The Readers Problems Book Tag 🏷

I’ve seen this tag going around the blogosphere and I definitely had to give it a try! I couldn’t find the original post but I seen it first at Let’s Get Galactic!

Picture1My first thought was to pick a book out of a TBR jar!

Picture3I would say 9 times out of 10 I am committed but I am really not gelling with the book I have no qualms with putting it down!

Picture4Well last year I actually got to 99 books and it was the last day of the year and I really struggled with just speeding through a book and not enjoying it or leaving it at 99 which killed me. I didn’t end up reading the book and I just told myself to cut me some slack, 99 books is still an amazing number and I’ll try again next year. I am actually well over 100 books for 2019 so I am very happy with my progress!

Picture5This has happened so many times to me now! At first it’s a struggle to see them all mismatched on my shelves, so I either just deal with it or try and wait for like the paperback set to come out and replace them. Depends on how much I love the series.

Picture6I’m not shy about voicing my opinions if I am in a minority in terms of loving a book or not. There are usually one or two people that I come across either online or IRL that share my feelings and we can discuss together.

Picture7I usually close the book for a few seconds and take a few deep breaths.

Picture8No, I will either read my review and that will spur my memories or I will just read a summary online.

Picture9I honestly don’t mind if someone borrows my books as long as the return it when I ask and in the same condition. They get one chance, if they misplace or damage then I let them know they can’t borrow anything else, sorry!

Picture10I would maybe try a different format of book, like I might try an e-book or an audio book, if this still doesn’t work then I usually take a full week or two of not even thinking about or touching any books, giving myself a time out in order to refresh.

Picture11Only the ones I am absolutely DYING to read, otherwise I like to check my local library or try and wait until I see some reviews to know whether or not it’s worth it!

Picture12If I am super excited about them I like to get stuck straight in, but if the book is just super hyped then it’s just all about what I feel like at the time. Could be a week or two, could be a couple of months.

Spotify Book Tag 🏷

I’ve just recently started getting into Spotify and when I saw this tag I knew I had to give it a go! Please see the original tag created by Book Hooked Nook HERE!

Hit Rewind: a book you go back to again and again?

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – I’ve lost count how many times I’ve read it now!

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Romantic Ballads: a book that gives you all those fluttery feels?

The Flatshare by Beth O’Leary – LOVED!

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Release Radar: a new release book you are excited for?

Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo – can’t wait to read it!

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Discover Weekly: a book you haven’t read yet but want to discover?

Middlegame by Seanan McGuire – it looks very intriguing!

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Alone Again: your fave book genre to read on your own?

FANTASY!!!

Alternative: an indie book or author everyone should read!

Sky in the Deep by Adrienne Young – Definitely deserves more hype!

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Cheesy Hits: a book full of cheese that you just love?

Prince Charming by Rachel Hawkins – super cute!

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Summer Hits: a book you re-read every summer?

I actually don’t really have one in particular… 🤷🏾‍♀️

Power Hour: an empowering feminist book or character you adore?

Evelyn Hugo!!

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All Out 10’s: list ten banging books!

Here’s ten 5 star reads from the last 10 months

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⚡️Harry Potter Book Tag⚡️

I’ve seen this tag on a few blogs now and I thought it was very fitting for this month since I’m currently in the middle of the NEWTs Magical Readathon! Since the books came out I have been an avid Harry Potter fan and when I saw this tag I knew I had to give it a go! There are definitely spoilers if you are one of the few who haven’t read this series, I would suggest not reading on!

Favourite Book

My favourite Harry Potter book is definitely The Deathly Hallows. Just having the whole story coming together and weaving into the amazing finale that shook me to the core when I first read it has really made this book cemented as my favourite in my heart!

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Favourite Movie

Definitely Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone!  It was whimsical and magical and everything that I wanted, the series just went downhill from there for me.

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Least favourite book

Would have to be Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix… Just the way that Dumbledore treated Harry and how angsty he was and Dolores bringing down the joy and wonder of Hogwarts and how everything inevitably ended up with Sirius, just dampened me feelings on this one!

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Part of the books/movies that made you cry

The death of Dumbledore! When I first read this scene in The Half Blood Prince I had to put the book down for a good few weeks just to process what happened.

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Favourite character

I honestly don’t have one in particular; I would say the trio of Harry, Ron and Hermione are definitely my favourites!

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What would your Patronus be?

My first thought was a fox

If you could have the Resurrection Stone, the Invisibility Cloak, or the Elder Wand, which one would you choose?

Definitely the invisibility cloak … I would put that to good use!

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What house would you be in?

I initially thought I would be a Ravenclaw or Slytherin but I was sorted into Gryffindor!

If you could meet any member of the cast, who would it be?

Rupert Grint or Tom Felton!!

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If you were on the Quidditch team, what position would you play?

A chaser or a seeker!

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Were you happy with the ending?

I thought it was honestly perfect, beyond my expectations!

How much does Harry Potter mean to you?

This was the series that propelled me into reading! It just has so much nostalgia attached to it and I will forever love this series and continue to reread it over and over again!

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Pokemon Book Tag (Gotta Read Em All)

I’ve always loved Pokémon! Every time a new game comes out I have to buy it. My nephew just recently got very invested in Pokémon cards which I was low-key proud of, and I took him to watch Detective Pikachu which is now his favourite movie EVER! So when I saw this tag I knew I had to give it a go!

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Eliza and her Monsters by Francesca Zappia

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firea hot fire romance

Fix Her Up by Tessa Gray

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watera flowing, easy to read book

Prince Charming by Rachel Hawkins

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electrica book that kept you buzzing long after finishing

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

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grassyour favourite first book in a series

There’s too many …. from my recent reads I would have to say

Red Sister by Mark Lawrence

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Mid Year Freak Out Book Tag 🏷

What is the best book that you’ve read so far in 2019?

The Crimson Crown by Cinda Williams Chima – This was an absolutely amazing conclusion to the Seven Realms Series and I have been obsessed ever since I finished this book!

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What has been your favourite sequel for the first half of the year?

Legendary by Stephanie Garber – Caraval was just a little bit meh for me. I wasn’t all that invested in the characters and the magic system felt lacking to me. Then I picked up Legendary and the story was just elevated to another level.

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Is there a new release that you haven’t read yet that you’re really excited to?

The Bride Test by Helen Hoang – I read The Kiss Quotient a few weeks ago now and LOVED it and I knew immediately that I needed to pick up The Bride Test and see how it compares!

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What is your most anticipated release for the second half of the year?

Dark Dawn by Jay Kristoff – Godsgrave ended with a massive cliff-hanger, I need to know what is going to happen next! I am super excited to see what the outcome will be.

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What is your biggest disappointment so far?

Circe by Madeline Miller – It just bored me…

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What is your biggest surprise so far?

Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid – from the way that people explained the plot and the hype surrounding this book kind of turned me off from wanting to read it, but when I saw my local library had a copy I picked it up, read it and ended up really enjoying the book!

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What is your favourite new to you or debut author?

Adrienne Young – I just recently read Sky in the Deep and I absolutely loved it! There were so many moving scenes in this book and I was super invested from the start.

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What is your favourite fictional crush from this year?

Aeduan from the Witchlands Series – Bad/dangerous characters are my vice!

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What is your new favourite character?

It changes constantly, right now at this moment I would probably say Nona from Red Sister. She’s had to deal with so much in life already, yet she won’t give up!

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A book that made you cry?

A Monster Calls by Patrick Ness – how could you not cry reading this book?

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A book that made you happy?

Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend – I loved this book, it very fast paced and I was entertained from the first chapter to the last. The premise of the book is so unique and the execution was very well done! I had a smile on my face throughout the entirety of this book!

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Your favourite book to movie/TV show that you’ve seen so far?

To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before! – It was a great adaptation in my opinion. Both the book and the movie were super entertaining, a little bit cringey and very fast paced. They do tackle some deep emotional topics that are very current in today’s society which I thought made both the book and the movie very relevant.

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What is your favourite post that you have written so far this year?

I love my monthly books stats posts!

January Stats    |    February Stats    |    March Stats    |     April Stats    |    May Stats 

What is the most beautiful book that you have bought?

King of Scars by Leigh Bardugo – foiled/shiny covers are my favourite and this book is the epitome of everything I love!

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What are 6 books that you want to read by the end of the year?

I actually have a post coming out soon so stay tuned….