Today’s post is something I saw while reading Beatrice’s DreamlandBookBlog here on WordPress. While I was never tagged to do this post, I’m hoping to put up a few tags every month and the My Life in Books Tag fit that need. Interested to see what book represent my life? Keep on reading to find out my thoughts and opinions.
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Find a book for each of your initials
S – Silent Land, Theby David Dunham
K – King is Dead, The by Suzannah Lipscomb
L – Lost Boy: The True Story of Captain Hook by Christina Henry
V – Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler
Count your age along your bookshelf: what book is it
Pick a book set in your city/country
Dark Inside by Jeyn Roberts not only takes place in my home country of Canada but it also partially takes place in my home city of Calgary, Alberta. While I don’t live in Calgary anymore, I can guarantee that if you like post apocalyptic and you’ve ever been to Calgary and know what the Deerfoot is, this book will scare your pants off!
Pick a book that represents a destination you’d love to travel to
The Romanovs: 1613 to 1918 by Simon Sebag Montefiore features several Russian cities that I would love to visit sometime in my lifetime. More specifically, if I had to pick just one to visit, I would love to be able to walk down the streets of Saint Petersburg. While I know that is a terribly touristy answer what fascinates me about Russian history is its royalty and as such the Winter Palace is one historic site that has always been on my bucket list to visit.
Pick a book that is your favourite colour
The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco features on its cover my favourite colour, purple. While I only gave its contents a 3.5 out of 5 stars, its aesthetic gets a five star from me. I only hope that The Bone Witch’s sequel, The Heart Forger, is just as beautiful inside as it is outside.
Which book do you have the fondest memory of?
As with many other people’s answer to this question, the book that I have the fondest memory of reading is Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone by J.K. Rowling. It was the book that jump started my love of reading, so much so that in my adulthood I got a tattoo to commemorate my unyielding gratitude to the book, and series, that gave me some of the greatest joy in my life.
Which book did you have the most difficulty reading?
In recent years the only book I have given a DNF (did not finish) rating was The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes. I figured this book fit best to this category because I had so much difficulty reading it that I never ended up getting around to finishing it.
Which book in your TBR pile will give you the biggest accomplishment when you finish it?
Without a doubt the book that will give me the greatest sense of accomplishment when it finally comes off my TBR is Les Misérables by Victor Hugo. My edition boasts 1,456 pages, which to me is a small reading marathon, so it will definetly feel good when I finally get around to reading it.
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And those are my answers for the My Life in Books Tag. Want to answer the questions but haven’t been tagged? Take this as me tagging you and leave a comment or link to your post below!