Thursday, April 26, 2012

Feature & Follow Friday 04/26/2012



Welcome to another edition of Feature & Follow Friday brought to you by Parajunkee's View
& Alison Can Read.

This weeks question is:


Question: Have you had a character that disappointed you? One that you fell in love with and then "broke up with later on in either the series or a stand-alone book? Tell us about him or her.

My answer: Not just yes, but hell yes! I fell in love with the Anita Blake series from the first book onward. I loved her interaction with Jean Claude and the fact that she was a vampire slaying necromancer. THEN, of course, it became all about the ardeur and I lost all respect for the series. Yes, yes, I am a prude when it comes to having a character sleep with several dozen men, and women, at the same time. I probably won't ever read another book in the series. However, in case I do, I want to state for the record that I will borrow it from the library before I will spend any of my hard earned money!


My runner up's are: Otto from the Disillusionist series; Donovan Caine from the Elemental Assassin series; Nina LaShay from the Underworld Detection Agency.


I am absolutely interested in what you have to say about my answer as well as learning
more about yours!

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26 comments:

  1. AND ... that seems to be the consensus among everyone. LOL!

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  2. I am like one of the only people I know that has NOT read Anita Blake series. I am always so iffy I want to read it or not.lol

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  3. Good call on Anita. I almost used Otto, but I never liked him to begin with, lol!

    Yeah - my answer was long, but I get all carried away talking about my most hated characters!

    Jamie

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  4. Haha! Donovan Caine is a given! Haven't read Anita yet though.

    My FF Post
    Mystifying Paranormal Reviews

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  5. WOW! This is definitely a popular answer for this week! I have never read any of Anita Blake's books but I understand what you're saying and would imagine I would feel much the same.

    Thanks for stopping by :)

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  6. Ha!! I never liked Otto so I couldn't pick him, lol. I also haven't read Anita Blake yet!!

    Happy Friday!

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  7. I'm a new GFC Follower! I completely agree that the Anita Blake has been going downhill.

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  8. Otto, Otto, Otto...I can't say I "broke up" with him because I NEVER liked him!!!

    <3 Goldilox

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  9. Anita topped my list as well. I'm not a prude, but if I want sex for sex's sake I'll read erotica. Keep it out of my urban fantasy, please. Old follower! My Follow

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  10. I haven't read this series either!!

    New Follower!

    My FF: What I Read Yesterday

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  11. CANNOT AGREE WITH YOU MORE! Ugh. I heard Laurel K. Hamilton talk once and she's such a kick ass lady - and these books are so hard to believe that they are coming from her. I just find it hard to believe! :( Quality has went way way way downhill!

    Happy Follow Friday!

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  12. I gave up on the series around book 3. If I wanted porn without plot, I'd read fan fiction.

    New GFC Follower. My FF. 

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  13. Anita is popular this week, I haven't read this series.

    My FF, http://obsessionwithbooks.blogspot.com.au/2012/04/feature-and-follow-friday-27th-april.html

    Have a nice weekend, Sharon

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  14. Hopping through. Anita Blake is a popular answer. I'd still like to read the series.
    My Hop

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  15. I have read another blogger with the same answer.. Anita Blake series.. I think I'm interested to read that one..lol

    Old follower
    My FF


    My 200-Follower-Milestone-Giveaway (8 books up for grabs!/INT)


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  16. I didn't even know she slept with many people at the same time. o.ô *sigh* I really don't know if I want to read the books. I mean, so many people are disappointed.. But that means that the first books were probably brilliant. c_c

    Patricia // My Hop

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  17. Happy Friday! Thank you for stopping by Book that Thing.
    I'm following back. :-)
    I, too, picked Donovan (Estep)! Haven't read the Anita Blake one, though.
    My http://gizmosreviews.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature-follow-friday-04262012.html
    _yay_

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  18. Of COURSE that happened LOL - obviously, that is your link, not mine haha. Sorry!
    FollowFriday_Feature

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  19. I stopped reading Anita after ALL the sex too. It just got ridiculous. Thanks for stopping by:) I'm an old follower.

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  20. Lol! Another Anita Blake comment. She is popular today!
    My FF Post

    And don't forget to enter to win a Kindle Fire. The LPP Kindle Fire giveaway ends Monday April 30th!

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  21. DITTO!!! I loved Anita and Jean-Claude!!! Then I stopped at book 8 because of horrible Richard! I read spoilers and heard about the "ardeur" and was like WTF! I will never read another book. In my mind it ended with Anita and JC HEA!
    GFC, Linky, and now RSS follower!
    My FF

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  22. Never read this series, just hopping by.

    http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2012/04/feature_27.html

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  23. i actually haven't read any of those!!


    I'm a new follower!
    In the Hammock Blog

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  24. I totally agree with you I have the same problem but Still I'll read the next one, I always want to know if it will change a little.

    old follower

    here is mine

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  25. Oh no! I have NEVER read an Anita Blake book! I know they are not bad I just haven't read one. No excuses.
    New to your blog (I once had a kitty named Gizmo, I love and miss him sooo much!) will def be back l8r.
    Have a gr8 weekend <3
    *My F&F*
    TEAM AMITY!

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