Mystery Blogger Award

Mystery Blogger Award Take 3! Or possibly 4. Thank you so much to Paperbacktomes for tagging me, you can find their gorgeous site here. I love getting nominated for this award because whilst the components are the same, the questions are different people’s takes and are consistently so fun – this is no different. Plus, there’s always the added struggle of trying to come up with three new things about myself. (It feels like it should be easy but it’s not.). Hope you enjoy!


“It’s an award for amazing bloggers with ingenious posts. Their blog not only captivates; it inspires and motivates. They are one of the best out there, and they deserve every recognition they get. This award is also for bloggers who find fun and inspiration in blogging, and they do it with so much love and passion.”

About the Mystery Blogger Award

Rules:

  • Display the award logo on your blog 
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog 
  • Mention Okoto Enigma, the creator of the award 
  • Tell your readers 3 things about yourself
  • Answer 5 questions from the blogger who nominated you 
  • Nominate 10-20 bloggers
  • Notify your nominees by leaving a comment on their blog
  • Ask your nominees 5 questions of your choice, including 1 weird or funny question 
  • Share the link to your best post

Three Things About Myself:

  • At the weekend, I’m currently rewatching the Harry Potter movies and it’s very fun.
  • I’ll never give up on a book. If I lent you Percy Jackson 2 years ago, I’m going to be hounding you until I get it back 🙂
  • If you’re my friend, I will make you subject to painful ramblings about the deaths of my favourite characters, ugliest book covers and why I got no sleep last night (probably reading, although procrastinating is a likely second). Most of these rants are what make up this blog, just filtered down and with pretty editing…

The Questions:

Do you read books in other language(s)?
A few years ago, I thought I’d try and test my (very limited) French knowledge and read a French book from the charity shop. It was a cool experience to almost decode the story, but I didn’t get much further than the first chapter!

Which was the last book you stayed up late to finish reading it?
This is how you know it’s a good book. Actually, it’s been happening to me quite a bit recently; I think it’s one of the best feelings to get lost in a book. (although, it’s not the best feeling the morning after…). My most recent lack of sleep was when I was rereading the Maze Runner series.

I know they say not to judge a book by its cover. But which is that one book you bought because of the cover and liked the story after reading?
GIDEON THE NINTH. I had no clue what it was about, but saw it on a friends shelf and thought that it deserved a place on mine. Worth it!

Which is your favorite season, and which type of book do you wanna read in that season?
My favourite season is summer – while I’m not the biggest fan of the Jenny Han summer-I-turned-pretty trope books, if the plot isn’t too cringey and the characters are well written, give it here!

What type of characters do you want to read more in books?
Bi characters. Trans characters. Gay parents. Neurodivergent characters. Teenagers that would be played by actual teenagers if the book was a movie, none of the you’re-clearly-27 no-teenager-would-react-like-that crap.


My Questions:

  • Do you do book photography? Got any tips?
  • Why did you start a blog?
  • What’s one book that you recommend to every person you meet?
  • Do you have strong memories of going to the library?
  • What type of characters do you want to read more in books? (I thought it was a great question)
  • What’s a series that you know you’ll never read?

I tag:

Published by Hundreds&Thousands

I’m a teenager (and a Hufflepuff) from Manchester. I like oversized jumpers, music that isn't on the radio anymore and books. Pretty much any book I can get my hands on but my favourites are Young Adult, fantasy and science fiction. One day, I decided to share some of my opinions on some great - and not so great - books to people around the world. And here it is! I really enjoy it and I hope you do too. The aim is hundreds and thousands of book reviews (see what I did there?) but I’m not quite up to that. Yet.

19 thoughts on “Mystery Blogger Award

    1. Ughh it’s the worst 😦 I swear it used to be a less common thing to have older actors playing teens, but in the last few years it seems to be rare to find someone under 20 playing a teenager! And yes, staying up late reading is the best haha

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  1. Congrats.🎉 These responses are fantastic.I mainly like the three things about you.I have come across a few books with gay parents and I want to see them more along with bi,trans and neurodivergent reps and as main characters in books.

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    1. Yes!! I just want more diversity in main characters, not just side characters introduced in the last book (who are most often killed!). But I think there’s a lot more diversity than there used to, it’s definitely getting better

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    1. That’s such a great idea! Ooo you’ve actually made me think that I might try that – I bet that with it being a children’s book the words might be a bit easier too? It’s also pretty cool to have a french copy on your shelf lol. I’m actually thinking I might try it, thanks!!

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  2. Congrats on this award! I’m so glad to have stumbled on your blog accidentally lol! 🥳✨
    I really want to watch the Harry Potter movies again too! It’s such a huge thrill of nostalgia 😳

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