I found a list of book-related questions so thought I’d answer them on this blog.
Author You’ve read The Most
I first thought of J.K.Rowling but then realised it’s actually Cassandra Clare as she’s written more books. I’ve read all her shadowhunter chronicles apart from the newest e-book series following Simon.
Best Sequel Ever
Sequels are very hit and miss in my opinion and pretty much everything I’ve been reading lately is a series. The one that really comes to mind is “Insurgent” by Veronica Roth.
A Clash of Kings by George R.R Martin
The Coldest Girl In Coldtown by Holly Black
Drink of choice while reading
I don’t really drink while I read. I’m afraid of spilling them and damaging my books.But if I’m reading in a coffee shop it’s normally hot chocolate.
E-Reader or Physical Book
I own a kindle and it’s one of the handiest things I own. It makes reading on the go a lot easier as it takes up less space but I adore physical books. The books I buy on my kindle are ones I’m not sure if I’ll like, so they don’t take up space if I end up giving up on them. Or if I’m not too hyped about them. The ones I’m really excited for/ are by authors I love, I get in physical copy.
Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School
Jace from The Mortal Instruments series. He’s a badass. Younger me would love him.
Glad You Gave This Book A Chance
Four: A Divergent Collection by Veronica Roth. Four is my least favourite character from the Divergent series so I was unsure as to whether I would like this, given it was a book of short stories about him. But I trusted Veronica and it was well placed. I actually really enjoyed it and liked learning the writing process behind Four and Divergent which were provided in the introduction.
Hidden Gem Book
This Book Is Gay by James Dawson. I don’t often read non-fiction. But this Young Adult book is basically a gay to all things gender & Sexuality. It’s really informative and a book I wish had been around when I was a teenager.
Important Moment In Your reading Life
I have two important moments.
Peter Pan: The first time I read this book I was blown away by the world that had been created and the beauty of the story. I remember thinking “wow I want to write something like that” and thus I became writer.
City of Bones: This book helped me realise that while I was fluttering around in writing Young Adult, my writing home was Young Adult Fantasy. This book made it clear that’s the genre of writing I want to pursue.
All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Kind of books you won’t read
I tend to avoid non-fiction and the romance books. I’m not opposed to reading adult fiction as I love Giovanna Fletcher & Cecelia Ahern but I don’t actively go to those sections in a bookstore.
Longest Book You’ve Read
City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare
Major book hangover because of…
All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven
Number of Bookcases You Own
I actually don’t own any bookshelves. I just have piles of books on my floor at the moment because I’ve run out of space. I should really invest in a bookcase.
One Book You’ve read Multiple Times
Harry Potter & The Half Blood Prince by J.K.Rowling.
It’s my favourite in the series.
Preferred Place To Read
I like reading in bed or on a sofa. As long as I have a blanket to keep me snug.
Quote that inspires you/ gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read
“To die will be an awfully big adventure” – J.M.Barrie. (Peter Pan)
Don’t Even Think About It by Sarah Mlynowski. My boyfriend got it me as a birthday present so I felt bad when I really didn’t like it. The only reason I finished reading it was because it counted towards the 2015 reading challenge.
Series you started and need to finish
The Mara Dyer series by Michelle Hodkin
Three of your all-time favourite books
Peter Pan by J.M.Barrie
Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
City of Glass by Cassandra Clare
Unapologetic fangirl/fanboy for:
Harry Potter & Divergent
Very excited for this release more than all the others
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J Maas
Worst bookish habit
I have a habit of talking to the characters while I’m reading like “YOU IDIOT WHY DID YOU DO THAT? WAS THAT SMART? NO!” I do this even when there are other people in the room. Sometimes it accidently slips out when I’m reading in public.
X marks the spot: Start at the top of the left of your shelf and pick the 27th book
I did this with my piles of books. The result was Billy and Me by Giovanna Fletcher
Latest Bookish Purchase
I’ve bought a few books so far this month:
Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas
The Colour of Magic by Terry Pratchett
Vanishing Girls by Lauren Oliver
The Art of Being Normal by Lisa Williamson
Hook’s Daughter by Heidi Schulz
ZZZZZZZZZ-Snatcher book: last book that kept you up WAY late
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Perculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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