Hi there blogging world! Today I have another tag for you all! I was tagged by the lovely girls (Ash & Lo) at Windowsill books to do the 20 questions books tag. The original creator of this tag was not mentioned so if you know, please let me know!
So this tag works basically like the 20 questions game I am sure we have all played at some point. But this is the bookish version! So without further ado here are my answers:
HOW MANY BOOKS IS TOO MANY BOOKS IN A SERIES?
For me this depends on how much I like said world and characters. If I love something I can’t get enough of it and I want to spend as much time as possible with that world and characters! However I do own a book series that is about 15 books long and no matter how much I love the story I have not been able to finish it yet. So maybe anything longer than 8 books would be too long for me.
HOW DO YOU FEEL ABOUT CLIFFHANGERS?
I have a love hate relationship with them. I think they are great at making you feel all the feels and propelling the story onwards. But if I don’t have the next book available the wait to see if my babies are ok is torture!
HARDBACK OR PAPERBACK?
Although hardbacks look better. They are way more expensive and actually harder to get in Australia. I also think they are more cumbersome to read. So paperback all the way (I mean have you seen my blog name? haha).
I can not choose and you will not make me!! But seriously how do people actually choose just one?!
LEAST FAVOURITE BOOK?
This one is also really hard as most of the books I own I really enjoyed at some point in my life. So I just picked the one on my shelf that I have read and remember the least about! The Summoning by Kelly Armstrong, something about kids with powers? Bringing the dead to life? I do remember enjoying it when I read it I just can’t remember much about it and have no desire to reread it soon.
LOVE TRIANGLES, YES OR NO?
Mainly yes. If they are done well. Although I am not going to lie I do get sucked into them picking a team and hoping to hell that the other ‘love’ interest just leaves already! 😉
THE MOST RECENT BOOK YOU JUST COULDN’T FINISH?
I very rarely DNF books. So I don’t think I have had a book I couldn’t finish recently. 🙂
A BOOK YOU’RE CURRENTLY READING?
I am still actually finishing up my re-read of ACOWAR as I have been in a bit of a slump. I have no idea what to read next! 😦
LAST BOOK YOU RECOMMENDED TO SOMEONE?
I can’t remember! I know I have said that The Cruel prince by Holly Black was great a number of times recently! And I am always telling people to give ACOTAR a go.
OLDEST BOOK YOU’VE READ? *PUBLICATION DATE*
Probably The great Gatsby or the Bible although I have not actually ever finished either cover to cover. I do intend to one day finish Gatsby though!
NEWEST BOOK YOU’VE READ? *PUBLICATION DATE*
I don’t have the money for new books at the moment so I think the most recent one I purchased and finished was The Cruel Prince by Holly Black.
I love so many Authors for so many different reasons! But two of my favourites who are pretty much auto buy authors for me are Sarah J Maas and Jay Kristoff. ❤
BUYING BOOKS OR BORROWING BOOKS?
Buying!! When I have money to do so! That way they are mine, part of my collection and if I don’t want to I don’t ever have to give them back! Plus some borrowing books are just gross like where has that book been?!
A BOOK YOU DISLIKE THAT EVERYONE ELSE SEEM TO LOVE?
Not that I necessarily disliked it, like I did enjoy most of it just nowhere near as much as the rest of Cassie’s books. But Lady Midnight. Please don’t hate me! It just took me 3 shots to finish and although I enjoyed the ending I still haven’t picked up the next book.
BOOKMARKS OR DOG-EARS?
Bookmarks 110% of the time! I don’t like to damage my books in any way. Plus bookmarks are just so pretty! I will only dog ear magazines and books that are already damaged beyond repair.
A BOOK YOU CAN ALWAYS REREAD?
Any book I loved/ liked? I am a big re-reader! New book in a series coming out? Reread! No money for new books? Reread! Want to feel all the nostalgic emotions? Reread! In a slump? Reread!
CAN YOU READ WHILE HEARING MUSIC?
No, if I notice that it’s on while I am reading it’s like my brain short circuits and can’t do anything else but hear the words of the song!
ONE POV OR MULTIPLE POV’S?
I enjoy both! One is good if you love that main character but if you do not multiple is good to get away from them.
DO YOU READ A BOOK IN ONE SITTING OR OVER MULTIPLE DAYS?
I am compared to what seems like most people in the book community a pretty slow reader. So I can almost never finish a book in one sitting. But there has been times where I have done basically nothing but read for days to get through a book as I can’t put it down!
A BOOK YOU’VE READ BECAUSE OF THE COVER?
The amount of cover buys I have had over the years is astounding! Off the top of my head the only one I can think of right now is The raven boys. I brought originally because of the cover! They are just stunning though so can you blame me?! ❤
As always no pressure and apologies if this is like the 8th time you have been tagged in this! So what did you think of my answers? Are any of yours the same as mine? Or do we have completely different tastes/ opinions? Happy reading and watching,