Unpopular Opinions Book Tag

So, anyone that reads my blog regularly knows I like book tags so I am doing another one! I have watched a bunch of BookTube videos on the “unpopular opinions book tag” in the last few days so thought that would be a good one to do.

I got the questions from In a bookish world but you can find them all over the place.

1. A popular book or series that you didn’t like.

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This is the only middle grade book I have tried to read as an adult (unless you count HP?) and I just don’t see the appeal. It was boring. I gave up on it after 20% I think.

2. A popular book or series that every one else seems to hate but you love.

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I love this series, particularly this book and Grey, I know it’s trashy, but sometimes that’s fun.Read More »

Harry Potter Spells Book Tag

So, I have been reading a lot lately so have been posting a lot of book reviews but…. I love a good book tag, and I love Harry Potter, so a Harry Potter book tag seemed perfect!

I found this tag on Becoming Bookish but if you read that, it has been around blogs and BookTube a bit.

1. Expecto Patronum

A childhood book connected to good memories

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I just loved this book when I was little, I don’t really know why but I remember reading it multiple times a day. It is aimed at very little kids so I’m not sure it really counts for this but it is the only book I can think of and see myself reading as a kid. I can name others I read repeatedly but can’t visualise actually doing it. My brother bought me a copy of this a few years ago, it’s on my bookshelf now, next to my medical school textbooks!Read More »

Goodreads Book Tag

So, in case you haven’t noticed I am getting into tags, so here is another one. I have seen it around all over the place lately, but I think it is actually pretty old.

I googled it for the questions and got them from Brandie is a book junkie

What is the last book you marked as read?

Well if you have read my latest review you would know that it is Dear Amy!

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Even with the little issues mentioned in my  review , this really was a great book.

What are you currently reading?

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I am about 30% of the way through and so far it is great. I will put a review up when I am done.Read More »

Book Tag – Book Tastes

So, I love a good tag and have found another one to do. I am obviously not the one that made it up, instead it came from Book Coma

Hardback or Paperback?

I definitely prefer hardback to the stiff UK paperbacks. Those amazing floppy US paperbacks are however, a miracle! I think in terms of look for the shelf, hardback, but for actual reading, US paperback.

Harry Potter or Lord of The Rings?

This is an easy one, Harry Potter!!! I am obviously a major Harry Potter fan, this love is often questioned at work by the sad muggles and I explain that I am the Harry Potter generation.  What also makes this an easy question is the fact that I have never read Lord of the Rings.

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The Reader’s Confession Tag

So, I like tag videos on BookTube, I don’t have a BookTube channel but didn’t want to miss out so I am doing one here, and will probably do more later. I searched through some blogs to find a tag I liked, it’s not new but never mind. I don’t know where it originally came from, the blog I found it on (spinesandcovers.com) doesn’t say. Here goes….

1. Have you ever damaged your own book?

When I was younger, instead of using bookmarks, I would fold down the edges of pages to mark my place, gasp…..

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If that doesn’t count I once threw a revision style textbook on the floor when I was mad at my boyfriend. I literally threw it straight down from standing but a couple of the pages somehow separated and came out.

2. Have you ever damaged a borrowed book?

Just the page corner thing again.

3. How long does it take you to read a book?

I think I am actually a slow reader. Apparently when most people read, they read the words in clusters of 3 or 4 rather than each word individually. I can do that, but naturally I read each individual word on it’s own.Read More »

25 Bookish facts about me

I know this is a BookTube tag but I’m not on BookTube and I wanted to do it so here goes! They aren’t in any order.

1.My favourite book when I was little was “I want my Potty”, I read it several times every day and still have a copy on my bookshelf.

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2. When I was younger I worried that “The Witches” was real and used to look out for them on the way to school. I wasn’t as young as you might think either.

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3. I have a favourite book light, i.e. I have several.

4. I mostly use train tickets as bookmarks, they aren’t even mine, I haven’t been on a train in years.

5. The most I have spent on a book is about four hundred pounds, it was a textbook, I have several around this price.

6. I can’t bring myself to buy the six hundred pound textbook.Read More »