The Book Blog Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Jennifer at Crazy For Books. This week's question celebrates April Fool's Day: "Since today is April Fool's Day in the USA, what is the best prank you have ever played on someone OR that someone has played on you?"
I'm not much of a fan for April Fool's Day. I hate pranks, really. Kids have a tendency to be cruel, so I always tried to lay low on this day. I do remember getting a whoopie cushion when I was younger. Oh how I loved that thing! Once, I quickly slid it under my mom as she was getting in the passenger seat of her car. The door was wide open and we were in front of Publix (a grocery store). It was classic. I laughed until tears came down my face. My dad even laughed. Then the look of death came. Suddenly, it wasn't funny anymore. I never got my whoopie cushion back. Sigh. Maybe that's where my aversion to pranks stems from.
Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Tynga at Parajunkee's View. This week's question is: What is the book that you really don't want to admit to loving??
Well, this is a funny one for me. I have found myself stalking eBay lately looking for R.L. Stine Fearstreet books. I read all of them when I was younger, and now I've started reading them again. Of course, I say I'm reading them so I can recommend them to my students, but that's not the entire truth. I actually enjoy reading the cheesy horror books. It's like reliving my childhood everytime I open a book. I also like the Diary of a Wimpy Kid books. I find them to be hysterical. I have my 8 year old read them to me so it doesn't seem too pathetic. =)