Friday Hop

7 Jan

It’s a New Year and it’s a New Hop!  Jennifer at Crazy for Books hosts a weekly meme for bloggers to talk about books, books  and more books.  This week’s question is:

“What book influenced or changed your life?

How did it influence/change you?”


This is a really great question, but so hard to answer.  Books have had such a great influence on my entire life.   The Very Little Girl is the first book I can remember owning and.  It is what got me to read, read, read.   Nancy Drew mysteries got me reading for the challenge of it.  Tolkein’s The Hobbit and The Lord of The Rings introduced me to new and exciting worlds.  Pride and Prejudice showed me the eloquence of the English language.  The Bible has strengthened, nourished, comforted, and stretched me as an adult.

I am so thankful to parents that read to me, took me to the library, bought me books for Christmas and birthdays. And for my Godmother Caroline who recognized the value of reading and gave me books that fostered the love of reading.  Books have been my constant companions all these looong years!  And I am thankful for that.

Check out other bloggers thoughts by clicking on the icon below.


Book Blogger Hop

10 Responses to “Friday Hop”

  1. Twice is Nice Books January 7, 2011 at 10:28 am #

    Good Morning, I am passing through from the blog Hop. I enjoyed your blog and I am going to spotlight you on mine this week.


    • rbclibrary January 7, 2011 at 10:53 am #

      Thanks a lot!

  2. Stella January 7, 2011 at 11:22 am #

    It’s so important to nourish reading in children. I think everyone has a book that got them started. I love your library story!
    Popping in from the blog hop.
    Happy Friday!

  3. Jennifer January 7, 2011 at 12:09 pm #

    *forehead smack* How did I forget the most obvious book of them all?! The Bible! LOL!

    I love the clean look of your blog – it looks great! Thanks for participating in the Hop!

    • rbclibrary January 7, 2011 at 2:30 pm #

      Well, it didn’t occur to me as the first thing, either :)! But it is the most important book in my life.

      • Jennifer January 7, 2011 at 2:40 pm #

        I absolutely agree!!!

  4. Cyndi January 7, 2011 at 2:49 pm #

    Hopping through! Great books, especially The Bible 🙂

  5. Elizabeth January 7, 2011 at 11:16 pm #

    Happy New Year…

    Parents can be greatly appreciated when they have introduced you to the love of reading.

    My answer is at:


  6. Alison January 8, 2011 at 9:10 am #

    Hopping through. I agree…Pride and Prejudice showed me the elegance of English too and also how to write satire and humor.
    Happy weekend!
    My Hop

  7. Zakiya LadyWings January 8, 2011 at 9:42 pm #

    Stopping by from the hop. Have a great weekend!

    My hop is here

    Happy Reading,
    Zakiya LadyWings

Comments are closed.

%d bloggers like this: