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The Friday Book Bog Hop is a weekly meme hosted by Crazy-for-books. This week's question is: "If you find a book you love, do you hunt down other books by the same author?"
Who doesn't do this? =) I have a story about this... A few years ago I came across Tamora Pierce's Alanna series at Borders. I had never heard of her (shocking, I know!) but since my name is Alanna, I just HAD to buy the books. After all, an entire series with a character that has my name? Too cool! The books sat on my shelf for a couple of years, unread. During one of our annual trips to Mississippi for Thanksgiving, I decided to take two of the books along. I had no idea how great they were! Needless to say both were finished before we hit Alabama. I made my husband stop at every bookstore from Alabama to Mississippi so I could try to find the rest of the series. I didn't care that I already had them at home! When I finished that series, I couldn't stop. Tamora Pierce is awesome. I bought and read every book that had or mentioned the Alanna character. So yes, if I like a book by one author I will certainly buy others by the same author.
Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee's View. This week's question is: What is on your current playlist right now?
This question came just in time! My co-worker has been trying to get me to run with her, but I've been really lazy. However, I just started attempting to train for a 5K that she convinced me to sign up for. With that being said, I actually have a playlist now! I always have music on my iPod, but nothing that I specifically seek out to listen to. Now, I'm on a mission to find good "running" music. This is what I've got so far (please don't laugh at the odd mix of songs!) :
1. Tootsie Roll by 69 Boys from '94 LOL-- I don't even listen to Hip-Hop on a regular day, but this song is great for the final 5 minutes on a stair stepper
2. Dirty Little Secret by The All-American Rejects
3. Last Night by Skillet (I LOVE them!)
4. Fortune Teller by Robert Plant and Alison Krauss
5. Because the Night by Pat Benetar
6. Walk This Way by Aerosmith
I am currently accepting suggestions for other "running" music. I'm open to anything with a good beat to motivate me! =)