[Tag] My Name in TBR Books

I was tagged by Sam @ RiverMoose-Reads

Thank you for tagging me!!!

This tag was surprisingly difficult even though I have 100+ unread books on my shelves.

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Real Neat Blog Award

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Thank you Manga Hoarder for nominating me!! Check out her blog for all things manga!

The Rules

  1. Display the award logo.
  2. Thank the blogger who nominated you and post a link to their blog.
  3. Answer the questions of the one who nominated you.
  4. Nominate 5-10 bloggers.
  5. Ask them 7 questions.

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The Entertainer Blogger Award: Re-Vamped

Thank you Sam @ RiverMoose Reads  for tagging me! I like these new questions!

As with all the tags I do, consider yourself tagged!

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The new rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog post in which they cursed you;more details later, but linking to the previous awards is better I think, you can always add their blogsite too anyways
  2. Add these rules to your post.
  3. Answer all the questions below (broke even these questions) and add one if you want to make your victims suffer more wish; thanks to the one who nominated me’s idea
  4. Display the award picture in your post (optional). 
  5. Nominate 12 other bloggers who are funny, inspiring and most important of all entertaining!

The new questions:

  1. Why did you blog in the first place?
  2. What is your favorite Novel, Manga or Anime?Books only is too limiting in my opinion, so if you don’t have a novel, go with manga, if you don’t have any try with anime or another form of entertainment;
  3. What do you dislike the most?
  4. What is your favorite food at the mallI don’t eat at the mall?
  5. What is your favorite way to pass past time?I think this was the meaning

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  • Why did you blog in the first place?

I wanted to practice being more articulate in both my writing and speech. It didn’t work.

  • What is your favorite Novel, Manga or Anime?Books only is too limiting in my opinion, so if you don’t have a novel, go with manga, if you don’t have any try with anime or another form of entertainment.

Favorite novel – The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy. Is it a novel? I don’t know the difference between a novel, a book, and a novella.

Favorite manga – Fruits Basket and Dengeki Daisy

Favorite Anime – Death Note. Actually, I have too many favorites to list, but Death Note is what got me into Anime. Sure, I watched DBZ and Sailor Moon growing up, but I feel like those don’t  count anymore. I certainly didn’t know they were anime and not cartoons. Same goes for Pokemon.

  • What do you dislike the most? 

Onions

Entitled people (“My taxes pay your paycheck”. Yeah well, I pay taxes too so by your logic I pay my paycheck too. Plus your medicare, your offspring’s “free” education, and since I don’t have any children I pay a higher percentage, so… pffftttt!!!!)

  • What is your favorite food at the mall?

Red Robin

  • What is your favorite way to pass the time?

Reading manga, wasting time on the internet , and YouTube. I prefer short 5-10 minute Youtube videos than movies nowadays. Which is weird because I can spend hour sitting down watching YouTube videos, but 2 hour long movies feel far too long.

The End.

 

I hope you enjoyed my answers. Thanks again Sam for tagging me. And as I said before, consider yourself tagged!!

[Tag] Birthstone Book Tag

Tag was found @imanadventurest and @FableHaven. I was tagged by DrAwkto at The Inky Awkto, please check out their answers!

Garnet (January): Associated with warding off negative forces and dark energiesName a book with the darkest/evilest character you can think of.

Forever Odd by Dean Koontz. The villain and her minions are just evil and insane. There’s no dark backstory or objective, they’re just evil and batshit crazy.

Amethyst (February): Purple is associated with royaltyName a book with regal qualities. You can base this off of characters or choose the King of all books.

In my opinion, the king of all books is The Ultimate Hitchhiker’s Guide by Douglas Adams. It’s a compilation of the books in the Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy series, plus one story. I love that book so much and, not counting Harry Potter, the first “beautiful” book I ever bought. It’s faux leather with gold letter and stuff. It looks pretty cool.

Aquamarine (March): Washed Out. Name a ‘wishy washy’ character. A character who is not strong or a follower. 

Tally from Scott Westerfeld’s Uglies. She’s a follower in the beginning, but she quickly learns that not everything is as it seems. Though she does choose a side and stands up for what’s right, I don’t really consider her a strong character yet.

Diamond (April): A Diamond in the rough. Named a book that you loved, but that is not well known.

Spellbinder by Helen Stringer. I remember I absolutely loved this book when I first read it. I haven’t read it in many years so I don’t know how I would feel about it now, but it’s still one of my top books and it’s sadly gone virtually unnoticed. It only has 1,033 ratings on Goodreads.

Emerald (May): Said to balance energy.  – Name two characters who balance each other well.

Max and Kevin from Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick.

They’re so well balanced in fact, that they became one (not literally). Such a beautiful book!

Pearl (June): Associated with loyalty. – Name a character who is loyal to the end. 

Does manga count? If it does then Gintama from Gintama by Hideaki Sorachi. Man, I honestly wish I had someone like him on my side. The friendships and bonds in this series are amazing.

Ruby (July): Blood red. Name a book that made your blood boil, one that made you angry. 

Wicked by Gregory McGuire. Hated.every.single.character!

Peridot (August): Pale green (it pales in comparison to other gems). Name a supporting character who you like better than the main character. 

Luke from the Percy Jackson series. I like Luke probably a little more than all the other characters. Sure, maybe he’s going about it all wrong, but he makes a good point.

Sapphire (September): Blue like the ocean which is calming.  Name a book that had a calming effect on you.

The Name Of This Book Is Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch. All the books in this series put me in a good mood. I wouldn’t say “calming” but definitely good. I don’t think I’ve ever read a book that made me feel calm, the emotions are too strong.

Opal (October): Iridescent. Name an iridescent book, this can be a book with a beautiful cover (Shiny? Lots of colour?) or you can base it of a character (Quirky? Colourful?)

Snuff by Terry Pratchett. The colors of that cover and quite nice with shiny gold letters.

Topaz (November): Associated with resilience. Name a book with a character who rises to the top in a time of adversity.

Odd Thomas by Dean Koontz. Favorite.protagonist.ever! Odd has gone through such adversity, yet he never gives up or complains.

Blue Zircon (December): Associated with friendship.Name a book with a friendship you want to be a part of.

I’m going to have to go with Gintama again. Seriously, can we be friends?

 

Once again, thank you DrAwkto for tagging me! I had a lot of fun doing this tag.

I would like to tag Cinderzena, Vicky and RiverMoose

3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge – Day 2

Once again, I would like to thank Kelly @ Stellar Scrutiny for tagging me! Check out her quotes!

 

Following yesterday’s quote, I give you this!

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“We who survive must go on in the names of those who fall, but if we dwell too much on the vivid details of what we’ve witnessed of man’s inhumanity to man, we simply can’t go on. Perseverance is impossible if we don’t permit ourselves to hope.”

Words I try to live by. Despite all my positivity an optimism, sometimes I feel saddened and disappointed by the way we, humans, are. But we mustn’t lose hope, the world is full of good people and good things!

 

Today I would like to tag:

Stefanie @ yourdaughtersbookshelf

Aimee @ RedheadedBookLover

Maria @ Big City Book Worm

Sorry if you’ve already been tagged. Please do not feel obligated to do this tag.

Dragon’s Loyalty Blog Award

I was nominated by Sam @ RiverMoose-Reads. Thank you for nominating me!!

 

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Rules:

  • Display the award on your blog
  • Announce your win with a post link the blogger who awarded you
  • Present 6 deserving bloggers with the award
  • Link your awardees in the post and let them know of their being awarded
  • Write seven interesting things about you

Seven Interesting Things About Me:

  1. I have never watched a Pewdie Pie (is that right?) video on YouTube.
  2. I’m an only child.
  3. When I rub my eye, it makes a weird squishing sound (not always but often).
  4. I still don’t know who Iggy Az.. Azalea? is. Or that other girl, something something Del Rey. Other than a couple of bands, I haven’t listened to American music in years.
  5. David Tennant is my Doctor.
  6. Linkin Park started my love for music. Sure, I liked music before, but it wasn’t until I listened to Crawling that I started to really seek out music on my own.
  7. The very first pet that I bought on my own was a hamster and I named him Squishy. He lived for 1 year 8 months. Not everybody likes rodents, but I thought he was the cutest thing alive. I miss my Squishy!

My nominations:

Umm… can I get back to this. I would like to tag people I haven’t really tagged before, but I want to get more familiar with their blogs first!