Thursday, July 5, 2012

Feature & Follow Friday!


Feature & Follow Friday



Follow Friday is hosted by Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read


Here is this week's question:

Q: Jumping Genres: Ever pick up a book from a genre you usually don't like and LOVE it? Tell us about it and why you picked it up in the first place.


I always like to try new genres, but I tend to steer towards YA fiction, especially Paranormal Romance. My latest read that was NOT YA or Paranormal was "The Undomestic Goddess" by Sophie Kinsella. I picked it up because the summary made me laugh. It's a fluffy, fun summer read and it's now one of my favorite books.


Summary from Goodreads: 


Workaholic attorney Samantha Sweeting has just done the unthinkable. She’s made a mistake so huge, it’ll wreck any chance of a partnership. 

Going into utter meltdown, she walks out of her London office, gets on a train, and ends up in the middle of nowhere. Asking for directions at a big, beautiful house, she’s mistaken for an interviewee and finds herself being offered a job as housekeeper. Her employers have no idea they’ve hired a lawyer–and Samantha has no idea how to work the oven. She can’t sew on a button, bake a potato, or get the #@%# ironing board to open. How she takes a deep breath and begins to cope–and finds love–is a story as delicious as the bread she learns to bake. 


But will her old life ever catch up with her? And if it does…will she want it back?



14 comments:

  1. Hopping through. I've always meant to read Kinsella. I think her books look cute. New follower!
    My Hop

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  2. I love the blurb, going to have to add it to my list.

    MyFF

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  3. Kinsella is a great author. I love her Shopaholic series. I tend to read everything, but I have to switch it up or else I get sick of it.

    And I have two cats... one of which is named MOCHI. Well, technically it's Mochi The Destroyer, but we call him Mochi for short, LOL. He's a Russian Blue feline.

    I'm a new follower. You can find my FF here.

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    1. That's too cute! =) The Destroyer haha sounds like my Mochi. Thanks for the follow!

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  4. Kinsella is one of my favorite authors in this genre.
    Her novels are light, fluffy and hilarious.
    Though, I haven't read this one yet.
    New Follower!
    My FF

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  5. I love Sophia Kinsella! I especially love her book Can You Keep a Secret. Old follower! My FF: World of Books

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  6. This book looks interesting, have a great week-end.

    http://theplotthickensbookblog.blogspot.com/2012/07/feature-follow.html

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  7. I loved this book too! It was hilarious and I couldn't put it down :)
    New Follower
    Here's my FF: http://yabookseasons.blogspot.com/2012/07/feature-follow-4-winner.html#more

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  8. I LOVE Sophie Kinsella, my favourite book by her is Can You Keep a Secret, that book cracks me up everytime I read it.

    Old Follower
    Sandy
    My FF Post

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  9. New follower here!

    I must admit that I haven't read any of Kinsella's books, but I see them pop up once in a while. Perhaps this is a book I could enjoy during my vacation. A nice fluffly read; something totally different for me too!

    http://thedailyprophecy.blogspot.nl/2012/07/feature-follow-7.html

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  10. This looks like a totally fun read! I also love YA :-)

    New follower via GFC!

    Hope you'll swing by my new blog, Ensconced in YA!
    http://cahreviews.blogspot.com/2012/07/feature-and-follow-friday-1.html

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    1. thanks for stopping by, love your new blog! =)

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  11. I love Sophie. She is one of my favorites. New follower! Btw, your blog is too cute!

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