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Comments for Book Blogger Hop for April 29, 2011

Book Blogger Hop for April 29, 2011: 04/28/11

Book Blogger HopToday's question asks us what 2011 releases we are most looking forward to.

The truth of the matter is I don't really keep a list of release dates. I very rarely purchase books right when they come out.

I've never been someone who willingly stands in line to be the first to buy something or see something. As a book blogger, I doubt I will ever post a count down widget on my blog. I read and review on my own schedule. Shocking, I know.

The only way I can see my approach to new releases changing is if I end up being a library blogger. Then it would be my job to alert patrons of upcoming books. That would be something to be excited about!

There are a few series with new books coming out soon that I want to read. Penny Warner has a fourth Party Planner book in the works, Laura R. King has The Pirate King coming out soon, R.L LaFevers has a new Theodosia mystery and Rick Riordan has two books coming out. Those are the books I'm looking forward to. I will probably buy most of them but probably not when they are first released.


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Comment #1: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 07:55:41


When I was younger, I was obessessed about released dates. I was one of those girls that swarmed the book stores when they released the book!

~Happy Blogging!~

Comment #2: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:21:15


Even when I was younger I wasn't one who had to have something when it first came out.

Comment #3: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 08:38:23

Mocha from A Cupcake and A Latte.

Hey there! I'm stopping by from the Book Blogger Hop! It's good to read at your own pace and not keep up with all the latest releases. Reading is for your enjoyment not the enjoyment of other people. You have to think of yourself and I read/blog because I love it. So reading at your own place is completely suitable. I, however, can't control myself when it comes to new releases. It's a must need, must read now kind of thing. Great picks.

Be sure to stop by mine as well.

Comment #4: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:22:23


Most of the time I'm not even aware of when a book is coming out (or even that it is).

Comment #5: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 14:34:13

Mary Ann Langan

Just hopping by, enjoy your books.

Stop and see mine and my giveaways.

Comment #6: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:23:43


Thank you. Good luck with the giveaways.

Comment #7: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 15:46:17


I find that prices drop quickly, esp. on E-books. I think I used to follow you but apparently my big spring cleaning took you along with it. But here I am again now! Stephanie Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust

Comment #8: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:26:12


I understand completely. We do have very different styles of blogs.

Comment #9: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 16:01:41


I'm also looking forward to The Pirate King.

Comment #10: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:27:00


Yay! It sounds good and I've been following the series since it first started.

Comment #11: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 18:00:48


Hopping by from the Blogger Hop! Happy Friday!!

I totally agree with you. I'm not really up-to-date on the new releases, etc. I've only willingly stood in line for a book, but that was for someone else.

New follower ^_^

Comment #12: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:29:20


I've stood in line under similar circumstances.

Comment #13: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 18:55:42


Nice listy list:)
And thanx for the follow and I followed back!

Comment #14: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:30:25


You're welcome. Thank for the follow.

Comment #15: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 20:00:17


I can't blame you for not wanting to stand in line at bookstores to be "THE FIRST" to obtain a new title. :) Typically, I usually wait before getting a book I want to read...though I will sometimes pre-order books on Amazon or Book Depository.

Comment #16: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:31:00


I have pre-ordered a couple books here and there but usually I just wait to get it when I'm finally ready for it.

Comment #17: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 22:01:27


I'm dying to start the Penny Warner series. That one looks so good.

Comment #18: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:32:20


I hope you do. They're a lot of fun to read.

Comment #19: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 22:05:31

Carrie at In the Hammock

have an awesome weekend!! thanks for stopping by!

Comment #20: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:33:20


You're welcome. Same to you.

Comment #21: Friday, April, 29, 2011 at 22:13:33

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

Thanks for stopping by Book'd Out earlier, I hope you enjoy your new releases when you find them!

Comment #22: Friday, April 29, 2011 at 21:34:21


I'm sure I will. Thanks.

Comment #23: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 00:47:28


I don't stand in line for new releases or buy hardbacks either. In fact, it is only since I got my Kindle that I have become interesting in series books because now I know I will have access to the books.

Nevertheless, I really love the Rizzoli & Isles books and can't wait for the new release. It is also a TV now.

Have a good weekend.

Comment #24: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:06:04


Thanks for stopping by. I'm not much of a series reader. I listed the entire lot of the series I do read in this post. I don't have an e-reader. Thanks for the recommendation for the Rizzoli and Isles series. I'll keep it in mind.

Comment #25: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 03:01:03

Julie P

I hope you are able to get your hands on the books you want, Sarah....

Have a great weekend!

Comment #26: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:12:30


I will evetually. Thanks!

Comment #27: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 09:20:14


I feel the same way in my personal world. I don't really jump on the hot new releases in my reading unless it's a series I follow, like the sookie stackhouse book. Even then, I'll wait for my adult librarian to order it before I read it. Harry Potter was the only time I waited in line for a midnight release. And it wasn't my choice to be there...

Comment #28: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:14:32


I had to stand in line for Harry Potter too and it wasn't my idea either.

Comment #29: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 11:22:54

Dee, hopping from e-Volving Books

I agree, I had to think a little before I realized which books were coming up for release :)

I had a few highly anticipated books already come out (Patrick Rothfuss, Robert Jordan, Brandon Sanderson), but there are always more around the counter!

Thanks for visiting :)

Comment #30: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:29:12


I haven't read any of the authors on your list but maybe I will in the future.

Comment #31: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 12:27:46

Just hopping by ~ Jex @ Everything and Nothing

I've never really kept up on new releases either. I haven't finished whats on my shelves as is. No time to worry about what's not out yet :-P

Comment #32: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:32:22


That's exactly my problem.

Comment #33: Saturday, April, 30, 2011 at 14:40:04

Kayla @ Shattered Memories Reviews

For me when a new book comes out that I've been waiting for, I usually can't control myself lol. Great picks.

Comment #34: Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 19:33:44


No room and no disposable income helps a great deal in curbing those urges.

Comment #35: Sunday, May, 1, 2011 at 09:58:36

Faye @ Fay-Bay's Books

Thanks for stopping by my blog! : )

I usually don't remember release dates for titles that I'm wanting to read but I do remember the months that a book comes out that I really want to read. Even if it means I won't be getting it ha ha.

Comment #36: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 13:36:35


I typically don't even remember the release month of a book.

Comment #37: Sunday, May, 1, 2011 at 14:46:58

Jenni Elyse

I wish I wasn't anxious like that. But, with the books I read, I'm always worried about being spoiled because I hang out on Twitter and Facebook so much. I feel like I have to read books right when they come out so I can enjoy them before someone tells me what happens.

Comment #38: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 13:37:33


I get most of my spoilers from my family. My son and husband love talking books and I'm always the last person to read the book. For instance, right now I'm reading through The Lost Hero and I've already heard about two dozen spoilers already for the book.

Comment #39: Sunday, May, 1, 2011 at 15:06:14

Chelsey @ Starry Sky Books

I normally don't buy stuff on release date just because my bookstores can't be bothered to have them then. So I usually end up getting it anywhere from a few weeks later to months later. Depending on how much I want the book.

Comment #40: Monday, May 2, 2011 at 13:40:50


If I really want a book I will special order it from one of my local book stores but I'm usually content to wait for it to come into my library.

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