Friday, 12 November 2010

Book Blogger Hop #7 and Follow Friday #2

It's Friday again, and tome for the Book Blogger Hop and the Follow Friday. First up, the Book Blogger Hop.

Book Blogger Hop

If you find a book that looks interesting but is part of a series, do you always start with the first title?

My answer: Yes, definitely. I don't like reading books out of order, as I get confused, and if I've read book 3 without reading book 1, I'll end up muddling myself up, and not enjoy reading them. I can't start in the middle of the series, it just feels wrong. I always start at the beginning of the series, and work my way through all the books, in order. Also, I don't like being spoiled, so if I read the second book first, I'll know what's coming after the first one before I read it, and where's the fun in that? 

What is your usual monthly book budget?

My answer: Hmm... I'm not really sure. Depends what books I want, and how long it takes to read them, and stuff like that. Usually, I get through about 8 books a month, so however much those books cost. It varies every month, but I try not to spend more than about £40, if I can help it. 

What's happened this week at Cheezyfeet Books?
Book Reviews:


  1. Hi there! I'm a new follower from the hop :)

    I have to read a series in order, too. I always feel like I'm going to miss something important if I skip around.

    Have a great weekend!

  2. Hi, I'm a new follower =) Good answer on the book budget - it really does depend on what books came out that month & how long it takes to read them. August was a crazy month for me.. Clockwork Angel AND Mockingjay?! on top of the usual reads. And I totally went to the bookstore & bought those new releases at full price!

  3. Good Morning Bella!

    Happy Friday.

    Old follower here. I’m doing all three of the Friday blog runs. 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.


  5. I agree, it definitely depends on what books I want that month and the new releases. I'm an old follower and Happy Friday :)

  6. Hey, new follower from the hop. My book budget fluxuates, but I try not to spend too much either. I totally agree with you about book series. Its just too confusing from the middle.
    Have a great weekend! Caroline, Words & Whispers

  7. Nice answers.

    Have a great weekend!

  8. Just hopped by to say hi and am a follower. Have a great weekend.

  9. Hopping along today :) Love the blog! You can find me blogging here
    I always start with book one. I'm wild and crazy like that lol

  10. Hi there! Just hoppin' on by. <3 I'm a new follower! :D

    My book budget is $0! I'm a poor college student, so I only borrow books from the library or read in Barnes and Noble while hogging their air conditioning. :)

    Kristina @ Frazzled Book Nommer. Have a good weekend! <3

  11. I can dive right into the middle of a book series if the series' story
    doesn't run chronologically.

    That is to say, if each novel in a series is a stand-alone story (like Lee
    Child's Reacher novels) then I don't feel the need to start with book one.

    On the other hand, a series of books (like Richard Hatch's Battlestar
    Galactica novels) can't be read out of sequence since each new book builds
    upon the story of the previous entry in the series.

    Happy Book Blogger Hop Friday!

    Howard Sherman

  12. Hello fellow blogger! just wanted to show some *love* and say you have a wonderful blog here. I just recently started a book blog myself and would love if you return the favor and become a follower. Happy Blogging!

  13. Hello! Just stopping by on the blog hop! I love your blog header -- it's super cute!

    -- Ashley (Bookaholic Does Blogging)

  14. Stopping by to say hello and I am now following your blog!!


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