Friday, July 7, 2017

A-Z Bookish Tag!

1. Author You've Read the Most Books from:
            Diana Wynne Jones or Rick Roidan or Sarah M. Eden, or…I am not sure.

2. Best Sequel Ever:
            Tricky one, umm…Fusion Fire by Kathy Tyers. That one was awesome!

3. Currently Reading:
            Swan Lake by K. M. Shea

4. Drink of Choice While Reading:
            Orange La Coix sparkling water

5. E-reader or Physical Book?
            Either, though I am partial to a physical book for tactile and eye strain reasons and my ereader for portable reasons.

6. Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated in High School:
            It was a toss up between Mr Rochester in Jane Eyre and Mac from Rose in Bloom by Louisa May Alcott was my crush. I am a sucker for unrequited love as long as it is genuine.

7. Glad You Gave This Book a Chance:
            Kimberly Rogers’ Tiger’s Paw sucked me into her incredible characters’ lives and began a precious friendship with the author.

8. Hidden Gem Book:
           
9. Important Moment in Your Reading Life:
            When I realized I didn’t have to settle for the ending the author wrote. I could always go an rewrite things the way I wanted them to be.

10. Just Finished:
            Rereading the ending of Rumpelstiltskin by K. M. Shea to reassure myself she was capable of a solid happily ever after ending.

11. Kinds of Books You Won't Read:
            Horror books, especially those by Orson Scott Card. They get inside my head in creepy ways. I have an overactive imagination.

12. Longest Book You've Read:
            My own monster project, Living Sacrifice

13. Major Book Hangover Because Of:
            I finished writing two novels this year, and I am trying to make through a third. Nothing beats an author book hangover.

14. Number of Bookcases You Own:
            Somewhere around thirty, I think. We love books at our house.

15. One Book You Have Read Multiple Times:
            Rose in Bloom, Jane Eyre, most of Sarah M. Eden’s books, all of Diana Wynne Jones’ books, um… I like to reread books…

16. Preferred Place to Read:
            In bed or curled up on the end of my couch in the living room.

17. Quote that Inspires You/Gives You the Feels from a Book You've Read:
            "Because, he said, ‘I sometimes have a queer feeling with regard to you - especially when you are near me, as now: it is as if I had a string somewhere under my left ribs, tightly and inextricably knotted to a similar string situated in the corresponding quarter of your little frame. And if that boisterous channel, and two hundred miles or so of land come broad between us, I am afraid that cord of communion will be snapt; and then I've a nervous notion I should take to bleeding inwardly. As for you, - you'd forget me.’ – Mr. Rochester in Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë

18. Reading Regret:
            I have too many to count. Not finishing The Three Musketeers, I suppose. I fell in love with Athos, but it wasn’t enough for my teenage self to wade through all the French references that completely confused me.

19. Series You've Started and Need to Finish (All books are out in the series):
Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Roirdan. I suspect my son is going to outpace me at this rate.

20. Three of Your All-Time Favorite Books:
            Only three? The Bible, Jane Eyre, and

21. Unapologetic Fangirl For:
            Masquerade by Kimberly Rogers because I love Merek. ;)

22. Very Excited for This Release More than All the Others:
            The next Jonquil novel from Sarah M. Eden

23. Worst Bookish Habit:
            Ignoring work to read a book instead.

24. X Marks the Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book:
            Great Harry by Carolyn Erickson

25. Your Latest Book Purchase:
            According to Amazon my most recent purchase on Kindle was The Complete Works of G. A. Henty, and in print, it was Famous Men of Modern Times by John H. Haaren (a textbook for my kids for next year).

26. ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late):

            It would be Masquerade by Kimberly Rogers because I have to know what happens next. ;)

Thanks for tagging me for this quiz, Rebekah DeVall!

I am going to tag anyone who would like to do it. I would love to read your answers, so please give me a link in the comments. :)

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