Yeah, hopedihop from Blog To Blog!

Posted 17 December, 2010 by Danny in / 22 Comments

It’s Friday and the weekend is upon us! So, let’s celebrate with some Blog Love and Networking!

Let’s start with Jen’s Blog Hop.

Each week there is a new question to answer, which is fun and also helps to get to know each other better. This week’s question is from Alex over at Geek in the Brink . She asks:

What do you consider the most important in a story: the plot or the characters?

Love that question and it’s an easy one for me. It’s most definitely the characters. I need to fall in love with them, or even hate them they need to trigger all kind of emotion. Of course the plot is important too, but if I cannot love the characters the plot can be as good as it wants – I won’t like the book.!

Parajunkee is also running a Follow Friday meme that we love. This week she’s featuring Carmel from Rabid Reads who poses the question:

What did you study in college, or are currently studying and did it lead to your current 9 to 5 or are you doing something totally different?

Ok I’m dying to know what all you guys answered on that one!

After school I went to University to study Biology and right now I’m working on my PhD. Next year I will finish and it scares the hell out of me thinking about my defense. I working in a pretty cool research field (Stem cell research – from mouse of course!) and I’m also doing lots of teaching which can be both totally frustrating and totally rewarding.

Here are some Highlights of the last week: 

  • All good things come to an end. We announced the winners of the Santa’s Sac Scavenger hunt and we are so sad this fun is over now. We had a blast with all of you and thanks so much for playing along! 
  • Still time to jump into the Beautiful Darkness Book Discussion. Week 7 by the wonderful AH from goodreads. Please join our discussion by answering this weeks question. And… as a cheery on top you are entered in a giveaway!!

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  • We had Lily and Scout from Chloe Neils Firespell series here and oh boy they’ve been fun to talk to!! check out their super funny interview of awesomeness here! 

  • And don’t forget to hop on over to our Audiobook Challenge for 2011! It’s going to be great fun and a great way to enjoy books even when you can’t have one in your hands. Check it out!!

Exciting times, no? Now go and get lost…in a book!

Obsessive Reader by Night – Scientist at Day!
You can also find me on goodreads. I’d love to get to know you so, don’t be shy and say Hello!

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22 Responses to “Yeah, hopedihop from Blog To Blog!”

  1. Hi! I've blog-hopped onto your very interesting and excellent blog which I've been looking at for a while now. As a book lover I would love to read more of your blog and so I have added myself as your newest follower.
    Please drop by and maybe follow me if you fancy a laugh. I'd be delighted to welcome you.
    Friendly wishes from a festive, snowy UK
    Carol from <a href="http://www.facing50withhumour.blogspot.com” target=”_blank”>www.facing50withhumour.blogspot.com – the blog that gives you laughter lines. (Has that put you off?)

  2. LunaMoth

    wow biology! that sounds really fun, i was good at science. maby i should have done that over veterinary assistance.

  3. Thanks so much Carol! It's wonderful to hear such nice words and I'm seriously blushing right now. I hope you'll love it here and have fun with us Girls <3

    Wish you wonderful Holiday's !!!

  4. Hello my dear,

    I think that characters are very important. I love seeing what happen to them and I love to swoon over a few fictional boyfriends more then I should. 😉

    I recently finished a Biological Degree. Now I am working on a degree in History, Humanities, and Religious studies. I think I might never stop, Yes, the Mad Scientist thinks that she will be a lifer student. LOL!

    I'm also the creater of Morbid Romantica Challenge 2011 which I'm trying to get off the ground. It should be a very fun challenge. AND it wont seem like homework. *smirk*

    Today was the start of a Hardcover giveaway for Beautiful Creatures and Beautiful Darkness @ Ridley's Giveaway

    Mad Scientist

    Steampunkery &amp; Book Reviews

  5. Hey just stopping by from the follow. Biology..wow. I think that was my worst subject in school. Actually I know it was because that's the only class I ever failed. One more year not to bad. I hope everyting works out for you. 🙂 have a good weekend!
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