Friday, 27 January 2012

Feature and Follow Friday (#1)

FF 2012 Feature & Follow #81

Feature & Follow Friday is a weekly blog hop hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read. Want to participate? Find out how here.

We thought we'd jump on the bandwagon and start joining this weekly feature to gain this blog more views and followers :D

Q. Which book genre do you avoid at all costs and why?

Gina: I avoid a lot of contemporary writing unless it has been getting some great reviews and seem like an awesome book. I prefer to have a bit of a twist with my YA books, whether that be supernatural, thriller, mystery, fantasy, dystopian but not contemporary, not really. I guess i don't like them because they seem too real sometimes and the whole point of reading a book is to escape and that's what i love about the type of books i read. I can be in a different world for a shot amount of time :)

Katie: All graphic novels because they ruin what image of what character i have created in my head, and the place. And biographies i avoid because they just don't interest me because I prefer fiction novels where anything can be possible, but biographies are about peoples lives which you hear on the television or the newspaper anyway.


  1. New follower here. My choice was non-fiction. If I'm gonna be reading, then I need something that's different from real life.

    Daniel @ Bound By Words

  2. New follower! Looking forward to your reviews.

  3. Heh. I think I do agree with the essence of your answer, Gina. I am not big fan of Contemporary Novels either, though with me it's more that.. because they *are* set in our world with our rules, it's far easier to see how unrealistic everything is, whereas a PNR novel has the excuse of being PNR. (Does that even make sense? XD)

    And yes, Amen, Katie! Although I can stand Manga, because there it's at least.. more unrealistic. I'm not a fan of the typical Graphic Novel Comic-ish art. Gnn!

    Happy Weekend!

  4. I'm with you Gina. I don't read a lot of contemp. Sometimes it can be predictable and there isn't the same sense of wonderment.

    I'll read the occasional comtemp if it's getting good reviews.