Book Blogger Test

I was nominated by Ella who has incredible recipes on her blog! She is super awesome so please do check out her blog and give it a follow if you haven’t already!!

Rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog
  2. Answer the ten questions asked on this post
  3. Nominate at least five people to do it also
  4. Let your nominees know you nominated them

Describe your perfect reading spot.

At home snuggled up in bed!

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Tell us Three book confessions

  • I watched The Hunger Games before reading the books even though I always tell everyone to read the book before watching the movie…
  • I  haven’t read Moby Dick
  • I hated The Catcher In The Rye

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When was the last time you cried during a book?

Yesterday.

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How many books are on your bedside table?

A LOT.

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What’s your favourite snack to eat while you’re reading?

Crisps!

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Name Three books you would recommend to Everyone

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

The Harry Potter series by J. K. Rowling

On The Road by Jack Kerouac

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Show us a picture of your favourite bookcase on a bookshelf

I don’t have a bookshelf… I just have a bunch of cupboards filled with books…

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Describe how much books mean to you in just three words

They mean everything.

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My Nominees:

Jeyran Main

inkgirlandwords

Christina

Kristin

RAK

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Sunshine Blogger Award

I would like to thank Janice Collins for nominating me for this awesome award! She is super awesome so please take some time to check out her blog if you haven’t already!!

Rules :

1.) Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
2.) Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
3.) Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
4.) List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Questions Given To Me:

What is your favorite song?

Imagine by John Lennon or My Way by Frank Sinatra-although it’s very difficult to pick favourites those are probably it.

Ideal 3-course meal.

Salad, pizza, pasta, fries and ice cream!

What do you prefer? Sweet or Savoury food. 

Definitely savoury!

Your favorite celebrity chef.

Gorden Ramsay because he’s so mean it’s hilarious!

Favorite YouTuber.

Ryan Higa (NigaHiga)

Favorite show you can watch over and over again.

Friends!!

One book you refer to all your friends to read once in their lifetime.

Harry Potter or Pride And Prejudice!

Why you chose your blog name to be your blog name?

Ummm it was weird and I liked it!

If you could go back in time and choose another career what you would choose?

Well I haven’t chosen one yet so… I’m not regretting anything right now…

What is one ultimate advice you would give your kids?

Be yourselves! No matter who tries to change you stay loyal to yourself!

Where would you prefer to live? (Near water, on mountains, in an urban area, countryside, etc.)

Either on mountains or the countryside because I like being in places with very few other people there.

My Nominees:

Anyone interested in doing this!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

I want to thank Stephanie for nominating me for this Award! Her blog is filled with lots of awesome book reviews so if you like literature this is the blog you need to check out if you haven’t already!!

Here are the Rules: 

  •  Thank the person who nominated you in a blog post and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions sent by the person who nominated you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or on your blog.

Here are My Questions:

Do you prefer to read a series or standalone?

I don’t mind either as long as it’s good!

What is your favorite book quote of all time or if you don’t have a favorite book quote, then a quote from a movie, etc that is your favorite?

“[…]the only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars and in the middle you see the blue centerlight pop and everybody goes “Awww!”
― Jack Kerouac, On the Road

I’ve always loved this quote so much.

Tell us 3 random facts about you.

I’m pretty loud

I like animals and nature

I hate it when people have sharp unkempt toe nails…

What is your favorite flavor of ice cream or if you don’t like ice cream, then tell us what dessert you prefer?

I love all the flavours but my favourite is probably chocolate and my least favourite is probably vanilla.

What is the one book that you would recommend that everyone read before they die? Why?

Pride and Prejudice, On The Road, Harry Potter, The Handmaids Tale, Equus, The Kite Runner, The Book Thief, Schindler’s List, Accidental Death Of An Anarchist (I know it’s technically a play but still!), Othello, I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Jane Eyre, Wuthering Heights and lots more!

I know it says ONE but I just can’t pick one…

What is your favorite thing about blogging?

Interacting with other bloggers!

What is the most important thing you’ve learned about blogging so far that you think is important new bloggers know?

Be honest, don’t be obsessed with your stats and socialise as much as you can!

What are your most anticipated 2017 book releases for the rest of the year (Your top five)?

None in particular!

What do you think is the most underrated book (or movie or tv series) that everyone should read or watch?

Freaks and Geeks or My So Called Life (those are both TV shows)

How To Be A Good Wife by Emma Chapman (I really enjoyed this book even though it is seriously depressing)

Choose one book that you would like to completely forget whether it’s because you want to read it again for the first time (it was just that amazing) or because you thoroughly disliked it.

Harry Potter because I loved it so much I would love to have the experience of reading it for the first time all over again.

What is your favorite book genre? Your least favorite?

My least favourite is fantasy and I like most other genres.

My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out is welcome to!

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Mid-Year Freakout Book Tag!

I was nominated for this by inkgirlandwords and this is the first time I’ve ever done this tag so I am so thankful for the nomination! She is an awesome teenager who writes poetry, short stories and much more! Please do take some time to check out her blog if you haven’t already!

Best Book You’ve Read This Year-

Animal Farm- I reread it this year and I love it as much as I did when I first read it!

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Best Sequel This Year-

Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee

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New Release You Want to Read-

Nothing in particular!

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Most Anticipated Release of the Second Half of the Year-

None in particular!

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Biggest Disappointment of the Year-

The Catcher In The Rye by J. D. Salinger

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Biggest Surprise of the Year –

Resistance by Owen Sheers- I didn’t expect it to be very good but it was

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Favorite New/New to You Author-

Philip Roth- I really like his style of writing.

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Newest Fictional Crush-

Newt Scamander

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Newest Favorite Character-

Albus Severus Potter

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A Book that Made You Cry- 

Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

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Favorite Book-to-Film Adaptation You’ve Seen This Year-

The Book Thief

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Favorite Post You’ve Written This Year

https://lifesfinewhine.wordpress.com/2017/02/08/an-open-letter-to-my-anxiety/

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Most Beautiful Book You’ve Bought This Year-

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All books are beautiful but this one is a little more beautiful than the rest 😉

 

A Book You Need to Read by the End of the Year-

Deception Point by Dan Brown

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This Is My Truth Now Tag!

I want to thank James J. Cudney IV for nominating me for this awesome tag! I’m so sorry it took forever for me to get to it!

He has an amazing blog and is actually the creator of this tag so please do check out his blog if you don’t already follow it!

The Rules

  1. Create your own new post and call it “Tag: This-Is-My-Truth-Now” and be sure to include in your tags the words — without quotes — “ThisIsMyTruthNow Tag”
  2. Include these rules when you copy/paste to your own post.
  3. Be sure to thank the person that tagged you and include their responses at the bottom of your post, so someone can get to know them too. Tell everyone something interesting about the person who tagged you.
  4. Include a link to my original post mentioning this blog so we can see how many people choose to play along. Link to cut/paste is:  ThisIsMyTruthNow
  5. Choose 12 bloggers to tag and include a link to their latest post, so others can check them out and meet new people.
  6. Answer all 12 questions in The Challenge Questions section, but replace the 12th question with your own new one around telling the truth or revealing something interesting about yourself — you can leave the existing if you can’t think of something.
  7. Be sure to copy/paste the “Truth or Dare” section at the end of this post. It’s important to the challenge — so you better carefully read it!
  8. If you’ve haven’t been tagged, but you want to play along, you can totally jump on in and post responses to the tag on your blog.

You’re on your way to a birthday dinner that your friends have thrown for you. When you arrive, your favorite author is having dinner by himself or herself and asks you to sit with them, before you even see your friends or they see you. You have two choices: (1) You can sit with the author but can’t tell your friends that you’ve abandoned them for three hours, or (2) Meet your friends and lose the only chance you’ll ever have to talk with the author. Pick one or the other — no exceptions or communication to your friends to tell them about the author — and explain why.

I would in all honesty talk to the author because my friends know how much this author means to me and I know they would absolutely understand why I ditched them to spend time with the author!

You’ve got an opportunity to spend a few hours alone “in your bedroom” with a character from any book you’ve previously read. The character tells you that (s)he would like to lock the door and spend some alone time with you. What book and character is it, and do you decide to enter the room and lock the door, or tell them you aren’t interested?

I would pick Hermione Granger because we would have a lot to talk about and yes lock the door I don’t mind!

If you could turn any male character from one of your favorite books into a female character (or change a female into a male) in the book or book series, which one and why?

I would change Holden Caulfield to Hester Prynne so he can see what real problems and suffering look like because in my opinion he is a whiny little spoilt brat.

What blogger currently on your follower’s list (meaning they follow you too) do you admire the most and why?

Well there are many:

Shay-lon– because she is one of the strongest people I know who breaks barriers every day!

Elaine-She is so sweet and amazing at everything she tries especially art!

Opher- He is one of the smartest people I’ve ever talked to and he has seen amazing things!

inkgirlandwords- She is one of the most driven people I read as well as the most sensitive and caring!

Shweta- She is so sweet and smart and has a way with words!

James J. Cudney IV- He is super interesting and I really enjoy reading his reviews!

And I admire everyone I follow for being excellent writers!

If you could change any one decision your favorite book character made, what would it be and why?

I would do whatever I had to do and change whatever I had to change to save Fred Weasley.

If you could pick 1 character from a book and 1 character from a TV show you watch (that is NOT based on a book) to be in a relationship together, who would you choose, and why?

Tina Fey’s character Liz Lemon from 30 Rock and Elizabeth Bennet from Pride And Prejudice- they seem like a very good match!

It’s your last day on Earth. As you are about to cross that final finish line, a mysterious shadow appears, giving you a choice: (1) You can go move forward to whatever comes next for you [based on your own spiritual or religious beliefs], or (2) you can become a character in a book series and exist permanently doing whatever that author chooses to do with you in the book. Which do you choose, and if it’s option 2, reveal the book and author.

I would choose the second option and the author would be J. K. Rowling and the book would of course be Harry Potter!

If you could steal a pet from someone in any book you’ve read, but had to replace it with a friend’s pet (meaning they wouldn’t ever see their pet again), would you do it? If so, explain the who and why.

No i definitely would not do that to my friend! I know how much my friends pets mean to them!

If you could turn someone from your real life into a character from a book, who from your life, who in the book and why?

I would turn my sister into a book character just to see what happens (I can bring her back right??)

Post a picture of the cover of a book you read in 2000 and the book you are currently reading now. (Note: if you weren’t alive in 2000, pick the first book you ever read and tell everyone what year it was from).

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Your favorite character (under 18) needs a place to stay for 3 months and asks you if (s)he could stay in your spare room (yes, you have one for the sake of this question). Who is it and what is the reason (s)he needs to stay with you?

It would be Liesel because she is running from the Nazi’s in The Book Thief

Which of the 365 Daily Challenge posts most describes you? To see them all, you can go here. (Note: This is the question each person can change when they tag their own nominees)

Demure.

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My Nominees:

Anyone who wants to try this out is more than welcome to! It’s super fun and you can do the same question for number 12 because I really like this one and it’s interesting!

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Harry Potter Quotes!!

So as you all probably know I am totally obsessed with Harry Potter and decided to share some of my favorite quotes with you today!

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Desert Island Book Tag

Before I start out this post I just want to give a big shout out to theorangutanlibrarian for nominating me for this book tag! Theorangutanlibrarian has an amazing blog and if you are interested in books and pretty much anything to do with reading this is the blog you need to follow!

Water — A book you simply cannot live without

The Harry Potter Series By J. K. Rowling of course!

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Food — A book that is a close second on your favourites list

The Little Prince By Antoine De Saint-Exupery

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Shelter — A book that makes you feel at home and safe

The Hitchhikers Guide To The Galaxy By Douglas Adams

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Flare Gun — A book you would recommend to someone who doesn’t read

An Abundance Of Katherines By John Green

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Matchsticks — A book that warms your heart

A Thousand Splendid Suns By Khaled Hosseini

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Compass — A book that directed you towards your love of reading

The Secret Seven Series by Enid Blyton

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I tag:

zahraammar

Issa

Maranda Lee

(Feel free to ignore if you’ve already done this)

And to everyone else- what would be your number one pick for a desert island?

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