Out of This World Blogger Award

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I was nominated for the Out of This World Blogger Award by Teagan @ Fiction No Chaser. This was created by Kaleena @ Reader Voracious Blog. Thank you, Teagan for nominating me!


  • Thank the blogger(s) that nominated you and link back to their post.
  • Answer the questions.
  • Don’t forget to grab your badge!
  • Nominate 3-5 bloggers for the award.
  • You may use the header image from this post if desired.
  • Please be sure to link back to the original post and credit the creator: Reader Voracious Blog

The Questions:

  1. What (or who) inspires you and why?
    People. I find inspiration in all those around me, each and every person in my life inspire me in different ways.  My daughter inspires me to try new things that and to do things that I enjoy.  The best way to show her to push her limits is to do that myself.
  1. What is your favorite thing about blogging?
    Honestly when people comment, even just to say hey that book looks good.
  1. If you could be any character in fiction, whom would you be and why?
    Wow, this is a hard one.  When I am reading a book I may insert myself in the story but not as one of the characters in the book.
  1. If you had six months with no obligations or financial constraints, what would you do with the time?
    Relax, Read and Write.
  1. What is one piece of advice that you would give a new blogger?
    Start a conversation. Don’t be afraid. As long as you are enjoying what you are writing that is all that matters.
  1. Optional: Freebie question – share something with us!
    I hate to cook.  It just really stresses me out.

If you want to do this please feel tagged.  And to those, I tag please do not feel obligated to do this if you do not want to.

Kelly @ another book in the wall

Bibi @ Bibi’s Book Blog

Welcome To Our Campfire

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Top Ten Tuesday: Series I have given up on / Don’t plan to finish

Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme brought to you by That Artsy Reader Girl. It was previously hosted at The Broke and the Bookish.

This week’s topic is Series I have given up on / Don’t plan to finish.

House of Night Series

The House of Night Series

Vampire Academy Series

Vampire Academy Series

The Hunger Games

The Hunger Games Trilogy

Morganville Vampires series

Morganville Vampires

The Dark Series

The Dark Series

Asylum Series

Asylum Series

The Girl at Midnight Series

The Girl at Midnight Series

The Raven Cycle

The Raven Cycle

Talon Series

Talon Series

The Last Namsara

Iskari Series

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Mid Year Freak Out Tag

Good Day!

It’s June! We have made it halfway through the year. So it seemed a good time to do the Mid Year Freak Out Tag. This tag was created by IsThatChami link to the original video.

Now onto the Questions.

Best book you’ve read so far in 2018.

The Final Empire UK
The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

Best sequel you’ve read so far in 2018.

Lair of Dreams
Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray

New release you haven’t read yet, but want to.


The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross
Suitors and Sabotage by Cindy Anstey

Most anticipated release for the second half of the year.

Competence by Gail Carriger

Biggest disappointment.

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

Biggest surprise.

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Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo

Favorite new author. (Debut or new to you)

Shea Ernshaw

Newest fictional crush.

I really don’t have any.

Newest favorite character.

Alexia Tarabotti From Soulless

Book that made you cry.

I don’t like to read books that make me cry.

Book that made you happy.

Love, Lies and Spies
Love, Lies and Spies by Cindy Anstey

Favorite book to film adaptation you saw this year.

I have not seen any

Favorite review you’ve written this year. 

Air Awakens
Air Awakens by Elise Kova

Most beautiful book you’ve bought so far this year (or received)

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The Wicked Deep by Shea Ernshaw

What books do you need to read by the end of the year?


The Falconer by Elizabeth May
Flame in the Mist by Renee Ahdieh
Fire Falling by Elise Kova

If you want to do this tag, consider yourself tagged!

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Sunshine Book Blogger Award

I have been nominated by the wonderful Krisha @Bookathon for the Sunshine Book Blogger Award.  You should go and check her out. Krisha thank you for the nomination.

The Rules

  • Thank the blogger(s) that nominated you and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions set by the person that nominated you.
  • Tag 5-11 blogs and to receive the award and write them 11 questions.
  • List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post/blog

The Questions

Since when are you blogging ?

I began my blog on March 1, 2018

What is your patronus?

King Cobra ( I feel robbed I am scared to death of snakes)

Which is your favorite genre?


What’s your most anticipated release in 2018?

Competence by Gail Carriger

What is your favorite dessert?

Brownie and ice cream topped with chocolate syrup.

If you had the power, would you go in the past or the future and why?

Neither. The past has made me who I am and the future is never a definite thing. The smallest action can change everything. Then all you have is disappointment.

What were/are your majors in university?

Paralegal Studies and Organizational Leadership

What author would you love to meet?

Gail Carriger

What book were you reading last Sunday?

Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco

If you could be best friends with a fictional character, who would it be?

Alexia Tarabotti

Who is your celebrity role model?

I really don’t have one.

My Questions

  1. What’s your favorite place to read?
  2. Tea or Coffee?
  3. What book made you smile?
  4. What Hogwarts house did you identify with?
  5. What is your “day job”? (Or how do you spend your day otherwise?)
  6. What book are you looking forward to in the 2nd half of 2018?
  7. Do you buy books based on the cover?
  8. Do you have a guilty pleasure read? If so what is it?
  9. Hardback/Paperback/E-Book?
  10. Do you prefer series or stand-alones?
  11. What is your favorite fictional animal? (from a book/movie/mythology/etc.)


My Nominees

If you want to do this please feel tagged.  And to those, I tag please do not feel obligated to do this if you do not want to.

Lena @ The Printed Girl

Jess and Teagan @ Fiction No Chaser

Kristi @Confessions of a YA Reader

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Seven Deadly Sins Tag

This tag was originally done by BookishlyMalyza!  I was tagged by Bibi @ Bibi’s Book Blog.  Thank you, Bibi for tagging me. You should go check her out!

Greed: What is the most expensive book that you own? What is the least expensive book that you own?

Most expensive book has to be my special edition copy of  The Tales of Beedle the Bard. I tried looking up the price of this book and Amazon would not let me I purchased it back in 2008. The least expensive book I own has to be my copy of The Curious Case of the Werewolf That Wasn’t: (to say nothing of the Mummy That Was, and the Cat in the Jar) (The Parasol Protectorate). I only paid .99¢

Gluttony: What book or books have you shamelessly devoured many times?

It’s been a while since I have just picked up a book to re-read. My TBR pile makes me feel guilty about considering doing that 😉 Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë.

Sloth: What book or book series have you neglected out of sheer laziness?

The Wheel of Time.  There are just so many books…and they are so long… But I am breaking down and purchasing the first book.  Have read the first 5 and I have 2-5 as e-books and I find it so hard to pick up and stick with an ebook.

Pride: What book or books do you bring up when you want to sound like an intellectual reader?

I really don’t do this.  I was criticized when I was a teenager for some of the books that I liked to read. “It wasn’t normal” It is only in the past few years that I have found people to really talk to about books.

Lust: What attributes do you find most attractive in your characters?

I love characters that are strong and witty.

Envy: What books would you most like to receive as a gift?

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers
Age of Myth by Michael J. Sullivan
The Asylum for Wayward Victorian Girls by Emilie Autumn
Iron Cast by Destiny Soria

Wrath: What author do you have a love/hate relationship with?

The one that comes it to mind is Sarah J Maas.  I really like reading her books but there are some things that just drive me crazy.

If you want to do this please feel tagged.  And to those, I tag please do not feel obligated to do this if you do not want to.

I am going to tag:

Nicole @ The BookWorm Drinketh

Marina @ Books of Magic

Sophie @ Beware Of The Reader

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Top 5 Tuesday – Covers with Green, Blue or Purple

Top 5 Tuesday is hosted by the Bionic Book Worm.  This weeks topic is top 5 cover with green, blue or purple on them.

The Queen's Rising

The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross

Practical Magic

Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman

The Last Magician

The Last Magician by Lisa Maxwell


Elantris by Brandon Sanderson

Chasing the Star Garden and Chasing the Green Fairy by Melanie Karsak

I love these 2 covers so much I could not pick which one to use.

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