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Follow Friday
Friday April 29, 2011 at 5:00 am |

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee. If you’d like to join in the fun go visit her blog!

I was over at Alexis’ blog and read her Follow Friday post and decided I liked the topic and wanted to participate.

Q. Keeping with the dystopian and apocalypse theme that seems to be running rampant on parajunkee.com, I have one very hard question for you: If you were stocking your bomb shelter, what books would you HAVE to include if you only had space for ten?

My Ten Bomb Shelter Books (in no particular order):

Only Hers – by Francis Ray: The sweetest romance novel I’ve ever read. I have to read this at least once a year, so its a must for the list.

Twilight: Eclipse – by Stephenie Meyers: Of the series, besides Jacob’s part in Breaking Dawn, Eclipse was my favorite book. SO much Jacob and Wolf pack, I LOVED IT! I also liked that we got to delve into everybodies history, and learn the histories and legends of the Quilutes. One thing Stephenie is a master at is creating atmosphere, because I wanted to be in La Push running the wood with the Wolf Pack, or walking with a Quilute cutie on the beach.

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire – by J.K. Rowling: There are no words to describe how much I love this series, and its hard just picking a couple for my list. What I loved about this book was that cute little elf Dobby! He’s such a sweetheart. And Harry, his friends, and Hogwarts are just irresistable.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – J.K. Rowling: I hated to see the Harry series end…but Harry, Ron, and Hermoine went out with a bang. Such a clever and lovely ending to probably the most charming and engaging series I’ve ever read. Can’t say enough good things about Harry Potter.

The Duchess – by Jude Deveraux: There is just something great about this story that makes me continue to think of it and come back to it again and again.

Any R.L. Stine Fear Street Book: Just for old time’s sake. I used to LOVE the Fear Street books and read them one after the other. Couldn’t get enough.

Anne of Green Gables – by L.M. Montgomery: When looking at this book I never thought I’d like it, but ended up LOVING it and the rest in the series. I fought reading this for so long and finally gave in when my Aunt bought me the whole series when I was in about the 7th or 8th grade. Now it’s among my favorites.

Something Like Love – by Beverly Jenkins: I have to have a Black historical in there, and nobody does it better than Beverly Jenkins. It’s really hard to choose from her many worthy titles, so I just picked the first Historical I read by her.

Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself – by Judy Blume: I can’t tell you how many times I read this as a child. There was something great about this little girl, but she was also relatable. I saw pieces of myelf in her as a kid and her story will always have a place in my heart.

Dixie Riggs – by Sarah Gilbert:  I’d pick this book because its a fun and light read, but a story I don’t mind reading over and over. 

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Jade is a book blogger from NC. In her spare time she loves to read and build and maintain websites. She has been reading since she was four and building websites since she was 16. SortofBeautiful.com was born on March 8, 2011 and is a fantastic merging of her two favorite hobbies. Enjoy your stay!

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8 Responses to “Follow Friday”

  1. I love your list. I’ve read most of it. I can’t believe I forgot Anne of Green Gables. I think we really have similar book taste.

  2. Parajunkee says:

    Those were great choices.

  3. Great blog! New follower from Follow my Blog. Would love a follow back. Donna at http://mylife-in-stories.blogspot.com

  4. Rebecca says:

    First of all, I have to say that I love your blog! I’m definitely following! Then I love your list. Haven’t read them all, but most are on my to-read list. Except Twilight and HP that is! I had to sacrifice Twilight for my list sadly though.. It was so hard to choose!

    My list can be found here!

    Rebecca @ kindle fever

  5. Jade jadaloves says:

    Thanks ladies! Just an FYI, I will be visiting and following back each of your blogs! Thanks for stopping by!

  6. Tasha says:

    Just stopping by to share some Friday blog love. Great bomb shelter choices. Come and join Read My Review on my blog which currently has a British theme. Hope you have a great weekend!
    Tasha @ A Trillian Books xxx

  7. Cory K says:

    Great choices! This really was a tough one! Check out mine too 🙂

    – New Follower, Cory from Anti-Drug Reads

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