Thursday, August 2, 2012

Feature and Follow Friday


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Q: Do your reading habits change based on your mood? Do you read a certain genre if you are feeling depressed or happy?


Boy, do they ever! I'm a huge mood reader, which means I'm pretty finicky when it comes to reading what types of books when. I actually usually don't even know what type of book mood I'm in until I'm reading a book and it just isn't clicking, or it immediately clicks and I fly through it. Thus I'm usually 'reading' several books at a time, each a slightly different genre or story type, and pick them up depending on what I want to do.

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28 comments:

  1. Fair answer. My habits don't necessarily change my genre, but a bad mood will often drive me to switch things up.

    New follower!

    Bob @ Beauty in Ruins

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  2. Though my mood doesn't make me change books, its the book itself that makes me! hehehe..

    new follower..

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  3. I don't know if I really have reading "moods" but I definitely find myself having a hard time getting into certain books sometimes. Sometimes I'll have to put a book down because I'm not into it, but I'll pick it up later and LOVE it. It's weird haha.

    Anna @ Literary Exploration

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  4. I wish I was able to read several books at a time- my brain doesn't function that well :'( I'm a new GFC follower !
    My FF

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  5. hmmm. good answer. I can see how this would work. although I would jumble all the stories together and never finish any book!

    Trish - My FF

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  6. Hopping through. I often read several books at a time too and pick whichever book I feel like reading at the moment.
    My Hop

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  7. I've never had that talent of being able to have multiple books going at once. More power to you!
    Thanks for stopping by!
    following you back :)

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  8. I'm typically not a multi-book reader! I read really fast so it's just too hard to manage going back and forth for me. I do sometimes start one, realize the mood isn't right and put it down to find one that will. Once I finish the second one, I go back.

    Just not the back and forth that most multiple book readers do! I just can't do it, I always forget what's going on or mix the stories.

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  9. I know the feeling entirely. I'm the same way, and I can't usually read multiple books. So I usually start one and have to stop if I can't get into it at the moment. It's annoying because you never know what you're in the mood for until you start reading the right book.

    New follower! Stop by and return the favor?
    http://courtneyreadsalot.blogspot.com/

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  10. I'm the same way. I have no idea that I don't want to read that particular book, usually until I'm deep into it. Thanks for stopping by our FF. New follower.

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  11. I can read up three different books at a time but I usually just wind up getting confused and switching out one for another!
    New follower here, how is it that I wasn't already following you? Oh well, I am now! Yay! Love this blog! Thanks for stopping by My FF!

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  12. Happy Friday! Hopping through!

    I totally agree, sometimes I'm also pretty finicky and it takes me a while to find the right book for my mood, but I usually end up picking a good one and enjoying it! :)

    New GFC follower! :)

    Here is my FF post: http://blogofabookaholic.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature-and-follow-friday-3.html

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  13. This was basically my answer, as well. When I'm not feeling it I flit around from book to book! I always feel bad about it too... oh downward spiral! I'm a new GFC follower!

    My FF

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  14. I feel the same way you do. If I start a book and I'm just not in the mood for it, I put it down. I did that just last week to a book that I don't think was a bad book, I just wasn't in the mood for it.

    Followed you back via GFC!

    Happy Friday!

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  15. I find I go through stages of genres. But when I'm sad or angry I it changes how I'm enjoying the book, so I usually change genre at that point.

    New Follower via RSS! :)

    My FF

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  16. Wow, I can never read more than two books at a time.

    Thanks for stopping by My FF

    New Follower.

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  17. I am the same way when it come too mood reading, but I have a hard time reading more than one.
    I see you are waiting on Girl of nightmares. I am so excited about this. I already ordered my copy.
    Check out my giveaway if you want. It might hit one of your moods
    http://inthekitchenandonthecouch.blogspot.com/2012/08/50-followers-giveaway.html

    New follower

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  18. Happy Friday! Hopping through!
    Have a great day, new follower!

    ~Keegan
    http://thepaperparadise.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature-follow-4.html

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  19. I hope you have a great Friday! New Follower..
    Ashley @ #BookNerd

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  20. Hello, stopping by from the hop! New follower.
    http://nettesbookshelf.blogspot.com

    I'm not a mood reader, but I will gravitate to lighter books if I'm not in the best of moves.

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  21. My mood doesn't affect my reading.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature.html

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  22. Thanks for visiting and following my blog! Returning the follow and a visit!

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    NEW Follower :D

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  23. Just hopping through,Happy Friday. I wish I can handle several books at a time. I can manage about 2 or 3 if its a non-fiction :D **New Follower via GFC**

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  24. Thanks for stopping by my FF today. Following you back via GFC.

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  25. Interesting answer! I sometimes get that feeling of not being in the mood for certain books. New GFC follower.

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews
    http://feministfairytalereviews.blogspot.com/2012/08/follow-friday-36-and-tgif-24.html

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  26. Thanks for stopping by, I am an old email follower! :-)

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  27. I'm a mood reader too. I'll pick up something funny if I need a pick-me-up. But if I really want to cry, I'll put in Steel Magnolias and bawl my eyes out. I absolutely love to stop by your site and have awarded you the Liebster Blog Award. Have a terrific weekend and keep up the great work :)

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  28. I know the feeling. Once I start a good book I can't stop.

    New Follower.
    Follow back?
    My FF

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