Book Blogger Hop & Follow Friday

Book Blogger Hop

This week's prompt is:


Tell us about one of your posts from this week and give us a link so we can read it (review or otherwise)!

I think the post from this week that I like the most is about the contest. We are giving away a signed copy of Unearthly by Cynthia Hand and the chance to win a Nook! Check out the specifics here. The contest ends Feb. 13th.



What is your favorite romance hero-type? Stereotype wise. Do you


like the strong silent type or the brute macho man?




Hmmm, this is a tough one. Especially for someone who is not much of a romance reader. Tevya would be so much better equipped to answer this question. She's busy at the moment, but when she gets home I will add her response.


I think that I prefer the strong silent type. I like the romantic hero type that is always supportive and stands up for what he believes in, but uses his brains instead of his brawn. However, I do like a little sass from time to time. I am not a fan of the macho type at all. Give me someone like Sam Roth from the Wolves of Mercy Falls series by Maggie Stiefvater or a Dean Winchester type over a macho BDB type any day.




LOL Macho BDB type? She's a funny one, isn't she? Here to add in my answers. :) Oh what a question....aren't they all just yummy? I mean really, how's a girl to choose? While Andrea has a point about the strong silent type, and I have fallen for many a characters like Sam Roth (can I get a *sigh*?) and Edward Cullen, I typically go for the bad boys. I like the rough and rugged, take charge, doing what the heck he wants to no matter what. I like the rebel, both the subtle rebel and the flat out in your face rebel. I like my hero to take matters into his own hands, be the protector, but still appreciate the beauty and strength (and mind) of a strong, independent woman. Oh wow - I could go on and on. Hmmm....perhaps we need a list? Top 10 favorite strong and silent types and top 10 macho men? It would be fun to see how different mine and Andrea's answers are on both lists. I think that may just be an idea for another day...

Comments

  1. I totally agree with you on the Follow Friday question :)

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  2. This was a great way to promote our Nook giveaway. :)

    I like the bad boy. Always have. Even though some books I make an exception. :)

    Hooked to Books

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  3. Great answer! I love Sam too. :)

    I love your blog! I'm a new follower. I look forward to reading more of your posts!

    Have a great weekend!
    http://readerbee.blogspot.com/

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  4. Hopping through! I totally agree with the strong silent type of hero :) They are my favorite as well.

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  5. Thanks for stopping by all! I am off to return the favor.

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  6. OMG Sam & Edward would definitely make my top 10 :D

    I'm following back bb :)

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  7. I love Maggie's series, but Sam would definitely NOT be the type for me. He's a bit too sensitive for my tastes. I just can't stand overly sensitive or the clingy ones. Ick LOL!

    Thanks for stopping by!

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  8. Thanks for stopping by my blog! :)
    Have a great weekend!

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  9. Dean Winchester, yup I'd agree, I am all over that. I am however also all over BDB macho. what can I say. Happy Hop, and have a good weekend!

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  10. I love Sam! But I also love a BDB maco man. Honestly, I'm not too picky. I'll take whatever. Wonder what that makes me... ;-)

    Thanks for stopping by! I've returned the follow.

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  11. Great answers! Thanks for visiting my hop!

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  12. I'm a sucker for bad boys. Love the answers! Thanks for stopping by my blog. Have a great weekend.

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  13. Thanks for stopping by, hon! Great answers - couldn't agree more on the strong silent type . . . definitely more romantic.

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  14. Hallos! Lovely blog! I luv the color scheme. *grins*

    Yeah, I can relate to choosing Dean over a BDB fella. Dean's voices *always* sends the shivers up and down my spine. :)

    Am following back and do hope you two have a wonderful weekend!

    Redd @ the Wyld Hollow

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  15. <3 Dean Winchester!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog =D

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  16. Thank you for hopping on by! I deffinitly have entered your Nook giveaway lol. I look forward to reading your posts and reviews!

    Happy Reading!
    <3 Patricia @ Patricia's Particularity

    P.S. New Follower :)

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  17. I agree: I like the rough and rugged man too. Alpha males are it for me.

    Thanks for stopping by The Enchanted Book!

    Selena

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  18. Now following. Looking forward to reading your reviews.

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  19. Hi ladies! Thanks for stopping by to say hello!! Great hero types btw!

    ~Jess
    http://www.gonewiththewords.com/

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  20. I prefer the strong and silent type as well!
    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I'm a new follower.

    Have a nice week.

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  21. I think I'll have to go with Andrea on this one. My tastes have changed over the years and I go more for the sensitive, kind type....although....I do like most of the BDB boys. They're sensitive on the inside...lol

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  22. Stopping by to tell you about a book giveaway.

    Giveaway for GREAT HOUSE by Nicole Krauss will begin on my blog on February 19th until February 23.

    I won’t be the only blog giving away books.

    Stop back on Saturday for the full post and giveaway form.

    Mark your calendars.

    http://silversolara.blogspot.com

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