Sunday, November 9, 2014

Let's Play Tag: The Ultimate Book Tag!

I was tagged for this post by Jillian @ Jillian's Books, thanks Jillian! So, I love tags and I'm behind on reading and reviews so this is just all around perfect! Let's jump in shall we?

1. Do you get sick while reading in the car? Yes. I didn't used to, and sometimes it's worse than others, but I've developed(is that the right word?) migraines over the last few years, often accompanied by dizziness and it's worse in the car. Even simply reading a short email on my phone while in the car can make me nauseous.

2. Which author's writing style is completely unique to you and why? I love Jandy Nelson, she wrote I'll Give You The Sun, and I haven't read her other book but this one is... Just such good writing. It's very heavy on description and I believe I called the writing magical in my review. =)

3. Harry Potter series or the Twilight Saga? Give 3 points to defend your answer.

Harry Potter.

1. Because real vampires don't sparkle.
2. Because Ron Weasley, ultimate sidekick.
3. Superior writing and in the movies they have actors that can do this thing called AAW(actually acting well).

4. Do you carry a book bag? If so, what is in it (besides books…)? Umm. I have a messenger bag that I carry with me most the time(you know, on the few occasions that I leave the house), it usually holds my book, wallet, gum and the like.

5. Do you smell your books? Sometimes, if I'm really excited or in the middle of the book store and want to make someone feel awkward. Seriously just stare someone in the eyes and sniff your book, it freaks them out. =)

6. Books with or without little illustrations? With! I mean if I had to pick then I'd say every book should have some kind of little illustrations.

7. What book did you love while reading but discovered later it wasn’t quality writing?  Hmm. It seems the standard answer here is usually Twilight but I only read the first and I didn't like it... I don't know. I give up, I can't think of anything!

8. Do you have any funny stories involving books from your childhood? Please share! Umm. Not really? Again not anything I can think of...

9. What is the thinnest book on your shelf? The Delirium Stories: Hana, Annabel, and Raven by Lauren Oliver.

10. What is the thickest book on your shelf?  Umm. I think Dreams Of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor? I didn't actually go and check page numbers or compare it to other thick books.

11. Do you write as well as read? Do you see yourself in the future as being an author? Um, yes. It's only my one and only dream.

12. When did you get into reading? When I was about twelve. It was after I started getting homeschooled and my mom, sadly, had to force me to read and then I read Percy Jackson and the rest is history... Kinda.

13. What is your favorite classic book? I don't really read classics...

14. In school was your best subject Language Arts/English? Nope. I was good at math.

15. If you were given a book as a present that you had read before and hated…what would you do? Umm. I don't know? Pretend I loved it and then trade it in at the used book store?

16. What is a lesser known series that you know of that is similar to Harry Potter or the Hunger Games? For Harry Potter I always say Fablehaven by Brandon Mull..but that's mainly because I read them around the same time.

17. What is a bad habit you always do (besides rambling) while blogging? Umm...I don't know? I tend to get distracted by the Internet and spend too much time doing random things. I also tend to request a lot of books(ARCs) while blogging.

18. What is your favorite word? the bread. I don't know, it's just always amused me!

19. Are you a nerd, dork, or dweeb? Or all of the above? Depends, what's your definition of those things? I refer to myself as a nerd when it comes to books, comics, superheroes, movies and lots of other things.

20. Vampires or Fairies? Why? Umm, fairies? Because they sparkle for a good reason.

21. Shapeshifters or Angels? Why? Shapeshifters. Angels are over done.

22.  Spirits or Werewolves? Why? Umm, spirits. Because I love ghosts!

23. Zombies or vampires? Zombies because Twilight ruined vampires for everybody.

24. Love triangle or forbidden love? Love triangle. I hate both but for whatever reason I've been especially tired of "forbidden love". Maybe it's because in my experience forbidden love goes hand in hand with insta-love.

25. Lastly: Full on romance books or action-packed with a few love scenes mixed in? Action packed with a good slow romance mixed in.

So!!!!!! That was loads of fun, Thanks again Jillian! And now I shall tag a few people who are probably tired of me tagging them in everything I do!

Molly @ I can never remember the name of her blog...Woven Magic! I knew it had Magic in the name!...sorry Molly. =)

Until next time...

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  1. Oh, thanks for the tag! This seems like a really fun one to do, and I'll get to it as soon as I can (which, you know, probably means this weekend). :)

    1. Awesome! I can't wait to see your answers!

  2. I'm sorry to hear about your migraines. I get so car sick! I really wish I could read in the car.

    lol @ wanting people to react to your book smelling.

    This was fun to read! :) Thanks for nominating me. My blog name is hard to remember? That's not good. (Que Molly worrying about what is probably nothing)

    1. Haha, don't worry it's not your blog but my memory! It took me like a month of constantly tagging Petra to remember her blog and I swear I have to look up how Jillian spells her name every time I mention her!

      So yeah, I have a bad memory!

  3. Yay, tags! I plan to respond to tags on Thursday, so this will work well! I love your answers- especially about the book smelling ;) I can't do classics either. Actually, I kind of hate them. I was always so conflicted in school because I loved reading but HATED reading "forced" stuff!

    I didn't know you were homeschooled! I am actually thinking of homeschooling (or at least some kind of cyber school) because I hate our public schools. It seems that there are a decent number of homeschooled bloggers, and since I like you guys and you turned out pretty well, it gives me hope ;)

    1. Yeah, I've only ever read a few classics and don't plan on reading any more unless I'm forced to! I believe in reading for fun and for me classics just aren't fun!

      And yes, homeschooled! And I didn't turn out bad at all! That's actually the reason I was homeschooled because my mom got tired of fighting with the public school, she went through it all with my oldest brother, and then after he graduated highschool she decided she was done with it.

      Anyway, I can't wait to see your answers!

  4. OK I got tagged by Jillian too, AREN'T THERE SO MANY QUESTIONS! I think that's awesome that you were homeschooled! And good thing your mom forced you to read. I NEED TO THANK HER because look at you now!

    Yes I will be doing this tag TONIGHT (catching up on everything yay go me.) but probably won't schedule it til a while from now.