Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

First off, I want to thank Robin over at Where Books Lead Us for taking the time to nominate my blog! Thank you Robin (:

As with all awards, there are rules that come along with being nominated. This one is no exception. The rules are fairly simply though..

1.) Thank the blogger that nominated you, and link back to their blog in your post.

2.) Post the award's logo on your blog.

3.) Answer the ten question asked by the nominator.

4.) Nominate ten bloggers for the award.

5.) Ask your nominees ten questions.

**Ten questions asked by Robin..**

1.) What book has left a mark on you? (not literally!)

I think every book that I read leaves some sort of mark or impression on me. The Twilight Series left a huge mark on me, as it put me back into the mind frame to 'read everything in sight' again that I had lost throughout high school. I read a whole lot when I was younger, but had gotten away from it during my early teen years. Regardless of how much of a whiner Bella was, or how much of a creeper Edward turned out to be- Twilight did more for me than I care to admit! So thank you Miss Stephanie Myers (:

2.) If you had the chance to make a book into a movie, what book would you choose?

Well... really what you're asking is, 'What book do I want to completely ruin by cutting out all of the story line to only allow for the dramatic or exciting scenes'? lol If I could turn a book into a movie, as long as I was directing it... I would probably pick The Fae Chronicles by Amelia Hutchins. Sexy faeries are always something I could watch.. although it might turn into an NC17 movie..(:

3.) What are you currently reading?

Never Fade- The Darkest Minds Trilogy number 2 by Alexandra Bracken. My next book to read is Restraint- The Revelation Series book 2 by Randi Cooley Wilson. This wonderful author just gifted me the book because she's amazing! I cannot wait to review both of these books!

4.) What was the last movie you saw and loved?

Sigh. Me and movies have a hate/hate relationship. I am awful at watching anything- from movies to TV shows. I instantly fall asleep, regardless of how 'good' it is. The last movie I actually made it all the way through without passing out was The Blind Side and it ended up being pretty damn awesome! It was the story of Michael Ohor, the Baltimore Ravens (ugh) left tackle- his childhood with a drug addict mother living in the projects, never receiving an education.. it was a beautiful story and I recommend it to everyone! I recently purchased the book as well, and I fully intend to read it someday soon.

5.) Do you have a bookish Instagram? If so, are you currently participating in an October Bookish Pic A Day?

I do not have an Instagram. As soon as classes let up some and I have extra time that isn't devoted to school work, I intend to start one!

6.) What book are you most anticipating currently?

All of my most anticipated new releases are coming out on the same day: October 28, 2014 is going to be a 'spend all my money on books' kind of day! It's a toss up between Talon by Julie Kagawa, In the After Light by Alexandra Bracken - the final book in the Darkest Minds Trilogy, aaaand Stone Cold Touch - book 2 in the Dark Elements series by Jennifer Armentrout! All of these books are at the top of my TBR pile!

7.) What Book-To-Movie adaptation are you most eager to see?

Uh... I can't really think of anything I really want to see honestly. Maybe 50 Shades of Grey, although I have no idea how they're going to make it acceptable for movie theaters...(:

8.) What is the latest book you purchased?

I actually just spent almost $100 at half.com on 32 books! Yay! Most are books that I've already read but wanted a physical copy because I loved them so much. I bought all five of the Fever Series by Karen Moning, The remaining books that I didn't own in the Wicked Series by Melissa Marr, A Modern Faery's Tale by Holly Black, The Wings series by Aprilynne Pike, and books by Lauren Kate, Kelly Keaton, Maggie Stiefvater, Rachel Hawkins, and more. $93 for 32 books is amazing and I couldn't resist! I will probably make a post documenting my book haul when I receive them in the mail!!! (woohoo)

9.) Do you have any other hobbies?

I create artwork on occasion. Here are a few pictures of things that I've created. I own a small business called Threads of the Earth that I work on when I have spare time. I used to vend music festivals such as Bonnaroo and Wakarusa before I decided to get my ass an education!

I also enjoy rock climbing, hiking, and sucking up nature!

10.) Are you on-track with your 2014 reading goal or not?

I am, in fact, I have already finished my goal of reading 100 books this year!

**The ten bloggers that I nominate are...(drum roll, please)**

1. Jules @ The Book of Jules
2. Miriam @ Mariam Mimi's Bookish Blog
3. Aneta @ The Graffiti On the Wall
4. Alyssa @ The Eater of Books
5. Saptarshi @ Read Write All the Time
6. Lynn @ 2 Girls & a Book
7. Anna @ Lost Brain Cell
8. Belle, Cass, Tia, & Ryann @ Fangirling Misses
9. Tanya @ Tanya's Imagination
10. Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books

**My Questions for my nominees..**

1. What is your favorite book ever? I know, this is a tough one!
2. What book are you most anticipating reading?
3. What is your favorite genre? Least favorite? Why?
4. What female character do you most relate with?
5. What male character would you most like to spend the day with?
6. What is your least favorite book you've ever had to review?
7. One of your favorite books that you feel deserves more attention and praise?
8. The most over hyped book you have read this year is..?
9. If you could live in one mythical world from a book, which would it be and why?
10. How many books do you physically own, either ebook or physical?

Again, thank you for this award nomination Robin! I look forward to reading all of my nominee's posts (: