Author you’ve read the most books from:
Mo Willems (children’s) Elizabeth Peters (adult)
Best Sequel Ever:
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling
Salt: A World History by Mark Kurlansky and
Crescendo by Becca Fitzpatrick
Drink of Choice While Reading:
herbal tea (there’s just something about tea and a book that go together)
E-reader or Physical Book?
Physical book. I understand the appeal of e-readers but the heft and smell of a real book just can’t be beat
Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School:
Gilbert Blythe (from the Anne of Green Gables series by LM Montgomery)
Glad You Gave This Book A Chance:
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green (I’m not a huge fan of his, I feel he tends to be a bit overrated, but this book lived up to the hype!)
Hidden Gem Book:
Keeping the Castle by Patricia Kindl
Important Moment in your Reading Life:
A conversation I had with a college roommate lead me to re-reading children’s books as an adult and I’ve never looked back
The Amish Nanny by Mindy Starns Clark
Kinds of Books You Won’t Read:
Erotica. A bit of story enhancing smut is one thing but you have to draw the line somewhere.
Longest Book You’ve Read:
Chesapeake by James Michener (888 pgs)
Major book hangover because of:
Oh, too many to count! But most recently The Rose Garden by Susana Kearsley
Number of Bookcases You Own:
At least 9 of various sizes but they are always filled to overflowing when they aren’t in storage (which is where they are currently.)
One Book You Have Read Multiple Times:
Les Miserables by Victor Hugo (though always an abridged version)
Preferred Place To Read:
Anywhere I can curl up and get cozy; bed, couch, hammock, etc.
Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read:
I’m opting out on this one, all my notes are in storage. But here’s a great bookish quote:
No book is really worth reading at the age of ten which is not equally—and often far more—worth reading at the age of fifty and beyond.
Becoming way too obsessed with the Babysitters Club in elementary school. I shudder when I think of how many great reading opportunities I missed while reading and re-reading ALL of these books.
Series You Started And Need To Finish
(all books are out in series):
Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card-especially with the movie on the way
Three of your All-Time Favorite Books:
Legend in Green Velvet by Elizabeth Peters, Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee
Unapologetic Fangirl For:
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier
Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others:
Nothing stands out at the moment but I’m always excited to read the newest Mo Willems
Worst Bookish Habit:
Eating while I read. Gooey fingers and spills happen more often than I’d like to admit.
X Marks The Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book: (random Goodreads ToRead bookshelf #27)
City of a Thousand Dolls by Miriam Forster
Your latest book purchase:
Hello, My Name is Ruby by Phillip Stead
ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late):
Hush, Hush by Becca Fitzpatrick
What would your answers look like? Do we have anything in common?
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