When I was going through my 250+ un-read items in my RSS reader after I got back from vacation I came across Jamie’s A to Z Bookish Survey and, since I loved these surveys back in the day of AOL, I thought I’d give it a try.
Author you’ve read the most books from:
Goodreads says it’s a four-way tie between Sarah MacLean, Kristan Higgins, Tammara Webber, and Colleen Hoover, but in terms of my whole life I would say it’s probably Ann M. Martin or Francine Pascal or Bonnie Bryant (Babysitters Club, Sweet Valley Twins, and Saddle Club books FTW). (Want an easy way to figure this out if you have Goodreads and keep good track of your stuff? Go to your account, hit “my books”and on the left hand side under your shelves you will see “most read authors”)
Best Sequel Ever:
Where She Went by Gayle Forman
Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill (I’m trying to read more of the books I have just sitting on my Kindle)
Drink of Choice While Reading:
Seltzer, my drink of choice always
E-reader or Physical Book?
This is hard because I would say buying a Kindle got me back into reading, but I do think I get more out of the experience of reading a physical book.
Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School:
Glad You Gave This Book A Chance:
Hidden Gem Book:
Important Moment in your Reading Life:
Buying a Kindle. Spending the money on a gadget got me spending money on books. Then, when you could take library books out on the Kindle, my world exploded. Plus that’s what got me into using the library for physical books.
All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
Kinds of Books You Won’t Read:
I went over these in a Top Ten Tuesday post a few weeks ago, but anything with vampires/werewolves/etc. just isn’t for me.
Longest Book You’ve Read:
According to Goodreads it’s These Guys Have All the Fun at 763 pages, but lifetime I would say it’s probably Anna Karenina or Gone With the Wind
** easy way to find this out. Go to your Goodreads “read” list, don’t scroll down but where you are on the screen there will be this little tab on the bottom that lets you choose how you want to scroll or how many books you want display. There is also a sort option with a drop down and you can sort by page.
Major book hangover because of:
Number of Bookcases You Own:
1. I am not a book buyer.
One Book You Have Read Multiple Times:
Summer Sisters by Judy Blume
Preferred Place To Read:
Definitely in bed
Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read:
I am not someone who pulls quotes from books but I did, oddly enough, write a quote from The Fifth Wave (my review) in my planner earlier this year: “We’re here and then we’re gone, and it’s not about the time we’re here, but what we do with the time.”
Letting myself fall out of love with reading in college and in the years after college. I missed so many good books that I’m now trying to catch up on!
Series You Started And Need To Finish(all books are out in series):
Umm, I don’t know if there is one. I’m kind of anal about finishing things.
Three of your All-Time Favorite Books:
Unapologetic Fangirl For:
Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others:
No One Else Can Have You by Kathleen Hale
Worst Bookish Habit:
I would say reading books too quickly. I tend to just want to know what happens ASAP and I know I miss some stuff in my hurry to finish. I love/hate being a fast reader.
X Marks The Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book:
Your latest book purchase:
Here Without You by Tammara Webber. I PRE-ORDERED the ebook, I don’t think I’ve ever pre-ordered a book before.
ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late):
Night Film (total mind fuck)
If you guys did one of these leave me the link. I thought it was really fun!