Thursday, September 8, 2011

Friday Memes (4)

This week's question:

Have you ever wanted a villain to win at the end of a story? If so, which one?

Hmm. No, I don't think I've ever wanted the villain to win. At least, I don't remember wanting the villain to win. But there have been times when the protagonist was just so whiny and annoying and just under-developed that I may not have wanted him/her to succeed. But no, I generally want the people who try to destroy the world to lose.  

Book Blogger Hop(Book Blogger Hop is hosted by Jen at Crazy For Books)
This week's question is:
“Many of us primarily read one genre of books, with others sprinkled in. If authors stopped writing that genre, what genre would you start reading? Or would you give up reading completely if you couldn’t read that genre anymore?”

I primarily read YA books. It would completely devastate me if authors stopped writing YA. It's just such a diverse genre. However, if there really was no more YA, I guess I would go into reading other fiction. And if that isn't enough, I'll pick up some classics and start reading those. I've always wished that I read more classics.

(hosted by Ginger at GReads)
This week's question:
Books to Television: Which books would you love 
to see made in to a TV series? or movie?

Hmm. This is a hard one since it seems like every books is being made into either a TV series or a movie these days. I kind of wish it wasn't like that. I miss being able to imagine characters and settings in your head without having a movie mess up how you see everything. For example, I liked Twilight before I saw the movies. To me, the movies pointed out small imperfections about the books that kept building up and building up until it got to the point where I couldn't read the books anymore. I don't want that to happen again. And honestly, I can't think of any book I would want to be made into a TV show or a movie that isn't already in production. But I will say that I am ridiculously excited for the Mortal Instruments movie and the Hunger Games movie. 

And I have to say that when a movie is done well, it really enhances my experience with the book. But sadly, that's not as common as the opposite D:

But yeah, Mortal Instruments and Hunger Games, wooo! 


  1. Hey! I totally agreed with your answer to the blog hop. Hope you visit my blog. New follower. :)

  2. I agree! I can't ever remember wanting a villian to succeed at the end of a book.

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  3. I based my answer on the same thing--sometimes a hero/heroine just doesn't deserve to win.

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  4. It's never too late to read the classics! I still haven't read as many as I'd like despite all the times I keep saying that I will!

    Happy Hopping!

  5. I love YA too! I never want them to stop writing it!

    Hopping through :)

    My post,

  6. I'm from FF and agree this was a tough question. I did manage to come up with one, but it took a long time. I'm you're newest follower and would love for you to visit me when you get a chance.

  7. hey! im a new follower, love the blog!

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  8. I can't think of a villain I wanted to win either! New follower!

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  9. A great answer!

    My FF,

    Have a great weekend!

  10. I've read barely any classics, I need to get into some! I think that has to do with schools forcing me to read them, and it really shone a negative light on the classics as a whole, unfortunately.

    Great answers. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    Books of Amber

  11. I have tried to make myself read a classic a month or so. Sometimes it is just so hard!

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    Kristin @ Better Read Than Dead

  12. Haha an annoying MC is always a bust!

    new follower.

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  13. Great answer! I read classics in my younger years, but really do wish I'd include them on my current reading list. Thanks for the reminder to do so.

  14. Please don’t be shocked but this week I’ve got a straightforward, cut and dried answer to this week’s question... for a change!

    Root for villains? No way, no how. Why am I being so narrow minded? Follow me back to my blog and find out why –

    Thank God it’s Follow Friday!

    Howard A. Sherman, Implementor
    Get Inside a Story

  15. I am a follower!
    I hope you will stop by The Writers Voice! It is my new group author blog and posts start tomorrow!

    Emma Michaels

  16. I am super excited for The Hunger Games movie!

    New follower

  17. Always books to read! :)

  18. Yeah, I don't want people to win who are going to ruin the world either.

  19. We are your newest followers! Hope you have an awesome day! Come visit us if you have a chance!!

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  20. I'm so far behind on reading YA that I would still have tons to chose from if the genre was no longer published. There are so many different things to read even if new books in a favorite genre stopped being published. Please come see what I would read.

  21. Hey! i'm a follower here spreading the word about TEEN SHIVER, a group of YA authors from big pub houses that have come together to start touring and speaking! It would be SUPER awesome if you could stop by the blog and follow us so we can start spreading the word more! :) Below is my post about it, and there's a link you can use to get there! :)