Follow Friday #8

featurefollowfridayTo join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:

*(Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Hosts {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}
*(Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers
*Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
*Grab the button and place it in a post; this post is for people to find a place to say “hi” in your comments and that they are now following you.
*If you are using WordPress or another CMS that doesn’t have GFC (Google Friends Connect) state in your posts how you would like to be followed
*Follow Follow Follow as many as you can, as many as you want, or just follow a few. The whole point is to make new friends and find new blogs. Also, don’t just follow, comment and say hi. Another blogger might not know you are a new follower if you don’t say “HI”
*If someone comments and says they are following you, be a dear and follow back. Spread the Love … and the followers

It’s been a really long time since I’ve done one of these, but I figured I’d get back into the swing of it this week. :)

QUESTION: If you could hang out with any author (living) who would it be and what would you want to do?

Ooh, great question! I actually would LOVE to get a chance to hang out with Rick Riordan, who is easily my favorite author at this time. I adore his Mythology-themed books! I would love for us to visit Rome, so I could see all of the places and not-so-touristy stops that the characters see and visit in his latest book, The Mark of Athena. Or we could just go to New York City and see Percy’s world, and visit the candy shop where Percy’s mom worked. And maybe, just MAYBE, I could pry some secrets out of him about the next Heroes of Olympus book, too!

HOW TO FOLLOW ME: If you’re a new follower, do think about following me via RSS, email, or Bloglovin’ (all options are located in the sidebar over there —>). If you’re a WordPress user, you can also use the little “follow” link in the upper left-hand corner! This will allow my updates to show in your WordPress reader. And make sure you leave a comment so I can follow you back!

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19 Responses to Follow Friday #8

  1. Liesel Hill says:

    Haven’t read his books but I’ve heard their good. Great pick. :D Old follower. My FFs are at Musings on Fantastia and LKHill. Happy Friday!

  2. Dabin Han says:

    Rick Riordan would be amazing to hang out with. Nice choice! Check out my FF at http://www.myviewpointonbooks.blogspot.com

    New follower!

  3. BookCupid says:

    Oh, wow. He’s written so many books. That would be a fun meeting.

    Following you on bloglovin Here is my FF

  4. I haven’t read his books but I did really enjoy the Percy Jackson movie! How amazing would it be if your favourite author could show you around his world? I’m following on Twitter :) Hop on over if you have the time:
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

  5. Am an old follower! So happy to see another post without J.K on it. She is everywhere.
    Heroes of Olympus is one of my favourites :) Cannot wait to find out what is coming next either!

    My FF

  6. I have yet to read his books but he is on my reading list! you can check out my F&F Here: http://two-tall-tales.blogspot.com/

    I’m a new follower to bloglovin please follow me back!

    Happy follow friday!

  7. Quinn says:

    I bet Rick Riordan would be such a fun guy to hang out with. I mean, he just seems like he would have a great time.

  8. Candice says:

    Yes! Would love to hang out with Rick Riordan, especially if we got to travel to all the places he features in his books!

  9. What a pretty blog!

    Nice answer, too ;)

    I’m a new follower via Linky, and here’s Our FF

  10. Amber R. says:

    I have not read any of his books, but they are on my BR list :D I picked J.K. Rowling! I would love to get to spend a day with her and pick her brain apart about all the Harry Potter details that never made it into the books :)

    I am a new follower, here is a the address for my page:
    http://nalasbookcorner.blogspot.com/2013/04/feature-follow-friday.html

  11. Asti (A Bookish Heart) says:

    Is it bad I have never read one of his books?! I know, they’re so popular! But I feel like most of it is too MG for me. But wait, why do I have that impression when I haven’t even tried reading one of his books? I really should check it out. Fail.

    Old follower via WordPress and Bloglovin :)

    • Merin says:

      The first few Percy Jackson & the Olympians books are very much MG, but they get progressively more dark and mature as the series progresses. The sequel series, The Heroes of Olympus, is decidedly YA. Definitely do give them a read! Percy is probably my all-time favorite fictional character. :)

  12. Oooo visiting Rome! That would be fun!! Great Choice! I am a new follower via bloglovin :)

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  14. Merin I love his work, well the reviews I’ve read of his work, I’m looking forward to reading his books.

    My Follow Friday

    Have a great weekend!

  15. FM says:

    I haven’t read his books, but I should probably try them. Love your blog design, by the way! It’s so nice :)

    New follower via Bloglovin’, Linky, Networked Blogs, and liked on Facebook!

    Here’s my FF

  16. I followed you every way that I could! Hope to see you around!
    My F&F

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