Thursday, July 26, 2012

{Follow Friday}...or Thursday?? #24

Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.

~This Week's Features:
~This Week's Question:
Summer Reading. What was your favorite book that you were REQUIRED to read when you were in school?
~My Answer:
Uhm.. I don't do well with REQUIRED. I never end up liing the book if I HAVE to..I would rather read it because I LIKE to. That being said...i guess if I have to pick one...It'd be Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. It was rather weird but oddly enough I liked it. I didnt while reading it...(again books don't suit me when I have to read them)....but after, when I thought about it, I liked it! :) Also, Huckleberry Fin...I really liked that one even though I HAD to haha

And considering I was REQUIRED to have a fictional book for a book report one time....I loved having the excuse of having to read Delirium by Lauren Oliver ;)
What about you?? Leave your link in the comments!
Happy Friday everyone!! :) (or Thursday)
Have a great day and thanks for stopping by! :)


  1. I completely forgot about Huckleberry Finn, It's just been so long ago.

    My FF

    1. lol ya, I really liked it! :)

      Thanks for stopping by!

  2. I don't remember having to read during the summer but I remember reading Huck Finn in school. Good book.

    New follower via GFC

  3. Yaaay! Great Expectations made my list as well! Charles Dickens is the man.

    New follower!
    My FF

  4. Aha, I really want to read Delirium-I've heard such great things!
    New Follower!

    Here's My FF

  5. "Uhm.. I don't do well with REQUIRED. I never end up liing the book if I HAVE to..I would rather read it because I LIKE to."

    I know EXACTLY what you mean! I'm totally the same way. As soon as someone says I have to read a book, I immediately don't want to and I decide that I don't like it. It just can't be helped!

    New GFC follower. :) You have a beautiful blog!

    ♥ Ashley from booknook

  6. I forgot about Huck Finn as well. These posts are helping me remember so many books. Here is my choice.

    My FF Post

  7. Great Expectations was good, but it was also soooo weird :) I remember reading it thinking, whaaaaat? ;)
    The Brunette Librarian Blog

  8. I'm ashamed to say I've never read Great Expectations! Happy Friday! My FF

  9. I never actually read Great Expectations, but don't think It was required for me, I remember liking Old Yeller and Where the Red Fern Grows, (my daughter is about 4 years older than you, so it was a long time ago) I know I was not into the Shakespeare ones, I liked the story of Some of his, just not the old style writing, hard for me, lol.
    Have a great day, I already follow you.
    FF Post

  10. Happy friday! Hopping through!

    New follower!
    ~Keegan Shayne

  11. Hi! I'm hopping through and would love to follow you, but the GFC just doesn't want to work... So I'm now a new follower on Twitter and I hope in the near future that I can follow you via GFC :)

    Happy Friday :)
    Helene @ Helene's World of Books

  12. I've never read Great Expectations. There seem to be a lot of classics I have missed out on. Wouldn't it be great if teachers realized that people don't like to read a book chosen by someone other themselves? I mean, there are a few required reading gems, but not a lot.

    Have an awesome weekend!

    My FF

  13. Two great books, have a good week-end.

  14. Oh man, you read Delirium at school, and had to make a report on it? Where do you study? I HAVE TO GO THERE! LOL.
    Never read Charles Dickens, but so many people say good things about it, I may check it out in the future.

    New follower!
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  15. I liked Great Expectations too, but omg, same. I didn't quite like the journey itself but afterwards going back to think about what I just read, I liked it. And Huckleberry Finn's an awesome choice. I liked Tom Sawyer too though XD Great answer!

    Have a great Friday!
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    Vivi's FF

  16. Huckleberry Fin was good but I have yet to read Great Expectations! It's definitely on my TBR... I'm not sure how I missed it in school.
    New follower!
    My Follow Friday Post!

  17. I have not read Great Expectations but I keep meaning to.

    I'm a new follower.

  18. @Nick: Ya, only some schools require it. Not the best thing but..being a reader it wasn't much of a big deal lol Thanks for the follow!! :)

    @Renae: Ya! Hahaha I really liked it! Thanks for the follow!! :)

    @Caitlyn: OMG!!!! Yes! Get on it girl! It is like my favorite dystopia book!! :D Thanks for the follow!! :)

    @Ashley: hahaha exactly!! Thanks for understanding ;) Awwe! Thanks!! It is gonna be bran-spankin new in two days! Watch out for it! :)

    @Priscella: I think I messed up....I ment Adventures of Tom Sawyer..hehehe but put Huck. Finnn o well! ^-^

    @TheBrunetteLibrarian: hahahaha right!!? I felt the same way at sometimes! But...I also think that the weirdness added to my liking in a weird quirky way lol idk

    @TheReadingPenguin: lol it's not a MUST read for us YA bloggers but I would say it is a MUST for classic books! :) Happy Friday!

    @ConciseReviews: I havent read those...Ya same! I had to read Romeo and Juliet this year and it was pretty hard to keep up with because of the writing style and grammer. Thanks for stopping by!:)

    @Keegan: Lol HAPPY FRIDAY!!! to you too! :) Thanks for the follow!

    @Helen: Awe :( That is the second time some one has said that! I guess I am really going to have to check that out hah? Either way thank you! :) I hope I can get it fixed asap! Happy Friday...Saturday! lol

    @Michelle: Thank you!! :)

    @Amber: Thats actually very true!! Smart chica! ;) You tell them! Haha Hope you have a great weekend too!

    @Tribute-Books-Mama: Thank you! :)

    @Beatriz: Haha no. Well, THEY didn't pick the book out. I did. They just said to find a fictional book of my choice...Delirium was my choice haha if only my school had the same book tastes as I do ;b It's pretty good! A good classic. Thanks for the follow! :)

    @Vivian: Ya, exactly. Lol I actually didn't mean to put Huck. Finn...I meant the Adventures of Tom Sawyer...but alas it was too late to change haha oh wells! Thanks for stopping by! :)

    @Bonnie: Lol idk?? Ya Great Expectations was very good an after thought. Thanks for the follow!:)

    @Stargirlreads: Ya you should! Its a good classic..definitely nothing like you would expect though so be for-warned. Thanks for the follow! :)

    <3 JAIDEN

  19. Hi,
    I found you on Follow Fridays Hosted By
    {Parajunkee & Alison Can Read}. I am a New Follower, Please
    Follow me back.

    1. Thanks for the follow!! :) I'll check out your site


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