Friday, May 10, 2013

Feature and Follow #47


Alison Can Read Feature & Follow

This is a weekly blog hop hosted by the wonderful Parajunkee and Alison Can Read. Today's question is:

Q: Happy Mother's Day! Who is your favorite mom from fiction?


Good question but honestly, I don't have a favorite mom from fiction. I just found most of them so disturbingly annoying lol I love my mom dearly and I guess I look for traits in these fictional mothers that I find in my mother but have yet to come across one similar, which is probably silly to even think about anyway. But, all I'm saying is, I haven't really loved mothers in books, but interestingly enough I've come across dads that I liked and its probably because they're rarely in the novels I read. 

Happy Mother's Day. How about you?


24 comments:

  1. I can see what you mean - like Katy's mom from OBSIDIAN by Jennifer L. Armentrout. I don't really like her, she's so annoying. Many moms in YA seem annoying because to real teens, moms are often annoying. So, I see what you mean!

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    1. Yep, I don't know why most authors write them like that but it'll be good to read about one that's not so annoying.

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  2. You're right, most of them are annoying. None pop into my head either, but I know there have been a scattered few I have liked. Not in the hop this week, just stopping by,
    Brandi @ Blkosiner’s Book Blog

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  3. It weird and I never really thought of this until you said it, but there is a lot more dads I like compared to mothers in books.
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  4. Aw, what a thoughtful post. I hope your mom sees this, Shane. ;-)

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    1. She probably will :)

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  6. It took some Google searching before I find two and I was like Oh Yeah!!!

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    Bethany @ Bythebookful

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  7. True, some mothers in books are just blah. Or mean or annoying or something like that. In YA they are kind of absent along with other parental figures. But I went with a well loved classic mom! Pretty popular pick today too!

    I love my mom dearly as well. She was my rock growing up, so yeah, when there are poor mothers in books I don't always like it since I had a good mom.

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  8. I know what you mean. In the majority of books that I read, the characters have horrible or just indifferent parents (moms and dads alike). It breaks my heart for them since my mom is wonderful! Thanks for visting this week!

    Traci @ Mad Hatter Reads

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  9. Let me try this again! My internet is having a very bad day today, and the comment I typed has upped and vanished.

    Thanks for stopping by my FF, Shane!

    Like you, I don't have a favourite fictional mom either. It all depends on the book I'm reading, and who stands out for me. As I said, any loving mom is a favourite of mine. :)

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    Sandra @ SSBF Blog

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  10. I couldn't think of anyone, it took me a while! But I think you're right, sometimes for me it's hard to look at other characters that don't stand out.

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    Jackie @Jackie's Book World

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  11. It was hard for me too =/ and I still didn't have the answer for it. Anyway thanks for stopping by and I follow back =)

    Happy Friday!!!
    Amie @Magic of Words

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  12. Happy blogaversary! That's so exciting.

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  13. Now I can't think of any Dads...weird lol
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  14. Aww this is actually a really sweet compliment to your mom! No one measures up :-)

    I rarely see parents that I love in fiction, especially YA, but I really like Clara's mother in Unearthly (though she does keep an awful lot of secrets). But she and Clara have a great, really close relationship. Love this topic this week!

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  15. There's a lot of books where the parents aren't even around. They're dead or not really around. O.o

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    My FF Jennifer @ Donnie Darko Girl

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  16. Sorry I'm a bit late with my reply. Good Answer.

    Thanks for stoppng by my FF :)
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    Marilyn @ Marilyn's Mystery Blog

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  17. Great answer! Thanks for stopping by RLAD & for the follow. I've returned the favor. :)

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