Siblinghood of the World Bloggers Award! (3)

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Hi! So I’m doing this award for the third time because ya know, I’m popular and I keep being nominated, (which I absolutely love so keep ’em coming!).

This time around I was nominated by Kiwi @ Kiwi Reads, Erin @ Breathing in the Pages and McKenzie @ Bookish Things and Tea!

The Rules:

  1. Thank blogger who nominated you, linking back to their blog
  2. Put the award logo on your blog
  3. Answer the 10 questions sent to you
  4. Make up 10 new questions for your nominees to answer
  5. Nominate 10 blogs

Obviously as I’ve done this twice before I’m going to skip 4 and 5


Kiwi’s Questions:

If you could do or have one thing right now, what would it be?

I would love to have Glass Sword (and Morning Star, and Truthwitch, and Passenger, and Stars Above)

What’s you favorite nail polish color?

Blue!

What are you majoring in or what would you like to major in?

Either Creative Writing or English, or History, or Publishing/Communications or something to do with Law and Criminal Justice.

What’s you favorite genre of books?

Fantasy 

Favorite food?

Chocolate

Favorite music artist?

Currently loving Brendon Urie (Panic! At the Disco)

What is one resolution for 2016 that you think will be hard for you to complete/achieve?

Stop procrastinating 

Would you rather lick a toilet or someone’s foot? (I WANT TO SEE THESE ANSWERS)

Foot

Is there an author that you’re dying to meet? Who?

Hmm, not particularly but maybe Kiera Cass, she seems pretty cool

How do you organize your bookshelf? By color, title, or genre?

By paperback/hardcover, (size) and I always group series together


Erin’s Questions:

What is your favorite genre of music/books?

I like pop punk/rock and fantasy

Do you have an outrageous dream you want to accomplish? What is it?

Outrageous? Hmm, maybe a published author.

What’s your favorite movie and why?

Oh I don’t know. The Book Thief was amazing, and so was Mockingjay Parts 1 and 2

If you were granted one wish, what would it be?

A million dollar amazon gift card so I could buy books whenever I wanted to

What do you look for in a blog?

The first thing is that I make sure we read the same books, and then sometimes personality if we don’t read the same books

What is your favorite book to screen adaption?

Oh duh, the Book Thief

Do you have a favorite quote? If so, what is it?

No. There are like a million bajillion quotes out there. Ok fine Claire Fraser: “Jesus H. Roosevelt Christ.” No but seriously, even my 6 year old brother knows who Jamie Fraser is, the obsession is real.

What are some of your hobbies?

I don’t know about you, but I like to read and blog. Also watch YouTube and BookTube.

Would you like to be a mermaid?

Heck yeah!

What are your thoughts on Christmas?

My mother is annoying say that we don’t celebrate just so she doesn’t have to buy me books.


McKenzie’s Questions:

What are you looking forwards to in 2016?

Turning 16. Not really though. I used to think 16 was old and now I still think it’s old and can’t believe that I’m turning old. What is this? I don’t feel all mature and stuff…

Favorite book of the year (so far)?

Hmm. I haven’t read many good ones yet. Air Awakens by Elise Kova for now.

If you could spend the day in Disneyland with one fictional character, who would it be?

Captain Thorne.

Which (different) character would you have an all day Disney movie marathon with?

Rowan Whitethorn. He would hate it. 🙂

Go to movie snack?

Chocolate. Duh. 

What’s your favorite movie genre and favorite movie from that genre?

I like rom coms. The Duff was pretty cool. 

Do you have an organization method for your books?

Size and series. 

If you could meet and befriend one of the golden trio (Harry, Ron, and Hermione), who would it be and why?

Hermione. She’s my secret sister. We’re so similar and I love her so much. 

What’s the strangest bookish habit you have?

It’s still strange. Sometimes when a book is really good and I NEED to keep reading I skim over the description paragraphs and read the dialogue only. 

How do you feel about the Shadowhunters TV show?

HA! HOW DO I FEEL? They’re butchering one of my favorite series ever. CW should have picked it up, not Freeform! It’s sooooo bad. I can’t handle Clary and Jace. I ship Magnus and Alec with Clary more than I ship Clary and Jace! What is this!? And yet I continue to watch it with a prayer that it somehow magically gets better. Even Magnus! I thought he was casted great and then I saw him actually and was like no. So far, Alec and Simon are my favs, but they could be even better if they had actual well written dialogue! End rant.

Edit: Actually, the last episode wasn’t awful…


Phew. Thanks for sticking around if you’ve made it all the way down here!

Thanks so much for reading and I’ll see you in the next one!

Stay awesome Sassenachs!-Calliope Fraser

Siblinghood of the World Bloggers Award (2)

Hi! Today i’m going to be doing an award! I’ve already done the Siblinghood Award last month when Erika in Bookventureland nominated me, but i’ve been tagged again! Twice!

You can see the first one i did here

So this time around i was nominated by the wonderful Aimal @ Bookshelves and Paperbacks and Jane @ Greenish Bookshelf, so thank you so much for nominating me!

The Rules

  1. Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog in your post.
  2. Answer the questions that the blogger who nominated you has provided.
  3. Nominate ten other bloggers (or up to 10).
  4. Create ten questions for your nominees and notify them of their nominations.

Aimal’s Questions:

1. Pick one of your favorite books, and construct a playlist for it. Try to choose between 5-8 songs that fit the theme and tone of this book.

Since this is going to be quite a long post if i do this, i’m just going pick one song…Hmm, how about Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas and Bad Blood by Taylor Swift

2. If you could be best friends with one character, who would it be? Why do you think you’d get along, and what would you two fight about if there were to be fights?

Ooh, i think Annabeth Chase, and we’d get along because we’re so similar, though we might get into a fight over Percy.

3. If you could live in one fictional world, where would you live?

My answer always: Harry Potter

4. Books have some of the most wonderful quotes among them. Which is one of your favorite quotes, and why does it resonate with you?

There are so many! I think something from the Dauntless mainfesto, it went something like this, “We believe in ordinary acts of bravery…” I like this quote because it’s telling you that the little things that you do matters.

5. Someone tells you that they’re trying to get into reading, but they have no idea where to start. When you ask them their genre preferences, they’re clueless. Give them a recommendation for: a fantasy, a contemporary, a non-fiction, a classic and a genre of your choice.

A fantasy: Harry Potter, Contemporary: Anna and the French Kiss, Non-Fiction: Unbroken, Classic: Little Woman, another fantasy: Throne of Glas

6. There’s a zombie apocalypse and zombies are approaching your house. You have to leave as soon as possible, and you can only take one book with you. Which book do you take?

My signed copy of Throne of Glass. I could just get another Harry Potter book, but Throne of Glass is signed!!!

7. If you could redesign one book cover, which would it be, and what would you change?

The Vampire Academy/Bloodlines covers. *shudders* I can’t with these covers, they’re sooo bad. I don’t know how exactly i would change them, but getting rid of the close up on frowning people would be step one.

8. Pick one of your favorite books, one that hasn’t yet been made into a movie. Tell us your dream fan-cast.

I’m so bad at dream casting, but i feel like Julian Morris would make a good Dorian…(I can’t wait to see the casting for the Throne of Glass TV show!!!)

9. What was the most disappointing book of 2015 so far?

I keep saying the same book, so i’m going to change it up. I didn’t really like the sequel to the Dairy Queen, which is titled the Off Season, it just didn’t have the same vibe the first book did.

10. If you could have one fictional animal as a pet, what would it be?

So i’m not really a pet kind of person, but one of those familiars from White Hot Kiss would be cool, weird, but cool.


Jane’s Questions:

1.What is your favorite book series you have read recently?

Throne of Glass! But that isn’t so recent, so let’s go with, well, actually, i haven’t read many series this year, or at least finished many, so let’s go with Throne of Glass.

2. Favorite children’s book and why?

Junie B. Jones. It was one of the first books that i can remember loving and reading all the time, like, i’d go to the library, and get 10 Junie B. Jones books to read, and then come back the next week, all done with them, and having read them all.

3. Where is your favorite place to read?

My room, usually on my bed.

4. Do you prefer shopping online or in the store?

In a perfect world, shopping in the store would be the best, but since i can’t drive yet, doing that is tricky, because my parents never have the time. Also, online shopping is cheaper, and since i use my own money to buy books most of the time, cheaper is always better. But i really love the experience of picking books off of shelves and then carrying like 5 bags full of books home.

5. What are you favorite TV shows?

I don’t really have time to watch TV anymore, but i do love Dancing with the Stars, Law and Order, and CSI Miami at the moment

6. Which is better: book or movie adaptation? why?

Book fore sure! You get to see much more of the characters and their inside thoughts. Plus movies always have to be shortened if the book is too long.

7. If you could live in a book, which would you live in?

Harry Potter

8. Which book do you find yourself recommending most frequently?

Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas and Shatter Me by Tahera Mafi

9. Where would you go on your dream vacation?

Somewhere where the ocean is blue and clear, and it’s beautiful.

10. Favorite type of M&M. This is a serious one 🙂

Don’t they all taste the same? Blue probably.


My Questions:

1. Pick a book for every letter of your first name

2. What’s the tenth book on your shelf?

3. What are you currently reading?

4. Would you rather get a book signed, or get a free book?

5. Who is your fictional crush at the moment?

6. What is the biggest book on your shelf (Page number wise)

7. What is the smallest book on your shelf (Page number wise)

8. Do you have a ship that you called would sail from the moment you met the characters?

9. What is a series that you just couldn’t finish?

10. What is your name backwards?


My nominees!

Kara @ Ink and Paper

Anthony @ A Very Awkward Blog

Sarah and Faith @ Sublime Reads

Lindsay and Hannah @ Untamed Shrews

Bianca @ The Ultimate Fangirl

Kimberly @ From Narnia to Neverland

Abookesia

Alyssa @ Alyssa is Reading

Reg @ She Latitude

Readvive

As usual, please link back to my blog if you do this award so i can check it out. Also, i know that it’s busy time of year for a lot of people, so don’t feel pressured to this award. I understand 😉


So that’s it for today! Thanks so much for reading!

-Calliope (5)