Welcome, Armchair BEA participants! I decided to register at the last minute. I’m looking forward to expanding my circle and connecting with more book bloggers 🙂
- Please tell us a little bit about yourself: Who are you? How long have you been blogging? Why did you get into blogging? Where in the world are you blogging from?
- My name is Reno. I’m a Canadian in my early 20s. I’m presently finishing up a BA in English with a specialization in young people’s texts and cultures. I’m blogging from Canada now, but in a few months I will be blogging from Japan! I have been blogging in one form or another since 2006. I initially used my blog as a daily journal. I began blogging about books, music and writing under the Falling Letters name in fall 2010. I rebooted Falling Letters in April as a book blog.
- Although Tolkien wrote my favourite books, my favourite genre is not fantasy but something closer to magical realism. I like stories that have a touch of the unusual about them and are hard to classify. Think authors like Helen Oyeyemi, Jose Saramago, and Neil Gaiman.
- Alix @ The Other Side of the Rain (“a speculative fiction review blog, and an ongoing Quest for great books”)
- James @ James Reads Books (primarily a review blog)
- Jillian @ Random Ramblings (“a bookish and literary blog that tells of my life as an avid reader“)
- Blair @ Learn This Phrase (“a UK blog about books, life & style”)
- Becky @ Musings From the Sofa (primarily book-related topics)
- Kafka on the Shore by Haruki Murakami – one of my favourite books, a really lovely story, I think you can find something new in it on every reading
- The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien – possibly my all-time favourite book, I can read it back to back to back and never get tired of it
- The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien – see above!
- Comfy pillow
- Notebooks, pens and pencils (I’m counting ‘writing supplies ‘as one item)
- Solar-powered music player
- Inkdeath by Cornelia Funke. I know they’ve already made an Inkheart movie and although I was happy Brendan Fraser was cast as Mo, the movie was absolutely terrible. I think Inkdeath would make a beautiful, thrilling movie if done well.
Please link your blog in the comments so I can check it out! I’m not sure how much I’ll participate in this event here on my own blog, but I’m excited to use this opportunity to explore book blogs I might not have found otherwise.