Oct 20, 2011

Follow Friday


This week's Follow Friday (hosted by Parajunkee and Alison Can Read) features Book Savvy Babe and The Bursting Bookshelf.

The question is: What superhero is your alter ego?

This is a hard question for me to answer because I didn't grow up following comics and superheros. Jacqueline Carey's Phedre no Deluanay from her first Kushiel series is definitely a superhero in my book, and she actually is writing a series of books about a character known as Santa Olivia who is like a superhero to the town where she lives. So...basically Jacqueline Carey's strong, kick-ass female characters are my alter-egos.

If you don't know them, I highly recommend you check them out. The character, setting, and plot complexity is intense without being overwhelming; there's unbelievable (in a good way) action and adventure; and love does conquer all but almost never in ways you imagine.

15 comments:

  1. I didn't know what to answer either. My mind went BLANK. This week's question is tough, and I can't believe I answered "Raphael" from Ninja Turtles. Too late to edit!!! I don't even know why Raphael popped into my mind... haha!

    New Follower.
    Here's my FF post

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  2. I totally read Kushiel's Dart, very cool choice w/ Phedre! Thanks for following my blog, I'm following back! Have a great weekend! Book Savvy Babe

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  3. That looks interesting! I will have to check those out! New follower! My FF: Mom Reads My Books

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  4. It is hard question! I'm not into superheroes and the only ones I know are Superman and Batman too. Happy Friday!
    New follower!
    http://thesagacityquest.blogspot.com/

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  5. I haven't heard of this series, but will be checking them out on GR per your suggestion! I also had a hard time coming up with an answer this week (ended up being totally unoriginal) but like you I didn't read comics or really get into superheroes growing up.

    New follower
    My Follow Friday
    Kristan @ Lost Amongst the Shelves
    P.S. Come check out my blog's first giveaway here

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  6. I have not read them but they sound awesome.
    New Follower.
    Have a great weekend!
    Erika@Let's talk about books

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  7. Never heard of them, but I'll have to check them out! Interesting :)
    Your newest follower,
    MaryAnn @ Chapter by Chapter
    @chapterxchapter

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  8. I picked Wonder Woman lol, following you from the hop, hoping you will follow me back at http://www.beckvalleybooks.blogspot.com we also have a book blog hop xx

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  9. Just hopping through! I’m a new follower! Please follow back: http://www.bethebooks.blogspot.com :)

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  10. Hopping through. I like to find my superheroes in book characters too. Great pick!
    My Hop

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  11. I haven't heard of Jacqueline Carey, will have to check her out.

    just hopping thru.
    Happy Friday

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  12. I haven't read this but I'm pretty positive it's on my TBR! You had a very original choice ;) Great way to think outside the box!

    I'm a new follower!
    Happy Friday!

    - Sarah
    Sarah's Shelf

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  13. Okay never heard of Jacqueline Carey, will have to investigate this author. Good choice. Come visit me over at Livre De Amour-Books of Love Blog.

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  14. Wonder Woman
    New follower, here's mine
    http://headstuckinabook.blogspot.com/

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  15. Hi there,

    Wow, sounds interesting, I have noted to read it's chucked on the TBR pile.

    New follower!!

    Michelle

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