Seven Deadly Sins Book Tag

I always enjoy a good book tag, even though I don’t do them as often as I’d like to. And I’ve been seeing this one floating around and it just looked fun as hell! Something about the seven deadly sins has always intrigued me. I really feel like someone needs to write a book involving it somehow… Can you imagine a world-building revolving around them? Someone go write this book immediately.

Also, please feel free to participate as well if you’re interested!


WRATH – What author do you have a love/hate relationship with?

I think I’m going to have to go with J.K. Rowling. She goes and creates one of the most beloved book series in history… then continuously takes away from the original magic she created by basically rewriting some of it via Twitter. Like I don’t need an author to try and back-peddle and be like, “well I know I never said so-and-so (nor implied) but I’m saying it now 20 years later to seem more hip”. Either write some more books or just shut up, please.

GLUTTONY – What book have you devoured over and over again with no shame?

Let me go ahead and say that I am not a re-reader. The only time I really reread a book is if it’s part of a series and I need to refresh before the next release comes out. So I have reread Harry Potter probably 8 times, since I always reread the series before the next book came out. However, I’m going to go with Pride and Prejudice this time. I’ve reread that book multiple times over the years and I will probably continue to do so for the rest of my life. It’s the classic love story and I will never get enough of it.

SLOTH – What book have you neglected to read due to laziness?

I don’t really neglected a book due to laziness, as my problem revolves around being such a mood reader. However, I will say the closest one is Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel. It’s such a long book and also literary historical fiction, so I’m just waiting for the right time to focus all of my energy on it. But it is on my list for must-reads this year!

PRIDE – What book do you talk about most in order to sound like an intellectual reader?

I don’t think I’ve ever really done this? But I do feel a sense of accomplishment knowing I read Gone with the Wind, Atlas Shrugged, The Count of Monte Cristo, and War and Peace in grade school. Something about pushing myself through such long and challenging books at such a young age makes me proud of myself. Also, a little ashamed because I rarely challenge myself like that anymore. Hahaha!

LUST – What attributes do you find attractive in male or female characters?

I’m a simple girl, just give me witty and sarcastic characters. Also, dark and brooding, maybe a bit of an asshole. You know, I tend to gravitate towards those typical stereotypes. My favorite characters have to have some kind of personality… And if they’re anything like the freaking awful character of Mal from the Grisha Trilogy, I will immediately hate them. Thank you and goodnight.

ENVY – What book would you most like to receive as a gift?

Hmmm.. this one is kind of difficult. I really want to get back into Rick Riordan’s books, so I would love the boxed set of The Heroes of Olympus, to go along with my boxed set of Percy Jackson. I really want to do a reread of those soon and then finish the sequel series. I think I might be too far behind to move on to his other series at this point, but I’ll be happy with just those two.


What are some of your answers to these questions? How do you feel about J.K. Rowling now? Do you agree/disagree with my answers?

My 2019 POPSUGAR Reading Challenge TBR

For the past couple of years I have participated in the annual POPSUGAR reading challenge… and with abysmal results. However, it’s a new year (unfortunately, same me) and I’m really going to try and actually complete it this year. It’s always a long shot for me as some of the prompts don’t really excite me for one reason or another (like I really don’t appreciate poetry.. oops?). But I’m going to do my best to finish this really intense reading challenge this year. It’s going to be a uphill battle, but I’m willing to make the trek! And for me, the best way to do so is to plan ahead with a TBR. I’ve actually come up with a couple of options for some of the prompts to help with my indecisive reading habits.

If you would like to learn more about this reading challenge, please visit the official Goodreads reading group. They have tons of participants and also discussions on books that would work for each prompt. It’s quite possibly the best group on Goodreads that I’ve ever come across. NO LIE.


A Book Becoming A Movie In 2019

A Book That Makes You Nostalgic

A Book Written By A Musician (Fiction Or Nonfiction)

A Book You Think Should Be Turned Into A Movie

A Book With At Least One Million Ratings On Goodreads

A Book With A Plant In The Title Or On The Cover

A Reread Of A Favorite Book

A Book About A Hobby

A Book You Meant To Read In 2018

A Book With “Pop”, “Sugar”, “Challenge” In The Title

A Book With An Item Of Clothing Or Accessory On The Cover

A Book Inspired By Myth/Legend/Folklore

A Book Published Posthumously

A Book You See Someone Reading On TV Or In A Movie

A Retelling Of A Classic

A Book With A Question In The Title

A Book Set On A College Or University Campus

A Book About Someone With A Superpower

A Book Told From Multiple POVs

A Book Set In Space

A Book By Two Female Authors

A Book With “Salty”, “Sweet”, “Bitter”, or “Spicy” In The Title

A Book Set In Scandinavia

A Book That Takes Place In A Single Day

A Debut Novel

A Book Featuring An Extinct Or Imaginary Creature

A Book Recommended By A Celebrity You Admire

A Book With “Love” In The Title

A Book Featuring An Amateur Detective

A Book About A Family

A Book Written By An Author From Asia, Africa, or South America

A Book With A Zodiac Sign or Astrology Term In The Title

A Book That Includes A Wedding

A Book By An Author Whose First And Last Names Start With The Same Letter

A Ghost Story

A Book With A Two Word Title

A Novel Based On A True Story

A Book Around A Puzzle Or Game

Your Favorite Prompt From A Past POPSUGAR Reading Challenge


Are you participating in the POPSUGAR reading challenge this year? If so, have you figured out your TBR already? Have you read any of the books on my list? If so, what did you think about them?

A Hufflepuff Reading List

Hello to all of you amazing Hufflepuffs out there! Today’s post is just for you! We see you for your loyalty, hardwork, and kindness – a few things that this world could use a bit more of, especially right now.


1. The Half Bad Trilogy by Sally Green

I don’t really know if I can think of a more loyal and kind person than Gabriel from this series. His commitment and love for Nathan turned this series into more just a paranormal adventure. I think all Hufflepuffs would agree that that’s what being a Hufflepuff is all about.

2. Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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Oh, yes… Just thinking about Ari and Dante’s loyalty to one another is enough to bring tears to my eyes.

3. Me Before You by JoJo Moyes

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Louisa’s hard work ethic, kindness, and her ability to stay true to herself is about as Hufflepuff as you can get. I mean, who doesn’t want to be best friends with her?!

4. The Serpent King by Jeff Zentner

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Hufflepuffs, read this book and know that you’re with friends.

5. The Song of Achilles by Madeline Miller

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I think it’s hard to picture Patroclus as anything other than a Hufflepuff. He went to war with Achilles even knowing how it was going to end. His love and loyalty spawned one of the greatest stories in the world.

6. The Infernal Devices Trilogy by Cassandra Clare

Some might disagree with me on this one and think that our young heroes and heroine belong in Gryffindor. But I am here to tell you that these three represent the very best Hufflepuff has to offer!

7. Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen

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We all love to see the loyalty and strength that families provide. And I find a shining example of that is by the Dashwood sisters of Sense and Sensibility, both Hufflepuffs!

8. Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier

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Inman’s love and loyalty to Ada, mixed with hard work and determination, was the thing keeping him alive long enough to return from the War and home to his sweetheart. I think his quiet and resolute nature would be at home in Hufflepuff.

9. Matilda by Roald Dahl

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I originally had Matilda as a Ravenclaw, due to her precocious love for books and learning. However, I finally decided that her kindness and truth to self shined too brightly to be ignored.

10. Forbidden by Tabitha Suzuma

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Lochan and Maya’s loyalty to their family and all of their hard work in order to keep them together was one of the most beautiful stories that I read last year. There’s no doubt that those qualities as well as their kindness, would have left the Sorting Hat saying, “Hufflepuff!”


Do you agree with the books on my list? What are some other books that you think belong on here? Do you disagree with any? Let me know in the comments!

A Ravenclaw Reading List

I was originally sorted into a Hogwarts house a few years ago on Pottermore. Now, this was long before the new updated sorting system, and I was sorted into Gryffindor. While I do agree that I fit into Gryffindor, I always had a little inkling in the back of my mind that I could be in Ravenclaw, too. Well a few days ago, I decided to redo my Pottermore account and take the new sorting quiz to verify my House, as I had heard that some people were actually getting sorted into different Houses. And y’all, I’ll be damned if that didn’t happen to me! It’s official, I am a Ravenclaw, just as I had always suspected!

So in honor of my new House, I decided to list a few books that you are most likely to see a Ravenclaw reading. Yippee!


1. The Great Library Trilogy  by Rachel Caine

Okay, this is a series set in an alternate history where the Great Library of Alexandria never burnt down, but ended up becoming a universal government that controls all of the knowledge and writings ever created. It’s a story about books, knowledge, and a library. I think it’s a no-brainer for any Ravenclaw!

Ruthless and supremely powerful, the Great Library is now a presence in every major city, governing the flow of knowledge to the masses. Alchemy allows the Library to deliver the content of the greatest works of history instantly—but the personal ownership of books is expressly forbidden.

Jess Brightwell believes in the value of the Library, but the majority of his knowledge comes from illegal books obtained by his family, who are involved in the thriving black market. Jess has been sent to be his family’s spy, but his loyalties are tested in the final months of his training to enter the Library’s service.

When his friend inadvertently commits heresy by creating a device that could change the world, Jess discovers that those who control the Great Library believe that knowledge is more valuable than any human life—and soon both heretics and books will burn…

 2. Carry On by Rainbow Rowell

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A magic school? Check! I think that makes it a no-brainer. Ravenclaws would definitely be reading this book!

Simon Snow is the worst chosen one who’s ever been chosen.

That’s what his roommate, Baz, says. And Baz might be evil and a vampire and a complete git, but he’s probably right.

Half the time, Simon can’t even make his wand work, and the other half, he sets something on fire. His mentor’s avoiding him, his girlfriend broke up with him, and there’s a magic-eating monster running around wearing Simon’s face. Baz would be having a field day with all this, if he were here—it’s their last year at the Watford School of Magicks, and Simon’s infuriating nemesis didn’t even bother to show up.

Carry On is a ghost story, a love story, a mystery and a melodrama. It has just as much kissing and talking as you’d expect from a Rainbow Rowell story—but far, far more monsters.

3. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

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A book about how much books affect our lives and shape us into who we are. And the main character owns a bookstore!…Yup, I would almost bet that Zevin is a Ravenclaw.

A. J. Fikry’s life is not at all what he expected it to be. His wife has died, his bookstore is experiencing the worst sales in its history, and now his prized possession, a rare collection of Poe poems, has been stolen. Slowly but surely, he is isolating himself from all the people of Alice Island—from Lambiase, the well-intentioned police officer who’s always felt kindly toward Fikry; from Ismay, his sister-in-law who is hell-bent on saving him from his dreary self; from Amelia, the lovely and idealistic (if eccentric) Knightley Press sales rep who keeps on taking the ferry over to Alice Island, refusing to be deterred by A.J.’s bad attitude. Even the books in his store have stopped holding pleasure for him. These days, A.J. can only see them as a sign of a world that is changing too rapidly.

And then a mysterious package appears at the bookstore. It’s a small package, but large in weight. It’s that unexpected arrival that gives A. J. Fikry the opportunity to make his life over, the ability to see everything anew. It doesn’t take long for the locals to notice the change overcoming A.J.; or for that determined sales rep, Amelia, to see her curmudgeonly client in a new light; or for the wisdom of all those books to become again the lifeblood of A.J.’s world; or for everything to twist again into a version of his life that he didn’t see coming.

4. My Lady Jane by Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows

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That Jane has read book on all sorts of random things. The amount of knowledge she has is insane. I bet she would even be at the top of her class at Hogwarts, basically a Hermione twin!

The comical, fantastical, romantical, (not) entirely true story of Lady Jane Grey. In My Lady Jane, coauthors Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, and Jodi Meadows have created a one-of-a-kind fantasy in the tradition of The Princess Bride, featuring a reluctant king, an even more reluctant queen, a noble steed, and only a passing resemblance to actual history—because sometimes history needs a little help.

At sixteen, Lady Jane Grey is about to be married off to a stranger and caught up in a conspiracy to rob her cousin, King Edward, of his throne. But those trifling problems aren’t for Jane to worry about. Jane is about to become the Queen of England.

5. The Magicians Trilogy by Lev Grossman

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Another magical school but this time a college. And a school that requires passing a test to get in? Ravenclaws are always looking forward to a reason to use their knowledge, wits, and creativity! I think that school is full of Ravenclaws.

Like everyone else, precocious high school senior Quentin Coldwater assumes that magic isn’t real, until he finds himself admitted to a very secretive and exclusive college of magic in upstate New York. There he indulges in joys of college-friendship, love, sex, and booze- and receives a rigorous education in modern sorcery. But magic doesn’t bring the happiness and adventure Quentin thought it would. After graduation, he and his friends stumble upon a secret that sets them on a remarkable journey that may just fulfill Quentin’s yearning. But their journey turns out to be darker and more dangerous than they’d imagined.

6. Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

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Cath is a total Ravenclaw. She’d rather spend time with her books and writing fan-fiction than out partying? Ohhhh yeah, she’s a Ravenclaw.

Cath is a Simon Snow fan.

Okay, the whole world is a Simon Snow fan…

But for Cath, being a fan is her life—and she’s really good at it. She and her twin sister, Wren, ensconced themselves in the Simon Snow series when they were just kids; it’s what got them through their mother leaving.

Reading. Rereading. Hanging out in Simon Snow forums, writing Simon Snow fan fiction, dressing up like the characters for every movie premiere.

Cath’s sister has mostly grown away from fandom, but Cath can’t let go. She doesn’t want to.

Now that they’re going to college, Wren has told Cath she doesn’t want to be roommates. Cath is on her own, completely outside of her comfort zone. She’s got a surly roommate with a charming, always-around boyfriend, a fiction-writing professor who thinks fan fiction is the end of the civilized world, a handsome classmate who only wants to talk about words… And she can’t stop worrying about her dad, who’s loving and fragile and has never really been alone.

For Cath, the question is: Can she do this?

Can she make it without Wren holding her hand? Is she ready to start living her own life? Writing her own stories?

And does she even want to move on if it means leaving Simon Snow behind?

7. Little Women by Louisa May Alcott

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I think Jo, who is a strong, creative, independent woman, would make a wonderful Ravenclaw.

Following the lives of four sisters on a journey out of adolescence, Louisa May Alcott’s Little Women explores the difficulties associated with gender roles in a Post-Civil War America.

8. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

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In this historic romance, young Elizabeth Bennet strives for love, independence and honesty in the vapid high society of 19th century England.

9. A Song of Ice and Fire Series by George R.R. Martin

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Ravenclaws enjoy using their wits, wisdom, intuition, and creativity. All of the political intrigue and strong characters in this series are the perfect combination to spark the minds and interest of a Ravenclaw. In fact, I bet Khaleesi would be a Ravenclaw and Arya would be a Slytherin. Obviously, Jon Snow is a Gryffindor. Right?!

In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes of the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom’s protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hangs perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones.

10. Anne of Green Gables Series by L.M. Montgomery

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Anne is one spunky chick, with a super good creative and individual outlook on life. Her fight to be number one in her class is like music to my ears. And she meets the love of her life while doing it? That girl is living the Ravenclaw dream.

Everyone’s favorite redhead, the spunky Anne Shirley, begins her adventures at Green Gables, a farm outside Avonlea, Prince Edward Island. When the freckled girl realizes that the elderly Cuthberts wanted to adopt a boy instead, she begins to try to win them and, consequently, the reader, over.

And there you have it. If you see anyone walking around and reading one of these books, then chances are, they’re a Ravenclaw. So when you see one of us out and about, be sure to stop and say hi! 😉


So what did you think of my list? What are some other books that you think a Ravenclaw would be reading? Do you disagree with any of the choices on this list? What House are you sorted into and what books would one of those members be reading?

Hype or Like Friday – November 4th, 2016

Woohoo, it’s Hype or Like Friday again! This meme and Goodreads group were created by myself, Jill @ Rant and Rave Books, and Britt @ Geronimo Reads. To join our group and find out more information about what it’s all about, please go to our Goodreads page HERE.

The November BOTM is going to be Three Dark Crowns by Kendare Blake. All of the topics this month revolve around being thankful! Perfect for the upcoming holiday season, right?

RULES:

  • Answer the weekly discussion topic.
  • Optional: Discuss your chosen hyped book of the week.
  • Optional: Talk about your progress on the BOTM.

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Books I’m Thankful For  – think about the books that you can’t live without.


Books I’m Thankful For

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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

I’m thankful for this book being my first big girl book to read and was introduced to me by my Nana. Obviously this book was going to be first on my list. Who’s blog do you think this is?!

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Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen

I’m thankful for this book always making me second guess my first impressions of people. I don’t really reread books, I’ll admit it. I usually only do so if I’m in the middle of a series and I haven’t read the previous books in a while and need a refresher course before the next release. But I’ve read this book at least 3 times that I can recall off the top of my head.  And let’s not even count the insane amount of times that I’ve watched the movie adaptation! Seriously, this book deserves every bit of the hype.

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Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling

I’m thankful for this book being entire childhood. Don’t look at me like that… I’m being a cliché and I don’t even care!

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The Red Rising Trilogy by Pierce Brown

I’m thankful for this book because my brother, dad, and myself all share a love for it. If I was only able to ever read once series for the rest of my life – it would be this one. I want every single person in the world to read it and love it as much as I do. Side Note: Brown just adopted the cutest freaking puppy ever, so you all need to go see the adorable Instagram photos of it!

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Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

I am thankful for this book introducing the world to one of the most wonderful male characters ever. Gilbert Blythe was my first book boyfriend and love, but James Fraser is my husband. Jamie is all that is man!


What books are you most thankful for? Would you put any of my choices on your list? Leave a link to your Hype or Like Friday in the comments!

Hype or Like Friday – September 16th, 2016

Woohoo, it’s Hype or Like Friday again! This meme and Goodreads group were created by myself, Jill @ Rant and Rave Books, and Britt @ Geronimo ReadsBritt @ Geronimo Reads. To join our group and find out more information about what it’s all about, please go to our Goodreads page HERE.

September’s BOTM is Carry On by Rainbow Rowell and the topic of the month is Back To School!

RULES:

  • Answer the weekly discussion topic.
  • Optional: Discuss your chosen hyped book of the week.
  • Optional: Talk about your progress on the BOTM.

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Books That Made Me Want To Read


5 Books That Made Me Want to Read

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Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

I cannot say enough about this beautiful, funny, sweet, and comforting series. This was probably my first “big book” that I read by myself when I received it as a gift from my Nana when I was about 7 years old. It’s my number 1 most favorite novel. If you haven’t read this series yet, then please do so soon and let Anne charm you just as she has for so many of us already!

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Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

Fine, I’ll be just another cliché. SUE ME.

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Little Women by Louisa M. Alcott

Yeah, you could say I was a bit of a precocious child as I liked to read way above my level. I think the first time I read Little Women, I was probably 10 years old and some of the references went over my head. Luckily, I’ve read it a few times since then so now I do get the significance of Meg’s glove! Yes, I’m still bitter over the whole Laurie ordeal. And no, I don’t want to talk about it.

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Emma by Jane Austen

You thought I’d choose Pride and Prejudice, didn’t you? HA! Joke’s on you, buddy! But seriously, while that book is incredible and I do love it dearly – there’s just something about Emma that I just can’t explain. Maybe it’s because I’ve got the hots for Jeremy Northam’s Mr. Knightley and it’s completely affecting my judgement on this one? Maybe it’s because there’s a Frank Churchill and we share the same last name? Maybe I’m just crazy? Hmmm, I’ll need to ponder this one some more.

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Hank the Cowdog Series by John R. Erickson

And coming all the way from left field is…… HANK THE COWDOG!!!! That’s right, you are reading this correctly. I’m pretty sure I read this entire series in the 3rd grade because they were quick, funny reads that helped build up my AR points faster than you can say ‘snickerdoodle’. It’s really funny to think about now considering that I was reading this series at the same time that I was reading Harry Potter and Lord of the Rings. Talk about Larkin reading some majorly random books all over the spectrum in terms of genres and reading levels. I don’t like to discriminate, it hurts the books feelings.  😉


What do you think about the books of my childhood? Pretty strange, huh? Which books got you into reading when you were younger? Leave a link to your Hype or Like Friday post in the comments below!

Hype or Like Friday – April 15th, 2016

Woohoo, it’s Week 2 of this incredibly fun meme and Goodreads book club created by myself, Jill @ Rant and Rave About Books, and Britt @ Geronimo Reads. To join our group and find out more information about what it’s all about, please go to our Goodreads page HERE.

RULES:

  • Answer the weekly discussion topic.
  • Optional: Discuss your chosen hyped book of the week.
  • Optional: Talk about your progress on the BOTM.

TOPIC OF THE WEEK: Time-Travel and Fictional Worlds


Question 1: If you could travel through time, where would you go? (A particular event in time, decade, etc.)

I’ve got a couple of answers for this question. I’m also going to give book examples and recommendations to go along with these eras in case you’re interested in some classics or historical fiction for these time periods.

Regency Era

I have an obsession with Regency-Era novels, movies, etc. I don’t know why I love it so much but I think it probably started when I read Pride and Prejudice when I was 13 years old.  I think most people are quite familiar with Jane Austen’s novels but there are plenty more that I encourage you to try out. War and Peace and The Count of Monte Cristo are two of the other more popular ones, both of which I absolutely adore. However, a lesser known one but still one of my all-time favorites that you should try reading is William Makepeace Thackeray’s Vanity Fair. Seriously, this book is fantastic. Then when you finish it, check out the movie version starring Reese Witherspoon as the main protagonist, Becky Sharpe.

1940’s/WWII Era

This probably wasn’t the most fun time in the history of Earth, but I have this strange fascination with WWII. I like the fashion and pop culture of that time period. Maybe it’s the historian in me, but I cannot get enough of historical fiction set in WWII. I love, love, love these types of novels. I’ve only listed a few that I’ve enjoyed over the years but some other ones of note are Schindler’s List, Atonement, and Between Shades of Gray.

Ancient Times – Greek, Roman, Egyptian

I wish I could explain to you how strong my obsession with ancient mythology was when I was younger. I literally had an entire folder filled with all kinds of random information about the different gods/goddesses, myths, etc. for the Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Norse cultures. I can still spout off a bunch of myths and tales from that time, possibly a bit of genealogy if I’m really in the mood. Needless to say, I made an A in my Mythology class in my final semester at TCU. So yeah, I would totally go back and live in that time. These are just a bunch of books on different aspects in that time period. I’ve read them all except for The Song of Achilles which is currently sitting on my TBR shelf at home. If I had to just recommend one of these, it would be any of Colleen McCullough’s Master’s of Rome series. Her writing is insanely amazing! I think there’s like 7 books in the entire series, plus I believe she has another series set in the same time period as well. Her books are pretty hefty though, so just be prepared for that.

Question 2: If you could travel to a fictional place, where would you go?

Please, take me away to Hogwarts! I’ve been waiting for my letter to arrive all of this time and yet I continue to be disappointed!

I guess this will be the closest I ever come to the real thing… Touring the Warner Bros. Harry Potter Studio Tour in London. Fun Fact: While there this past fall, they were filming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the same time in the next studio!!

 


BOTM and Hyped Book of the Week Update

I have yet to start reading our BOTM for April, Passenger by Alexandra Bracken. I know, I know! But I keep putting it off as I’ve got a bunch of others that I need to read first since they’re due back at the library within the next week. I guess I’m also a little leery of starting it because I’ve heard such mixed reviews, the worst consensus being that it’s boring. Guys, I cannot deal with boring books. But I’ll get to it probably by the end of next week.

I didn’t really pick a specific hyped book for this week but I guess they could all count as hyped but I’ll use Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson for this week. This was a great historical fiction about the California Gold Rush with just a little twist of the fantastical. I gave it 4/5 stars. You can read my full review HERE.

My hyped book that I chose for next week is going to be Dorothy Must Die (Book #1) by Danielle Paige. I’m interested in seeing how this one goes. Fingers crossed it’s a fun read because it really sounds entertaining!


Leave a link to your Hype or Like Friday post in the comments or just leave a comment answering this week’s prompt! Have any recommendations for a hyped book that I should read next? See any of my recs that you’re interested in reading?