Thursday, September 29, 2011

Book Blogger Hop (16) + Follow Friday

It's finally the weekend, which means time for another hop! Hosted by the lovely Crazy-For-Books.

Book Blogger Hop

In the spirit of the Twitter Friday Follow, the Book Blogger Hop is a place just for book bloggers and readers to connect and share our love of the written word! This weekly BOOK PARTY is an awesome opportunity for book bloggers to connect with other book lovers, make new friends, support each other, and generally just share our love of books! It will also give blog readers a chance to find other book blogs to read!

In honor of Banned Books Week, what is your favorite 'banned or frequently challenged' book?

I would definitely have to say my favorite 'banned or frequently challenged' book would be To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. I absolutely adore this novel; it's one of the greatest books ever written, in my opinion. To ban it is just a shame.

What book that hasn't been turned into a movie (yet) would you most like to see make it to the big screen, and who would you like to cast as your favorite characters?

I would really like to see L.A. Meyer's Bloody Jack series up on the big screen. These books are just such a romp! Jacky, the heroine of the story (also London street urchin turned pirate), is so well written, and I think if Hollywood found the right lead, she would translate so well on the screen! For the younger Jacky, I'd like to see maybe a really nitty-gritty sans-cute Dakota Fanning, and I think as she ages, Emma Watson would be able to pull Jacky off. (Or maybe even Jenna Malone?? But she's a bit old.)

-To join the fun and make new book blogger friends, just follow these simple rules:
-(Required) Follow the Follow My Book Blog Friday Host { } and any one else you want to follow on the list
-(Required) Follow our Featured Bloggers - The Bookaholic
-Put your Blog name & URL in the Linky thing.
-Grab the button up there and place it in a post, this post is for people to find a place to say hi in your comments
-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
-If you're new to the follow friday hop, comment and let me know, so I can stop by and check out your blog!

Happy Friday!


Claire said...

Hi I haven't read this book but Dakota Fanning is a great actress.

I am a new follower and here is my answer

Have a great FF and happy reading.

Emily @ Books and Threads said...

To Kill a Mockingbird is a fantastic book. I wholeheartedly agree! I loved that book so much that when I was little I named my ferret Scout. ...which isn't that interesting a story. ;)

Tribute Books Mama said...

Just blogging by.

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. The Bloody Jack series is cute and melodramatic. I could see it being a fun movie.
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Fran said...

OMG I absolutely loved To Kill a Mockingbird!! I don't really enjoy the classics *cough*catcher in the rye*cough* but To Kill a Mockingbird was amazing!!

Great pick, new follower:D

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Untouchable Treasure said...

Claire: I would definitely agree! Thanks for following! :)

Emily: That's a great story! :D

Tribute: Thank you for stopping by!

Alison: I think it would make an awesome movie as well. :)

Fran: I completely agree! I absolutely hated Catcher in the Rye! Thanks so much for following! :)


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