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Thursday Tags – Inside Out Book Tag

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This book tag was started by Kristina Horner and its based off the movie Inside Out. Its pretty simple, just put a book along with each one of the emotions represented in the movie! Lets get started:

1377087942onthejellicoeroadcoverJoy – Which book brings you the most joy?

Would it even be a list if I didn’t sneak On The Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta onto it? While this book made me feel a lot more things than just joy, it was actually pretty depressing, but the fact I have it in my life brings me joy so I give this spot to it.

 

Mockingjay_novelSadness – Which book made you cry the hardest?

Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins. This one surpassed tears and just left me a hollow mess just standing in the shower trying to wash away the whatever this book did to me.

 

everything-i-never-told-you-original-imae2ffkwzr5r57xAnger – What book pissed you off?

Hands down this spot goes to Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. People say that its great because the characters are flawed and they are human, but these people had no good qualities. Why the hell would I want to read about people like that? You can be real but still have something good about them. ANYTHING.

Ava-lavender_march.pngFear – What book scared you more than anything?

The Strange and Beautiful Sorrorws of Ava Lavender. I loved this book, and it is not a horror, but despite the fact I knew where it was going I was so afraid to get there to the point I could only read the book 20 pages at a time and had to keep putting it down.

 

americangods_visual_05Disgust – What book grossed you out the most?

I don’t really get grossed out by books that much, so I think I am going to have to go with American Gods by Neil Gaiman. It wasn’t so much ‘gross’ but I was a bit disturbed by some of the things in this book to start with like a man being absorbed up a woman’s vagina until I got used to random things like that.

 

 

Till Next Time….

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Dewey’s 24 Hour Read-A-Thon – Hour 24

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Hmmm! I ran into issues! At 12pm I got a desperate call from work for someone to come and fill in for someone, and I was the only one close enough to come help in time. So, with my issues of not really been good at saying no, I went to work and had to abandon the read-a-thon from 12-7pm. Thank god I took a moment to sleep from 9am-12pm or I would have died at work. All of the effort I had to put in there made it hard to read more when I finally came home, so not much progress. So here are my final stats:

Hours Spent Reading: 12.5 hours

Total Pages: 335

Books Finished: The Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

Books not Finished: Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier

Not quite the way I wanted it go. I shall try better next time!

Her are my answers to some challenges!

3-2-1 Action!

In this challenge, you will be taking a picture by “acting” out a scene (or character) from the current book you are reading.

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I am Liadan from Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier on the front cover.

Book Jenga!

So what is Book Jenga I hear you mumble? Basically, just build the most impressive tower of books you can, then take a photo (or you can video it if you’re BookTubing). Leave a comment with a link to your creation below.

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Since I only really have paper backs this is as high as I could go without them folding in on themselves. I took the picture with the calander still in it so you can get a sense of how high it is compared to the picture in the 3-2-1 challenge.

End of Event Meme:

1. Which hour was the most daunting for you?

2. Could you list a few high-interest books that you think could keep a Reader engaged for next year?

Nope, I kind of failed at getting through things this year. Thanks alot work!

3. Do you have any suggestions for how to improve the Read-a-thon next year?

More people! But thats a givem

4. What do you think worked really well in this year’s Read-a-thon?

Mini challenges. They are awesome.

5. How many books did you read?

1ish

6. What were the names of the books you read?

See above.

7. Which book did you enjoy most?

The Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

8. Which did you enjoy least?

Son of the Shadows by Juliet Marillier

9. If you were a Cheerleader, do you have any advice for next year’s Cheerleaders?

No i don’t because I have no idea what they did? I need to pay more attention.

10. How likely are you to participate in the Read-a-thon again? What role would you be likely to take next time?

I would in a heart beat, I would be a reader or perhaps donate a prize or something. Get a bit more involved.

 

And thats it guys! I hope you all had better luck than me. Link me your stuff so I can have a look!

Till Next Time…

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Top Ten Tuesday – Never Read Popular Authors

toptenTop Ten Tuesday is a meme created over at Broke and the Bookish where every Tuesday, Top Ten things of anything are listed. Todays Top Ten things are:

Top Ten Popular Authors I Have Never Read

  1. J.K. Rowling  – I don’t know where I was when the Harry Potter books became the thing to read, but I missed the book craze, and the movie craze, and have never read a single word of her works. Kinda sad with myself.
  2. Stephan King – I have books by him sitting on my shelf, never really had the desire to read them. I’ll get around to it one day I suppose.
  3. Veronica Roth – I have the ebooks! I refuse not to read at least divergent before the movie comes out.
  4. John Green – Again, very sad with myself. I have some books, and they will be read!
  5. Cassandra Clare – People say don’t judge a book by its cover, but the covers have put me off a bit.
  6. Dan Brown – Have never had any interest, probably never will.
  7. C.S. Lewis – Loved the old and the new movies of his Narnia, and one day I will read the books just other things get in the way.
  8. Bram Stoker – Dracula has been sitting on my shelf for years and I love vampires. I don’t know whats wrong with me.
  9. Markus Zusak Whats wrong with me?!
  10. Joe Hill – Like father like son, I have books of Stephan King’s offspring upon my shelf, have yet to pick them up.