Jul 2, 2010

Blog Hop

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Great Fun! I decided to join The Book Blogger Blog Hop hosted by Jennifer @ Crazy For Books. I saw a few of the bloggers on my subscription list putting up posts for it, and it seemed like great fun. I can't wait to hop around to other blogs myself. Anyhow, we were asked to tell our name and why we started book blogging, so here I go.

My name is Jazz. I started book blogging, because I realized a lot of my friends and dance students didn't seem to enjoy reading for pleasure as much as I did. I started to brain storm different ways to make reading seem as fun as it is. I thought starting a blog would be a wonderful way to do that. What if I could make the story come alive? I did a little research to find facts, movie trailers, and such. I'm also a music lover and like to listen to music while reading. Thus, I thought it would be fun to make playlists for each book. Actually, you would be surprised how often music is written about in books.

I really just discovered in the past year that there is a book blogging community. It's so great that I'm not alone. I love reading other book blogs and getting new ideas. I'm still working on posting consistently, but I feel like I'm getting better. I've made a goal to at least post once or twice weekly, and I'm doing well with that. It's very exciting to meet goals. I would love to do three days a week, but you know baby steps. I want to do a good job for my readers. I am so thankful to those of you who follow and comment. Okay, I'm babbling.  I like to talk. Ha ha. Well, maybe I should say I like to write.  Have fun hopping around my blog. Hope you find some good reads. Keep it shiny!

Oh! I'm also joining Follow Friday hosted by Parajunkee's View. Click  the button to find out more about it.




10 comments:

Jenny said...

Hi Jazz!

Found you through the hop, just wanted to pop in and say hi! Happy Friday and I look forward to following you!

Jenny
www.supernaturalsnark.blogspot.com

Linna (21 ♡ pages) said...

Hey there Jazz! Aw, I love your answer to this week's question. Definitely following, too.

Let me just say that I love your gorgeous header. The red stands out so much in contrast to the greys, ahh. Have a great weekend!

Blueicegal ♥ said...

lol no probs i like to blabber to hahaha, i love the header btw and the whole theme of your blog, keep up the great work and happy hopping!

Emma Michaels said...

I am a follower! I also wanted to let you know that I have a huge announcement up today! My debut novel is getting published! Please stop by, I would really appreciate it and could use all the help I can get on spreading the word and would love to know what you think of the cover art!

Sincerely,
Emma Michaels
http://EmmaMichaels.Blogspot.com

P.S.- My release date if Friday the 13th (August this year) isn't that crazy?

chelleyreads said...

hello! i found your blog through the friday follow. hoping you're having a fantastic friday and happy reading :)

-Michelle
booksandmakeup.blogspot.com

lisajo85 said...

Hello! Happy Blog Hop Friday! You have a great site here! Glad to have found it through the blog hop!

Lisa
www.onceuponachapter.com

Vicki said...

Caught you through the Hop! I'm now following and I've added you to my Book Blogs List.

Hope you can hop over my way too ;)

Care to venture into The Wolf's Den?

Larissa said...

Hopping in from the Book Blogger Hop! =))

I'm a new follower and welcome to our Book Blogging Community, its a great place to be! =)

Happy Reading!

Have a great weekend!

xoxo

http://www.larissaslife.com/2010/07/book-blogger-hop-folow-my-book-blog.html

Shari said...

Hi, I love music too and after I read a book I'm always thinking oohh this song would go great with that book:) Glad to be a new follower. Shari over at myneuroticbookaffair.blogspot.com

Crazy Cat Lady said...

I'm stopping by to invite you to come check out my new and improved blog page, and hopefully follow as well! I'm starting all over again, and would love to see my old friends following my new page, and new friends, too!

Hugs~
Crazy Cat Lady
http://crzycatladyslibrary.blogspot.com/