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!) :