Friday, December 10, 2010

Follow Friday (3)

Let's all say hello to the weekend‼



Follow Friday is a weekly meme hosted by Parajunkee's View. You can head on to that blog by clicking on the photo above and see all the rules in joining this blog hop.

This week's question is:


Do you have an under-noticed author that you think we should all know about?

In the Philippines, I think that would be Arlene J. Chai. Her books, Eating Fire and Drinking Water, and The Last Time I Saw Mother share the history of the country, but I haven't heard of any student using this in school. They're really great books and she should be recognized by her effort.

Internationally, I think I would go for Cynthia Kadohata, who received a lot of acclaim for most of her books, but not everyone knows about her, and does not know much about her works. You can see my review of her book, Kira-Kira, winner of the 2005 John Newberry medal here.

24 comments:

  1. Hopping through. I read Kira Kira years ago but haven't read anything else by Cynthia.
    My Hop

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  2. hi Nina. thanks for following my blog. i'm now following yours too. have a great weekend!

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  3. Hi Nina. Thanks for following! Great to meet you and I am your newest follower as well.

    I haven't read Kira-Kira yet, but will have to check it out.

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  4. I haven't heard of either of those authors. I'll have to check them out. :)
    Your newest follower! Have a great weekend and happy reading! Words & Whispers

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  5. Hello Nina! Thank you for stopping by my blog and following! I am also one of your newest followers!

    I just noticed you have Pride,Prejudice, and Zombies on your TBR pile! I do to!

    I hope you have a wonderful weekend! :)
    Jen @A Page Turner 4U

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  6. Thank you for all the follow!

    Alison: You can try Weedflower and A Million Shades of Gray

    apgeturner4u: That's awesome! i was mostly curious about those emerging Quirk Classics so i went out and picked up a copy...just to see if it's really good :D

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  7. Hi, thanks for stopping by my blog! I've never heard of Kira Kira but will look out for it! Have a great weekend. I'm your new follower!

    Sonette @ bookaholic-worm.blogspot.com

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  8. Hi there, hopping by to say hi! Thanks for visiting my blog...

    I've never hear of Kira Kira either, but thanks for mentioning it, I'll go look it up!

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  9. Thanks for stopping by my blog!
    I'm your newest follower.
    Have a wonderful weekend :)

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  10. Happy Friday! Just hopping on through. Have a great weekend :)

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  11. Thanks for the follow, I'm now following you. I'm not familiar with this author so will be looking them up.

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  12. ooh yes the Alex Cross series. Funny you should mention Kiss the Girls, because that is the only one of that series that I own. I have always loved the movie, so I thought I should read the book. I haven't gotten around to it yet. Maybe I will have time now that the semester is almost over :)

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  13. Ah, I love most is reading reviews of books I never heard of so I can create an endless horde list of TBR books. *grin*

    I also meeting interesting people who love the same things I love :)

    Under-noticed... All of the Indie Authors. Hop by and check out the badge my Igor created for me, us!!

    NEW FOLLOWER :)

    Mad Scientist
    http://madsteampunkery.blogspot.com

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  14. Happy Follow Friday! Old follower just hopping through! Drop by http://www.sugarbeatsbooks.com and say hi!

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  15. Hey Nina, Haven't heard of either author. Thanks for the suggestions.

    Happy FF! I love the button for your blog. So cute.

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  16. Hi! Thanks for hopping by, I'm also a new follower.

    Charlie
    Bitsy Bling Books

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  17. Hey Nina! Thanks for the add. Just swinging by to return the favor and become a follower!

    I have to say that I haven't heard of either of these lovely authors, but I shall be keeping a weather eye out for them.


    Happy hop!

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  18. I can heartily recommend our own Tribute Books author, Molly Roe. She is the author of the young adult historical fiction, Call Me Kate: Meeting the Molly Maguires. It is the first of a trilogy of books about three sisters growing up in a coal mining town during the Civil War era. It also won the Mom's Choice Award.

    I also love the books of Tommie Lyn - a fantastic self-published author.

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  19. Science fiction and horror are the two genres that have stuck with me since I was a kid. That brings me back to Esther Friesner, an excellent science fiction author that I think too few people know about.

    More about my impressions of her writing are on my blog. Follow me!

    TGIFF! (Thank God It’s Follow Friday!)

    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  20. I'm your newest follower!
    Just blog hopping by! Nice to meet you. :-) My hop is at The Lit Express.

    Come check out our 100 follower giveaway. Prize is an amazon gift card!

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  21. I'm your newest follower!
    Just blog hopping by! Nice to meet you. :-) My hop is at The Lit Express.

    Come check out our 100 follower giveaway. Prize is an amazon gift card!

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  22. Haven't heard of either of these authors, but I'm going to check them out now. Thanks for stopping by! :)

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  23. Hey Nina! Thanks for stopping by! I'm now following back!

    I've not heard of either authors, so I've added them to the list of authors to look out for! (I really love this weeks question, finding so many new authors to look out for!!)

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  24. Hi! Thanks for stopping by The Enchanted Book! I'm a little late with the Hop, but wanted to stop by and follow in return.

    Have a great week!

    Selena
    http://theenchantedbook.blogspot.com/

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I just have to tell you, ARGH feeds on awesomeness, so if you can, drop him some awesome here, and I promise to give some awesome back :D

Right now, because of my really busy schedule, I'm cutting back on receiving awards. So until further notice, me and ARGH would not be accepting awards. But thank you for thinking of us, we really appreciate it!