I have been blogging for about a year now, and I’m starting to fall into the slump of only doing review posts.
Therefore, as a challenge to myself, I am going to try to post one review and one ‘fun’ post a week.
For my first ‘fun’ post I’ve decided to do the A to Z Bookish Survey, a tag with questions corresponding every letter of the alphabet to bookish related questions.
Interested to see how I answer the questions? Keep on reading to find out my thoughts and opinions.
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Author you’ve read the most books from:
Scouring my shelves, the two authors that came up time and again were J.K. Rowling (or Robert Galbraith) and Philippa Gregory.
Best sequel ever:
In my opinion, Invasion of the Tearling by Erika Johansen is hands down one of the best sequels ever written.
Physical Book: The Accidental Highwayman by Ben Tripp, Audio Book: The Romanovs by Simon Sebag Montefiore
Drink of choice while reading:
Nothing, I have an irrational fear of spilling liquid on my books and ruining their physicality
E-reader or physical book :
Physical book. There is noting more cathartic to me than hearing a book spine crack for the first time.
Fictional character you probably would have actually dated in high school:
If I am being honest to 15-17 year old Sara, my fictional high school boyfriend will always be Edward Cullen from Twilight. Now that I am older, and some might say wiser, I can recognize the faults in Mr. Cullen, but back in the day I wanted nothing more than to be in the sparkly arms of a character that redefined the vampire.
Glad you gave this book a chance:
Heartless by Marissa Meyer. When I picked this book up, I had not read a book by Meyer. Now that I have, I know to pick up The Lunar Chronicles one at a time, to amalgamate myself to Meyer’s writing style.
Hidden gem book:
Mischling by Afinity Konar. If you like books with a WWII setting, and are willing enough to read about twins in Auschwitz, this book is a must read.
Important moment in you reading life:
Becoming a reader? Having my mom read The Chronicles of Narnia to my sister and I? My Uncle buying me the first three Harry Potter books? Take your pick.
The Mermaid’s Daughter by Ann Claycomb
Kinds of books you won’t read:
I try not to limit myself in regards to what I read because I am a firm believer in the best books are the ones you aren’t looking for. As for genre I read least often, that would be contemporary.
Longest book you’ve read:
I’ve only just started finding myself in between the pages of epic fantasy novels, so for the time being it would be A Storm of Swords by George R.R. Martin.
Major book hangover because of:
Either Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K Rowling or A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas.
Number of bookcases you own:
I have four in the room my boyfriend has dubbed ‘The Book Room’ and one that houses my most beloved series in my bedroom.
One book you’ve read multiple times:
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K Rowling.
Preferred place to read:
Much like my answer for my drink of choice while reading, I won’t read anywhere near water. Anywhere else is fair game.
Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read:
‘A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies, said Jojen. The man who never reads lives only one.’ – George R.R. Martin.
I try to live my life without regrets so I regret nothing when it comes to books.
Series you’ve started and need to finish (all books are out in the series):
The Bronze Horseman trilogy by Paulina Simons. I have yet to read The Summer Garden, for reasons unbeknownst to even myself.
Three of your all-time favourite books:
In no particular order: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling, Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen, and Another Day in the Death of America by Gary Younge
Unapologetic fangirl for:
All of the books?
Very excited for this release more than all the others:
A Court of Wings and Ruin by Sarah J. Maas. 43 days and counting.
Worst bookish habit:
Having to read to the end of a chapter before I put a book down. This is even worse for books that don’t have chapter’s in the traditional sense.
X marks the spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book:
A Great and Terrible Beauty by Libba Bray.
Your latest book purchase:
Hunted by Meagan Spooner.
ZZZsnatcher book (last book that kept you up too late):
A Conjuring of Light by V.E. Schwab. Still sad this series is over.
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And those are my answers for the A to Z Bookish Survey tag.
Have some answers? Leave them in the comments and we can gawk over books together.