Monday, November 05, 2012

55 Book Questions

Found this on my cousins book blog :) Feel free to do it yourselves and link me to it in the comments! 

1. Favourite childhood book? — The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carles and My naughty Little Sister by Dorothy Edwards

2. What are you reading right now? — Everlasting by Alyson Noel

3. What books do you have on request at the library? — None.

4. Bad book habit? —Buying too many books and never reading them.

5. What do you currently have checked out at the library? — None.

6. Do you have an e-reader? — I have a Kindle.

7. Do you prefer to read one book at a time or several at once? — One book at a time.

8. Have your reading habits changed since starting a blog? — Yes I have been reading more books by authors I had never read before.

9. Least favourite book you read this year (so far)? – Waiting for Eros by Rosemary Laurey

10. Favourite book you’ve read this year? — Wintercraft: Legacy by Jenna Burtenshaw

11. How often do you read out of your comfort zone? — Rarely

12. What is your reading comfort zone? — Young Adult. 

13. Can you read on the bus? — Yes.

14. Favourite place to read? — In the house.

15. What is your policy on book lending? —I don’t mind lending my books as long as they don’t fold the pages or break the spine haha.

16. Do you ever dog-ear books? — Never.

17. Do you ever write in the margins of your books? —No never.

18. Not even with text books? — Nope

19. What is your favourite language to read in? — English it’s the only language I know.

20. What makes you love a book? — How the characters help me get lost in the book.

21. What will inspire you to recommend a book? — Because I loved it and I think they will love it just as much as me.

22. Favorite genre? — YA

23. Genre you rarely read (but wish you did)? — Science Fiction

24. Favourite biography? — I’ve only read Miles to go by Miley Cyrus

25. Have you ever read a self-help book? — Nope

26. Favourite cookbook? — Don’t read them

27. Most inspirational book you’ve read this year (fiction or non-fiction)? — None yet

28. Favourite reading snack? — Crisps

29. Name a case in which hype ruined your reading experience. — Harry Potter I’m honestly not a fan.

30. How often do you agree with critics about a book? —I don’t read what others think of a book before I read it.

31. How do you feel about giving bad/negative reviews? — I'm honest if I didn't like the book then that’s what I put in my review.

32. If you could read in a foreign language, which language would you choose? —Spanish, Italian or French probably

33. Most intimidating book you’ve ever read? — Can’t think of any

34. Most intimidating book you’re too nervous to begin? – The Twilight Saga. I want to read them but I don’t want to be disappointed when I do.

35. Favourite Poet? — Not a poetry fan.

36. How many books do you usually have checked out of the library at any given time? — Two or Three.

37. How often have you returned books to the library unread? — Most of the time. I usually have one that I never get to finish.

38. Favourite fictional character? — Damen from Alyson Noels Immortal Series.

39. Favourite fictional villain? — Silas Dane from Jenna Burtenshaw’s Wintercraft Series.

40. Books I’m most likely to bring on vacation? — Anything. All books are good, no matter where you are.

41. The longest I’ve gone without reading. — A month or two.

42. Name a book that you could/would not finish. — Everlasting by Alyson Noel. I've started a few times and haven't finished but I want to, it's just the last book in the series and I don’t want it to end.

43. What distracts you easily when you’re reading? —It’s not a what, it’s a who.

44. Favourite film adaptation of a novel? — Alice In Wonderland (Johnny Depp version)

45. Most disappointing film adaptation? — The Witches by Roald Dahl. The book was so much better than the film.

46. The most money I’ve ever spent in the bookstore at one time? —I don't know around £25

47. How often do you skim a book before reading it? — I don't.

48. What would cause you to stop reading a book half-way through? — If a book in a series that I’m reading turns up or comes out while I’m reading something else.

49. Do you like to keep your books organized? — Alphabetical order by title (but if it’s a series there all together)

50. Do you prefer to keep books or give them away once you’ve read them? — I keep them unless they are really bad and I have only found two books in the last 4 years that I didn’t enjoy at all.

51. Are there any books you’ve been avoiding? — Yes I have been avoiding Everlasting by Alyson Noel like the plague.

52. Name a book that made you angry. — Most of Alyson Noels Immortal Series (they made me angry for the fact that they didn’t end the way I wanted them to)

53. A book you didn’t expect to like but did? — Heat Wave by Richard Castle

54. A book that you expected to like but didn’t?  Ash by Malinda Lo

55. Favourite guilt-free, pleasure reading? – Anything by Enid Blyton or Roald Dahl never to old to read them. 

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