Friday, June 10, 2011

Follow Friday (3)

Follow Friday is hosted over at Parajunkee. This weeks featured blogger is Nicki J Markus. Not only is she a book blogger but a writer as well! The question for this week is:

The magic book fairy pops out of your cereal box and says "you and your favorite character (from a book of course) can switch places!" Who are you going to switch with?

I have to choose Sabriel from Garth Nix’s Abhorsen trilogy. This was a really hard to narrow down, but I did. I think the reason why Sabriel came to the top was she’s the first kick-butt capable heroine I remember reading about. I even remember picking this book up because of the awesome cover. She has a malicious shadow behind her but she doesn’t care. She has bells and swords and she knows how to use them. BEWARE! Plus, Nix’s world building was flawless. Basically I get to have early 19th century technology and attitudes and then I cross The Wall and I get to ride horses and use magic. This is what we call a win-win! AND I’m seriously going to name my first daughter Sabriel. It’s an awesome name. My as-of-yet-non-existent husband has no say in this.

Who would you switch with? 


  1. Hello there! Thanks for letting me know about my follow button! Friend connect is being funny and I'm not sure why. But I think I've fixed it now!

    I'd really like to read Sabriel, I'm fairly sure that my brother owns them :)
    I'm a new follower!

  2. Great choice Celesta! I've only read the first book in the Abhorsen series, but I loved it.

    I'll have to come back when GFC isn't being difficult. But have a great weekend!

    Shelagh (would-be new follower)
    The Word Fiend

  3. Hi,

    Hopping by for the follow friday.

    I do not know the book./character you name. Gonna check it out.

    Wishing you a wonderfull weekend!

    Kyanara from the Life of a BookAholic

  4. That cover is fabulous!
    I would love to follow you, but the "follow" button has disappeared from pretty much every Blogger blog :(

    Here's mine:

  5. Hi, new follower here from the hop. Great choice and I love your blog!

    Here is mine:


  6. Celesta, I love your choice! I was obsessed with this series for awhile! I just love the world building and Sabriel's whole persona! Also, Sabriel really is a great baby name :D

  7. It's been so long since I read this series. I may need to go back for a reread soon. Thanks for stopping by! New follower. :)

  8. I really need to read this trilogy! I have heard good things! Happy Hopping!

  9. I need to read this series, it sounds amazing! Great choice & Great blog! I'm a new follower :)

  10. I haven't read anything by Garth Nix, but I have heard great things about his work. I'll definitely have to look into it now.

    Thanks for sharing with us!

    Check Out My Answers For This Week’s Hop!

  11. Hopping through. I've always meant to read Gabriel Nix. I've heard great things.
    My Hop

  12. Hi! Nice blog, new follower :)

  13. Thanks for the follow - following back!

  14. Hi

    I'm stopping by on the FF hop.

    What a beautiful blog you have and I like your answer.

    I'm a new follower.

    My FF for this week

    Have a great day.


  15. Hey! Just stopping by on this week's hop... My pick would be Elena from Kelley Armstrong's Women of the Otherworld series. Not only is she the only female werewolf but she's also married to Clay. Yum! I'm your newest follower, happy weekend!

    Carmel @ Rabid Reads (Twitter)
    Join the Midnight Summer Festival.

  16. I choose books lol. Cute blog.

    new follower.


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