Gain New Blog FollowersWelcome to the Feature & Follow

Gain Book Blog 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 you 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.

All features are chosen randomly to be the feature. They are not chosen by content or name.

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Our Feature The Y.A. Bookworm Blogger

When did you start blogging?
I started my blog on January 4, 2012 πŸ™‚

What is your favorite part of book blogging?
My favourite part about book blogging would definitely have to be being able to connect with my readers. I just love the idea that one of my reviews might introduce someone to a fabulous read that they never would have picked up before!

What is your favorite book(s)?
City of Bones By: Cassandra Clare
Vampire Academy By: Richelle Mead
Obsidian By: Jennifer L. Armentrout
Blue Bloods By: Melissa de la Cruz
…..the list goes on !

What has been the best thing that has happened to you because of book blogging?
There have been so many great things that have come from book blogging, but I think the best thing would have to be the people I’ve met and talked to along the way! There are so many great bloggers out there that I’ve gotten to know and have been able to “fan-girl” with (swooning over fictional boys alone just isn’t as fun :P)


Q: What writing device or trick most irritates you when reading a book? For example, if an author employs an omnipotent narrator that is sometimes considered bad form.

I have a few devices that drive me nuts when used in a book. Only a few authors can implement them well, most are a total fail, here they are in order of annoyance:

  1. Insta-Love or the ParaMated Couple – I see you, I want you, I love you. Now let’s boink. Insta-Love is bothersome, Mated pairs that recognize each other on sight are even worse, in paranormal romances.
  2. Who’s POV is it? The head-jumper is one of the worst literary tricks that I can think of and it happens a lot in the Romance genre. I’ve read books where in the sex scene the POV shifts from the hero to the heroine without breaks. Drives a girl crazy.
  3. Out-Of-Date pop culture references. This is a YA book, character is 16, set in 2012. The main character keeps referencing pop-culture of the 90s (which the author is in her 30s so you know who she is channeling).


Gain New Blog Followers

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To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:

    • (Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}
    • (Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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
    • 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”
    • If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love…and the followers
    • If you’re new to the follow friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

Happy Follow Friday!