Friday, September 03, 2010

Book Blogger Hop (10) + Follow Friday

Another Friday, Another Hop.

About the Hop:

Book Blogger Hop is a wonderful opportunity for readers and bloggers to make new friends and to discover blogs of their interest and passion. Through this meme, I've met friendly bloggers who share interesting insights and ideas with me.

Join the Hop!
This week's question: Do you judge a book by its cover?
When it comes to book judging, I have three steps. First, I look at the cover and yes, judge by the cover. Why? In my opinion, the cover should summarize what the story is with images. If the images aren't that good or if they don't have that vibe that I'm looking for, it's most likely not gonna attract me. Second, to give books the fairness that they deserve, I read the book description. If it intrigues me or not, I judge by that. Third, I read reviews of that book. I'm very interested to know what my fellow bloggers think of a book before buying it.
Yes, I judge initially but I don't base my final decision on that initial judgement. Because that would simply be unfair.
What about you?

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

1. Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Host { } and any one else you want to follow on the list
2. Follow our Featured Bloggers -
3. Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
4. 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
5. Follow Follow Follow as many as you can
6. If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love...and the followers
7. If you want to show the link list, just follow the link below the entries and copy and paste it within your post!

Rachel asks, What is your favorite brick and mortar bookstore?

Easy. It's a bookstore called Fullybooked. They have a branch in a mall near my university, so I visit quite often. They are the most updated bookstore here in my country.
Welcome to Fragments of Life! If you happen to drop by, please leave a comment so I can visit your blog too! Thank you!


  1. Hi there!

    Just hopping over via hop! I love your blog design it's so pretty! I'm sure to stop over some other time! Have a great weekend and happy reading!

    Til next time,
    Lisa (Badass Bookie) xx

  2. Hey,

    Thanks for hopping along to my blog! I like the looks of your blog. I'll follow you back!

    Happy hopping,
    Cass (Words on Paper)

  3. Hey, thanks for visiting my blog. I agree with you about how a cover should summarise what the story is but with images, well said! I really want to read 'Almost to Die For' cant wait to find out what you think.

    Have a great weekend!

  4. Sorry I know it's bad but...I am a COVERHOLIC! Shhh don't tell too many people since they may be inadvertently be COVERHOLICS too :)

    Came via the hop and love the cork background. Feel like tacking a message to say "WOW".
    Have a great weekend and keep enjoying the pleasures of reading :)

    PK Reeves
    Aisle B

  5. Your blog is lovely! I love the corkscrew board theme - tres chic!

    xxTina, your newest follower.
    ●▬▬๑۩Book Couture۩๑▬▬●

  6. Hi :) If it's an author that I know and love, they can have the ugliest covers on the shelf and I'd still buy and read it.
    Thanks for coming by and saying hi !! hope you enjoy your weekend!!

  7. I'm just stopping by to say hi! I'm already a follower of your awesome blog :)

    In the Hammock Blog

  8. Just stopped by for the hop. I hope you have a great weekend!!
    A Book Obsession..

    Make sure to check out my 100 followers contest here if you haven't entered! Ends 9/6

  9. Hoppin' by from FF to say hello.

    Have a great weekend!


  10. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm now following you!

  11. Thanks for stopping by our blog. We are returning the love and are new followers!!

  12. Thanks for coming by my site! I'm following you now too! Look forward to your reviews as well!

  13. I'm just hopping back. Thanks so much for hopping by my blog and following me! I really appreciate it.

    We seem to have similar ways of buying books. A cover largely effects whether I'll pick the book up but isn't the deciding factor for me.

    Have an awesome weekend and I'm now your follower!
    Down The Rabbit Hole

  14. Thanks for stopping by my blog! I'm now one of your newest followers :)

  15. thanks for stopping by! im a follower!

  16. (\___/)
    Hello, visting you from Follow Friday.
    I think this is a marvelous way to meet bloggers both old and new.
    I'm #86, Just stopped by to wish you a great weekend, read a few reviews.
    This week my trip is brought to you by the number 2.

  17. Just hopping by to say hello! I am following and can’t wait to read more from your blog. Here is my blog

  18. Stopping by from the Hop. I'm glad someone else also judges books by their covers. Have a good weekend! :]

  19. Hopping through and I agree with with your view point.

  20. I found you via the Hop.

    I'm a new follower!

    Stop by, if you can.

  21. Hey, thanks for stopping by and following me!
    I like your cork background in contrast with the flowers at the top :)

    I'm following you too now,
    Hope you had a good weekend!