Easiest book tag you’ll ever see? Look no further!
It’s been a while since I’ve done a tag – holidays, reading obnoxiously long Cassandra Clare books and catching up on Stranger Things Vol. 4 have caught up with me. But I’m back, courtesy of the incredible Madeline over at The Bookish Mutant. Find her tag here – she has some great recs! And here’s my take on it 🙂
- Link back to the ORIGINAL CREATOR- Shivakshi @Tales I Tell
- Show gratitude to the person who tagged you.
- Mention these points in your post.
- Answer the following questions and use the original graphics and featured image.
- Use the tag “Book Tag |LAST, NOW, NEXT|” in your post.
- Tag as many bloggers as you want.
- Have fun!
What was the last book you read?
What a RIDE – the last book I read gave me heart palpitations. Holly Jackson’s ‘As Good As Dead’ was the final showdown to the ‘A Good Girl’s Guide To Murder’ series and it was nothing like I’d expected. I’m talking a full on, controversial showdown. Find out why it will be a pretty polarising murder mystery here.
Will you recommend this book to others?
Do you like dark murder mysteries? And I’m talking dark – this book flipped generic murder mystery formulas on their head and I’m obsessed, personally. But it’s not everyone’s cup of tea. Again, check my review out to find out why!
What is your current read?
Have you ever read a few pages of a book, but can tell just from it will be incredible? My current read is ‘Girl, Woman, Other’ by Bernadine Evaristo. And that was me. Have you read any Bernadine Evaristo books? What did you think? Let me know in the comments!
Why did you pick this book?
To be honest, I didn’t know much about it. When I was buying books for holiday, I saw the cover, read the back (read all the reviews in the first three pages) and decided to give it a go. And unlike when I normally pick up a random book, it amazing. Queer, feminist, fiery – at the moment I’m loving it. It’s shaping up to be one of my books of the year.
How much time do you think you will take to finish your current read?
‘Girl, Woman, Other’ is a bit on the longer side, 500 pages ish. Normally, that would take me over a week, but as I’m not at school it will take less – I actually have free time! So, keep an eye out for a review coming soon…
What genre would you like to read next?
When you have more time, what sort of books do you like to read? Do your preferences change? For me, I love reading classics – I always get sick of them when I can only read in short bits, but if I have a lot of time, I love to get stuck into a classic.
What would you like to pick: a long read or a short read?
Recently, I’ve been struggling to find short reads (>200 ish). The older I get, the fewer books there seem to be that are short and aimed at me. Mature YA books always seem to be 400+ – it’s annoying! Do you have any shorter book recommendations? I might need them for when I go back to school…
Mention some books you’re eyeing!
One of the classics I’ve been looking at are ‘Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde’ by Robert Louis Stevenson; if I read it when it wasn’t summer, it would feel like work. But I’ve heard good things about the original psychological thriller and think I’ll give it a go.
Speaking of classics, I keep meaning to reread ‘1984’ by George Orwell. I’ve only ever listened to the audiobook, but recently bought the fancy Waterstones hardback so have to give my favourite classic a reread!
Also, my most anticipated purchase of the summer? When I was on holiday in America, I bought ‘The Secret History’ by Donna Tartt from a Barnes and Noble (all my dreams came true in that shop, it was MASSIVE). I prefer the American cover more than the English one and have heard interesting things about this classic (if not pretentious) book. Have you read ‘The Secret History’? I’d love to get some opinions on it, let me know what you thought in the comments!
You! If you’re looking for an easy tag to pad out your blog content, why not try this one? Let me know if you’re interested and I’ll add your blog to the list so you get free PR too. And your fellow nominees are the lovely blogs nominated below…
- A Curly Sue’s Ramblings
- A Fictional Bookworm
- Words and Music and Stories
- Whispering Stories
- One Book More
- Misty’s Book Space
- Lost In Neverland
- Books of Brilliance
- Witty and Sarcastic Book Club