Gain New Blog FollowersWelcome to the Feature & Follow

Increase Blog Followers, 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 Paranormal Romance

When did you start blogging?
I started blogging a long time ago, maybe 2 or 3 years ago. I started blogging to give me something to do at work when I was bored. I absolutely NEVER expected that I would stick with it. I am a typical Aries, I get bored quick and move on but blogging has managed to stick!

What is your favorite part of book blogging?
My favorite part of book blogging is the community and find new great reads from visiting other peoples blog. I don’t know that I would have picked up more than half of the books that I have if it hadn’t been for the book blogging community. And lets face it the free books is pretty cool too! LOL

What is your favorite book(s)?
My favorite series is the Immortals After Dark series by Kresley Cole! I LOVE it! Kresley Cole can do no wrong in my eyes. I even liked her young adult title Poison Princess. If you are curious about the Immortals After Dark series I am giving away the first full length title of the series β€œA Hunger Like No Other” and it’s SIGNED! You can sign up below. =)

What has been the best thing that has happened to you because of book blogging?
Meeting so many great peeps has been the best part of book blogging for me!


Q: Do you mind books with similar ideas to other books? Similar concepts, backgrounds, retellings or pulled-to-publish fanfic?

Yes. I. Do. Mind. Being an IDEA person, people stealing ideas and passing them off as their own drives me bonkers. I get so angry at books that can’t come up with an original idea, like say, CARRIER OF THE MARK. It just blows my mind that they think this will be considered a work of art — it is obvious why they did it — to make money on the other book’s popularity. And the more this is done, the more people will think it’s ok and let others get away with it. I don’t mind retellings or fanfic, even though I don’t buy them as much as I would an actual original idea. At least retellings and fanfics are honest that they are thieving an idea from somewhere else.


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!