Sunshine Blogger Award!

Hello, a neat thing today! I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger award by Alex @MyBookWorld24, so thanks pal!

  • Rules
    • Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link back to their blog so others can find them.
    • Answer the 11 questions asked by the blogger who nominated you.
    • Nominate 11 other bloggers and ask them 11 new questions.
    • Notify the nominees about it by commenting on one of their blog posts/pinging them
    • List the rules and display a Sunshine Blogger Award logo on your post and/or your blog site.

 

Alex’s questions:

  1. Favourite book?

This is a difficult question. According to my favorites shelf, I have 42 favorite books, so I’m going to go with my most recently added favorite, which is Our Dining Table by Ori Mita!

Our Dining Table

  • If you could live anywhere, where would it be?

Honestly somewhere with more snow. When I was a kid, it would start snowing in October and keep snowing until April and I loved it. Now, we’re lucky if we get blusters before Christmas, and it’s usually about done by March. Keep in mind it never stays cold enough to keep snow on the ground anymore. It all melts every few days. 😦 So yeah, somewhere colder… but a place that’d still give me a short spurt of summer. A short one.

  • Favourite blog design?

The one I have! It’s called ‘Choco’ and I think it’s not supported anymore by the creator, which is a bummer.

  • What’s your best life advice?

“Never give up on a dream just because of the time it’ll take to achieve it. The time will pass anyway.”

  • A quote to stand by?

Uh.. see above? :”D

  • Your dream job?

Computational neuroscientist!

  • What’s one thing you think the world needs to work on?

Being effing nice to each other.

  • If you could live on one food, what would it be?

Tacos.

  • One post that you enjoyed doing?

I really love doing Blogmas, I can’t pick one kind of post in particular. But all the end of year ones and holiday ones and just the atmosphere of everyone doing all this together for a month or so… it’s so great, I look forward to it every year!

  • What’s the first thing that comes to your mind right now?

…tacos

  • A blog you just started following?

Lauren @Narrative Paradise! And it’s funny because… I thought I’d followed her a long time ago, because I know I’ve been on her page a few times now and have interacted a handful of times too through tags and whatnot. But I was on there today leaving a comment and the little ‘follow?’ button popped up and I went ‘wat, I already did’. But apparently my dumb ass never actually hit the follow button way back when. I am sorry friend, I have fixed that now. :”D Forgive?

PS everyone go check her out, she’s neato!


I nominate:

NarrativeParadise | BookBinderWay | WindsorWrites | TheMadiWay

My questions:

  • What’s your favorite place you’ve ever been?
  • What object that you own is the most precious to you?
  • If you were to combine two books to make a better book, which would they be?
  • If you could add some plot device or character twist to a favorite book, what book and what would you add?
  • Did you participate in the Book-It program as a kid? Did they have it where you grew up?
  • Do you decorate your bookshelves at all?
  • Would you rather have a goat scream in your ear every time you sat down to eat dinner, or have to eat dinner standing up for the rest of your life?
  • What’s the most disappointing book you’ve ever read? Not bad per say, but a let-down
  •  What is your favorite video game, if any?
  • Coffee or tea or something else?
  • Are you a morning person or a night person?

That’s it! Now run away!

Sunshine Blogger Award

Blogger Award

Hello! A tag today! I was tagged by Chelsea @Spotlight on Stories, so thanks friend!

The Rules
  1. Thank the person who nominated you and link back to their blog.
  2. Answer the 11 questions your nominator has given you.
  3. Nominate 11 other people and give them 11 new questions to answer.
  4. List the rules and display the award.

Chelsea’s Questions:

Which movie would you love to see on the big screen (something that you’d either love to see in the movie theatre again, or an older movie before your time that you never had the chance to see in the theatre and would love to)?

I think seeing Jurassic Park, the original one, in theaters would be great. It came out in 1993, so I was 3 years old, way too young to go see the movie (at least…. I hope I didn’t go see it. Otherwise, for shame on my parents for taking a toddler into a theater). I think it’s a movie that’s stood the test of time really well and can still wow people who are just seeing it for the first time.

Which book would you love to read for the first time again?

I feel like everyone’s answer to this is always Harry Potter, and while I’m no different, I’m going to shoot for a bit of variety.

Fullmetal Alchemist for sure. That series has some of the best world building, the best characterization and the best plot that I’ve ever read. It. Is. Fantastic. And I’d love to experience it for the first time again.

Do you have a favorite publisher or publisher imprint?

Nope. I don’t pay that much attention, honestly.

If you worked in a bookstore, what would your one staff pick recommendation be, and why?

The Traitor Baru Cormorant by Seth Dickinson, because it’s one of those books where you read it, decide that one thing is happening and then you’re completely floored when something else happens. And you don’t even realize that you’ve decided this thing until you see that you were very, very wrong.

What’s the weirdest thing you’ve ever used as a bookmark?

A sock

Is there a classic that has been on your TBR for ages?

Pretty much all of them. I keep telling myself to read classics but I never actually like them when I do, save for a few rare times. -_-

What’s your favourite bird?

The ones with wings.

What colour do you wear the most?

Probably blue, because I wear jeans to work every day.

What are your thoughts on binge-watching? Is it something you do, and if so, which show did you last binge-watch?

It definitely has its time and place. Currently binging Inuyasha again in prep for watching Inuyasha: The Final Act, which I’ve never seen before.

What’s your favourite episode of your favourite TV show and why?

One of my favorite TV shows is Supernatural. Currently, my favorite episode is “Changing Channels”, season 5 episode 8. I don’t even wanna give any hint of plot, because it’ll ruin everything.

Do you have a favourite bookstore/used bookstore?

Half Price Books is my bro.


I’m not gonna nominate anyone this time around. I vaguely remember doing this tag before and while I’m totally okay doing it again (different questions :”D) that doesn’t mean everyone I’d tag would be okay with me tagging them multiple times for the same tag, hawhaw.

Happy reading!

Sunshine Blogger Award!

sunshine-blogger

I got nominated for an award :”D It was done by Meredith, so thank you muchly. The point of this award is to recognize bloggers who bring sunlight into your life from being creative, inspiring and positive in their posts.

Rules:
– Answer the 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
– Nominate some wonderful bloggers and write 11 questions for them to answer.

Here are the questions Meredith asked me:

What’s your favorite season of the year (ex. fall, winter) and why?

Fall, definitely. Summer’s too hot, winter’s too cold. Springs okay, but fall has death to bugs, so I like it a lot more. And I like fall colors more than spring colors :”D AND SAY NOTHING ABOUT PUMPKIN SPICE LATTES THEY’RE DELICIOUS AND YOU KNOW IT.

If you happened to borrow Mr. Peabody’s Wabac (time-machine), what time period would you visit?

This one’s a hard question. I think I’d go back to one of those ‘mysterious disappearance’ places and find out what happened to everybody. Odds are I’d be scarred for life or get wiped out with them, but at least I’d know for sure and I’d leave a note under a rock or something for archaeologists to find saying “A whole bunch of sharks leaped out of the water and ate us all” or something like that. The one that interests me most at the moment is one I added a book about to my tbr on a few weeks ago, so it showed up in a friday finds post. I want to know what happened to the Anasazi people. They were a tribe of people who lived in what is now Nevada area. Their technological advances rivaled the Mayans, and then one day they vanished. Nobody knows what happened to them. I think I’d go back in time to then and find out.

Who is your favorite character in The Lion King? If you haven’t watched it, shame on you.

Pumba. I feel like I could hug him anytime I wanted and he’d totally be okay with it. Everyone else would try to eat me.

Current favorite song?

I very much appreciate that you added ‘current’ to that question.

If you were forced to play a card game, and your life was the prize, which game would you prefer playing? (ex. poker, black jack, etc.)

Probably Cards Against Humanity, because I’m pretty good at being terrible. I’d use my scumbagness to save my life :”D

What is your favorite book series of all time?

This is hard. D: This is an unfair question and you know it. I want to say Harry Potter just because it’s my entire childhood and teenagerhood and every time I reread it I like it just as much. But at the same time, I there are others that are recent finds that I love so much too. So I’m just going to say Harry Potter, purely because I still enjoy it after 16 years.

Do you enjoy camping?

I’ve never been camping. :”D But I would assume no because I don’t like bugs.

What’s your preferred type of weather?

Stormy. The thundery-er the better.

What’s the quickest time it has taken you to finish a book?

I’m thinking one day, but that’s really rare. I have never read a book in one sitting. Even if I finish it within a day, it’s from two or three sittings. I just can’t sit still that long, I get fidgety.

Have you ever ridden a horse?

Nope!

How many books have you read this year so far?

80. My goal is 100, so if I keep going at this pace, I should do fine. :”D


There are my questions. Here are my nominations:

Shivii from Brown Eyed Musings

Jesse from BooksatDawn

Panda from Panda’s Books

Amanda from Ladycorvinous

Zezee at Zezee with Books

Abookishowl (I need a name to call you! Real name, internet name, dun matter! Just a name! xD)

If you’ve done this award or aren’t interested in doing it, that’s totally fine :”D If you do want to do it, tell me when you do so I can read it! Here are my questions for all of you:

  1. Do you drink coffee? If so, how do you take it?
  2. What’s your favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning?
  3. Do you have an interest or hobby that you don’t have anybody nearby who also likes it to talk and nerd about it with? What is it?
  4. What is currently your favorite song?
  5. What is currently your favorite movie?
  6. How spicy or not-spicy do you like your food?
  7. What’s your favorite quote?
  8. What’s your style of clothing?
  9. Do you have a bucketlist? What’s your number one thing on it?
  10. What’s your favorite food?
  11. When’s the last time you bought a book?

And that’s all she wrote. Happy reading!