Friday, December 17, 2010

Book Hop & Follow My Blog

Book Blogger Hop
Book Blogger Hop is hosted at http://www.crazy-for-books.com/ so make sure you swing by and check it out!

This weeks question is:
"What do you consider the most important in a story: the plot or the characters?"

For me, this is an exceedingly difficult question to answer! I love to be able to relate to the characters in and a book and I think it's crucial to have excellent character development. You need to really know who you're reading about and why. If I read a book about some unknown person, the whole time I'd be wondering who the person is and eventually stop reading. But, what's a story without a good plot? So, for me, it's both! I love character development, but no one wants to read a story that doesn't have a good plot!








Follow my Book Blog Friday is hosted by parajunkee @ http://www.parajunkee.com/

This weeks question:
"What did you study in college, or are currently studying and did it lead to your current 9 to 5 or are you doing something totally different?"

I am not in College yet so I can't really answer this question. Although I will say that I've been applying to Colleges in NY where I live for Nursing because I want to be a Nurse. So, when I'm in school or done, I can better answer this question!

Thanks for stopping by! Happy Reading! : )

8 comments:

  1. I prefer a story with both, but a good storyline will get me through characters I don't like! I'm a new follower. I love your background! My hop is at Coffee Table Press

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  2. Thanks Aimee! Now that I think about it, a really good storyline could get me through some bad characters! But I love being able to connect with the characters on some level. I love the whole experience really haha. : )

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  3. Just popping in via the hop to say hi! I found the question quite difficult as well but characters win out for me, I have to be involved with them:) It's fun to read everyone's answers though, everyone is making a great case for their preference! Seems like we have similar taste in books based on your archive, so I'm glad to be a new follower here! Have a great weekend:)

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  4. Hey Jenny! I'm glad to have you as a new follower! : )
    Everyone does make very valid points and it's interesting to compare peoples answers! It could almost be an intense debate lol.

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  5. Hey Jenny , New follower here. I am so stuck with this question but last few answers I have said both though characters that grab me from the beginning has made me stick with a book longer when the plot has lagged.

    My Follow Friday/Book Blogger Hop

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  6. I have an AA, studying a bit of Spanish, and have my CNA. I am currently staying home and writing. I am hopping by from Follow Friday. I am following you and would love it if you follow me back! Brandi from Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  7. This might be the best Book Blogger Hop question I've seen to date.

    So what's the answer? Plot! Hop over to my blog and let me tell you how a good plot rescued bad characters from bad book oblivion.

    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  8. Hopping by from the blog hop.

    Lots of good answers to this week's tough question.

    Stop by my blog to see my answer to this week's question.

    Also check out a design site I found...pretty neat home decorating ideas...it is in the right side panel on my blog.

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

    Happy Holidays!!

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