Blog Hop / Follow Friday # 7

Laissez les bons temps rouler!  I'm from Louisiana and that means Let the good times roll! That's what I love about these BH and FF, it's a great time and you get to meet so many wonderful people.

Blog Hop Question: "Summer is coming quickly - what 2011 summer release are you are most looking forward to?"

My answer would be Blackberry Summer. I never read one of RoeAnne Thayne's novel. When I saw the cover and read the blurb, I really wanted to read this book.  It's an upcoming HQN release so it can be bought on their site as well as Amazon.

Blackberry Summer

Claire Bradford needed a wake-up call.

What she didn't need was a tragic car accident. As a single mom and the owner of a successful bead shop, Claire leads a predictable life in Hope's Crossing, Colorado. So what if she has no time for romance? At least, that's what she tells herself, especially when her best friend's sexy younger brother comes back to town as the new chief of police.
But when the accident forces Claire to slow down and lean on others—especially Riley McKnight—she realizes, for the first time, that things need to change. And not just in her own life. The accident—and the string of robberies committed by teenagers that led up to it—is a wake-up call to the people of Hope's Crossing. The sense of community and togetherness had been lost during those tough years. But with a mysterious "Angel of Hope" working to inspire the town, Riley and Claire will find themselves opening up to love and other possibilities by the end of an extraordinary summer….

Follow Friday Question:  Keeping with the dystopian and apocalypse theme that seems to be running rampant on, I have one very hard question for you: If you were stocking your bomb shelter, what books would you HAVE to include if you only had space for ten?

Oh, good one!
1. Bible
2. The Windflower - Laura London
3. Slightly Dangerous - Mary Balogh
4. Oh, lord, I'm still thinking Will add more in a bit.


old follower stopping by. I am looking forward to the new and 3rd installement of j L bourne zombie novel although it isn't until September I think

Judith Leger said…
Wow, that's a wait but well worth it! Tks for stopping by!
KarenSi said…
Hi, thanks for stopping by. Have followed you back.
Judith Leger said…
Thanks, Karen! Happy reading.
Judith H said…
I love the cover of that new book. It seems ideal summer reading.
Anne said…
Blackberry Summer looks like a really interesting book- great pick. I'm putting it on my TBR list.
Judith Leger said…
@ Leeswammes and @ Anne, I know! Can't wait to read it!
Sounds like a sweet book, thanks for stopping by Book'd Out earlier!

Shelleyrae @ Book'd Out
Anonymous said…
Just hopping by, like the cover, sounds good.
Anonymous said…
Blackberry Summer looks really good! I already have it on my TBR list! :)
Mysteriousrose said…
Hi Judith

Thank you for stopping by my blog.

I'm now a follower:-)

I like your choices.
Thanks for coming by. I love the blue lettering against the black and the blue eye. Very striking!

I love the name blackberry summer, it sounds like country afternoons on a hammock with a breeze drinking lemonade. Fangs, Wands and Fairy Dust
Twitter: @fangswandsfairy
Unknown said…
Hi Judith! old follower here. Thanks for stopping in on the blog. I love the cover of Blackberry Summer. I'll have to check that out. You hit a note with your first pick. The Bible most definitely needs top pick for my must have books!

Have a wonderful Friday, Judith!
Cristina said…
Thank you for stopping by and following, I;m following back and am excited to look around your blog :)
Yvonne said…
Thanks for stopping by. This book looks like a great beach read.
Sidne said…
blog hopping and hopped on your blog.I like the cover of blackberry summer. sure hope you get a chance to read it this summer. have a good weekend.
Deepali said…
Judith! Thanks for dropping by, I love the cover of this book you've chosen.
The blurb sounds good, and I hope you review it too :)

Dee, hopping from e-Volving Books
Anonymous said…
Hello! New Follower!!
Thanks for stopping by my blog!!
Blackberry Summer has a beauriful and simplistic cover!
~Happy Reading!~
Thanks for stopping by. I like the cover for Blackberry Summer. Have a great weekend. :)

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