12 Days of Christmas Book Tag

12 Days of Christmas

Merry Christmas and happy holidays everyone!!!

Deanna @ A Novel Glimpse tagged me to do the 12 Days of Christmas Book Tag! Thank you Deanna!

On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a partridge in a pear tree.

The partridge stood alone in the pear tree. What is your favorite stand alone?

At the current moment November 9 by Colleen Hoover

On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: two turtle doves.

Love is in the air! Who is your one true pairing?

Shazi and Khalid! From The Wrath and the Dawn by Renee Ahdieh!

On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: Three French Hens.

In the spirit of threes, what is the best trilogy you have read?

On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: four calling birds.

Since series usually consist of four or more books, what is your favorite series?

On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: five golden rings.

One ring to rule them all! Who is your Favorite Villain/Antagonist?

On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: six geese a laying.

Creation is a beautiful thing. What is your favorite world/world-building?

On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: seven swans a swimming.

Who needs seven swans when all it takes is one good animal sidekick? Who’s your favorite animal sidekick?

The ever hilarious Kenji!

On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: eight maids a milking.

Milk is so 18th century. Which book or series takes beverages/food to a whole new level? 

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: nine ladies dancing.

Dancing is just one skill of a Lady! Who is your favorite kickass female lead?

Kestrel from A Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski

On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: ten lords a leaping.

How about your favorite leading lad?

Kaz from Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me: eleven pipes piping. 

What is your favorite book or bookish thing with musical influence? (It can be about music, reference music a lot etc.)

On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 12 drummers drumming. 

Drum roll please…what is your favorite read of this year?

Six of Crows and The Wrath and the Dawn are tied!

I Tag:

Anna @ My Bookish Dream

Alicia @ #Love Books

Imogene @ Muggle Books

Emily @ Emily Talks About Books

Jordyn @ jbookish


And that is all! Do we share any favs?

Thanks for reading,

Stockholm

 

Drifting Through the Snow Tag/Collab with AVeryAwkwardBlog

Hi! So Lauren @ Drifting Lexi, Kayla @ Booked Solid 1989, and Rachel @ One Little Bookshelf tagged me to do the Dashing Through the Snow Tag, created by Astra @ A Stranger’s Guide to Novels.

So yes, I have done it!… on A Very Awkward Blog!

Anthony and I collabed over on his blog for his collabmas!

So if you want to see my answers, you can see them along with Anthony’s right here!

 

‘Tis the Season Book Tag!

'Tis the Season Book Tag

Hi! Summer @  Xingsings tagged me to do the Tis the Seasons Book Tag- thanks Summer!…and that’s all i really have to say, let’s just get started!

1. Do you have a favorite winter read?

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Little Women and Harry Potter are always great to read in the winter and just get you feeling very warm and fuzzy.

2. Find a book with blue on the cover!

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Oh I’m sorry, did you say one? I just couldn’t’ choose.

3. Find a book you’d use as the star on a Christmas tree!

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Ooh, pretty!

4. Pick one fictional place that would be perfect for a winter vacation!

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Well, since I’ve said Hogwarts a million times already, I think that this time I’m going to go with Idris from the Mortal Instruments, you know, post war era.

5. Pick one fictional character you’d take with you on your winter vacation!

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Emma from Miss. Peregrine’s Home from Peculiar Children! We could go skiing and when I’d get cold she could warm me up! But no actually, we probably wouldn’t get along very well. I’m going to go with Annabeth from Percy Jackson then, cause she’s like my idol.

6. Name one book on your wish list this year!

The Wrath and the Dawn, so i can re read it before the Rose and the Dagger

7. Favorite holiday drink, treat, & movie?

Hot chocolate, cookies and chocolate, Eloise at Christmastime

8. Who do you tag?

Good question!  Hmmm…i tag:

Ari @ The Daydreaming Bookworm

Shivalika @ Whimsy Journals

Maria @ Marwhal Reads

And anyone else who wants to get into the holiday spirit!

(Ha ha, I always try and be careful when saying Christmas because i know that some people don’t necessarily celebrate it because of their religion (me included) but since it’s such a big holiday sometimes, i can’t help it.)


That’s this tag done! I’m going to go finish annotating the last chapter in Lord of the Flies now, then study for some tests, then have some teraflu cause I’m slightly sick.

Thanks for reading as always,

Stockholm

 

 

 

The Bookish Christmas Tag

Guess who hasn’t been around in ages!? That’s right! Me!

I’m so sorry for my absence for two whole weeks. It sucked. I really missed blogging, but December is called the cram before winter break month and then January is going to be called let’s cram for midterms month.

Anyway, since I’ve been gone I’ve read my Life With the Walter Boys, Deal Breakers, Nuts, and Outlander. You’ll see my thoughts on those in my December Wrap Up as I will not be reviewing those.


Bookish Christmas Tag!

Anyhoo, December is the holiday season which means lots of holiday tags! Despite my mother’s adamant ‘we don’t celebrate Christmas’ I’m going to have a lot of fun this month doing Christmas tags!

So Lauren @ Drifting Lexi tagged me to do the Bookish Christmas Tag so thanks girl and check her blog of makeup and books, two of my favorite things!

Father Christmas: Name a book you received as a child that you treasure to this day.

I have this gigantic book of Russian fairy tales and it’s all beat up and I think my grandmother gave it to me when i was born and it’s just really special as my grandmother is no longer alive. That’s why i treasure it so much.

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The ghost of Christmas past: Is there a book or series you like to revisit each year at Christmas time?

One upon a time, I didn’t realize that other books existed in the world so i would literally re read every book a owned a million times, and so i used to revisit a lot of books, though not just specifically during Christmas time. I suppose Harry Potter, or Twilight

Friends and family: Name a book with fantastic characters.

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo. Just stands out, don’t ya think? (Oh my god, one of my friends got this book for Christmas and i cannot wait to discuss with her when she’s done!)

Decorations: Name a book with a gorgeous cover you would proudly display on your shelves.

Well, i would say the Winner’s Trilogy, but nope, not anymore. Thanks cover changing people. Ugh, i can’t choose between Shatter Me, The Selection, or Throne of Glass.

Christmas cards: Name a book that carries a great message.

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Ooh, definitely Unbroken. I though about that books for days after.

Ice and snow: Name a book that you were hoping to love but which ultimately left you feeling cold.

The Sword of Summer and Confessions of a Shopaholic, mainly because i loved other books by those authors. (Rick Riodran and Sophie Kinsella)

Christmas lunch: Name a book that was big and intimidating but oh so worth it in the end.

Outlander!!! I just finished it and it was a monster but i read it in two days because i just would not stop reading and blew off all of my homework because of it. Now my mom won’t let me watch the tv show 😦

Mince pies: Name a book you found sweet and satisfying.

I would say November 9…but it did have some deep stuff. Oh wait, My Life With the Walter Boys, there we go, just finished that a few days ago too.

Presents: What book do you wish you could give everyone to read?

Throne of Glass! Six of Crows! November 9! A Winner’s Curse! Read them! (Those are the books I’m currently obsessed with at the moment) (Though I’m always obsessed with Throne of Glass, doesn’t matter the day or season ;))

Spreading the festive cheer: Tag some friends to help spread the festive bookish love.

Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks

Charley @ Books and Bakes

Rachel @ Confessions of a Book Geek

Raven @ Dreamy Addictions

Emily @ The Little Book Affair


Ya, that is all. I’m going to try and a post a discussion kind of post tomorrow though so…

Thanks for being such cool cats everyone!

Stockholm