I’ve spent my life being told that I’m entertaining so I shouldn’t be surprised.
That sounds arrogant doesn’t it? I mean for most of my life people have found me entertaining for a lot of the same reasons as people find everyone in my family entertaining—you never know what we’ll come out with next.
Also, I was once told by someone that they couldn’t understand how I managed to be both shockingly intelligent and mind blowingly stupid at the same time and what can I say? It’s a gift. And seems to be why people find me so entertaining.
I was tagged by the lovely Krystin @ Here’s The Fucking Twist for this award! I am finally getting to it and I am excited! So thank you for the tag Krystin!
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⛈ Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.
⛈ Add the rules so others can follow.
⛈ Answer the questions that have been asked.
⛈ Nominate a handful of entertaining bloggers.
1. What is the most overrated/over-hyped book, in your opinion?
I’m going to give a whole series as an answer because it’s my post and I’ll do what I like.
│Throne of Glass Series│Sarah J Maas│
Listen it just wasn’t very good…and it didn’t get much better.
I gave it a good try, but unfortunately it was a struggle to read. Also I found that the collection of novellas was much more enjoyable so it was hard trying to go back to the rest of the series.
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2. Name an overused book trope that others hate, but you love.
This is a good question that I’m not sure i have an answer to?
I guess all the tropes I love are ones that most people love too???
I love enemies to lovers or enemies forced to work together and become begrudging friends.
I guess unlikable female characters is one that a lot people seem to have a problem with and I love it. I will protect them with my last dying breath.
Books I’ve read with unlikable female characters and have enjoyed are;
│The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo│Taylor Jenkins Reid│
│Genuine Fraud│E. Lockhart│
│Asking for It│Louise O’Neill│
│Black Iris│Leah Raeder/Elliot Wake│
│Shades of Magic Series│V.E. Schwab│
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3. What’s a book you used to love, but have since realized was actually terrible?
oh my, so many!
│Twilight Series│Stephanie Meyer│
│The Mortal Instruments Series│Cassandra Clare│
│Thirteen Reasons Why│Jay Asher│
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4. Do you DNF books? Why or why not?
I do DNF books. I don’t have a lot of time or a great attention span. The latter makes it impossible for me to get through books I don’t find interesting or engaging enough and the form means I don’t have time to waste on books that are problematic or just making me plain angry.
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5. What’s the one thing about a book that is guaranteed to make you TBR it?
It’s written by V.E. Schwab.
- Shealea @ Shut up, Shealea
- Kat @ Novels and Waffles
- Madeline @ Caffeine & Writing Dreams
- Melanie @ Mel To The Any
- Norrie @ Reading Under the Blankie
- Rae @ bookmarkchronicles
- What book do you wish you had when you were a teen?
- What’s a book that you identify with most? The one that has the most representation that feels catered just for you?
- What book would you love (and be nervous) to see be made into a screen adaption?
- What is your favourite thing that makes your reading life easier?
- Whats your earliest bookish memory?
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That was super fun!
Have you read any of these books?
Feel free to do this tag or just answer any of the questions in the comments if you’d like!