Welcome to Feature Friday.
Today, I have Toni from My Book Addiction with me. I love her blog. Who wouldn't
like the bright pink and cool zombie girl? Plus Toni has great content,
from detailed reviews to cover reveals to excerpts and more, I know that
whenever I visit her blog I’m going to be there awhile. It’s been a pleasure to
get to know her a little more.
Please welcome Toni J
Cherie: How did you get
started in blogging about books?
Toni: I was looking for something new to blog about, something I’m
Cherie: I can tell from your blog that you are passionate about books. How did you
come up with the name for your blog?
Toni: It’s simple and to the point; I’m addicted to books!
Cherie: What’s your
favorite part about blogging?
Toni: There are so many things I love about blogging, especially book
blogging. Mainly I love helping authors, meeting new people, and feeding other readers
Cherie: Do you have any
pet peeves that make you want to put down the book your reading?
Toni: Not specifically. I always try to finish a book, but there are
certain things that force me to quit; lack of cohesion, information overload,
or too verbose. Those I find hard to enjoy.
Cherie: Information overload is a big one for me too. What type of
books do you enjoy?
Toni: I enjoy paranormal, post-apocalyptic, dystopian, contemporary
romance, fantasy and contemporary. I like to mix it up because I find if I read
too many of one genre in a row I get burned out.
Cherie: If you start a book
that isn’t grabbing your attention, how far into the book will you read before
you put it down?
Toni: 100 pages, unless it’s
Cherie: Who’s your favorite book
Toni: Ashley from The Midnight Spell
Cherie: Who’s your favorite book
Toni: I don’t think I have a favorite book dad
Cherie: Secret crush? (It can be anyone real or fictional.)
Cherie: Do you believe in love
at first sight?
Toni: No, but I do believe in drooling at
first sight. ;)
Cherie: Have you ever experienced that head-over-heels, tingly, have-to-get-to-know-someone
Cherie: Are you drawn to the
good guy or the bad guy?
Toni: Both. It depends on my
Cherie: What’s the first thing
you notice about a guy?
Toni: His smile
Cherie: If you had all the
money and time in the world, where would your dream vacation be?
Toni: Italy or France, they both have really awesome food (I’m
a foodie) and beautiful landscape and culture.
Cherie: Are you a morning
person or an evening person?
Cherie: Favorite author?
Toni: That would be like asking which of my children is my
Cherie: Do you mind books with
similar ideas to other books?
Toni: Similar concepts,
backgrounds, or retellings? No, I don’t mind as long as there is some
originality to the story. I read a lot of post-apocalyptic and dystopian
novels, which can seem similar, but if the author delivers unique quality and
engaging characters then I’m a happy reader.
Cherie: Do you like when your
favorite books are made into movies, and why?
are times when I find myself reading a book and wishing for it to be made into
a movie, but so many times the movies are disappointing.
Cherie: Favorite place to read?
Toni: Curled up on my couch with a blanket and a hot cup
of coffee flavored with a delicious creamer.
Toni: Bram Stoker’s Dracula
Cherie: What book are you the
most excited to read?
Toni: Well, I have over 1,000 books
on my Kindle that still need to be read and I’m excited about most of them, but
I guess at the moment I’m most excited about Not a Drop to Drink because I
haven’t been able to get my hands on it yet.
Cherie: My Kindle is sadly underfed compared to yours. Yeah, I'm totally jealous. Are there any types of
books you don’t read?
Toni: Non-fiction and erotica
Cherie: Do you have any hobbies?
Toni: Not as much as reading and blogging, but yes, I
love to cook and bake, and I am also a gamer. PS3, baby!
Cherie: What movie would make a great book?
with Matthew McConaughey. It was full of engaging characters and an emotional
plot with a hint of mystery and a dash of action.
Cherie: What’s the worst cover
to a book that you loved?
Toni: I have to admit, I’m a
bit of a cover snob so most of the books I read have stunning covers, but I
loved the book ‘I, Zombie’ by Hugh Howey and that was not a pretty cover. Haha.
Cherie: I had to find it. You're right, not pretty at all. It’s your birthday, and
your friends got you a giant cake. What character do you hope pops out of your
cake and what book is he/her from?
Toni: from ReAwakened by Ada Adams. You’ll understand why
if you see my review. ;)
Cherie: If you could choose to
be any character from a book, who would it be and why?
would be Layla from ‘The Harvesting’ by Melanie Karsak. She is one badass
zombie slayer, and I’m all about taking down the zombies!
Thanks, Toni, for being
here today! It’s been a lot of fun!
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