Hi friends! 👋🏻 It is still winter here in the UK, and although we don’t have “typical” winters with regular snow thanks to our strange geographical position in the world, we do get very, very cold, and we get storms. In fact, it is currently raining as I’m writing this post and has been for two days.
That being said, winter is actually my favourite season. I don’t enjoy being hot and I hate hot weather so summer is the worst time of year for me. In fact, I’m pretty sure I have the opposite of most people who get seasonal depression in the winter because the summer makes me absolutely miserable.
But this post is not for me to talk about how much I hate summer, it’s to answer some questions in this wonderful tag! I wish I could find who originated this tag, but no matter how much searching I do, I can’t find them. 😕
What book is so happy and sweet that it just warms your heart?
Manga absolutely counts as books and that is because I am totally using this as an excuse to gush about Wotakoi once again. Will I ever stop singing this series praises? Absolutely not because it is sweet and cute and completely melts my cold, dead heart.
What’s your favourite book with a white cover?
I don’t have a solid number for how many different covers this book has had, and although the creepy dismembered Barbie doll cover will always have a special place in my heart, I like how minimalist this design is.
You’re sitting in a nice, comfortable chair with a cup of hot chocolate? What monster book are you reading?
I think we all have different definitions of what a “monster” book is, but I tend to consider adult fantasy to be intimidating, so it’s a little monstrous to me. It’s been a long time since I read A Darker Shade of Magic and I really want to reread it before continuing on with the rest of the series so I may have to do that very soon.
It’s snowing outside and you decide you want to have a snowball fight. What fictional character do you want to have this snowball fight with?
Comic books absolutely count as books, shut up. Who wouldn’t want to go play in the snow with Clark Kent? Whether that be as your best friend or as your boyfriend, Clark just seems like the best person to play out in the snow with. Also, he would completely understand that I hate snowball fights because I got hit in the eye with a snowball when I was a kid, and would instead opt for making snowmen and snow angels with me instead. Because he’s a sweetheart like that.
Sadly, your campfire is dying. What last few chapters of a book would you throw in the fire to revive it and keep yourself warm?
Can I put the vast majority of this book on the fire? It has been a million years since I read the original Hunger Games trilogy and I would very likely reread it if I didn’t hate Mockingjay so much when I read it years ago. Maybe my opinion has changed since 2012 or 2013 but I’m not that willing to find out.
What book do you love so much that you would buy another copy of it to give to someone as a Christmas gift (or any gift really) to inspire them to start reading?
Can I cheat and say the entire Leviathan series because it owns my entire life and lives in my head rent-free and all those other trendy sayings that were probably stolen from Black Twitter? This is another series that I am way overdue re-reading, and I’m really starting to hate being the kind of person who doesn’t reread books.
Who do you tag?
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Is it winter where you are or is it summer? Which book would you sacrifice to a fire to keep you warm?