The Book Blogger Hop is an awesome weekly blog hop hosted by Crazy For Books, where book bloggers visit each others blogs, connect with each other and share the reading love.
Welcome to my blog!
I've decided to take part in the hop for the first time in ages- it's been way too long and I've missed it! I used to be able to it more regularly because I had a lot of spare time on a Friday night but now I go to a youth group at that time instead. But now it's the school holidays, I have all the time in the world =)
This week's hop question:
"Pick a character from a book you are currently reading or have just finished and tell us about him/her."
I recently read Sigrun's Secret by Maarie Louise Jensen and I'm going to pick the MC Sigrun. Sigrun is a young girl living in Iceland way back in history (it doesn't mention the exact date) who is exiled from everything she has ever known and loved when Saxons attack her family's home. She feels that she is forever in the shadow of her mother for it is her great sadness that she has not inherited the gift of her mother's visions or her talent as a healer but she is similar to her in more ways than she thinks for she proves her courage and love in her own way. Throughout these doubts about herself, the trials of young love and the challenges of leaving her home to live in a unknown city where everything is strange and unfamiliar to her, I was able to relate to Sigrun really well through her lifelike and distinctive voice.Also, I really enjoyed seeing her develop from a naive young girl who has some insecurities in herself into a confident, honourable and thoughtful young women. My review will be posted shortly!
Please feel free to look around and leave a comment with a link back to your blog- I'll try my best to hop and visit you back.
Note: I've been having probelms with my internet connection at home so I drafted this post earlier, hoping to get some hopping done before I go to bed but I couldn't post it until much later so I'll be doing my hopping tomorrow morning (I really hope my internet keeps working!)
Thank you very much for visiting and happy hopping!
Stephanie (Books Are A Girl's Best Friend)