Hey I’ve found this book tag on The Perks of being a bookworm’s blog.
1: What was the last book you read?I am currently reading – Her Last Secret by Barbara Copperthwaite and the last book I finished was Begin Again by Mona Kasten.
2: Was it a good one?
Oh fucking yes!!
3: What made it good?
The book of a whole. Loved the story line, the characters etc. Absolutely loved it all.
4: Would you recommend it to other people?
Yes, I definitely would.
5: How often do you read?
It totally depends on the book and my mood. Anywhere from 4-5 hours to a week.
6: Do you like to read?
7: What was the last bad book you read?
Erm I actually can’t remember. I generally always love the books I read. But I can also find good within the bad.
8: What made you dislike it?
9: Do you wish to be a writer?
Yes, I am currently writing my first novel. I started my first chapter draft tonight which is super exciting.
10: Has any book every influenced you greatly?
Cathy Glass I guess. I love her true stories about fostering etc. My novel is based on the struggles of borderline Personality disorder being told from the suffers perspective and outsiders such as parents and boyfriend. I want to write the book as close to the real brutal honest truth as I can. I hoping to raise awareness, help at least one person and make them feel less alone.
Louise Jensen is a inspirational person as a whole. I love her writing and I’m totally inspired to definitely write an psychological thriller which by far is my favourite genre.
11: Do you read fanfiction?
Sometimes, but I do read some yes. Louise Jensen posts some fan fiction which you need to check out here.
12: Do you write fanfiction?
No but I think I would like to at least try.
13: What’s your favorite book?
Erm I don’t think I have one. I think mostly every book is my favourite. But The Art of Hiding by Amanda Prowse is definitely up there. Any books by Cathy Glass. I know this a love/hate subject but I loved the books and the films so yes they are definitely one of my favourites.
14: What’s your least favorite book?
Don’t particularly have one unfortunately YET.
15: Do you prefer physical books or ready on a device (like a kindle)?
Definitely love my paperbacks. But I love my kindle too, I mostly read Advanced Readers Copies for reviews on my kindle.
16: When did you learn to read?
Honestly have no idea but my mum and father read to me every night when I was younger which is where my love of books came from I think. Also in primary school I got a lot of awards for my reading which I still have.
17: What is your favorite book you had to read in school?
My memory is awful but Anne Frank I think.
18: What is your favorite book series?
Fifty shades of grey, DI Helen Grace By M.J.Alridge and my new favourite which I’m on the second book which is DI Kate Matthews by Stephen Edger.
19: Who is your favorite author?
Cathy Glass,Louise Jensen, Amanda Prowse,Stephen Edger I can’t choose there is just to many amazing authors.
20: What is your favorite genre?
Crime,Thrillers & Romance/YA.
21: Who is your favorite character in a book series?
DI Kate Matthews is my favourite character. Series written by Stephen Edger.
22: Has a book ever transported you somewhere else?
Yes one that really sticks in my mind is A Place Called Here by Cecelia Ahern.
23: Which book do you wish had a sequel?
24: Which book do you wish DIDNT have a sequel?
25: How long does it take you to read a book?
26: Do you like when books become movies?
Sometimes, but it depends. Mostly the books are better.
27: Which book was ruined by its movie adaptation?
Tbh I don’t know.
28: Which movie has done a book justice?
The Fault in our Stars. My favourite movie.
29: Do you read newspapers?
Tbh no I don’t. But I don’t like reading about the news or what’s happening in the world but that’s definitely majorly my anxiety.
30: Do you read magazines?
Sometimes, the true story ones.
31: Do you prefer newspapers or magazines?
Magazines much more interesting and not as much news.
32: Do you read while in bed?
Yeah it’s where u spend 90% of my life due to my illnesses.
33: Do you read while on the toilet?
Yes haha 😂 on my kindle.
34: Do you read while in the car?
No, I get travel sick!
35: Do you read while in the bath?
Yes I have a bath seat so I’m actually sat up in the bath so the book is no where near the water really. My kindle isn’t going anywhere near water lol 😆
36: Are you a fast reader?
I used to be. But it depends on my mood or how my illness is effecting me that day.
37: Are you a slow reader?
38: Where is your favorite place to read?
My bed or on my sofa.
39: Is it hard for you to concentrate while you read?
Depends on the book, but I can’t have background noise etc when reading otherwise it goes through one ear and out the other. My concentration is utterly shocking.
40: Do you need a room to be silent while you read?
Yes without a doubt.
41: Who gave you your love for reading?
I don’t know. I don’t remember a time, I didn’t love reading.
42: What book is next on your list to read?
I have so many. Martina Cole, Amanda Prowse etc
43: When did you start to read chapter books?
No fucking idea lol I’m going to guess primary school
44: Who is your favorite children’s book author?
Jaqueline Wilson by Far.
45: Which author would you most want to interview?
Cathy Glass, Amanda Prowse and Louise Jensen.
46: Which author do you think you’d be friends with?
Haha I don’t know. I’m so social awkward lol. 😂
47: What book have you reread the most?
I actually haven’t re-read a book yet. But I do have a few on my list.
48: Which books do you consider “classics”?
Emma Bronte etc
49: Which books do you think should be taught in every school?
More books on mental illness and also books on actually real life situations. School is okay but I don’t think they actually teach or get students ready for the real world such as budgeting, renting etc.
50: Which books should be banned from all schools?
I don’t think any should be accept obviously any with profanity. It should be up to the school, teachers and parents. Obviously books like fifty shades of grey is no no lol 😆.
And there we go my second Book tag. Let’s chat in the comments.
A Crazy Cat loving Booknerd.