Feature and Follow Friday

Thursday, August 23, 2012


Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read




Here is this week's question:



What is the worst cover of a book that you've read and loved? 



Amber I. is more into covers than Amber R. is. So when we started talking about this, Amber I. had all the ideas. But we came to a mutual, albeit hard decision. Succubus Revealed by Richelle Mead was a cover that we didn't really enjoy. The series was friggen amazing, of course. But the cover just didn't cut it. Georgina is supposed to be HOT, like smoking! And the cover just wasn't cutting it. Not too mention she didn't even look like the girl that was on the other covers. It was just really underwhelming and not what we pictured Georgina as at all. 


So since we are this weeks featured blogger we did a little interview and here it is.  




When did you start blogging?
Amber I Started the blog in January 2011 and Amber R. jumped on in May 2011.


What is your favorite part of book blogging?
Meeting all the other bloggers and talking to authors. We love having a group of people that love reading as much as we do. Plus getting to recommend books to other people and having them fall in love with a book just based on our recommendation is amazingly awesome!


What is your favorite book(s)?
This is a toughy, we love so many books. How much time do you have? lol okay okay if we have to pick just a few we'd say anything from Keri Arthur (can't just pick one of her series) Chicagoland Vampire series, Night Huntress series, Morganville Vampire series, Darkest London series, Otherworld series, Highlander series by KMM, Okay we must stop now or else we will just keep going.


What has been the best thing that has happened to you because of book blogging?
There have been a lot of amazing things that have happened due to blogging, but we must say the best thing ever is meeting Rachel Caine and having a few drinks with her. We got to sit there and talk to her and she knew who we were by our blog and it was surreal. If you know us then you know we talk about this moment often. We are still stunned that it happened and will continue talking about it forever!



Thanks so much for stopping by! We always follow back and comment back (But not if you have captcha.) Captcha is so annoying. So yes we will totally move on if you have it. Sorry but its useless and annoying. I promise I am not a robot! :) 

See who else is hopping and make some new friends!





61 comments:

  1. Ya I can see what you mean. The cover is not super impressive. I'm still having trouble thinking of covers I don't like because I buy books because I like their covers a lot of times.

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    1. I do the same but this was the last book in the series so of coarse I was buying it. I just do not at all like it.

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  2. I've heard great things about Rachel Mead's books (haven't read them yet), but yeah, the covers are underwhelming, that one more than most of them. I am a sucker for a good cover.

    Congrats on the feature! Old follower :-)

    Here's my FF!

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  3. Congratulations on being a featured blog. I'm following you via GFC. I'm not a big fan of the cover- although I liked the series.

    My FF

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  4. Congrats on being featured!! You guys are right, that is a pretty bad cover. I probably wouldn't look twice at it.

    Here is mine
    http://bookbitereviews.blogspot.com/2012/08/follow-friday-30.html

    Old Follower,
    Becky @ Book Bite Reviews

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  5. Congrats on being featured this week! We chose the cover of Bloodlines for our FF. Richelle Mead's books are amazing, but the covers for some of her books really don't convey that.

    Old follower. Our FF

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  6. Congrats on being featured this week. I chose The Forsaken by Lisa M. Stasse.

    New Follower

    -Chayse
    thebookreaper.com

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  7. Congrats on the feature! New follower! -Emily @ Emily Hearts Books

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  8. Congrats on being the feature!! Old follower! I haven't read the series yet but I agree. The cover needs more work!

    My FF

    Ning @ Reading by Kindle Fire

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  9. Congratulations on being featured! Old GFC Follower- not a fan of that cover either!
    My FF
    ~Caitlin :)

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  10. I hope the cover model doesn't see this! LOL

    Old follower
    Talk Supe F&F

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  11. Congrats on being featured. New Follower. =] I get what you mean. This cover has no life to it. It is just a not so beautiful women with too much makeup on just standing there with a moon and a building behind her. I don't get it lol. Here is My FF

    Michael @ The Bookshelf Review

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  12. Congrats Ladies! It is so exciting that you got featured! Do you feel like celebrities? lol Well I have to agree that out the last Georgina Kincaid book was the best and the cover was a let down.
    Old Follower.
    My Friday Follows

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  13. Congrats on being featured, Ladies! I know what you mean about the Georgina Kincaid series, love the books! The covers? Not so much!
    Thanks for stopping by! =D

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  14. Congratulations on being this weeks feature :)

    I'd have to agree with you on that cover but this series is amazing.

    My FF Post

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  15. Congrats on being featured! It's funny that you picked this cover because I kind of think the same thing about Mead's Vampire Academy series! X)
    http://joie-joiedelire.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature-and-follow_23.html

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  16. Congrats on the feature ladies!! Woooot *happy dances for the both of you* Now the world will be hit with AWESOMESAUCE! lol.

    Oh snaaap. I <3'd the Georgina Kincaid series ^_^ and I can't believe I forgot all about that damned cover.. *sigh* I think I need to go back and change my answers lmbo... The cover's weren't that bad. But when you pick up a series that scream SUCCUBUS you better damned well hope the covers are leaking with SEZZY!! The first four covers are okay, but the last two? Not so much. But I didn't really think the first two really went with what I picture for Georgina either. >.< Anywho, great answer!

    Old follower ;)

    My FF

    Ana♥ @ Beach Bum Reads

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  17. Great interview girls!! I agree with you about this series, it is awesome and I loved it. But if I hadn't read Richelle Meads VA series first I probably wouldn't have read it.

    Here's My FF!
    Naomi @ Nomi’s Paranormal Palace
    New Follower :)

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  18. Old follower!Congrats on being featured!! I didn't pick a cover but now that I'm seeing your answer that would have been the perfect choice.I really didn't like this cover but the series was amazing!

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  19. New follower. Congrats on being featured! I'd have to say I agree with your choice...not a great cover.

    Check out my Feature and Follow.

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  20. Congrats on being the featured blog!! Old follower ^__^

    Umm, and seriously, that would be an awesome moment for an author that you adore to recognize you and your blog!!

    Scarlett @ Books Before Bed!

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  21. Congrats on being featured ladies!

    Yeah, I don't like that cover either....


    Have a good weekend!

    My FF!

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  22. Congrats on being featured! :)

    I have to admit that, that cover is kind of odd and not very appealing. >.<

    New Follower Here!

    Here's My Feature & Follow
    Melissa @Spews of My Views

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  23. Old follower /congrats on being featured. My response was....the Stephanie Plum series covers. I truly love the books, but could do without the colorful jackets. Course, since I own every book in the series and I love them all, the jackets are acceptable by associated love for the books. Visit/follow me at bethartfromtheheart.blogspot.com
    Hugs,
    Beth

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  24. I just seen the above comment, and agree with the Stephanie Plum covers, they are a little colorful, and boring, I also hate the Vegas Vampire's covers, but didn't really care for the books much either, so didn't pick them.
    Here is my post

    FF Post

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  25. Congrats on being featured! I forgot about these coves! I wasn't too impressed with them either, but oh how I LOVE these books!

    Here's my Friday Hops

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

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  26. The Vampire Academy covers aren't all that great either, but the books themselves are amazing. Goes to show you can't judge Richelle Mead's books by their covers!

    I'm a new follower!

    Sophie @ The Dreaming Reader

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  27. Congrats on being featured! That's awesome :) And I actually agree, that cover did not do Georgie justice!

    I'm an old follower :) Here's my FF post so you can find out what I think about covers as well.

    Have a wonderful weekend!

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  28. Hey, congrats for being featured!
    Here's mine. :)
    Have a great day and happy hopping!
    Old follower.

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  29. Congratulations on being Featured! New Follower.

    Sydney @ Starry Storm

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  30. Congrats on getting featured! :) Some really great answers.

    Here's my FF

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  31. Yeah, that's not an appealing cover to me. New follower from the hop :-)

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  32. I can understand the feeling about this one but I kind of like it though.

    old follower

    here is mine

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  33. Round of applause for the feature!! Hopping through :) Love Richelle Mead, but I have to agree, the cover is kinda "meh."

    Here's my FF @ Realms of an Open Mind

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  34. Congrats on being feature! I don't really like the cover either, the girl looks a bit dead! I'm a new follower!
    My Friday post
    Juli @ Universe in Words

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  35. That cover doesn't do anything for me. new follower. My friday http://jennreneeread.blogspot.com/2012/08/follow-friday-30-and-tgif-15.html

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  36. It's hard to put a face on the cover, especially if it doesn't match the previous volumes. I can't count the number of times I've read a fantasy novel where I couldn't identify ANYONE from the artwork on the cover. :)

    New follower . . . thanks for stopping by.

    Bob @ Beauty in Ruins

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  37. Congrats on being featured! Old follower :D

    My FF

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  38. Thanks for sharing. Congratulations on being featured!

    Following! Feel free to visit my blog.
    SeeitORreadit


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  39. That is an awful cover! I've only read the first Georgina book, but really enjoyed it. Congrats on the feature! New follower!

    Jennifer @ Feminist Fairy Tale Reviews

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  40. I definitely agree, I haven't read the series, but that cover isn't making me want to pick it up. lol.
    Congrats on being a feature!!
    New follower via GFC!
    Here's my FF: http://meganm922.blogspot.com/2012/08/feature-and-follow-friday-book-cover.html

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  41. I like your real good I agree. #FF follow back :)

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  42. I haven't read this series yet but I agree with you on the cover. The title is also what's sort of kept me away as well!

    Jenifer @ www.underagraysky.com

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  43. I loooove the Awesomesauce book club :) Huge fan and so happy to see you featured this week!!


    The Brunette Librarian Blog

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  44. Congrats on the feature I really love your blog!

    An old follower and I can see why that cover is awful!

    Have a great weekend!

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  45. Congratulations on being featured! I'm an old follower just stopping by ^^ I can understand that you don't like the cover.. It's not really attractive.

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.nl/2012/08/feature-follow-10.html

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  46. I'm so happy that you were featured-- awesome! That cover is pretty horrific. You know, it's funny, that Georgina kind of reminds me of the one from Gossip Girl.

    Old follower.

    Christina@ Ensconced in YA
    http://cahreviews.blogspot.com

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  47. Congrats on being a feature! Great answer. New follower here.

    Check out my FF :)

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  48. Congrats on being featured. We picked the same book. I love this series, but the cover of Succubus Revealed didn't fit my image of Georgina Kincaid at all.

    New follower.
    My Feature & Follow

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  49. Congrats on being featured! New follower!
    http://picturemereading.wordpress.com/2012/08/24/meme-feature-and-follow-friday/

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  50. New follower! Hope to see you at Patch of Sky, too!

    http://ninetteswann.com

    Congratulations on the feature!

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  51. Congrats on the feature! I have to say I hate it, too, when the characters in novels don't even resemble the models on the front. LOL

    New GFC Follower :) Happy FF!

    Renee @ Succotash Reviews

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  52. Congrats on the feature! I see what you mean. Not as easy on the eyes but as long as it's a worthwhile read :) New follower!

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  53. Congratulations on being the feature!! I don't think it's that bad, but there isn't really anything special going on :/ And I know...it always feels a bit negative when the cover model doesn't fit your imaginary standards for a character...

    New GFC Follower!
    Vivi's F&F

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  54. Congrats on the feature! I followed you! Here's my blog: http://nightmarchersseries.blogspot.com/

    PS: I love your name, it's totally Awesome Sauce!

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  55. Congrats on being featured! Richelle Mead is an amazing author! New Follower :) Here's my FF

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  56. Congrats on being featured! I'm a new follower. I think meeting authors has been one of the best things for me. I'd invite you back to check out my FF, but I can't seem to get into my settings to shut off the captcha right now! Just now realized it was even still on!

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  57. Congratulations on being featured! I've heard great things about Richelle Mead's novels, especially her Vampire Academy novels. That cover is weird... her lips look overly red!

    New follower via GFC. :)

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  58. Saw your blog via Follow & Feature Friday. Congrats on being featured! :) Love the black and pink theme. New follower via GFC! :)

    Goldie @ http://mybookmusings.blogspot.com :)

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