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Book Blogger Hop (19) and Follow Friday (7)

This week's Book Blogger Hop question is...

If you could physically put yourself in a book or series, which one would it be, and why?

This is a hard question because a lot of books, even those with fantastic world-building and a fun cast of characters, still have major downsides. Take the Harry Potter series, for instance - all that magic and Quidditch and delicious food is undeniably awesome, but then consider all the trouble Voldemort causes. But since the question says in a book or series, I'll just go with the first Harry Potter book, before things got too bad.

This week's Follow Friday question is...

Give us 5 book related silly facts about you.

1. I love smelling books. It doesn't matter if they're old or new - their individual scents are all lovely to me.

2. For me, eating and reading go hand in hand. There's nothing like eating a bowl of watermelon with a book propped up in front of you. Of course, I always have to be careful not to get it dirty!

3. I have a nasty habit of dog-earing books. I try not to since it's bad for the pages, but sometimes I slip into the habit before I realize.

4. I have a constant stack of library books that I never allow to dip under 5. Whenever it gets to 6 or 7, I quickly order another batch.

5. I love the feeling after you read for such a long time that your head is fuzzy and your eyes are a bit strained. It's actually kind of nice.

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Peppermint Ph.D. said...

Harry Potter would be a little chaotic for me...I need peace and quiet ;)
I love the way books smell as well...especially in the stacks of a college library :)

Edel said...

So many people have said Harry Potter! I find it really interesting how fascinated people are over Harry Potter. Still a good series nevertheless. I love eating and reading! It's like when I'm at the movies and I'm eating popcorn. I can't go without it, haha.

Thanks for the lovely compliments! ^^ I highly recommend you to read Nana by Ai Yazawa if you haven't already. And Mushihi by Yuki Urushibara

Anyway, I followed you back. :D I absolutely admire how you've been blogging so much this year already! 82 posts, wow! I can't wait to read more of your posts. :]

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

Eating and reading is fun! Agreed.

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Anonymous said...

I chose Harry Potter too!! And the book smelling, LOVE IT! Once, I stuffed my nose in a book at my school's library and everyone gave me weird looks LOL I'd do it again though, there ain't nothing like it!

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Jo said...

I'm all for Hogwarts (but before Umbridge gets there). :)

Sara said...

I always dog ear my books unless it's a hardback and then I use the dust cover.

Alison said...

Hopping through. I am not a reader and eater - except for cookbooks. Those go together.
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Andrea said...

Just hopping by! Have a great weekend.

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Lisa said...

Eating and dog-earring are complete opposites to what I do LOL. Tut tut! Just hopping back on by ;)

fakesteph said...

Magic candy is definitely awesome. Except cockroach clusters.... and I think it would freak me out if I was trying to eat my chocolate frog and it hopped away. :)

Bella said...

I've never been to your blog before, I love it! Definitely a new follower :D I can't eat while reading, because I'm so messy, I get crumbs in the book, which get stuck in the spine, which I can't get out, which annoys me. :L Have a great week!

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Your Average Book Worms said...

I always love borrowing tons of books from the library too. I always borrow a new batch when I still have 4 books from the library.

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kathy said...

Hi, just hopping by! Harry Potter is such a fun choice, especially before all the really bad stuff happens. I'd be fine living in that world until about Goblet of Fire. :)
And I'm just not coordinated enough to eat and read at the same time. multitasking = messy for me. :)

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