I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by Thrice Read! I love their blog, so definitely go check it out when you get a chance! ❤
- Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog.
- Answer the questions
- Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions
- List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award Logo on your post.
11 questions from Thrice Read:
What is the best part about book blogging?
The book blogging community! I’ve made some really great friends that I would never have met if not for this website. Everyone is so nice and so supportive and so friendly and this whole community makes me so happy. 💕
What is the worst part about book blogging?
Currently? It’s so time-consuming! I want to read all of the books but also all of the blog posts and all of the reviews and like and comment on everything and it’s a lot. And that’s just here on WordPress! There’s also Goodreads and Twitter and keeping up with new releases and ARCs going up on Netgalley and Edelweiss! Plus I have a full-time job and sometimes I need to pretend to have a social life??
What is your most anticipated book of the year?
WHAT IF IT’S US. I will probably die when I finally get it in my hands.
Name a book you would recommend no matter the reader.
This is such a hard question! I don’t even know! Maybe something like Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates? I feel like almost everybody could get something out of reading it.
What book has made you the saddest?
Probably Me Before You? I don’t know. That’s the only book that I remember being a true mess after finishing.
About how many books are on your TBR at the moment?
In my mind, it’s neverending. On Goodreads, it’s 140 and my actual owned TBR is 123. There’s not a lot of overlap between the two since I mostly use GR for keeping track of books that I want to buy or check out from the library.
Are you on a book buying ban? If so, when will you start buying again?
I’m always on a book buying ban! I try so hard not to buy books because, see above, I literally own 123 books that I haven’t read. But then I’ll see something I want to read and next thing you know, I’m standing in line at the bookstore with my arms full of books. It’s a real problem.
What is your favorite genre?
I’m really into YA contemporaries right now!
If you could only have one book for the rest of your life, which would it be?
I can’t even possibly answer this question.
Thoughts on Harry Potter?
I loved Harry Potter when I was younger. I read all the books as they came out and then I re-read them (and re-read them and re-read them and re-read them…). I talked about them with my friends. I’ve seen all the movies and I had all the soundtracks. I even learned how to play all of the songs! I was 17 years old when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows came out and I used my brand new drivers license to take all of my friends to the midnight release party. I have zero desire to re-read these books as an adult. They’re magical and wonderful and I would love to share them with my nieces and nephew and any of my hypothetical future children, but that part of my reading life is done.
If you could kill a character from a book, who would it be?
Oh jeez. The first name that came to mind was Astrid Dane from V.E. Schwab’s Shades of Magic series.
11 questions from me:
- What’s the best book you’ve read so far this year?
- If you could travel anywhere, where would you go?
- Do you use your local library?
- What’s your favorite breakfast food?
- Do you have any pets? Feel free to share photos if you do. ❤
- Do you plan out what you’re going to read next or are you a mood reader?
- Do you prefer to buy books at physical bookstores or online?
- I’m always looking for new people to follow, so what are some of your favorite book blogs?
- What’s your favorite tv show right now?
- What’s your favorite trope?
- What’s the last book that you recommended to someone?
(I think this might be the closest I’ve ever gotten to the suggested 11 nominations, also, see actual footage of me trying to figure out who I haven’t already nominated below)