Thursday, November 8, 2012

Follow Friday #5

Q: Do you mind books with similar ideas to other books? Similar concepts, backgrounds, retellings or pulled-to-publish fanfic?
A: Not necessarily. Many YA novels have had similar ideas, such as fallen angels, vampires, werewolves, demons, faeries, etc. Each has it's own story, which to me is all that matters. I adore retellings! :)
Comment below with you're FF post and whether or not you're a new follower so I can follow you back. :)


  1. Same. I don't mind if elements are the same, as long as the story itself is different! :)

    GFC follower. :)

    Patricia // My Hop

  2. Good answer - the elements themselves have all been used, it's how the writer incorporates them that matters.

    Old follower. :)

    Bob @ Beauty in Ruins

  3. I agree completely! I don't mind those similarities! I just don't want to read the exact same book/storyline twice from two different people. There has to be noticeable differences!

    Here's my Follow Friday

    Have a GREAT weekend!

    Old Follower :)

  4. Great answer- I pretty much agree with everything you just said ! Thanks for stopping by my FF, old GFC follower!
    My #FF
    ~Caitlin :)

  5. So true.

    old follower

  6. Hopping through. I love retellings too. It adds layers to the original story.
    My Hop

  7. I'm a fan of retellings too, but they have to be creative! I'm your newest follower, I found you through Parajunkee's FF :)

    -Kate the Book Buff
    Recent Post: Feature and Follow: Whaddya Think of Bookish Copycats and Fanfic?

  8. I agree, some things kind of have to be similar. But blatant copying is really not my cup of tea.

    Thanks for stopping by my
    FF post earlier. I am following back via Linky.

  9. As long as the story stands out and isn't an exact repeat of another one, I don't mind retellings at all.

    Thanks for stopping by! New Linky follower.

  10. Great answer! :)

    New follower via GFC!

    My F&F

  11. new follower through GFC as lucyatmax/no pic. I can be found and followed at . Good answer!
    Happy Reading!

  12. I agree! I don't mind as long as there seems to be some original thought put into the story.

    New Follower GFC:

  13. I've been getting into retellings so much lately :D so fun!

    I'm a new follower! Here is my FFF

  14. Definitely agree with your answer! Thanks for stopping by my FF

  15. Thanks for checking out my blog, I'm following you back now!

    -Kate the Book Buff

  16. Following you via GFC from the Connect cafe hop. Would love it if you could visit an follow back. Thanks!

  17. Hi following you from the Connect cafe blog hop!Please return the follow.


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