Thursday, June 16, 2011

Follow Friday 6/17/11



It's time for Follow Friday!!!!  Hosted by the lovely Rachel @ Parajunkee's View.  This week she is doing a give-a-way to win one of her blog designs as this is her #50 Follow Friday!

This weeks question is:

Q. Genre Wars! What's your favorite genre and which book in that genre made it your favorite?

   My answer would have to be Historical Fiction.  I love that you can "travel" to all parts and times in the world by reading this genre.  While you travel, you can also pick up bits of history in the process.  I was by no means a history buff in school... I was more of a science geek.... but now.... I love "going to" places like Russian, England, Asia, Africa and all places in between.  Not to mention the Knights, Kings, Queens, Roman Emperors & Gladiators... Or, I can go to WWII, War of the Roses, etc. 

As for the book that made it my favorite..... I would have to say that I have always loved it, but not as much as I do now... and that is thanks to two books:



mistress of rome




the bronze horseman


So, what's your favorite?


13 comments:

Anne said...

Love both the books you mentioned. The Bronze Horsman is amazing, I can't wait to read The Summer Garden to find out what happens to Tatiana and Alexander.

Alexis @ Reflections of a Bookaholic said...

Historical fiction is my favorite as well :) I'm supposed to be reading The Bronze Horseman now but I keep putting it off for review requests. Looks like I need to get to it now.

Misha said...

My favorite genres are historical and literary fiction.
Kate Quinn's book are on my TBR; can't wait to read Mistress of Rome!

Nikki said...

One of my favs as well!

New follower! Happy reading, friend!

Nikki @ Books Most Wanted

Kyanara_night said...

Hi,

stopping by for the follow friday!
I do love a good historical fiction book from time to time.
have a wonderfull weekend
Kyanara from the Life of a BookAholic

Amy said...

I love History (did it for A level). I like historical/paranormal though.

Nice answer.

Here's my Friday

Amy@adumbrations (new follower)

Lauren B said...

I also enjoy historical books especially historical mysteries.
Happy blogging!

Kristen said...

Historical fiction is my favorite genre as well! Being able to go to a completely different place in time, anywhere in the world ... that's why I love historical fiction so much!

Happy Friday!

Me My Shelf And I said...

Just stopping in to thank you for coming over to mine and following! I've been following you for awhile :0) Happy Friday!

Andra said...

Hi! I'm a new follower stopping by from the hop :D

I adore your site! It is a really cool design! I also love your choice of genre. I feel like historical fiction has been a bit overlooked lately. One of my alltime favorite series is a historical fiction YA series and I love it as much as anything i've read :D

Happy Friday!!!

Sarah said...

I LOVE The Bronze Horseman! Tatiana and Alexander are one of my favorite literary couples. My other favorite historical fiction are anything by Diana Gabaldon, and Philippa Gregory.

Darcy said...

Hey stopping by from follow friday, great choices & great blog! Looking forward to more posts. Have a great weekend. New follower!

Darcy @ Open Book Empty Cup

Molli @ Once Upon a Prologue said...

I've read and REALLY loved some historical fiction. Not a lot but my favorite series by far is Diana Gabaldon's Outlander series!

New follower, over from the FF hop. Looking forward to chatting with you. Please take a sec to stop by my blog if ya get a chance.

http://www.onceuponaprologue.blogspot.com