This survey is courtesy of one of my favourite bloggers, Jamie from The Perpetual Page Turner. Check out her post HERE
Do you remember these kind of surveys on Myspace? I used to love them. I absolutely love the idea of this one, so here it is… My A-Z Book Survey
Author you’ve read the most books from:
According to Goodreads my most read author is Philippa Gregory. That doesn’t surprise me. I adore Philippa Gregory! I think when I was younger it would’ve been Roald Dahl or Enid Blyton.
Best Sequel Ever:
Ooh this is a hard one. I read a lot of series. I really like Scarlet by Marissa Meyer –the second book in the Lunar Chronices. I much preferred it to Cinder.
Boundless by Cynthia Hand.
Drink of Choice While Reading:
I don’t really drink that much when I’m reading. One of my favourite things to do with my sister is read in Costa. I don’t drink tea or coffee so I like to have a hot chocolate.
E-reader or Physical Book?
I do read both, but the physical book will ALWAYS win for me. You can’t beat holding (and smelling!) a real book.
Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School:
Holder from Hopeless/Losing Hope by Colleen Hoover. Please.
Glad You Gave This Book A Chance:
Wither by Lauren DeStefano. I had heard such mixed opinions about it, but I’m glad I read it. I loved it!
Hidden Gem Book:
I didn’t expect to love Me Before You by Jojo Moyes as much as I did. That book is honestly one of my favourite books ever.
Important Moment in your Reading Life:
I have two things really. My first is my experience reading as a young child. My mum taught me how to read before I started school and my love of books has followed me (and grown) throughout my life. My sister (Bibliobeth
) used to read to me and I LOVED that. So I have my family to thank for instilling the love of literature into my life. My second most recent important moment is starting this blog. It’s still a baby blog but it’s inspired me to read more and read different genres.
I’ve just finished Downside Up by Hayley Long.
Kinds of Books You Won’t Read:
I’m not really a fan of horror. My imagination is incredibly vivid. I still remember the monster I read about years ago that scared me SO much. *shudders*
Longest Book You’ve Read:
Gone With The Wind– Margaret Mitchell. Now that’s a beast of a book. It’s HUGE!
Major book hangover because of:
I didn’t want to mention the same book twice, but I always, always think of Me Before You even though I read it some time ago.
Number of Bookcases You Own:
Officially I own one, in my bedroom. But I’ve taken over two in the spare room and one out in the hall. Oops!
One Book You Have Read Multiple Times:
Little Women- Louisa May Alcott. I just love that book!
Preferred Place To Read:
I get a lot of reading done when I’m on the train, in the bath or in the garden on a warm day!
Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read:
“The hardest choices in life aren’t between what’s right and what’s wrong but between what’s right and what’s best.” Jamie Ford– Hotel On The Corner of Bitter And Sweet
Spending so many years just reading chick-lit. Never stepping outside of that genre. Thank goodness I read more widely now.
Series You Started And Need To Finish(all books are out in series):
I want to finish the Chemical Gardens Series by Lauren DeStefano.
Three of your All-Time Favourite Books:
In no particular order..
- Me Before You– Jojo Moyes
- Little Women– Louisa May Alcott
- Gone Girl- Gillian Flynn
(Wow that was hard! I have too many all time favourites!)
Unapologetic Fangirl For:
Cecelia Ahern. I LOVE her books, (bar one, but I love her so much I can forget about that one) they usually have a magical element in them and I’m just a sucker for that..
Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others:
I’m pretty excited for Ignite Me by Tahereh Mafi. I’m interested to see how the Shatter Me series concludes.
Worst Bookish Habit:
Requesting books from NetGalley when I have so many books to read. Why do I do it?!
X Marks The Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book:
The Undomestic Goddess– Sophie Kinsella
Your latest book purchase:
My latest book purchase was The Originals by Cat Patrick
ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late):
The Name On Your Wrist- Helen Hiorns. Look out for this book. I thought it was incredible!