Thursday, May 17, 2012

Feature & Follow [15]

A special thanks to Parajunkee and Alison Can Read for choosing our blog as a Featured Blog this week!

Feature & Follow is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read.  It is a fun way to meet new bloggers and to keep in touch with bloggers you already know!  Please feel free to follow us via Linky, e-mail or GFC.  If you leave a comment and link, we will visit your blog, too!  Check us out on Twitter:  Cat and Jamie.

Q:   Summer Break is upon us! What would be the perfect vacation spot for you to catch up on your reading & relax?

A:   In reality, my favorite summer reading spot is sitting in the sand at my yearly vacation spot, North Myrtle Beach, S.C.  There is something inherently relaxing about scrunching the sand through your toes, listening to the ocean waves beat against the shore, and reading a great book.

In my fictional mind, the place I would most appreciate as a vacation destination and a reading spot would have to be Tahiti.  I can just picture myself laying on the beach with my toes in the Pacific, sipping on some French Polynesian umbrella drink out of a coconut and reading about my fictional escapades.

What is your most exciting vacation destination where you can read and relax the days away?  Leave us a comment and I'll follow you back!  Check out our Sinful Sirens Hop Giveaway while you're here!


Candace said...

Now THAT is the beach I want to visit! Congrats on being the featured blogger this week! I'm following you guys on twitter and by GFC.
This week I'm hopping from my blog Novels, News & Notes But I also blog at Candace's Book Blog (just letting you know so you don't get confused).

J. B. Kantt said...

Congrats on being featured this week A2H! That's so exciting!!! :D

Great answer! I've always wanted to go to Tahiti; it's so beautiful, and the pictures you've posted only make me want to go there that much more!

OLD follower! :D

Stop by my blog sometime! :)

TheReadingPenguin said...

Nice! I now desperately crave tropical drinks! Old follower! My Follow

Jessi said...

Congrats on the feature! Brilliant plan, Tahiti, I shoulda went bigger, I pretty much just picked my backyard. Ha ha!

New follower via GFC and Twitter!

Otherwhere FF

Jennifer L. Bielman said...

Love the pictures. I am totally a beach baby. I love going to the beach. Great choice. Congrats on the feature.

Old follower.


Ems said...

That does sound perfect!!

Old follower


Amber I @ Awesomesauce said...

Take me with you!!!

I have never read on the beach. I am so deprived. I need to. It sounds like so much fun and would be so relaxing.

Lori said...

Um, yes, I would go there. :-)
Congrats on being a feature this week!
New Linky follower!
Have a happy Friday :-)

Here's my FF

Shelley Romano said...

Congrats on being one of the featured bloggers!

I guess we who live in states like Florida are a bit spoiled when it comes to our beaches. That's why we get away to places like the Bahama's or Jamaica!


Jennifer @ The Bawdy Book Blog said...

The Pacific is beautiful! I've never been to Tahiti, but I did live in Hawaii and it's gorgeous. :)
Happy FF!

joder said...

Congrats on being featured this week! Those locations are gorgeous and exactly what I would pick too. I'm an old follower wishing you a happy weekend.

The Scarf Princess....

HeatherJay said...

I want those cocktails, NOW!!! Great answer, Jamie. I thought I was following you already but apparently I wasn't... Oops! Just signed up! :D

Sarah@Catching Books said...

Sounds amazing!! Congrats on being this week's feature :D

Chelsey Lynn said...

My answer was somewhere tropical as well!

New Follower!

Chelsey@Charming Chelsey's

Renae said...

Oh, the sun! I love the sun.

I do actually have a somewhat hard time reading in the outdoors, though. I always feel like I need to do be doing something active. :D

Have a great Friday!

Renae @ Respiring Thoughts

Fall Into Books said...

I love Myrtle Beach! Old GFC Follower!

Underworld Love Addiction said...

No wonder I like you... all beach selections ;) Myrtle Beach is great!

DT said...

Congrats on being a featured blog this week! I am a new follower. Love the pretty beach photos and your blog tittle cracks me up!
Have a great Friday!

DT from Dead Trees and Silver Screens

Miss Vain's Paranormal Fantasy said...

Congratulations on the feature!!! I love it!! We should go in halves on the island together, right Jamie!! Lol.

I just got home, so sorry I'm late visiting and emailing you back! XOXO

Herding Cats - Burning Soup said...

I think I'm gonna be the odd one out with my choice :) Those photos are lovely but the heat I think would do me in! Whew! Congrats on being featured :) (I'm an old follower)

Anna@Herding Cats & Burning Soup

Lee @ Rally The Readers said...

Congratulations on being featured! I've always wanted to visit Myrtle Beach- it looks lovely.

Old follower. :-) Our FF

Krista Raven said...

That place would only be in my dreams thats for sure! New follower via GFC old follower linky
Book Review Club

Jennifer Messerschmidt said...

Congrats on being featured! I agree! I love to read on the beach. I so rarely get to but when I do it is wonderful
Old GFC and linky follower

bookbitereviews said...

Congrats on being the feature!!

That does sound like an ideal place to read, and that pineapple drink looks DELICIOUS!!

Old Follower =D,
Becky @ Book Bite Reviews

Jennifer L. Bielman said...

I already commented, just wanted to say I returned the favor of following both GFC and Linky. Thanks for doing the same.

Gin Bryant said...

I want to go to Tahiti! One of my choices is Myrtle Beach, too.

Congrats on being one of the features!

New follower.

Alison Can Read said...

Hopping through. Congrats on being the feature! I would so love to go to Myrtle Beach and Tahiti. Although I think Tahiti is a tiny bit more exotic :-)
My Hop

Sharon ObsessionwithBooks said...

Hi & Happy Friday!

Congratulations on being this weeks feature :)

My FF,

Have a great weekend, Sharon

Sinfully Delicious Book Reviews said...

Awesome feature! And great answers! Give me rum in a pineapple any day!

Newish follower. My FF.

BookSmartie said...

Aww. Summer, Sun, Beach, Coconuts. I'd be in heaven! Both of your vacation spots look so great...and depressing whenever I look out of my window and see wind and rain and rain and wind and...blah ;)
I'm a new follower here! If you want to check out my FF you can find it here:

Kim said...

That sounds nice! I love reading on the beach but I never get much done. I turn too much. lol.

- Kim (follower)
My Hop

Melliane said...

you're right, it would be amazing there!

old follower

here is mine

Amie@Mom Reads My Books! said...

Great answers! Congrats on your feature! Here is my FF: Mom Reads My Books

Book me! said...

Hiya, New follower here *waves furiously in an effort to be seen*
Love your site, Congratulations on your feature. Here's mine:

Happy Follow Friday!

Jen Witch said...

Both those places sound nice. I've never been a big sand person though. It drives me crazy when I can't get it off of me after I'm done at the beach. :o)

Mel - Thedailyprophecy. said...

Congrats on being the feature! Old follower stopping by.

Your description sounds fantastic to me <3 Especially since the weather is horrible at the moment here (looks like it's going to rain soon, again..) Wouldn't it be awesome to be like Harry Potter and just *POP* appear on the beach there :D

Lisa (Lost in Literature) said...

I chose the beach too! Nothing better than that!! :)

Congrats on being a feature this week! New follower :)

Lisa @ Lost in Literature

Gina said...

Congrats on being a feature! I am an old follower!

Kelly said...

Congrats on being featured this week! I'm a new follower!

Kelly @ Dandelion Dreams


Tribute Books Mama said...

The beach is the place to be.

Lindsay said...

Following you and Great post and Congrations

Lindsay said...

Here is my

Jenni Elyse said...

Congratulations on being featured this week!

I'd love to go to Myrtle Beach some time. But, I wouldn't read while I was there. I'd actually swim. I love swimming in the ocean.

Ivana said...

Hi there! New follower! Both Myrtle Beach and Tahiti look like a fantastic getaway...
Congrats on being featured this week! Here's my FF.

MizMaliciouz said...

loved it thanks for stopping by our page just followed back! GFC

Ashley Rose said...

You gotta love reading on the beach. My family went to Acapulco a about 5 years ago I spent a a good chunk of time reading on the beach it was fantastic.

Congrats on being featured!

Ashley Rose@Books in Bloom
my FF:
Ashley Rose@Books in Bloom
my FF

Night Sky Reviews said...

Congrats on being featured! New follower here.


Anna said...

I am a new follower and that is an awesome answer. I go just a little bit dreamy picturing Tahiti myself. Check me out at:

Christina @ Biblio Thoughts said...

Congrats on being featured this week! New follower.

Nice place you picked. I don't really like being out in the sun and heat, but it does look relaxing for those who do.

My FF:

Laura BurgandyIce said...

OH the beach is the BEST!!! When it's sunny, that is. Great choice! Congrats on being featured!!! I'm an old follower! (well, not THAT old.)

Megan Marie said...

Congratulations on the feature!! New follower.

I like the blue water but too much sunshine gets me down. I know I'm an odd duck!! Here is my Follow Xenophobic Bibliophil...feel free to follow back :D

Michele Cozzens said...

Fun to see you as the feature! Prepare for a whine: I WANT A VACATION.


Beth Cutwright said...

I am following you through GFC as lucyatmax. My blog is located here:
Please return the your blog!


Tarah Dunn said...

I've always heard such good things about Myrtle Beach. I've never been, but I want to go. One of these days!

Old follower. Have a nice weekend!

Renee - Succotash Reviews said...
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Renee - Succotash Reviews said...

The beach sounds nice! I LOVE the Myrtle Beach area, too. Congrats on being a feature!

Happy FF and OLD follower :)

Renee @ Succotash Reviews

Livia @ Butterfly-o-Meter said...

Hey guys!
Congrats on being featured this week! :D
Hah, awesome pics. It looks like a place one could relax for sure :D

Old follower.
My #FF

Wickedly Delicious said...

A beach and Yummy drink sounds good. Have a nice weekend.


zapkode.marie said...

{if i'm commenting i'm a follower}

I don't think I could read on the beach - I can't stand sand it is the worst think ever created - sticks to everything and makes such a mess, I just couldn't do it lol. Props to you though!

{} said...

Beach! Beach! Beach. Sun+good book+great company=awesome time! Have a great weekend. Here's my FF.

New follower. :)

Lu said...

I would love to go the Tahiti!
Happy Weekend :)

Old email follower (amugglesmagicalbookblog at yahoo)

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Unabridged Bookshelf said...

I would love to relax and read on the beach in Tahiti! Any beach would be nice, because there are not any beaches anywhere near me. Congrats on being the feature! Old Follower!

Lauren@ The Housework Can Wait said...

Beach + Book = GOOD! Congrats on the feature!

Old follower! Here's my FF!

Jennifer said...

Congrats on the feature! I adore beach reading especially Myrtle Beach. Thanks for the awesome pictures!

Old follower.

Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews

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thebookwormhole said...

Congrats on being featured! I'd love to go to the beach.. Been a while since I've been!

New follower on Linky :)

fakesteph said...

Those drinks look delicious and now I totally want to go to the beach.

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