Thursday, July 19, 2012

Follow Friday

Every Friday Parajunkee's View and Alison Can Read hosts Feature and Follow Friday. One lucky blog is featured and interviewed while the rest of us post our own responses to the question of the week and blog hop to say hello to each other!

This week's question:

Christmas in July! Someone gives you a gift card for two books (whatever that costs). What two books will you buy?

HeatherJay's Answer:

Since this is hypothetical and in my hypothetical mind all of my friends are rich, I will assume this is a REALLY good gift card. Let me preface my first choice by letting y'all know that I'm a total foodie. Unfortunately, I'm a broke-ass foodie so I do not get to partake in my passion as often as I would like. My absolute favorite chef is Thomas Keller. Since I don't have money falling out of my ass I cannot afford to go to his restaurant, The French Laundry, in Napa Valley. I have wanted his cookbook forever and for some reason my friends don't feel like shelling out $500 to let me live my dream so I've always thought buying the $100 cookbook would be a close second.

Second would be to pre-order Gun Metal Magic by Ilona Andrews which comes out next month. It's the first spin-off to the Kate Daniels Series and I'm fricking dying to read it.


There are two releases that Im dying to read but since they come out this winter Ill just hold my GC til then...LOL! 


  1. Hopping through. $100 for a cookbook? I hope the cover is gold plated. I'd love to go to The French Laundry.
    My Hop

    1. I know, it's ridiculous! Unfortunately, so am I when it comes to these things, so I would buy it in a second! :D
      Thanks for stopping by Alison!!!

  2. wow! I hope there is some killer recipes in this cookbook. I have been wanting to read Ilona Andrews, hope to someday.

    My FF

    1. The recipes are epic! However, after buying the cookbook you wouldn't have an $$ left for food. ;)
      You must check out the Kate Daniels books. Kate and Curran are the best. Thx for stopping by......

  3. I definitely want to get a hold of Gunmetal Magic. I don't really care what it is, I'll pick it up if the author is Ilona Andrews!

    Can't believe I wasn't already a follower! I am now!

    Here's mine:

  4. I've heard great things about both Ilona Andrews's writing. I need to read one of her books soon. I hope you are able to get your books soon!

    Here are my my choices.
    I'm also having a giveaway so come on over.

  5. WOW….$100 for a cookbook. Im sure the recipes are amazing though if it costs that much.

    Here's My #FF

  6. Cool picks! Thanks so much for stopping by - new follower via email! :D

  7. I like your thinking.. take advantage of the situation hehe

    Happy Friday and New Follower!
    My FF

  8. Wow. Did not think some cookbooks could be that expensive. That means you'd have to make every dish more than twice, or at least I'd want to, if I spent my own money. You'd be right to wait for a gift card!

    -Jenna @ Fans of Fiction (new follower)
    My FF

  9. New follower through GFC and Linky! Return the favour over at my blog, :)

  10. Another Kate Daniels Fan! I love that series to pieces. I can't help but re-read them over and over. Plus I see you guys are Terrible Fans! Yay for Downside Ghosts series!
    Happy Friday.
    New Follower as well :o)

    My Friday Follows!

  11. I am so flipping excited for Gunmetal Magic I want to schedule a vacation day so I can stay home and read it all day. :D
    New follower! Here's my Friday post!

  12. Love your answers. Have a great weekend.

  13. Interesting titles!

    Here are my picks.

    New follower: :)

    Happy Sunday!


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