Friday, August 19, 2011

Blog Hops: Casting Myself and Longest Book I Have Read

Today's Follow Friday question over at Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read is:

Q. If you could write yourself a part in a book, what book would it be and what role would you play in that book?

Growing up I always wanted to be one of the Babysitters Club girls! I would probably want to be Dawn so I could have a super cool secret passage in my house.

Were you a fan of the BSC? I absolutely loved those books.

Book Blogger HopJennifer over at Crazy For Books asks:

“What’s the LONGEST book you’ve ever read?”

Since I still haven't finished Gone with the Wind, I'll have to say Robert McCammon's Swan Song. At 956 pages, that is quite possibly the longest book I have read.


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  1. Oh man. Haven't thought of Babysitters books in years. New follower. come visit me over at Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog.

  2. I always wanted to be mary-anne from the BSC. But I do love secret passages.

    Popping back from PiF.

  3. Baby sitters club- YES!

    Following you!

  4. Thanks for following me! I see you are reading Divergent, I hope you like it as much as I did!

  5. I *am* reading Divergent, and it's great!

  6. I never read any of the BSC books. I wasn't a reader as a kid. But, I'd love to have a cool secret passage in my house too!

  7. I haven't read the BSC books, but you are the second person with that answer today. I may have to check them out!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Kristin @ Better Read Than Dead

  8. I used to love the Baby Sitters Club.
    Thanks for stopping by:)

  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog - I'm a new follower here :) I always wanted to be part of the BSC too. I loved the friendship they had.

    Hope you have a great weekend!

  10. New follower hopping through! Thanks for stopping by my blog. :) That's so funny you chose BSC -- I totally made a plan when I was ten to create my own babysitter's club because of those books. It didn't work, but I wish it did!

    Hope you have a good weekend! :)

  11. Longest book I ever read was, I think, THE STAND uncut. OR whatever Stephen King book that might be longer. Actually, some of the Steve Erikson's books are pretty long. I think one of them I read was like 1100 pages long. Man.

    So Divergent is good, huh? I might have to pick that up then.

  12. Hi Peter! Yeah - I think The Stand may weigh in bigger than Swan Song, huh?

    Divergent is pretty good so far. I should finish it up tonight so I'll post on it soon. It has a very similar feel to Hunger Games, but I'm hoping it will end how I wished Hunger Games did. We'll see. :)

  13. I haven't read the Baby-sitters club. When I was young, it was all about Sweet Valley High lol. I LOVED those!
    I dropped by to return the follow. I look forward to reading your reviews.
    Donna @ The Happy Booker

  14. Moment of truth here, I never read the babysitters club. Don't throw anything, please.

    Thanks for visiting FF

  15. Hmm...second mention of the Babysitters Club, but I don't know much about that :( I'm sure it would be awesome to be one, though.

    God, 956 pages...I think it would take me 100 years to write something that long, haha.

    Have an awesome weekend!
    Butterfly-o-Meter Books

  16. LOL! I wouldn't throw anything at you. Well, except for maybe a copy of "Claudia and the Phantom Phone Calls". ;)

  17. I like the Babaysitters Club too when I was in HS! But I haven't read the books though, I've only seen the movie :)

    Thanks for your visit!

    I'm following :)


  18. Dawn was my favorite. My daughter, who I was reading them with, wanted to be Claudia. LOL
    Thanks for stopping by! Following you too!

  19. OMG! Awesome the Babysitters Club. I loved those books as a kid. Thanks for stopping by.

  20. Thanks for stopping by! I didn't even think of babysitters club but I loved the books and I think it would be amazing to be in it

  21. Is Swan Song longer than The Stand (uncut version)? If so, then *that* is the longest book I've ever read.

  22. Noooo. Haha. I should have done more research than glancing at my bookshelf. It turns out The Stand, It, and The Witching Hour all have more pages than Swan Song. Oops. Oh well. :D

  23. My sister loved the Babysitter's Club books when she was younger.

    Aaron (Dreaming About Other Worlds).

  24. I remember Dawn's secret passage! So cool.
    Thanks for stopping by on the hop!
    The Bawdy Book Blog


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