Hello, fellow book junkies! It never ceases to amaze me how creative book bloggers keep coming up with all these fun book tags. Here’s a clever one created by our friendly neighborhood book lover, Orang-utan Librarian.
Speaking of Game of Thrones. . . yes, it was tragic, but who thinks the Hodor thing might’ve been a bit on the hokey side? Alrighty, now on to the tag. . .
- Mention the creator Orang-utan Librarian.
- Answer all the questions
- Tag people and keep it going!
“We do not sow”- A book you would not be willing to invest in.
I have zero interest in reading Fifty Shades of Grey.
“Fire and blood”- A book that produced strong emotions in you.
The First Time She Drowned swept me away with beautiful writing then haunted me for days. Strong emotions? Definitely!
“Winter is coming”- Your favorite winter read
Victorian or Regency era novels by authors like Jane Austen or Charles Dickens are made to be read beside crackling fires on wintry days.
“Family. Duty. Honour.”- A book about strong family ties
In If I Stay by Gayle Forman, Mia’s family is like a port in the storm. Speaking of If I Stay, have you seen the movie adaptation with Chloe Grace Moritz ? Apparently, it was released in 2014, but I never got a chance to see it.
“Growing strong”- A book you had low expectations of but that grew on you.
This is a tough question to answer because I have high expectations of all the books I read. If I didn’t, I wouldn’t invest the time in reading them. However, if I haaaad to choose a book I had low expectations about but that grew on me, I’d pick Wool by Hugh Howey. I chose this book purely because Howey´s literary agent, Kristin Nelson, is someone I want to query someday, and I wanted to be able to say I read a book by one of her clients. Wool turned out to be a good read!
“Ours is the fury”- A book that made you furious.
Usually sadness or fear–not anger–are the negative emotions a book might evoke in me. But, come to think of it, there was a foul, betraying character in V.E. Schwab’s Vicious who made me really angry.
“Unbowed. Unbent.Unbroken.”- A book you have unwavering devotion to
I have an unwavering devotion to A Darker Shade of Magic because it introduced me to my favorite writer, V.E. Schwab. I have two copies, one for reading and one that’s been signed by the author. *heart flutters*
“A Lannister always pays his debts”- A book you feel indebted to
Lauren Oliver’s Before I Fall is the book that made me fall in love with YA literature. I probably would’ve found my way to YA eventually, but Before I Fall was my “gateway book,”so I owe it a great debt.