Book Reader Problems Tag

Untitled

Happy Monday everyone. A new day another chapter. Been sewing all day and decided to take a break and post another fun tag for today. I found this lovely Book Tag on Book Filled Brain

Let’s begin this tag!

YOU HAVE 20,000 BOOKS ON YOUR TBR, HOW IN THE WORLD DO YOU DECIDE WHAT TO READ NEXT?

It depends on my mood. If I’m feeling like I need a fantasy story or a crazy twisted dark story or even just a chilled relax story. It all depends how I’m feeling..sometimes. Other times if the book has been on the TBR list for a long time then I’ll start reading it.

YOU’RE HALFWAY THROUGH A BOOK AND YOU’RE JUST NOT LOVING IT. DO YOU PUT IT DOWN OR ARE YOU COMMITTED? 

I have never DNF a book before. I’m always committed, I mean I have times, where I’m just thinking to myself or out loud too, where I say I’m not going to finish the book but I always do cause I just want to have hopes that at least in the end it could get better?

THE END OF THE YEAR IS COMING UP AND YOU ARE BEHIND ON YOUR READING CHALLENGE, DO YOU TRY AND CATCH UP? AND IF SO HOW?

Yes and no. Yes, I want to complete my challenge goal but if I’m behind a whole lot then I don’t want to force myself to read more and make myself feel forced to read just for a challenge, takes the fun of reading away for me.

THE COVER OF A SERIES YOU LOVE DO NOT MATCH. HOW DO YOU COPE?

I have no choice but to get over it I guess. But I do believe covers are a huge thing, at least for me.

EVERYONE AND THEIR MOTHER LOVES A BOOK THAT YOU DO NOT. WHO DO YOU BOND WITH OVER YOUR SHARED FEELINGS?

To the Book Community! Right here on my blog. Someone usually agrees with me here.

YOURE READING A BOOK IN PUBLIC AND YOU START CRYING, HOW DO YOU DEAL?

I don’t read in public! There is a huge reason for it. I can not stand people even more so when I read. There is always someone around that is either on their phones talking around me, someone chewing with their mouths open, kids yelling or crying, or someone staring at me like I’m crazy for holding a book in my hand rather than looking down at my cell phone. The only place I read that is public is my favorite reading cafe but that is it. Nowhere else. Unless I’m on a plane or at the DMV. Also, I will hold back the tears if it was to happen. No one wants to see me cry, I don’t want to see myself cry or anyone cry for that matter.

THE SEQUEL TO A BOOK YOU LOVE JUST CAME OUT BUT YOUVE FORGOTTEN A LOT OF WHAT HAPPENS. ARE YOU GOING TO REREAD IT?

Nope. I’m going to look back at my book reviews here on my blog to freshen up my memory. Plus if I’m reading the sequel that means I like the first book which means I won’t forget what happens.

YOU DONT WANT ANYONE BORROWING YOUR BOOKS, HOW DO YOU POLITELY SAY NO WHEN SOMEONE ASK?

My bestie is the only one that comes over and when she does ask, I say no! Just no or NO WAY! She’s messy and forgets everything and loses everything. It’s okay though because she is my best friend and she knows this, I still love her but my books are my everything.

IMG_0491

IMG_0492.JPG

My bestie to the left who is the computer geek & Me as the book geek. Also, she designed some of my labels for my Bookish Candles!

YOU HAVE PICKED UP AND PUT DOWN 5 BOOKS IN THE LAST MONTH. HOW DO YOU GET OVER THIS READING SLUMP?

I do it by trying to pick up another amazing read to get myself going, If I stay in this slump mode then I’ll never read again.

THERE ARE SO MANY BOOKS COMING OUT THAT YOU ARE DYING TO READ, HOW MANY DO YOU END UP BUYING?

Once a month towards the end of the last week I go on a huge book haul at my local Barnes And Noble (Going tomorrow!) I tend to get anything between 10-20 books. Serious problem? I know my boyfriend tells me all the time.

AFTER YOU PURCHASE ALL THE BOOKS YOU ARE DYING TO READ, HOW LONG DO THEY SIT ON YOUR SHELVES BEFORE YOU GET TO THEM?

Around 6 months to a year, I would say. Depending on what book I purchased. So for example when Wicked King by Holly Black comes out next year I’m automatically going to start reading, no waiting. For others like the Red Queen series by Victoria Aveyard they are still on my TBR list and it’s been a few months since I purchased the series.

Well, that is all for now. Hope you enjoy my answers and if you wanna chat you know what to do. At the meantime, I’m gonna get back to sewing for a bit before I get into my current read. TTFN.

2

 

 

 

 

A – Z Bookish Survey Tag

Untitled

Well Well Well…You got me! Book Tags are extremely addicting and so creative. Not only do I enjoy doing them but I’m also addicted to reading other book blogs who participate in the Book Tags. I found this awesome Book Tag on The Perks Of Being Noura

Are you ready for this?

AUTHOR YOU’VE READ THE MOST BOOKS FROM:

Erin Hunter who wrote the Warriors series.

xqQ1nOFDXTN9Oa4mnVTR112hB0IYjxrR.jpg

 

BEST SEQUEL EVER:

Crooked Kingdom by Leigh Bardugo.

la-et-crooked-kingdom-20160222

My book review on this lovely gem right here

 

CURRENTLY READING:

Hocus Pocus & The All New sequel by A. W. Jantha and Midnight With The Devil by Emma Castle.
hocus-pocus-sequel-book-cover-107983240536100

 

DRINK OF CHOICE WHILE READING:

Hot tea!!! Always will be hot tea. All day every day!

E-READER OR PHYSICAL COPY?

Physical copy always, just to add to my bookshelf. Recently I have been using my Nook a bit more when I go out to places.

FICTIONAL CHARACTER YOU PROBABLY WOULD HAVE DATED IN HIGH SCHOOL:

That’s a tough one to think about…I like the bad boys but with some heart so possibly Kaz from Six Of Crows…We would probably skip class to go chill in the city…hahaha

51aaea45ddd8e9776abb00b67455cc69

GLAD YOU GAVE THIS BOOK A CHANCE:

My most recent read, Crow Flight by Susan Cunningham.

cover148162-medium

Catch my review here

HIDDEN GEM BOOK:

I have a highly recommended comic/ book series that no one really hears about and that would be the Fables by Bill Willingham. My absolute favorite read of all time. Just like the show Once Upon A Time (The show got the idea from Fables) Haven’t heard of it? Your missing out definitely check them out.

IMG_1472.JPG

IMPORTANT MOMENT IN YOUR READING LIFE:

Accomplishing my Book Blog, It’s a pretty big deal for me considering I always wanted to start one.

JUST FINISHED:

cover148162-medium

Crow Flight by Susan Cunningham.

KIND OF BOOKS YOU WON’T READ:

 

I read pretty much anything, I just favorite YA a lot more. But my least favorites are paranormal stories.

LONGEST BOOK YOU READ:

I think that would be Children Of Blood And Bone By Tomi Adeyemi with 523 pages. I’m kinda picky when it comes to books with a lot of pages, the book better be out of this world amazing!

ChildrenOfBloodAndBone

Book Review here

MAJOR BOOK HANGOVER BECAUSE OF:

The Cruel Prince By Holly Black! I need to know more asap!

the-cruel-prince-cover-669x1024

Book Review here

NUMBER OF BOOKCASES YOU OWN:

I own three at the moment. I hope to have a whole room filled with bookcases!

IMG_1455

ONE BOOK YOU HAVE READ MULTIPLE TIMES:

Yet again, Warriors by Erin Hunter! Seriously they are just that amazing.

PREFERRED PLACE TO READ:

On my bed but it depends on what mood I am. If I’m really feeling lazy then it’s my bed but if I’m kinda hyped up and chill feeling it will be in my living room relaxing with the porch door open for fresh air.

QUOTE, THAT INSPIRES YOU / GIVES YOU ALL THE FEELS FROM A BOOK YOU’VE READ:

“Everything is funny if you can laugh at it.” – Lewis Carroll

READING REGRET:

Hmmm I have none 🙂

SERIES YOU STARTED AND NEED TO FINISH (ALL BOOKS ARE OUT IN SERIES)

That would be the Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer! I have soo soo much to catch up on! Sigh.

THREE OF YOUR ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOKS:

  • Wicked By Gregory Maguire
  • Heartless By Marissa Meyer
  • Ace Of Shades By Amanda Foody

UNAPOLOGETIC FANGIRL FOR:

Funko pops & STAR WARS! DUN DUN DUN!

VERY EXCITED FOR THIS RELEASE MORE THAN ALL THE OTHERS:

The Wicked King By Holly Black!!! Yes, I’m too excited and I’m so counting down the day’s everyone!

WORST BOOKISH HABIT:

Buying tons of books when its book haul day and taking a year or so to finally get to read them.

X MARKS THE SPOT: START AT THE TOP LEFT OF YOUR SHELF AND PICK THE 27TH BOOK: 

51f11qtfyQL._SX329_BO1,204,203,200_

Turtles All The Way Down By John Green.

YOUR LATEST BOOK PURCHASE:

I have not purchased a book for a couple weeks only to save up for a big book haul shopping on the 25th which is in TWO days!

ZZZ – SNATCHER BOOK ( LAST BOOK THAT KEPT YOU UP WAY LATE)

That would be my current read right now, Midnight With The Devil By Emma Castle.

That’s all for this awesome tag! I tag everyone who is interested in this Book Tag. TTFN.

P.S

Happy Fall Everyone. It’s officially here!

2

 

Take Me To Neverland Book Tag

Untitled

Hey Bookworms! I’m just gonna get right to it since I’m so excited to share this with you. Since I joined the book blog community all these wonderful Book Tags are just so addicting and fun and well I wanted to create one as well. I have so many ideas for some and the first one I wanted to do was something I really loved with some magic into it and there’s nothing more magical then Peter Pan. My all time favorite story growing up. I did look some Peter Pan Book Tags and found one on Alessia’s Shit List  BookTube Channel.

I did my own twist to it and created the Take Me To Neverland Book Tag and added some Fairy Dust to it to make it magical. I don’t know if there is a Neverland Book Tag and if there is one please let me know. Thank You.

THE RULES

  • Thank Blogger(s) who tagged you and link back to their blog.
  • Bookworm Scouts Honor to answer the questions the truth and nothing but the truth.
  • Tag up to 5-10 bloggers.
  • List the rules and display the Take Me To Neverland logo on your post.

Ready to fly?

PETER PAN – YOUR FAVORITE AUTHOR IS KNOCKING AT YOUR DOOR, WHAT DO YOU DO?

Take a double look into my apartment and make sure everything is organize, very first thing I do before I allow my favorite author walk thru the door, Which would be Marissa Meyer. Second thing I do is grab all my books that she wrote to sign them at my dinner table. Third is to bring her to my book shelf’s and fan girl over the books I own, plus have a tea party.

 

TINKER BELL – WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE FANTASY BOOK?

The Cruel Prince By Holly Black! I do believe in Fairies!!!

 

WENDY DARLING – WHAT IS YOUR GO TO PLACE TO READ THAT IS NOT IN YOUR HOME?

My new favorite spot would be this place called Gabi Cafe here in Las Vegas. I will also be going this Wednesday so I’ll be posting about my go to place on my blog featuring this lovely reading spot.

 

JOHN DARLING – WHAT IS YOUR NEXT READ?

I think it’s going to be Caraval By Stephanie Garber. I hear wonderful things about this gem.

 

MICHAEL DARLING – DO YOU READ OUT LOUD TO YOUR SIBLINGS/CHILDREN? 

Nooo I don’t. Well if i did have kids I would every night. I do have younger siblings, One is a 11 year old brother and a almost 4 year old sister that don’t live with me so therefor I can not read to me.

 

NANA-  DO YOU HAVE A SPIRIT ANIMAL?

Yes I do! It’s a Red Fox.

 

CAPTAIN HOOK –  WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE FICTIONAL VILLAIN?

I have a lot of favorite villains but I think my main one would have to be The Evil Queen From Snow White. I love retelling’s of her story and everything about her is just so evil.

 

SMEE – WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PIRATE BOOK?

I haven’t read to many pirate books but I do have some on my TBR list such as The Pirate King’s Daughter By Tricia Levenseller.

 

TICK TOCK THE CROCODILE –  WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO SNACK ON WHILE YOU READ?

Donuts! Yes only donuts. Maybe Pop Tarts but that is rare occasion.

 

LOST BOYS –  WHAT BOOK DID YOU HAVE TO GO BACK A FEW PAGES TO UNDERSTAND WHAT WAS FULLY GOING ON IN THE STORY?

Children Of Blood And Bone By Tomi Adeyemi. I only had to flip back pages from the beginning just to make sure I was understanding the book a bit better.

 

TIGER LILY –  WHO’S YOUR FAVORITE FICTIONAL FEMALE IN A BOOK?

Right now for this year I now have two favorites my first one would be Enne Salta from Ace Of Shades By Amanda Foody seeing the characters growth from the beginning to finding out who she truly is was a amazing character growth for me. Jude from The Cruel Prince By Holly Black just because she is all human and kicking butt!

MERMAID LAGOON – WHO’S YOUR FICTIONAL CHARACTER FROM A BOOK THAT YOU JUST WANT TO DROWN?

Right now Prince Cardan from The Cruel Prince By Holly Black. He has to many secrets and it seems like he might give Jude a very hard time in the next book, Which he already was in the first book. I need The Wicked King to come out asap please.

FAIRY DUST –  WHAT’S YOUR ALL TIME FAVORITE BOOK?

Warriors By Erin Hunter, The series that got me into reading more and finding really amazing stories.

 

I CAN FLY –  IF YOU COULD FLY WHERE ARE YOU GOING?

I’m going to Mexico! My favorite place. I can picture it right now…me on the beach with my book in one hand and a margarita in the other. Oh how I wish I was there right now.

 

SECOND STAR TO THE RIGHT AND STRAIGHT ON TIL MORNING – ADVENTUROUS BOOK YOU LOVE THAT YOU GOT LOST IN? 

There are so many good ones but yet again The Cruel Prince By Holly Black. The world building and the mystical creatures…I bet you guys are getting sick of me saying The Cruel Prince but I mean come on..it truly is amazing read!

 

NEVERLAND –  WHAT FICTIONAL PLACE WOULD YOU GO ON VACATION?

Neverland of course. Peter Pan, Lost Boys, Pirates, Mermaids, Indians, and lets not forget the Fairies! I would never come back, once I’m there I’m THERE! See Yah!

 

MY TAGS

Sci-Fi Fantasy Lit Chick * Nomadic Worlds * The Artsy Reader * Princess Of Pages  * Odd And Bookish * Kelly’s Book Blog  * Kathy @ Books & Munches  * Flowers In The Brain  * Much Ado About Literature 

2

Don’t see your tag up there? No worries everyone is tagged! Just make sure to tag me so I can see your answers. TTFN!

 

20 Questions Book Tag

Untitled

Howdy Bookworms! Here is yet another Book Tag for you. Thank you Flowers In the Brain for tagging me in this lovely Book Tag. Once said and will say it again, Bookworms scouts honor to tell the truth and nothing but the truth. Here we go!

  1. HOW MANY BOOKS IS TOO MANY BOOKS IN A BOOK SERIES?

It would depend on the author for me. If the story is one big adventure and so many characters to get to know and character growth and the writing is well put together in detail then the sky is the limit for me.

2.  HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT CLIFFHANGERS?

Cliffhangers can be good. Sometimes. Hmm.

 

3. HARD COPY OR PAPERBACK?

I’m all in for the hardcovers and here is why. I love how they look on my bookshelf’s and I feel all sorts of good/comfy vibes holding a hardcover book unless I’m reading more then two hours then my wrists start to get sore.

4. FAVORITE BOOK?

  I have a lot of faves, but so far for 2018 will have to be Heartless! WAIT! Ace Of Shades! NO WAIT! The Cruel Prince! Yes that’s the one.

5. LEAST FAVORITE BOOK?

For 2018 and maybe for all books so far, which takes a lot for me to not like a book would have to be Emergency Contact By Mary H. K. Choi. I was expecting so much more I guess.

6. LOVE TRIANGLES? YES OR NO?

I’m gonna go right in the middle and say sometimes. If the author can pull it off nicely and make some juicy, dangerous, creative, and twisted love triangle then I’m all in.

7. THE MOST RECENT BOOK YOU JUST COULDN’T FINISHED?

None so far and I hope to keep it that way. No fun when you have to put a book down.

8. BOOK YOU’RE CURRENTLY READING?

Doing more tags and reading them on other post I noticed this is the main question on all Book Tags. I mean of course it’s going to be asked but when doing tags we should just automatically put are current read in are post before we begin the questions, kinda like when you go to a meeting and you introduce your self! “Hi my name is and I’m here for….” It could be a introduction for us Bookworms..Something like this “My current read Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel By A. W. Jantha” Hmm Yes? No? Maybe? I don’t know just thinking out loud.

9. LAST BOOK YOU RECOMMENDED TO SOMEONE?

The Cruel Prince By Holly Black to a new friend I made at the Barnes And Noble Book Club last month.

10. OLDEST BOOK YOU READ? 

Hmmm does a Dictionary count? If not Anything Can Happen By George Papashvily published in the 40’s.

11. NEWEST BOOK YOU’VE READ?

My current read Hocus Pocus & The All New Sequel By A. W. Jantha any how it’s not a completed read yet but it will be 🙂

12. FAVORITE AUTHOR?

Right now Marissa Meyer!

 

13. BUYING BOOKS?

All day everyday baby!

14. A BOOK YOU DISLIKE THAT EVERYONE ELSE SEEMS TO LOVE?

Nope, unless Emergency Contact By Mary H. K. Choi but I think most others would agree!?

15. BOOKMARKS OR DOG EARRINGS?

Bookmarks all the way!

16. A BOOK YOU CAN REREAD? 

Warriors By Erin Hunter. The whole series and every book I want to reread them!

17. CAN YOU READ WHILE LISTENING TO MUSIC?

Only if its Lofi! But I prefer absolute silence.

 

18. ONE POV OR MULTIPLE POVS?

Multiple POVs! Gives me the opportunity to know each character and have more of a understanding on a situation and how they feel about an event or the other character in the story.

19. DO YOU READ A BOOK IN ONE SETTING OR OVER MULTIPLE DAYS?

Multiple days. I tend to take my time when it comes to reading, unless the book is just so darn incredible but even so I have a busy schedule thru out the day that I don’t have enough time in the day to complete one whole book in a day.

20. ONE BOOK YOU READ BECAUSE OF THE COVER?

The book that started it all for me, the book that pushed me to read more and more…

220px-Warriorsbook1.jpg

Warriors By Erin Hunter.

 

  

2

Book Blog Newbie Tag

Untitled

 

I guess this should of been my very first Book Tag. But that’s okay better late then never. Before I jump into these lovely questions I found this Book Tag on Much Ado About Literature

Lets Begin..

WHY DID YOU START THIS BLOG?

To keep tract of all my book reviews in one place where I can call home. Seriously, to make new friends that have the same interest as me. Where I’m from people are shock when they learn that I read books and I will never understand why they think I’m not a bookworm. My best friend and boyfriend and everyone else around me do not read so therefore I have no one to discuss books with. I have a home here on my blog where I can express exactly how I feel towards the things I love, which is books and share the same passion with other bookworms.

WHAT ARE SOME FUN AND UNIQUE THINGS YOU CAN BRING TO BOOK BLOGGING?

Honesty, Personality, Just being me. But I’m sure you heard these one to many times. But there is no one out there like me and there’s no one out there like you. One fun thing I would like to do is create my own Book Tags, maybe? I don’t know yet, If I have the time I just might do it because I do have something in mind 😉

WHAT ARE YOU MOST EXCITED FOR ABOUT THIS NEW BLOG?

MEETING WONDERFUL BOOKWORMS AROUND THE WORLD! Considering I might be the only Bookworm living in Las Vegas that doesn’t drink or hang out at the strip and rather stay home and drink some hot tea and read a book. Golly! How old am I?

WHY DO YOU LOVE READING?

To get away from my life! I’m just kidding my life is amazing. We live in a world with no magic and no mystical creatures, no dark twisted crimes or truths (For some of us anyways) I enjoy reading for the fantasy vibes, you know what I’m saying?! Yes to escape this boring mortal world to enter a world that might not really exist but for those hours I’m reading they exist and that means for me for that moment I’m in a whole new world with new characters and new adventures that I get to experience.

WHAT BOOK OR SERIES GOT YOU INTO READING? 

I’m glad you asked. Warriors by Erin Hunter. I will always and forever be proud to have read these lovely,amazing books growing up. When I was younger I was obsessed reading different Encyclopedia books and my two favorite books was the Google Encyclopedia and the Cat Encyclopedia.

e864140be0e4ea2bd1139bbbd820bb5e-w204@1xs-l300

Holy Cow! Total book geek. Since I loved cats and one time in my life I wanted to be some animal behavior expert that sits around under a tree taking notes and pictures of Tigers, Lions, and Leopards. While I was in that little zone as a kid I found the Warriors series at Barnes And Noble and because there was a cat on the cover I had to have it and YES! My reading has developed into more stories then facts but that’s the beauty of reading, at least for me.

WHAT QUESTIONS WOULD YOU ASK YOUR FAVORITE AUTHORS? 

I get star struck. I freeze up and my smile is so wide but nothing is coming out of my mouth. I will NEVER get the chance to ask any questions in person, I will be standing there with the book in my hand hoping they will do the talking for me. Jeeze, how embarrassing right! I’m sure I’m not the only one. AKWARD!

WHAT CHALLENGES DO YOU THINK STARTING A BLOG WILL BE THE HARDEST TO OVERCOME?

I don’t know any challenges that I can think of. I have all the time to be blogging so time wont be a challenge. I’m on here to meet new bookworms like myself so engaging with others or keeping up with post wont be a challenge. The only thing I can think of that is kind of a  minor challenge would have to be my spelling and grammar on here. I mean this is a book blog and I read a lot but I’m still not the best in the world when it comes to spelling. I get really excited to post a new blog so I type fast so I can make sure I get everything on my mind down without forgetting anything and I just might skip a word or a letter somewhere and if I do just give me that shout!

WHEN DID YOU START READING? 

I really don’t know. But what I do know it was at a very young age that I can read for myself. Something I would have to ask my Ma she knows the exact age!

WHERE DO YOU READ?

Under a cactus…

Seriously…

I have only three spots I read and a cactus is not one of them.  If I have the time in the morning to read its on my couch with my legs kicked up (Movie theater style couches) which is in my living room.

IMG_1443

Yes I took this picture when I was writing this post.

Who is that on the couch?

That’s Pops! He’s my crazy pooch who naps thru out the day.

Now my second and most favorite spot to read would be my BED! I’m pretty sure 99% of us bookworms do most of our readings on are cozy beds.

IMG_1445

Did I make the bed before I took this picture? You bet your buns I did!

Last but not least would be my porch. So how it works considering I live in a desert and it gets to be over 100 degrees here in the summer you will NOT see me outside reading a book. Once fall is here like pretty much now I start to sit outside my porch once the sun sets and cools down at night to read for a couple hours out there. Sorry no picture since I am working on my porch to get it ready for full reading this season.

WHAT KIND OF BOOKS DO YOU LIKE TO READ?

I love all books. But at the end of the day it will always be YA. Fantasy, action, and of course a complicated love story with some danger thrown into the story. I need some mystical creature sometimes too and don’t forget a crazy villain too, we always need one of those!

Well folks that is all from this Book Tag today. If you had finished this then you know a little more about me,  I love to hear what you think so drop some comments down below! TTFN.

2.jpg