Friday, May 8, 2015

Feature & Follow: What to Read



Feature & Follow is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee & Alison Can Read, as a way to meet new bloggers.

This week they posed the question "How do you decide what to read?"

I think this is an interesting question! Generally if I've just bought a book, I'll start reading it that day, even if I'm already reading something else. If I'm looking for something new from my tbr pile, it's largely dependant on my mood. If I want something lighter, happier, I might go for a historical romance. Steampunk always cheers me up too. If I want my usual, I go for an urban fantasy, I love those. It really does depend on feeling, and which book blurb I think sounds better out of the books I'm deciding between. Sometimes reviews sway me, but the kind of books I'm swayed to buy because of reviews are the kind I'll read straight away!

If you're interested in my reviews, feel free to follow by email, GFC, or on twitter :-)

~Ailsa


10 comments:

Nicola Reads YA on May 8, 2015 at 7:26 AM said...

Choosing based on how you're feeling is always a great method!

Following via GFC and Twitter :)

AJ Sterkel on May 8, 2015 at 7:28 AM said...

Interesting answer, and I love the design of your blog. I’m a new Bloglovin’ follower.

Aj @ Read All The Things!

Tracy on May 8, 2015 at 8:01 AM said...

Sounds like a good system! New Twitter follower :)

Here's my F&F!

Tiffany on May 8, 2015 at 8:03 AM said...

Yes, mood is also one of my answers!
I like your blog design, btw :)

New follower via GFC, my FF

Jazmen ThisGirlReadsAlot on May 8, 2015 at 9:45 AM said...

I usually read the same way! New GFC Follower!
Jazmen@This Girl Reads A lot

Meghan K on May 8, 2015 at 12:31 PM said...

I have good intentions on reading in a certain order, but rarely follow through!

New follower via GFC and twitter. Check me out at livingalifeinbooks.blogspot.com. Happy Friday!

Cayt on May 8, 2015 at 5:09 PM said...

Oh man, if I started the books I bought immediately I would never finish a book! Haha! I tend to buy a bunch of stuff at once or just pick things up randomly. Who know when I'll get to them!

New follower!
My FF!

Jennifer Pearl Mancuso on May 8, 2015 at 10:09 PM said...

I'm a mood reader, too! I always know what genre I want to read, but picking a book within a genre, that's where I can be super indecisive!

New follower via GFC. (:

Here's my FF!

Pauline on May 8, 2015 at 11:58 PM said...

There are at times that I choose based on my mood, too (especially when I want something tear-jerking haha).

New follower via GFC
Fathomless Reveries

Shannon R. on May 11, 2015 at 7:00 AM said...

I'm OCD, so I read my ARCs and blog tour books first, but there are always times when a book I'm dying for comes out and I set everything aside and read it first because I can't help myself. LOL!. New GFC follower.

Shannon @ The Tale Temptress' FF

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