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The Liebster Award #4

The Liebster Award

I was tagged by Stephen @ Stephen Writes if you haven’t checked him out yet you should head on over. Thank you, Stephen, for having patience I know you tagged me a while ago.

THE RULES:

  1. Acknowledge the blog that gave it to you and display the award
  2. Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you
  3. Nominate 11 blogs and notify them of their nomination
  4. Give these blogs 11 questions to answer

Stephens Questions

Who is your absolute favorite book character?

Alexia Tarabotti from The Parasol Protectorate books by Gail Carriger

What is your favorite fruit?

Honeydew Mellon

You just walked into a lovely coffee shop, what is your order?

English Breakfast Hot Tea with 2% milk

Which house-chore do you despise and which one is your fave?

I really do not like doing the dishes.  I do not mind doing the laundry

Book shopping in-store or online?

I enjoy the instore experience but sometimes you can not beat the online prices.

What is your Hogwarts house?

Hufflepuff

Who is your favorite author?

Gail Carriger

What would your dream holiday be like?

I am not sure where I would go but I would want it to be a relaxing area. (not the beach)

What is the worst book you have ever read, and why?

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I DNF’d this book at 50% done. I do not own the book anymore so I can not tell you want page I just know I was exactly halfway through.

This book is sold as this great Scottish love story with time travel. What they do not tell you is all of the threats and attempts of rape and the abuse committed on the female lead. What really got me was the female lead was just so accepting and it was okay because he made her a ring.

It’s just not okay. If you like this book that’s great but I just could not stomach it.

What is your favorite book cover and why?

I picked three.  I just love the designs on these and all the thought that went into creating them.

Which book would you like to have a movie/series adaptation of?

The Extraordinary Adventures of the Athena Club Series by Theodora Goss

I am going to follow suit and use these same questions.

  1. Who is your absolute favorite book character?
  2. What is your favorite fruit?
  3. You just walked into a lovely coffee shop, what is your order?
  4. Which house-chore do you despise and which one is your fave?
  5. Book shopping in-store or online?
  6. What is your Hogwarts house?
  7. Who is your favorite author?
  8. What would your dream holiday be like?
  9. What is the worst book you have ever read, and why?
  10. What is your favorite book cover and why?
  11. Which book would you like to have a movie/series adaptation of?

If you want to answer these questions too feel free to do this tag.

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Reviews

Review: Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare

Book Review

Chain of Gold
Chain of Gold
by Cassandra Clare
(The Last Hours #1)
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Synopsis
Welcome to Edwardian London, a time of electric lights and long shadows, the celebration of artistic beauty and the wild pursuit of pleasure, with demons waiting in the dark. For years there has been peace in the Shadowhunter world. James and Lucie Herondale, children of the famous Will and Tessa, have grown up in an idyll with their loving friends and family, listening to stories of good defeating evil and love conquering all. But everything changes when the Blackthorn and Carstairs families come to London…and so does a remorseless and inescapable plague.

James Herondale longs for a great love, and thinks he has found it in the beautiful, mysterious Grace Blackthorn. Cordelia Carstairs is desperate to become a hero, save her family from ruin, and keep her secret love for James hidden. When disaster strikes the Shadowhunters, James, Cordelia and their friends are plunged into a wild adventure which will reveal dark and incredible powers, and the true cruel price of being a hero…and falling in love.

What I thought
This book had a lot to live up to.  I loved The Infernal Devices series and I enjoyed the first three books of The Mortal Instruments Series. We won’t talk about the last three books in that series.  I was so angry that I said I would not read any more of these books.  So yes I have missed the whole The Dark Artifices Series and to be honest, I don’t know if I will read those.  Well as you can see I caved and picked up this book because I mean Jem, Will, and Tessa. I just loved that throuple so much.  Yea I went there.

This book is about Will and Tessa’s kids and I am living for it.  This book was everything I wanted from it and more.  If you have not read any of the other shadow hunter books I am going to say you can pick this one up and read it.  Just know that you will be spoiled for the Infernal Devices series since this happens less than 20 years after those books end.

I am at a  loss for words I just want to gush about this book.

If you have even the smallest want to read this book just do it.  No really read it.  I will be waiting for the next book and I am already trying to figure out how to get an ARC lol.

My Rating: /55 Stars

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Review: Mycroft and Sherlock by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse

Book Review

Mycroft and Sherlockis Mycroft and Sherlock
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Anna Waterhouse
(Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock #2)
Historical Fiction, Mystery
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Synopsis
Now a force to be reckoned with in the War Office, the young Mycroft Holmes is growing his network of contacts and influence, although not always in a manner that pleases his closest friend, Cyrus Douglas. A Trinidadian of African descent, Douglas has opened a home for orphaned children, while still running his successful import business.

When a ship carrying a cargo in which Douglas was heavily invested runs aground on the Dorset coast, Mycroft convinces his brother Sherlock to offer his services at the orphanage while Douglas travels to see what can be salvaged. Sherlock finds himself surprisingly at home among the street urchins, but is alarmed to discover that two boys show signs of drug addiction. Meanwhile, Douglas also finds evidence of opium use on two dead sailors, and it becomes clear to Mycroft that the vile trade is on the ascent once again.

Traveling to China on the trail of the drug business, Mycroft and Douglas discover that there are many in high places willing to make a profit from the misery of others. Their opponents are powerful, and the cost of stemming the deadly tide of opium is likely to be high…

What I thought
This is the second book in the Mycroft Holmes and Sherlock series and it can be read as a stand-alone.  There are some references to what happened in the previous book but nothing to make you think that you missed anything.  Anna Waterhouse stated on Goodreads that they wanted these books to be able to read as stand-alone even though they are part of a series.

They do not leave England in this book.  I do not know why the synopsis states that they do because they most certainly do not.

This book may not have been as action-packed at the first but you see more depth in the characters.  You see the beginning of why Mycroft and Sherlock are the way they are in the Conan Doyle stories.  I like how Douglas’s dream in the first book to open a home for boys happens and how he is using his profits from shipping cargo to sustain it.

I foresee bigger things happening in the third book since this book looks like it is setting up for what is to come.

I can not wait to pick up the third one and I am so happy that my library has it as an ebook!

My Rating: /54 Stars

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Hauls

Book Haul: April 2020

Book Haul

 

Good Morning.

I decided to start doing book hauls again as a way to help keep myself accountable. The only way that I am going to be able to work on fixing my habits is if I have some kind of checks in place. In the month of April, I received 3 books from publishers, 1 book from a subscription box, and purchased 4.

I did so much better this month!

Books from Author/Publishers

The Queen's Assassin
The Queen’s Assassin
by Melissa de la Cruz
(The Queen’s Secret #1)
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Caledon Holt is the Kingdom of Renovia’s deadliest weapon. No one alive can best him in brawn or brains, which is why he’s the Guild’s most dangerous member and the Queen’s one and only assassin. He’s also bound to the Queen by an impossible vow–to find the missing Deian Scrolls, the fount of all magical history and knowledge, stolen years ago by a nefarious sect called the Aphrasians.

Shadow has been training all her life to follow in the footsteps of her mother and aunts–to become skilled enough to join the ranks of the Guild. Though magic has been forbidden since the Aphrasian uprising, Shadow has been learning to control her powers in secret, hoping that one day she’ll become an assassin as feared and revered as Caledon Holt.

When a surprise attack brings Shadow and Cal together, they’re forced to team up as assassin and apprentice to hunt down a new sinister threat to Renovia. But as Cal and Shadow grow closer, they’ll uncover a shocking web of lies and secrets that may destroy everything they hold dear. With war on the horizon and true love at risk, they’ll stop at nothing to protect each other and their kingdom in this stunning first novel in the Queen’s Secret series.

Scarlet Odyssey
Scarlet Odyssey
by C.T. Rwizi
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Magic is women’s work; war is men’s. But in the coming battle, none of that will matter.

Men do not become mystics. They become warriors. But eighteen-year-old Salo has never been good at conforming to his tribe’s expectations. For as long as he can remember, he has loved books and magic in a culture where such things are considered unmanly. Despite it being sacrilege, Salo has worked on a magical device in secret that will awaken his latent magical powers. And when his village is attacked by a cruel enchantress, Salo knows that it is time to take action.

Salo’s queen is surprisingly accepting of his desire to be a mystic, but she will not allow him to stay in the tribe. Instead, she sends Salo on a quest. The quest will take him thousands of miles north to the Jungle City, the political heart of the continent. There he must gather information on a growing threat to his tribe.

On the way to the city, he is joined by three fellow outcasts: a shunned female warrior, a mysterious nomad, and a deadly assassin. But they’re being hunted by the same enchantress who attacked Salo’s village. She may hold the key to Salo’s awakening—and his redemption.

Crave
Crave
by Tracy Wolff
(Crave #1)
Young Adult, Fantasy
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My whole world changed when I stepped inside the academy. Nothing is right about this place or the other students in it. Here I am, a mere mortal among gods…or monsters. I still can’t decide which of these warring factions I belong to, if I belong at all. I only know the one thing that unites them is their hatred of me.

Then there’s Jaxon Vega. A vampire with deadly secrets who hasn’t felt anything for a hundred years. But there’s something about him that calls to me, something broken in him that somehow fits with what’s broken in me.

Which could spell death for us all.

Because Jaxon walled himself off for a reason. And now someone wants to wake a sleeping monster, and I’m wondering if I was brought here intentionally—as the bait.

 

Subscription Boxes

The Library of Legends
The Library of Legends
by Janie Chang
Historical, Fantasy
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 “Myths are the darkest and brightest incarnations of who we are . . .”

China, 1937. When Japanese bombs begin falling on the city of Nanking, nineteen-year-old Hu Lian and her classmates at Minghua University are ordered to flee. Lian and a convoy of students, faculty and staff must walk 1,000 miles to the safety of China’s western provinces, a journey marred by the constant threat of aerial attack. And it is not just the refugees who are at risk; Lian and her classmates have been entrusted with a priceless treasure: a 500-year-old collection of myths and folklore known as the Library of Legends.

The students’ common duty to safeguard the Library of Legends creates unexpected bonds. Lian becomes friends and forms a cautious romance with the handsome and wealthy Liu Shaoming. But after one classmate is arrested and another one is murdered, Lian realizes she must escape before a family secret puts her in danger too. Accompanied by Shao and his enigmatic maidservant, Sparrow, Lian makes her way to Shanghai in the hopes of reuniting with her mother.

During the journey, Lian learns of the connection between her two companions and a tale from the Library of Legends, The Willow Star and the Prince. This revelation comes with profound consequences, for as the ancient books travel across China, they awaken immortals and guardian spirits who embark on an exodus of their own, one that will change the country’s fate forever.

 

Purchased

To Have and to Hoax
To Have and to Hoax
by Martha Waters
DNF
Historical Romance
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In this fresh and hilarious historical rom-com, an estranged husband and wife in Regency England feign accidents and illness in an attempt to gain attention—and maybe just win each other back in the process.

Five years ago, Lady Violet Grey and Lord James Audley met, fell in love, and got married. Four years ago, they had a fight to end all fights, and have barely spoken since.

Their once-passionate love match has been reduced to one of cold, detached politeness. But when Violet receives a letter that James has been thrown from his horse and rendered unconscious at their country estate, she races to be by his side—only to discover him alive and well at a tavern, and completely unaware of her concern. She’s outraged. He’s confused. And the distance between them has never been more apparent.

Wanting to teach her estranged husband a lesson, Violet decides to feign an illness of her own. James quickly sees through it, but he decides to play along in an ever-escalating game of manipulation, featuring actors masquerading as doctors, threats of Swiss sanitariums, faux mistresses—and a lot of flirtation between a husband and wife who might not hate each other as much as they thought. Will the two be able to overcome four years of hurt or will they continue to deny the spark between them?

An Inconvenient Duke
An Inconvenient Duke
by Anna Harrington
(Lords of the Armory #1)
4 Stars
Regency Romance
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Marcus Braddock, Duke of Hampton and former general, is back from war and faced with mourning the death of his beloved sister, Elise. Marcus believes his sister’s death wasn’t an accident and he’s determined to learn the truth, starting with Danielle, the beautiful daughter of a baron and his sister’s best friend.

Danielle is keeping deadly secrets of her own. She has dedicated her life to a charity that helps abused women―the same charity Elise was working for the night she died. When Danielle’s work puts her life in danger, Marcus comes to her rescue. But Danielle may not need rescuing…

The House in the Cerulean Sea
The House in the Cerulean Sea
by T.J. Klune
Fantasy
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A magical island. A dangerous task. A burning secret.

Linus Baker leads a quiet, solitary life. At forty, he lives in a tiny house with a devious cat and his old records. As a Case Worker at the Department in Charge Of Magical Youth, he spends his days overseeing the well-being of children in government-sanctioned orphanages.

When Linus is unexpectedly summoned by Extremely Upper Management he’s given a curious and highly classified assignment: travel to Marsyas Island Orphanage, where six dangerous children reside: a gnome, a sprite, a wyvern, an unidentifiable green blob, a were-Pomeranian, and the Antichrist. Linus must set aside his fears and determine whether or not they’re likely to bring about the end of days.

But the children aren’t the only secret the island keeps. Their caretaker is the charming and enigmatic Arthur Parnassus, who will do anything to keep his wards safe. As Arthur and Linus grow closer, long-held secrets are exposed, and Linus must make a choice: destroy a home or watch the world burn.

An enchanting story, masterfully told, The House in the Cerulean Sea is about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place—and realizing that family is yours.

The Ranger of Marzanna
The Ranger of Marzanna
by Jon Skovron
(The Goddess War #1)
Adult Fantasy
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When their father is murdered by imperial soldiers, two siblings set out on opposite paths—one will destroy the Empire forever and the other will save it—in this thrilling new Russian inspired epic fantasy from Jon Skovron.

Sonya is training to be a Ranger of Marzanna, an ancient sect of warriors who have protected the land for generations. But the old ways are dying, and the rangers have all been forced into hiding or killed off by the invading Empire.

When her father is murdered by imperial soldiers, she decides to finally take action. Using her skills as a ranger she will travel across the bitter cold tundra and gain the allegiance of the only other force strong enough to take down the invaders.

But nothing about her quest will be easy. Because not everyone is on her side. Her brother, Sebastian, is the most powerful sorcerer the world has ever seen. And he’s fighting for the empire.

How many books did you add to your TBR this month?

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Wrap Up

April 2020 Wrap-up

Monthly Wrapup

Hello you wonderful people.

Welcome to my April 2020 wrap-up.  This month I read 14 books and I DNF’d 3. It was a pretty good reading month.

5 Star Reads

The Beautiful by Renée Ahdieh | Add to Goodreads
A Feast of Phantoms by Kat Ross | Add to Goodreads
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare  | Add to Goodreads

 

4.5 Star Reads

The Governess Game

The Governess Game by Tessa Dare | Add to Goodreads

 

4 Star Reads

The Daughter of Sherlock Holmes by Leonard Goldberg | Add to Goodreads
Sword of Fire by Katharine Kerr | Add to Goodreads
The Duchess Deal by Tessa Dare | Add to Goodreads
The Wallflower Wager by Tessa Dare | Add to Goodreads
My Fake Rake by Eva Leigh | Add to Goodreads
An Inconvenient Duke by Anna Harrington  | Add to Goodreads
The Vanished Bride by Bella Ellis | Add to Goodreads
A Trace of Copper by Anne Renwick | Add to Goodreads

2.5 Star Reads

Highland Cove

Highland Cove by Dylan J. Morgan | Add to Goodreads

2 Star Reads

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Vol 2

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Vol. 2 by Alan Moore | Add to Goodreads

DNF’s

Queen Victoria’s Book of Spells: An Anthology of Gaslamp Fantasy | Add to Goodreads
To Have and to Hoax by Martha Waters | Add to Goodreads

 

How was your reading month?

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It’s Monday! What Are You Reading? May 4, 2020

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Good Morning!

It’s the start of another week. It’s Monday! What are you Reading is hosted by Kathryn from Book Date, this is a weekly event to share what we’ve read in the past week and what we hope to read, plus whatever else comes to mind.

Recent Books
Chain of Gold
Chain of Gold by Cassandra Clare
(The Last Hours #1)
5 Stars
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Welcome to Edwardian London, a time of electric lights and long shadows, the celebration of artistic beauty and the wild pursuit of pleasure, with demons waiting in the dark. For years there has been peace in the Shadowhunter world. James and Lucie Herondale, children of the famous Will and Tessa, have grown up in an idyll with their loving friends and family, listening to stories of good defeating evil and love conquering all. But everything changes when the Blackthorn and Carstairs families come to London…and so does a remorseless and inescapable plague.

James Herondale longs for a great love, and thinks he has found it in the beautiful, mysterious Grace Blackthorn. Cordelia Carstairs is desperate to become a hero, save her family from ruin, and keep her secret love for James hidden. When disaster strikes the Shadowhunters, James, Cordelia and their friends are plunged into a wild adventure which will reveal dark and incredible powers, and the true cruel price of being a hero…and falling in love.

The Vanished Bride
The Vanished Bride
by Bella Ellis
(Brontë Sisters Mystery #1)
4 Stars
Historical, Mystery
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Before they became legendary writers, Charlotte Brontë, Emily Brontë, and Anne Brontë were detectors in this charming historical mystery…

Yorkshire, 1845. A young wife and mother has gone missing from her home, leaving behind two small children and a large pool of blood. Just a few miles away, a humble parson’s daughters–the Brontë sisters–learn of the crime. Charlotte, Emily, and Anne Brontë are horrified and intrigued by the mysterious disappearance.

These three creative, energetic, and resourceful women quickly realize that they have all the skills required to make for excellent “lady detectors.” Not yet published novelists, they have well-honed imaginations and are expert readers. And, as Charlotte remarks, “detecting is reading between the lines–it’s seeing what is not there.”

As they investigate, Charlotte, Emily, and Anne are confronted with a society that believes a woman’s place is in the home, not scouring the countryside looking for clues. But nothing will stop the sisters from discovering what happened to the vanished bride, even as they find their own lives are in great peril…

A Trace of Copper
A Trace of Copper
by Anne Renwick
(Elemental Steampunk Tales #1)
4 Stars
Steampunk, Fantasy, Romance
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A small Welsh village. An interrupted romance. A rogue frog on the loose threatening their future.

New recruit to the Queen’s agents, Dr. Piyali Mukherji is given a simple first assignment. Travel to the small Welsh village of Aberwyn and solve the mystery of a young woman’s blue skin lesion. A challenging task, for the alarming infection is unlike anything she’s seen before—and it’s spreading.

Evan Tredegar, the town’s pharmacist and the only man to ever capture her heart, knows more than he’s telling. Despite his efforts to push her away, her touch reawakens old desires. As more villagers fall victim to the strange disease, he’ll have no choice but to reveal his secrets, even if it means sacrificing his freedom.

Together they must move past broken promises, capture a rogue frog, and stop the infection before it spreads out of control.

Howls and Hallows
Howls and Hallows
Melanie Karsak
(Steampunk Red Riding Hood #5)
3.4 Stars
Fantasy, Retelling, Steampunk
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Busy tracking down thieving werewolves in London, Clemeny is surprised when Edwin asks her to lead a new case in the Fenlands of east England.

The Cabell family is haunted by a curse. Something in the misty moors surrounding Cabell Manor has come howling just days before the exclusive All Hallows Ball. How gauche. But London’s best agent is on the case.

Clemeny soon finds herself learning the ropes of polite society while hunting an apparition on the foggy fens. She’ll need to solve the case quickly if she hopes to be the belle–not the bruiser–of the ball.

Continue Clemeny’s adventures in Howls and Hallows , a Halloween-themed tale. Journey to gaslamp London in the 19th century in this steampunk retelling of the classic Red Riding Hood fairy tale by New York Times bestselling author Melanie Karsak.

 

Current Reads:

Shadows of the Dark Crystal

 

Shadows of the Dark Crystal by J.M. Lee
(Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal #1)
As of writing this post, I am 38% done
Fantasy
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The first series of original novels ever set in the world of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Shadows of the Dark Crystal is set years before the events of the classic film and follows the journey of a young Gelfling woman who leaves her secluded home to uncover the truth surrounding the disappearance of her brother who has been accused of treason by the sinister Skeksis Lords.

The Queen's Assassin
The Queen’s Assassin
by Melissa de la Cruz
(The Queen’s Secret #1)
Young Adult, Fantasy
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Caledon Holt is the Kingdom of Renovia’s deadliest weapon. No one alive can best him in brawn or brains, which is why he’s the Guild’s most dangerous member and the Queen’s one and only assassin. He’s also bound to the Queen by an impossible vow–to find the missing Deian Scrolls, the fount of all magical history and knowledge, stolen years ago by a nefarious sect called the Aphrasians.

Shadow has been training all her life to follow in the footsteps of her mother and aunts–to become skilled enough to join the ranks of the Guild. Though magic has been forbidden since the Aphrasian uprising, Shadow has been learning to control her powers in secret, hoping that one day she’ll become an assassin as feared and revered as Caledon Holt.

When a surprise attack brings Shadow and Cal together, they’re forced to team up as assassin and apprentice to hunt down a new sinister threat to Renovia. But as Cal and Shadow grow closer, they’ll uncover a shocking web of lies and secrets that may destroy everything they hold dear. With war on the horizon and true love at risk, they’ll stop at nothing to protect each other and their kingdom in this stunning first novel in the Queen’s Secret series.

What are you hoping to read this week?

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Sunshine Blogger Award #8 and #9

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I was tagged by the amazing Brittney @ Perfectly Tolerable and Stephen @ Stephen Writes.   If you are not following them you should head over and check them out.

What is The Sunshine Blogger Award?

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring while spreading sunshine to the blogging community.

Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
  • Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award in your post/or on your blog.

Brittney’s Questions

Do you ever read a book without reading its synopsis?

If I am picking up the book I have read the synopsis at some point.  I have picked up books without rereading the synopsis.

What was the first book you really obsessed over?

Harry Potter

What is the best bookstore you’ve visited?

The Strand in NYC

What is a hyped book you have no interest in reading?

Aurora Rising By Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff

If you could read any book again for the first time, which book would it be and why?

I wanted to say Harry Potter but then I am afraid that I may not have the same love for the series. So I don’t know so I am going to go with Soulless by Gail Carriger.

What is the best book you have read so far this year?

A Heart in the Balance by L.G. Rollins

What is the worst book you have read so far this year?

The Magpie Lord by K.J. Charles

Do you prefer Plot-Based or Character-Based stories?

Character-Based

What is the oldest book you have read?

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen published January 28, 1813

What is your favorite book cover (or a recent read that you absolutely loved the cover)?

The strange case of the Alchemists daughter

How do you pick your next read?

By my mood, unless I have a book that I need to review and the date is getting close.

Stephen’s Questions

How much time do you spend blogging?

I really have not thought about it but I would have to say its a minimum of 10 hours a week.

Are you a planner or a go with the flow, type of person?

I am a planner.  I get very stressed out if I don’t have a plan.

Are there any films that you thought were better than the book?

The Lord of the Rings movies

When in dire situations, what/who keeps you going?

Tina. I don’t know what I would do without her.

How would you describe your blog in just one sentence?

An attempt at promoting books/authors and connecting with people.

Of all the books you own, which one has the nicest cover?

The Strange Case of the Alchemist's Daughter

Which country or place would you most like to visit?

Glastonbury England

What do you think is the most challenging thing about being a book blogger?

Writing reviews that people will want to read.

What are your favorite type of blog posts to write?

Reviews.

Share one of your favorite quotes of the book you are currently reading or have just finished reading.

“For my son, born of a dragon and a phoenix. Fight not for greatness, but for goodness.”
― Renee Ahdieh, Smoke in the Sun

What is your favorite thing about the book blogging community?

The people.  They are great, especially during these times.

My Questions:

  1. Who inspires you the most in this world?
  2. What is your favorite way to treat yourself?
  3. What is your favorite book trope?
  4. What is the last book you finished?
  5. What is your comfort food/drink?
  6. POV’s multiple or single?
  7. Hardback. Paperback or E-book?
  8. If you could travel to any place real or not where would it be?
  9. Are you a cover snob (do they matter)?
  10. Favorite book series of all time?
  11. What is your favorite bookish quote?

My Nominations:

Orang-utan Librarian

Asha @ A Cat, A Book and a Cup of Tea

Nicole @ The BookWorm Drinketh

Marina @ Books of Magic

Sophie @ Beware Of The Reader

Pages and Pugs

Jess @ Fiction No Chaser

Leslie @ Books are the New Black

Claire @ The Coffeeholic Bookworm

As always, don’t feel obligated to participate! If you do, let me know so I can check out your answers!

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