Follow Friday #6

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It’s been a LONG time since I’ve done a F&F Friday post. This is mostly because I am working Monday – Friday, and by the time I get home from work, I’m too tired to get online and go around to people’s blogs, which is the entire point of this particular meme. But I have a four-day weekend thanks to parent/teacher conferences this week, so figured I’d take advantage of the extra day and get back into the swing of things.

Anyway! Moving on.

QUESTION: When you step out of your USUAL genre what do you like to read? Best books in that genre?

I am actually a gigantic romance fan. I haven’t read one in absolute ages, but I do love them. Favorite authors in that genre include Catherine Coulter and Nora Roberts; they’ve all written too many books for me to pick particular titles. I also really enjoy reading books about World War II and the Holocaust; I have read some really fabulous titles. Ones that stand out are Yellow Star by Jennifer Roy, Night by Eli Wiesel, The Book Thief by Markus Zuzak (EVERYONE needs to read this one), and Into the Arms of Strangers: Stories of the Kindertransport by Deborah Oppenheimer and Mark Jonathan Harris. There have been others – for instance, Code Name Verity is one that I’m hoping to get to as part of Review Copy Wipeout – but those are the ones I can remember off the top of my head.

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8 Responses to Follow Friday #6

  1. Alise says:

    I haven’t heard of any of those books you mentioned except Code Name Verity, which I can’t wait for either!

    New follower via Linky :)

  2. frodosco says:

    That certainly is a diverse array of books! Have you read Maus? I’m sure you have but if not it is by Art Spiegelman. I read this (either in high school or college I forget which) and loved it.
    New Follower (Eric Townsend – Linky)
    Here is my FF if you want to follow back. ^.^

    • Merin says:

      I have read Maus. I read it for a class in Grad School. Still need to read the second one.

      Thanks for the follow! Heading over to read your post. :)

  3. Hopping through. You must read Code Name Verity! I loved Kindertransport. Read it years ago, I think.
    My Hop

  4. I haven’t heard of those books but they sound interesting! :)
    Old Follower

  5. Yay! Thanks for dropping by!

  6. Thanks for dropping by my blog. Following back via Linky! Have a great weekend!

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