I'm doing all three of the Friday blog run. I don't limit myself to budget with books. I just love to read and write so that line is always doable for me. And Yes, I love start a series at the 1st book.

Carmel @ Rabid Reads said...

Hey! I'm your newest follower; just stopping by on the hop to wish you a great weekend!

I see your waiting on Jeaniene Frost's newest book. I just finished reading Halfway to the Grave. I loved it! *swoon* Bones.

Carmel @ Rabid Reads (Twitter)

Danielle @ Romance Book Junkies said...

Isn't Laurie's contest button too funny? I love it. I hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Romance Book Junkies

Anonymous said...

Hi oh I need to steal your banner that's sexy. I'm broke to hon which is why I keep entering giveaways and looking for freebies.

Christine said...

Hi Crystal!
I hear you... I have been very brave in November though and I´ve started to save money, but only so I can go to Book Expo America in 2011 :)
The Night Huntress series is totally awesome! I´m also waiting impatiently for the new book!
Have a great weekend!

Christine
@ Reading in the Dark Side

Carissa said...

Hey Crystal! Thanks for stopping by. I'm an old follower.

I, like you, have no set budget and that can be either a very good thing or a very bad thing! LOL.

Kristin said...

okay, i am officially in the xmas spirit now!! woohoo hottness!! Happy Friday

Kristin
http://nocturnalbites.blogspot.com/

Anonymous said...

hi Crystal! Thanks for stopping by my book blog, my kozy korner, and saying hello from the hop! have a great weekend!

AngelicNytmare said...

Stopping by from the follow enjoy your weekend1

Anonymous said...

Happy Book Blogger Hop!
I am absolutely the same!!!! Starting in the middle just feels wrong!!!

Have a great weekend!

Jennifer said...

I have to start at the beginning of a series. It just makes more sense that way. Old follower. Thanks for dropping by my blog.

Have a great weekend.

Jennifer @ Book Noise