Jan 12, 2019

Book Blogger Confessions Book Tag

(image borrowed from Fiction No Chaser)
I saw this tag recently at Fiction No Chaser and though that it looked like fun and decided I'd do it! 


The Rules:

  1. Answer these questions truthfully.
  2. Once you’re done, tag 5 other book bloggers to answer these questions next.


WHICH BOOK, MOST RECENTLY, DID YOU NOT FINISH?

Well, it was just this week that I sadly had to DNF Circle of Shadows. It just wasn't working for me and I don't DNF lightly, let me tell you! I gave it the halfway point, then started skimming, and then after skimming another 50 pages I was still bored and had to end it.










WHICH BOOK IS YOUR GUILTY PLEASURE?

Uh...no book? To me, guilty pleasure signifies that you feel guilty for enjoying something. And when it comes to books I have no shame in admitting what I love!



WHICH BOOK DO YOU LOVE TO HATE?

Okay, once again I feel like I can't answer this one. If I am disliking a book, I'm going to dislike it! Lol. The "love to hate" never really applied to me when it came to books. I love what I love and I dislike what I dislike. I can't fathom hating a book and yet loving it too.



WHICH BOOK WOULD YOU THROW INTO THE SEA?

I wanted to love this book! Oh how I wanted to love this book! A group of teens stuck in a house of horrors and fighting to get out? And that most of them don't get along with one another? This had all the makings for a book that should've worked for me. Yet it didn't. It really, really, REALLY didn't. OMG. I couldn't stand this book. It was one I ended up thumbing through the pages after a certain point and I was most unimpressed with it in the end. If I lived near the sea, I would've chucked that sucker into it!






WHICH BOOK HAVE YOU READ THE MOST?

It's been years since I've had the time to reread a book. But long-long ago, in another time and place I did re-read this one. A LOT! I couldn't get enough of it! Yes, it's the book that spawned my love for vampires and all things paranormal. I ate it up! It's a relatively short read by today's standards, but was the right length for me at the time of being a student. I once kept a tally of how many times I read it. I don't remember where that piece of paper went, but it's a safe bet that the number ranges between 12-15!






WHICH BOOK WOULD YOU HATE TO RECEIVE AS A PRESENT?

Hmm...I can't name a specific book. But I can say if someone gave me a book totally outside my genre of choice, I wouldn't read it. Granted, I would still be totally polite and grateful to the person...but yeah, that book would end up in the first Little Free Library I found!



WHICH BOOK COULD YOU NOT LIVE WITHOUT?

Yeah...honestly, I couldn't live without ANY of the books in my household. And there are a lot! Over a thousand! Lol. I tried to think of it this way, what is one book you would be sad to have never read, KNOWING that you read it? A bizarre twist, I know, but Old Magic came to mind with this one! Oddly because it was the first book I read with that "ordinary" girl. At the time I read too many "extraordinary girl" books and having one who wasn't the most popular, yet still a powerful witch, had me in awe! I LOOOOOVE this book to pieces!! I would be most sad indeed if it was never in my life.




WHICH BOOK MADE YOU THE ANGRIEST?

Let's face it. That ending left me in a mix of ugly emotions. Anger was definitely one of them. Yet, I could still understand the reasoning behind the lack of action or what have you. But it still left me one big emotional mess!











WHICH BOOK MADE YOU CRY THE MOST?

I thought books 5 & 6 wrecked me but it in no way prepared me for all the ugly crying that went on in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. This was basically one big cry fest from beginning to end!











WHICH BOOK COVER DO YOU HATE THE MOST?

Hate is kind of a strong word for me when it comes to covers. I love some, others are okay, but I don't know, hate just feels too strong sometimes. I will say that one cover I really don't care for is Victoria Laurie's Crime Seen. I remember talking to her a few years back about it and she said the publishers wanted to move away from the "cartoony" look and have it be more serious or some such thing. But the "cartoony" look worked for her series! They were fun and her mysteries were what I called cozy paranormal mysteries. They weren't overly serious or "hard crime." This is the only cover from her series that was designed in this way and it sticks out like a sore thumb, so yes, you can say that I really don't like this one all that much! The story however was still amazing!





And as for the tagging, I never like actually tagging people unless they want to do the post and have time for said post. So if you like the idea of this post and want to give it a go, considered yourself tagged! ;)









1 comment:

  1. Sorry that Circle of Shadows was a DNF for you, I just picked that one up.

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