Friday, April 19, 2019

April 19, Friday in Memes #9

The Book Blogger Hop hosted by Coffee Addicted Writer. Each week the hop will start on a Friday and end the following Thursday. There will be a weekly prompt featuring a book related question. The hop's purpose is to give bloggers a chance to follow other blogs, learn about new books, befriend other bloggers, and receive new followers to your own blog.

This Week's Book Blogger Hop Question:
   Do you check how many views your posts have received? (submitted by Elizabeth @ Silver's Reviews)
My Answer:
      Constantly))))) And I am always sad to see that reviews are not popular at all. But I guess it is an issue for most bloggers.

Book Beginnings of Fridays hosted by Gillion Dumas of Rose City Reader. A weekly meme where readers share the first sentence of the book they are reading and say what they think. 
The Friday 56 hosted by Freda's Voice. Join us every Friday and share an excerpt from a book you’ve been reading.

My Book Beginnings:
Seven o'clock on a Monday morning, five hundred years after the End of The World, and the goblins had been at the cellar again. Mrs Scattergood  - the landlady at the Seven Sleepers Inn - swore it was rats, but Maddy Smith knew better. Only goblins could have burrowed into the brick-lined floor; and besides, as far as she knew, rats didn't drink ale.
My 56:
Maddy looked out across the Hill, where the distant figure of Adam Scattergood was getting smaller and smaller along the Malbry road, occasionally giving vent to a shrill scream of rage as he ran.
'I could have killed him,' she said, beginning to shake.
'Another time, perhaps.' 
'Don't you understand? I could have killed him!'
One-Eye seemed unmoved. 'Well, isn't that what you wanted to do?'
Outline: Runemarks is Norse mythology inspired novel. I have not read any YA work from
Joanne Harris, but I like her adult novels. So hope this will work for me. My impression that I am going to struggle for a while to get into a story with all the names and references to the Norse gods and runes, but I am optimistic and excited. This book has been on my TBR for more than 3 years.


  1. Norse mythology is fascinating! Thanks for sharing, and here's mine: ”MY LOVELY WIFE”

  2. Love the opening. I'm curious about The End of the World, Goblins, and Mrs. Scattergood (what a great name). I hope you enjoy the book.
    My Friday post features excerpts from Buffalo Gal.

  3. I used to be much more concerned about my stats until I had some incursion on my blog where I got something like 1000 views a day without any websites showing up as sources. It was probably Russians. I gave up caring. Now that has quit, I go look every once in a while. My review and quotes for VOICES

    1. Russians are everywhere))) not on my blog though;-)

  4. I try not to look at post stats... But reviews do seem to be less popular! Less comments, less sharing...