The Dragon’s Loyalty Award

I was nominated for The Dragon’s Loyalty Award by Whimsy Journals–thank you for the nomination! I really appreciate it. 🙂

The Dragon's Loyalty Award

Rules

  1. Display the award on your blog
  2. Announce your win with a post and link the blogger who awarded you
  3. Present 6 deserving bloggers with the award
  4. Link your awardees in the post and let them know of their being awarded
  5. Write seven interesting things about you.

Facts About Me

  1. When I read, I often read in intense intervals of one-two weeks.
  2. I love fantasy and dystopia novels.
  3. Three series that I can’t wait to finish: Throne of Glass (ToG #5, ToG #6), An Ember in the Ashes (A Torch Against the Night), and The Infernal Devices (Clockwork Prince, Clockwork Princess).
  4. I’ve just learned how to knit and I enjoy knitting when I have free time.
  5. Currently I still have about fifty plus books on my TBR that have been there for two plus months.
  6. I spend equal amounts of time baking for humans and my dog.
  7. My favorite books are the books that I can read over and over and never grow tired of.

Nominations

Nicole Grishek @ Nikolie Olie Oh

Christine Rogers @ Christine-Rogers.net

Rachel @ One Little Bookshelf

Maria Casacelenda @ Big City Bookworm

Laura @ LaLa’s Blog

Magini – books @ Magic of books

 

 

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The Starlight Blogger Award

Thank you Nya @ NyaReads for nominating me! I apologize that this post is a little late.

The Starlight Blogger Award

The Rules

  1. Thank the giver and link their blog to your post.
  2. Answer the 3 original questions and then the 3 new questions from your nominator given to you.
  3. Nominate your 6 favorite bloggers! In your nominees I would like for you to think at the light emanating from the stars the ones that truly touch your soul with their work, the ones that are the light for you a true STARLIGHT Blogger.
  4. Please pass the award on to 6 or more other Bloggers of your choice and let them know that they have been nominated by you.
  5. Include the logo of the award in a post or on your Blog, please never alter the logo, never change the 3 original questions answer that first then answer the 3 new questions from your nominator and never change the Award rules.
  6. Please don’t delete this note:

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The Creative Blogger Award

Thank you Nya @ NyaReads for the nomination, I really appreciate it!

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The Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  • Share 5 facts about yourself.
  • Nominate some bloggers in return and notify them about their nomination.
  • Keep the rules in your post to make it easy for everyone to know what to do.

Five Facts About Myself:

  1. I have a (somewhat dangerous) habit of walking while reading.
  2. I have an adorable Golden Retriever mix dog.
  3. I enjoy writing fiction.
  4. I think that fantasies, dystopias, and young adult are great genres.
  5. I like listening to alternative rock.

 


Nominees:

In no specific order, here are my nominees. Please don’t feel pressured to participate if you don’t want to.

Aira @ airareads

Clayton the Page Turner @ pageturnersinc

Caroline Peckham @ caroline peckham

Brittany Marie @ brittanymariereads

Kendra @ readsandtreats

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers | 2

Thank you Nya @ Nya Reads and giovannard @ Book Coma for nominating me.

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The Rules

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and add a link to their blog in your post.
  2. Answer the questions provided by the blogger who nominated you.
  3. Nominate ten other bloggers.
  4. Create ten questions for your nominees and notify them of their nomination.

Nya’s Questions

1. What is your favorite childhood book?

My favorite childhood book would probably be The Chronicles of Harris Burdick, which is a neat anthology of short stories with black and white photographs like the novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.

2. E-books or printed books?

I definitely prefer printer books because I love the feel of turning the pages. Also  it’s much easier to turn pages and I do not need to charge any device to read them.

3. What is your favorite place to read?

My favorite place to read depends on the weather, but would probably either be my desk or bed.

4. Is there any genre you would never read?

I generally avoid informational texts (writing books exempted) and realistic fiction.

5. What’s your review rating system?

My review rating system has five levels, which is based on a 5-star scale. My Rating page describes my rating system.

6. What is your favorite fictional character?

I have many favorite fictional characters, however my all-time favorite character would have to be Katniss from The Hunger Games. Her character is really tough, but at the same time selfless and compassionate. She also went through so much and still survived.

7. What was the best film adaption of a book?

I think that the best film adaption of a book is all the Harry Potter films. I was not disappointed one bit. The actors were very good and the film stuck true to the story.

8. How do you chose the next book to read?

I choose my next reading book by making a list of all the books I want to read and then select the one with the most intriguing plot synopsis.

9. Top 3 authors?

My top 3 authors would have to be Sarah J. Maas, Cassandra Clare, and Suzanne Collins.

10. Is there any book release you are particularly looking forward to?

Yes! I’m really looking forward to the release of Library of Souls by Ransom Riggs, which is the third book in the Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children series. It will be released on September 22, 2015. I’m also looking forward to the release of A Torch Against The Night by Sabaa Tahir, which is the An Ember in the Ashes sequel.

My Nominees:

  1. Kendra @ Reads and Treats
  2. A Page of Heaven
  3. airareads
  4. Claire Huston @ Art and Soul
  5. susannevalenti
  6. rosemarypecan
  7. My Fantasy Escape
  8. Inside the Mind of a Bibliophile
  9. Erika @ Booksthething.com
  10. SamanthaWho @ dreambydaybookclub

My Questions

  1. Based on writing style, characters, and plot, what is your all-time favorite novel?
  2. What is your least favorite film adaption?
  3. Who are your favorite protagonists?
  4. Of the following characters, who is your favorite heroine? Katniss Everdeen, Tris Prior, Hermione Granger, Celaena Sardothien, Isabelle Lightwood, Katsa, or Helene Aquilla?
  5. Have you ever read a book where you hoped the POV character would die? If so, which character is that?
  6. What do you do to console yourself after reading a disappointing book ending?
  7. What are your ideal reading conditions?
  8. Favorite novella?
  9. Unique bookworm habit or hobby?
  10. What makes you love or hate a character?

I hope you enjoy the questions! And thank you, Nya and giovannard! 🙂

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers | 1

I’d like to thank I Will Never Own Enough Books for the nomination.

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers

Rules

  1. Thank and link the blogger who nominated you.
  2. Answer the questions the nomination has provided.
  3. Nominate ten other bloggers
  4. Create ten questions for your nominees and notify them of their nomination.

My Questions:

1. What’s your favorite movie?

My favorite movie depends on my mood, but overall my favorite movie is Lord of the Rings: Two Towers.

2. Why did you decide to start blogging?

I decided to start blogging because I enjoy writing and reading, so my book review blog would combine both hobbies.

3. Where do you see yourself in 5 years?

I see myself still reading, writing, and blogging.

4. What’s your dream job?

My dream job would be writing fiction.

5. Least favorite book?

At the top of my head, I can’t think of a least favorite book. If I had to name one, my least favorite book is Brave New World by Aldous Huxley. I disliked that book because of parts of the content and the author’s writing style, which was difficult to follow. However, there were some good points the author made.

6. What is your guilty pleasure?

My guilty pleasure (and probably a top pleasure) is reading at the wrong times (e.g. walking on the sidewalk).

7. Favorite celebrity?

My favorite celebrity is probably Amy Lee or Lacey Sturm because I really enjoy listening to their music.

8. What is your reason for waking up in the morning?

My reasons for waking up differ. But usually I wake up so I can do something productive.

9. Do you have any tattoos?

No.

10. Last, but not least, Are you a writer/ what do you like to write?

I would consider myself an aspiring writer. I enjoy writing fantasy, dystopian, science fiction, and book reviews most of the time.

My Nominees:

  1. deanjbaker
  2. insidemindofabibliophile
  3. The Hungry Monster
  4. Soul Stops
  5. gringaofthebarrio
  6. Josbons
  7. dray0308
  8. Elan Mudrow
  9. Erika @ Booksthething.com
  10. bluchickenninja

Your Questions:

  1. What is your favorite book?
  2. What is your favorite film adaption?
  3. Do you have a pet dog, cat, fish, horse, etc.?
  4. Who is your favorite protagonist?
  5. Who is your least favorite antagonist?
  6. What are the next two letters after o, t, t, f, f in an infinite series?
  7. What do you like doing when you’re not blogging?
  8. Who do you look to for advice?
  9. What makes you decide to read a book?
  10. Which fictional character do you relate to most?