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Book Blogger Hop – Have you ever switched reading genres?

*I am currently away on holiday so I will catch up on comments on my return*

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

Have you ever switched reading genres? If so, why? (submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer)

For me, yes I have. I was never into Chick Lit or Romance. It just didn’t have the same excitement for me as a Mystery/Crime/Thriller. I then didn’t make time for reading for many years. When I got back to it I started reading more Chick Lit and Romance for a bit of light reading.

I try my best to read a wide range of material these days, but Chick Lit and Romance still seem to dominate!

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – If you are listening to an audiobook, do you follow along with the print version?

*I am currently away on holiday so I will catch up on comments on my return*

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

If you are listening to an audiobook, do you follow along with the print version? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews)

I have to admit that I don’t listen to Audiobooks because I don’t have the attention span. I have always said that if I did ever listen to an Audiobook I would have to follow along with a book. That being the case I might as well read the book at my own pace. I read every word and make sure that I understand what is happening.

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – First Edition I Would Like To Own

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

Is there a hard-to-find first-edition that you would love to own? If so, why? (submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer)

There are so many! I would love to own a book that was hand illustrated. A really early book that wouldn’t have been “published” for the public, so something that monks would have spent hours writing and illustrating.

If I had to name one it would be a Jane Austen. I would love Pride and Prejudice because it was one that I really enjoyed studying at school, but also Sense and Sensibility because that was the first one published.

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – Do you listen to audiobooks? If so, do you prefer listening instead of reading?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

Do you listen to audiobooks? If so, do you prefer listening instead of reading? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews)

I do not listen to audiobooks. I do not have the concentration for them. I like to read every single word in a book and make sure that I understand what is going on for myself. Maybe when my son starts school I will give them a go just to see how I get on, but for now I am a physical reader!

Click the link below to see my Book Blogger Hop of 18 March 2022 when I gave my views on audiobooks in relation to reviews:

Book Blogger Hop – Do you think listening to an audiobook instead of reading the print version makes it more difficult to write a review?

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – How many books do you buy per month?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

How many books do you buy per month?

I actually very rarely buy books. I use the library or take part in Blog Tours. If there is a book that I really want and it isn’t avaiable at the library then I will ask for it for Mother’s Day, my birthday or Christmas!

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – What is your favorite movie adapted from a book?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

What is your favorite movie adapted from a book? (submitted by Cheryl @ I Heart Fictional People)

I quite like a book to film adaptation and even though the book is often better than the book, I still like to see an interpretation of it. I therefore don’t have one favourite, however, I could probably narrow it down to these three:

1. Harry Potter Series

2. Twilight Series

3. Bridget Jones Diary

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – What is your reading preference – fiction or nonfiction?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

What is your reading preference – fiction or nonfiction?

For me I will always say fiction. I haven’t yet read anything non fiction that has inspired me to read more. As you know I set myself genre goals each month to try and broaden my reading. I have set a non fiction goal in the past, but it didn’t go very well and I haven’t gone back to it since. Maybe a goal for next month?

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – Have you ever forgotten to post a review?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

Have you ever forgotten to post a review? (submitted by Billy @ Coffee Addicted Writer)

So far I haven’t forgotten to post a review. I have only been blogging since June 2021 though so I guess that there is still plenty of time yet!

I am quite an anxious person so my Blog Tour dates are written on a physical calender on my fridge and on my phone. I also make sure that I read a Blog Tour book at least a day or so before so that I can double check my review before posting. So far I haven’t missed a date!

In terms of my own personal reading, I always draft a review straight after reading. I then finalise it the following day. I might then delay it until the end of the day or another date of my choosing, but other than that it is done immediately so hasn’t been forgotten!

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – How I write my reviews

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

What is your method for writing reviews – do you write immediately after reading, wait a few days, or write as you are reading? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews)

I write the review immediately after I finish a book. I will even put off finishing a book if I won’t have time to write the review. I take about 20-30ish minutes to draft a review. The next day I will then transfer it onto my blog (and make it Instagram and Facebook ready!). If it is a Blog Tour review then I have to put certain images onto the review so this takes longer than a normal book review.

In terms of notetaking for my reviews, I only take notes for Blog Tour Books and even then I only take notes for about half of the book (due to time constraints).

What about you?

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Book Blogger Hop – Kindle App on your phone?

Welcome to the Book Blogger Hop! Hosted by Ramblings of a Coffee Addicted Writer this week the prompt is:

Do you use the Kindle app on your phone or iPad for reading e-books? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver’s Reviews)

I do use my Kindle App on my phone for reading e-books. When I was travelling by train into work I found it easier to read on my phone than on anything else. I didn’t want to take a whole load of things into work and as I already had my phone on me it just made sense. Now that I am a full time mum at home, I still find it easier to read from my phone as I always know where my phone is. Since the start of the pandemic I also put the Library App Libby on my phone, so I am literally a walking library!

What about you?

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