YOU GUYS!!!!! IT’S ALMOST HALLOWEEEEEEEEN!!!!!!!
Thanks to Mel at Mel to the Any for tagging me in this one! I absolutely love monsters at Halloween time (and honestly, at any time) so this is the perfect tag for me. I hope some of you are getting as excited for Halloween as I am. Yay!
• Answer all prompts.
• Answer honestly.
• Tag 1-13 people.
• Link back to this post.
• Remember to credit the creator. (Anthony @ Keep Reading Forward)
• Have fun!
A magical character or book
Ah, finally, an opportunity this month to bring up Harry Potter! lol
Seriously though, this book is so magical! At least for my generation there are so many people who hated reading, and then they read Harry Potter and fell in love with books. If that isn’t magic, then I don’t know what is! They’re so wonderful that I can re-read them as an adult and not feel annoyed by the childishness because they aren’t childish. And there’s always something new to discover. I can only assume J.K. Rowling is actually some kind of witch.
The perfect book to read at night
Like, any book is the perfect book to read at night? When else do people read? Am I supposed to choose a scary book? Because I am sure as heck not reading any scary books at night, I can tell you that!
A book that truly shocked you
Renegades had the most shocking last page I think I’ve ever read. It wasn’t exactly a cliff hanger, but it’s made the last year of waiting REALLY difficult!
A dark or evil character
One of the cool things about Trail of Lightning is that Maggie is a very dark heroine. The entire book is pretty gritty, but Maggie especially is struggling to balance the darker aspects of her character and past with the hero that she wants to be. It made for a great read, and I highly recommend it to urban-fantasy lovers!
A character that never should have died
I read The Nightingale this year, and there were a couple of very upsetting deaths in it. I don’t want to say who, because just in case you’re planning on reading it or seeing the upcoming movie I don’t want to spoil anything. But there were definitely a few child deaths that I was just ugly crying over.
A book that made you hungry for more
When I finished Eleanor & Park my only reaction was “WHAT?!?! It ended like THAT?!?!” I remember posting that a sequel would ruin it, but I might die if I didn’t get one because I just needed more. Honestly, all of Rainbow Rowell’s books are like that for me, and if you’re getting tired of hearing about her you should probably unfollow me before Thursday. 😉
A character that you would protect at all cost
My instinct is Rue, but that doesn’t really make sense because if Rue lived then Peeta and Katniss wouldn’t have. But I’m sticking with it. I am still completely wrecked over Rue’s death.
A book that sucked the life out of you
I’m going with a loose interpretation of this, but I felt pretty drained when I finished The Goldfinch. It was just SO LONG, and I wasn’t enjoying it at all, and it was depressing. Every time I picked it up I just kept going “Is it over yet?” So yeah, drained is a good way to describe it.
A book that still haunts you
World War Z is an utterly brilliant book, but it’s got some quite gory zombie sickness type stuff. I never really think of myself being afraid of zombies, but the scenes with family members turning have really stuck with me and haunt my nightmares from time to time. I think mostly because they’re so well-written than because I’m actually scared of it. Does that make sense?
A book that really scared you
Dracula is the scariest book that I am brave enough to read. Man, I was having so many nightmares while I was reading that book that I had to stop reading it at night! But it’s just so stinking good! Especially if you’re into Romantic literature, which obviously I am.
A character you have a bone to pick with
So, okay Mr. Friar Lawrence, I have a bone to pick with you! What the heck were you thinking?! If you wanted Romeo and Juliet to be together could you not have just SNUCK HER OUT OF THE CITY? Or let her live in the church for a few days and let people think she was missing and/or dead? What the heck kind of plan is giving her a pretend-death-potion and then just TRUSTING that Romeo is going to figure it out???? You seriously couldn’t think of ANYTHING better???????????
A book you would preserve throughout time
I will be championing The Goblin Emperor until my dying day! If you like high fantasy you HAVE to read it!
A cover too scary to look at
So I don’t know why I found Night of the Living Dummy so terrifying when I was a kid. I was never scared of any other Goosebumps books, but that one put me off them forever. I had nightmares for like, a week. And to this day the cover scares the living daylight out of me! Just look at it! So creepy!
It’s fun to be with friends on Halloween! Tag your friends!
- Reading Parental
- Plot Monster
- Beware of the Reader
- My Week is Booked
- Modern Witch’s Bookshelf
- Flavia the Bibliophile
- Lit Lemon
- Darque Dreamer Reads
I know October is almost over, so no pressure guys! HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!