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Friday, April 4

Book Blogger Hop - April 4th - 10th

Book Blogger Hop

Welcome to the new Book Blogger Hop!

If you want schedule next week's post, click here to find the next prompt question. To submit a question, fill out this form.

What to do:

1. Post on your blog answering this question:

  This week's question is submitted by Zeb!

 

To you, what qualifies a book as good or bad? Are some books objectively better than others, or is it purely a matter of opinion?

2. Enter the link to your post in the linky list below (enter your Blog Name and the direct link to your post answering this week’s question. Failure to do so will result in removal of your link).


3. Visit other blogs in the list and comment on their posts. Try to spend some time on the blogs reading other posts and possible become a new follower.  The purpose of the hop 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.
  

My Answer: 

I know some people consider "good" books as only being what mainstream critics call "classics" or "superb," but that's not always the case with me, as you can find a few trashy or tie-ins in my collection. For me to like a book, the book has to grab my interest from the first few pages, if it starts to get boring, there is better chance that I will close the book and toss it on a shelf to collect dust. The meaning of a "good" book is different for every reader. Just because I like reading one book doesn't mean somebody else will.


Linky List:


URL: Link to your blog hop post
Name: Your first name @ Title of your blog


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6 comments:

  1. here here! reading is such a personal experience. who cares about the hype or what others think. read what you love; love what you read.

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  2. What a terrific answer. You hit every important point especially about everyone not liking the same book.

    I agree about catching my attention right away. I can tell if I like it or not in those few pages. :)

    Whether it is good or bad to me depends on the characters for me.

    GREAT ANSWER and GREAT QUESTION this week.

    Happy Hopping!!

    Elizabeth
    Silver's Reviews
    My Blog Hop Answer

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  3. I also feel the same..Reading and rating a book as good or bad differs are person to person..:)
    -Njkinny @ Njkinny's World of Books

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  4. It's difficult to put into words really but for me it's when you pick up a book and it captures your imagination, not necessarily right away though, your drawn to each page and really don't want to put the book down at all. I think that the connection is purely down to the writing skills of the author.

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  5. Thanks Billy. A very good question.

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  6. True, and how often can we get lulled by the number of stars a book as been given an the well-known book seller sides :) but a low star rating doesn't mean it's a bad book, it just wasn't right for that particular person.

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