Friday, January 31, 2014

Friday Memes 1/31

Book Blogger Hop

The Question:
When you receive new books in the mail, do the older ones get moved to the bottom of your list or do go strictly "by the book" and keep your list with older books first and then the new ones?

My Answer:
I always try to read review books first, so I read them based on which tour is closest, and then after that I just read whatever I feel like. Sometimes I'll try to mix up the ones I'm super excited about with the ones I'm less excited about, and other times I'll have generate a number (I have a list of my unread books) and read whatever book it gives me. But generally I'll just pick what I'm in the mood for!

Hosted by: Rose City Reader

"Please join me every Friday to share the first sentence (or so) of the book you are reading, along with your initial thoughts about the sentence, impressions of the book, or anything else the opener inspires. Please remember to include the title of the book and the author's name."

Death unfolds like a budding flower,
Tentatively, sweetly.
Unfurling it's majestic power
Until then my love...until then
Black roses last week, now spidery words scrawled on a scrap of paper with "Meade Funeral Home" printed across the top. Someone was stalking her, and they wanted her to know it.
Shadows of the Past by Patricia Bradley

My Thoughts
Great beginning! It captures your attention and makes you want to find out more! 


Harvee said...

Ooh, suspenseful. Hope it's a good one.
Book Dilettante

Unknown said...

I'm much like you with my reading habits. I try to get books that I've received for review done first (but unfortunately, a few of those have been sitting a while because I've been so busy). Then I try to read whatever I'm in the mood for!

Tina @ Pages of Comfort - new follower via GFC
My Blogger Hop

gautami tripathy said...

Love the beginning! I would go on....

Here is my post

Sandra Nachlinger said...

How clever to open a book with a poem! The creepy beginning drew me in and made me want to know more.
Here's the link to my Friday post: QUILT TRIP.

Sidne said...

love the decor of your blog. so you are an order chica. lol

Abbi Hart said...

Harvee-It is!

Tina-Cool that we are the same way! I have a bunch of review books stacked up right now too!

gautami-Yeah it just begs you to find out what happens!

Sandra-It is clever and it did the same for me!

Sidne-Thank you!

Elizabeth said...

Good answer...mine is similar.

Happy Hopping!!

Silver's Reviews
My Blog Hop Answer

Unknown said...

Me too! I try not to do blog tours anymore. I have too many books here to read.

Abbi Hart said...


Alysia-I can't seem to say no! I have little to no money to spend on books so if I want to get the books I have to sign up for the tours and there are just so many good books out there!

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