Friday, 27 January 2012

Follow Friday #3

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

This week's question: What book genre do you avoid at all costs and why?

My answer: For me, this depends on the age group. There are no Young Adult genres that I won't try and can find something I like in any of them. I am much pickier with Adult books and don't often read historical romances, nonfiction or epic fantasies. I just don't have the patience for them a lot of the time! I only tend to read 'mainstream' Adult books such as The Help, whereas I will read pretty much any YA novel.

How about you? Don't forget to leave a link to you FF so I can pop by!

21 comments:

  1. I agree, no historical or non-fiction for me! I don't have any experience with epic fantasy though. New follower :)
    My Friday hops

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  2. I am quite picky with adult books as well! A new follower! :)

    Celine @ Forget-me-not

    Here is my FF

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  3. Non-fiction is tough for me too. But I can't read scary books. At all. I'm a big wimp. New follower. Have a great weekend!

    Aimee
    gettingyourreadonaimeebrown.blogspot.com

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  4. Interesting answer. I am actaully more pickier with YA. Thanks for sharing and stopping by my blog.

    Jennifer @ Reading and Writing Urban Fantasy and Paranormal Romance

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  5. Yep! No romance for me. But i love epic fantasies!
    BTW thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  6. Hopping through. I get what you're saying. I'll try almost any YA, but I am more picky with adult.
    My Hop

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  7. I don't read a lot of YA but will tey most adult novels.

    Thanks for stopping by Book'd Out earlier!

    Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out

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  8. Lots of people seem to not like historical fiction and the epics. I can't understand why *shakes head in wonder*

    New follower :)

    My #FF

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  9. Hey, Nicola. Agreed about HR, they make me run for cover too. :)

    Here's our #FF post

    Maja @ The Nocturnal Library

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  10. I have The Help on my TBR pile. I just need to find the time to actually read it. :)

    Shanan
    http://thebookaddictnet.blogspot.com/2012/01/follow-friday-11.html

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  11. I love the idea of epic fantasies, but when I start them I usually can't or don't finish them. Maybe I haven't found the right one yet!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog, following you back. =)


    Megan @ Between the Lines

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  12. New follower!

    I'm the same way! I'll read an adult book that people seem to be enjoying, but I'll read an YA book. Popular or not.

    My FF: http://thelittlebluepig.blogspot.com/2012/01/follow-me-friday-4_27.html

    Angela @ TheLittleBluePig

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  13. I'm much more flexible when it comes to YA books too. I'll read pretty much anything from that section. I'm like you though when it comes to adult books. I tend to just stick with the paranormal books from that section.

    New follower
    Kristan @ Lost Amongst the Shelves
    My FF

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  14. Hi, just stopping by from the FF. I'm a new follower. I don't like to read horror books, I'm just not into getting scared all that much. I like historical romance if it's well written, but I don't read much of that genre (: Have a great weekend!!


    My FF: Book Nerds are Pretty Too

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  15. Hi! I'm a new follower!!! I can't wait to read more on your blog!!!! :)

    I agree about non-fiction not being my cup of tea. What can I say; I'm a fiction fan! :)

    http://jbkantt.blogspot.com/2012/01/follow-me-friday-my-first-one.html

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  16. I hardly ever read adult literature. There are too many YA books I want to read and there's just no time! :P

    New follower! :)
    Andie
    From A to Z

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  17. Hello.. New follower!! love your blog and looking forward to seeing more.

    http://breathoflifebookreviews.blogspot.com/

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  18. I love adult fiction though I only tend to stick to crime/thriller books within it, I find a lot of the 'mainstream' boring. On the other hand I do read almost anything that is YA.

    *new follower*

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  19. I don't think I could read 'epic' fantasies either. Those types of books just blow my mind away.

    I'm a new follower, you can find my FF here! CLICKY HERE! =D

    & enter my 300 Follower Giveaway here! CLICKY HERE! =D

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  20. I read all genre in YA too, and nonfiction or epic fantasies is no no no for me in Adults.

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  21. I'm also picky with adult contemporary fiction, and less picky with YA. I do like epic fantasies though!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog

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