2020 Mid Year Freak Book Tag

Hey readers! I’m late to party but Krisha @ Krish’s Cozy Corner tagged me to this so why not join the bandwagon. Thank you Krisha for tag. If you haven’t come across her blog you need to check it. It’s so beautiful.

Best Book You’ve Read This Year?

Do I have to tell why? I wish to read more books by the same authors.

Best Sequel You’ve Read This Year?

These were the best sequel I can think of.

New Release You Haven’t Read Yet But Want To?

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Whoever read this is singing praises for this book. I still need to read first book before I start this one.

Most Anticipated Release For The Second Half Of The Year?

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I enjoyed first book Gravemaidens last year and I can’t wait to read this sequel releasing in October. I hope to get this book.

Biggest Disappointment?

Biggest Surprise?

I don’t know what I expected from these, I saw mixed reviews before I read them but both turned out surprisingly good. Those who rated it low complained about pace but I don’t mind slow pace if plot and is strong and characters are interesting.

New Favorite Author (New To You Or Debut)?

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Book That Made You Cry?

No book I read made me cry but these made my heart heavy.

Book That Made You Happy?

I wiill call it feel good books

Favorite Book To Film Adaptation?

I haven’t watched any book to film adaption or read such book this year. ☹ But if Netflix series adapted from book counts my favourite is –

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P.S. I haven’t read book but it was highly recommended to me by Lashaan @Bookidote so I will get this book, Probably before third book of this series releases and I will keep an eye on sale. 😛

Favorite Post You Have Done This Year?

List of horrible bosses in books

Most Beautiful Book You’ve Bought Or Received This Year?

I bought-

These two have amazing maps as well.

I recieved-

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What Books Do You Need To Read By The End Of The Year?

I bought these out of order whenever book reached lower price possible but now I have all of them so I will it in order starting with Shadow and Bone.


I Tag (forgive me if tags are not your thing or you have already did this) – Jasmine | Debjani | readingtonic | Shivi | Alyssa | Karen 

and you

I hope you enjoyed this post. Let me know in comments what books do you need to read by the end of the year and most anticipated release for the second half of the year.

Happy Reading!

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The Liebster Award

I was nominated for The Liebster Award by Marina @Books of magic. If you are not following her please check out her blog. I love light colors and design of her blog and she write amazing reviews and bookish posts.

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What is The Liebster Award?

“The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the award goes as far back as 2011. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome.” – The Global Aussie

Rules:

  • Acknowledge the blog that gave it to you and display the award.
  • Answer 11 questions that the blogger gives you.
  • Give 11 random facts about yourself.
  • Nominate 11 blogs and notify them of their nomination.
  • Give these blogs 11 questions to answer.

Marina’s Questions:

1. If you had to read just one genre forever, which one would you choose?

Fantasy. I’m sure I wouldn’t get tired of reading Fantasy all my life.

2. Do have any hobbies besides reading and what are they?

Photography. I love taking photos. I used to click many nature shots now books and my daughter fills the frame.

3. What is your favorite animated movie?

Frozen, Brave, Moana, Tangled, How to Train Your Dragon, Gig Hero 6, Up, Kung Fu Panda… Yes, I watch many animated movies. I loved them as kid and still love them as adult. I watch more cartoons and animated movies than my daughter! (My husband words, not mine!) 😁

4. What is a cool new TV show you’ve been watching recently?

I don’t watch TV shows. I recently watched Extractions that I enjoyed.

5. How do you have fun/relax in quarantine?

Read, blog, spend time with family. Quarantine hasn’t changed much in my life. I’m doing what I did before lock down only exception is I can’t go out with my daughter.

6. What makes you pick up a book?

synopsis, reviews, and mood.

7. Where would you like to travel next, once this is all over?

Ooty, Tamil Nadu

Ooty In December 2020: Your Ultimate Guide To A Family Trip
Ooty In Summer 2020: 16 Best Places To Visit In The Nilgiris

8. If you could pick one author to live and write forever (Or as long as you live), who’d you pick?

How can I pick one! It’s like saving only one book from burning library! That’s horrible. I want them all to live forever.

9. What do you like to drink while reading?

Tea or juice. But if book is so interesting, I wouldn’t even remember to drink water.

10. What is your favorite legend/folktale/fairytale?

Greek Legends, Indian folktales and Rapunzel

11. Recommend me a book from your favorite genre! 

LOTR and Percy Jackson series

My Questions:

  1. Which genre is not your most favorite but it ends up surprising you every time you read it?
  2. Do you buddy read?
  3. Which class you would like to take at Hogswart?
  4. Which natural element would you like to master?
  5. Do you journal?
  6. Are you binge watching anything?
  7. If you had to read just one genre forever, which one would you choose?
  8. Who are your most read authors and how many books you have read by the same author?
  9. Which color dominate your shelf?
  10. how have your reading habit changed in quarantine?
  11. Where would you like to travel next, once this is all over?

I nominate-

Sarahi @ Reader Gal

Meggy @Chocolate’n’Waffles

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Jessica @stuck in the book

Tanishka & Nandika @ Yours  A-fiction-ately

Ally @ Ally Writes things

I’m not going to tag all 11 blogs so whoever like to answers those questions, consider yourself nominated but don’t forget to mention me.

Happy Reading!

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Hello readers! It’s been long time I did tags and awards. I enjoyed it when I started blog but then I just didn’t feel the fun. After a year break from tags I thought I should give it try once again. Thank you Stephen for nominating me. You should check out his blog. I love reading his reviews.

What is The Sunshine Blogger Award?

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to bloggers who are creative, positive, and inspiring. Once nominated, the blogger is required to write a post in which they:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated them and link back to their blog.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated them.
  • Nominate 11 other blogs and give them 11 new questions to answer.
  • Notify your nominees and display the Sunshine Blogger Award in your post.
Stephen’s Questions:

If you could choose one book to live in forever, which would it be?

Harry Potter. Hogwarts looks better among all the book I have read.

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What genre are you the most drawn to?

Fantasy, Mythology, and Women’s fic

Are there any films that you thought were better than the book?

Jungle Book

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Which supporting character do you think deserves their own book and why?

I don’t know! I think Nana D as main character in Braxton Campus series. That would be hilarious.

How would you describe your blog in just one sentence?

Eclectic book blog and reviews. (not really impressive but that’s what you’ll find in this blog)

Of all the books you own, which one has the nicest cover?

Six of Crows, The Girl in the Tower, and The Priory of the Orange Tree

Which country or place would you most like to visit?

Paris and Vienna

Which book do you always find yourself recommending to people?

Percy Jackson series.

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What are your favourite type of blog posts to write?

Definitely book reviews

Share one of your favourite quotes of the book you are currently reading or have just finished reading.

Worthiness is not in hand but in heart. And you have a heart worthy of such an elemental duty.

-Starchild book 1: The Age of Akra by Vacen Taylor

What is your favourite thing about the book blogging community?

Support book bloggers give each other in this community. Everyone is friendly, helping and lovely. It feels good being part of it and I’m glad I joined this community.

I Tag:

Prose & Pancakes
KARISBOOKS
Kyera’s Library
Misty’s Book Space
Chicks,Rogues and Scandals
Jessica Belmont
Reader Gal
Book Princess Reviews
Orangutan Librarian
How Useful It Is
A Book. A Thought.

My questions:

(I’m really bad at coming up with questions. These are the questions I saw on Instagram and I have been answering them more often these days.)

  1. Your favorite retelling that is not fairytale.
  2. What do you hate in book cover?
  3. Your favorite female antagonist
  4. What is the biggest book you own?
  5. Which fictional character you have a crush on?
  6. Who are the two authors who hasn’t worked together before but you want them to team up?
  7. If you’re given polyjuice potion to disguise, in which character you would like to turn into and why?
  8. Who is most read author(s) and how many books you read by the same author?
  9. Is there a book you never gave a chance even though you keep seeing it around a lot?
  10. Books you want to read before the end of the year.
  11. Your 2020 reading and blogging goal.

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I Spy Book Tag

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I was nominated for this book tag by Inge @ The Belgian Reviewer. Igne’s blog and blogging voice is so wonderful that I love to read everything on her blog. If you are not following The Belgian Reviewer already please visit it, I’m sure you will love it.
The challenge this time is: Find a book that contains (either on the cover or in the title) an example for each category. You must have a separate book for all 20, get as creative as you want and do it within five minutes!!

Food

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Bacon Pie by Candace Robinson, Gerardo Delgadillo

Transportation

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How to Walk Away by Katherine Center

Weapon

The Last Straw

The Last Straw (Pigeon-Blood Red Book 2) by Ed Duncan

Animal

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the dragon of the month club by Iain Reading

Number

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Go To Sleep! by Marion Adams

Something You Read

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The Things We Learn When We’re Dead by Charlie Laidlaw

Body of Water

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Kitty Hawk and the Hunt for Hemingway’s Ghost (Kitty Hawk Flying Detective Agency #2) by Iain Reading

Product of Fire

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Diary of Anna the Girl Witch: Foundling Witch by Vic Connor

Royalty

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Prithviraj Chauhan: The Emperor of Hearts by Anuja Chandramouli

Clothing Item

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Inspired by Susan Schaefer Bernardo

Family Member

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Husbands and Other Sharp Objects by Marilyn Simon Rothstein

Time of Day

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Saturday Short-story Review: Goodnight, Jeremy by Stacy White

Music

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A book that I wish to read.

Paranormal Being

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Diary of Anna the Girl Witch 3: Fighting Witch by Vic Connor

Occupation

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Saturday Short-Story Review: Detective Nosegoode and the Kidnappers (Detective Nosegoode #2) by Marian Orloń

Season

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Summerlypse by Gerardo Delgadillo

Color

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Black Waters (Tainted Waters #2) by India R. Adams

Celestial Body

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I have this paperback and it’s in my to- read list.

Something That Grows

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The Frightened Little Flower Bud by Renée Paule, G.R. Hewitt


I nominate-

(Do this tag if you’re up for it, no pressure!)

Zoe @ book Addict Rambles

Nicki @ Secret Library Book Blog

Holly @ Dressed to read

Kelly @ Kelly’s Rambles

Danielle @ Books, Vertigo and Tea

Donna @ Moms Book Collection


Have you read any of these books?

You can share your answers to this tag in comment-box below.

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The Sunshine Blogger Award

Sunshine blog award

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring while spreading sunshine to the blogging community.

I was nominated for this award by Amanda @ Literary Weaponry. Please check out her blog, she writes nice posts and reviews.
Thank you Amanda for the nominating me! 🙂

The Rules

1. Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog

2.Answer the questions

3. Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions

4. List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award Logo on your post


Questions given to me: 

What book are you most proud of yourself for having finished?

A.- First series that I started when I didn’t even know I love reading so passionately. – Lord of the Rings.

I’m really proud of finished that gigantic book. It took two months for me to finish it at that time. 

Do you enjoy book to movie/tv adaptations? If so which is you favorite?

A.- I don’t watch TV series and never watched any TV adaptations but I love to watch movies. I have watched many movie adaptations and mostly haven’t read even book but have watched movie. My favorite is one of them and I have heard it was as good as book. – Gone Girl

What author got you really hooked on reading?

A.- J. R. R. Tolkien

Show us your favorite book cover!

A.- This whole series has beautiful cover.

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What is a happy memory you relate to reading?

A.- Reading good book itself makes me happy but if I have to specify something then starting this blog and getting good response is happy memory related to reading.

If you could only read one author for the rest of your life, who would you choose?

A.- There are many! But if I have to choose just one then that should be Rick Riordan.

If you could wipe your memory of one book so that you could go back and read it for the first time again, which book would you choose?

A.- None! All my favorite books I read first time are the best experienced at that time. I don’t want to change it. 

Do you have any long term bookish or blogging goals? Tell us about them!

A.- Blogging goal is only that I want to blog for long time. 😉 
Bookish goal- I just want huge collection of books of my own, a home library! 

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I said that while watching this scene so my husband blames Beauty and the Beast for all the costs it takes. 😛

What is your absolute favorite food? You know, that food you could eat every day for the rest of your life and be perfectly happy with.

A.- All Indian’s favorite – Pani Puri

You are at the zoo, what animal is on your “must visit” list?

A.- Tiger and her cubs.

What is your happiest memory?

A.- I just had most important scan few days ago, seeing my baby growing and moving during scan was the happiest moment of my life. No other moment comes even closer to that. 🙂


I nominate: 

Everyone with same questions as I would love to read your answers to these questions. You can also answer them in comment-box below.


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