Hello, everyone! It has been so long since I’ve done a tag, and I’ve been tagged in so many in the months that I’ve been away – the first of which was this wonderful one – the social media book tag! I love social media and I’m very active on almost every popular site nowadays. This tag is perfect.
Your favorite short book.
Technically these are novellas, but I really enjoyed the four novellas that were published in the Beautiful Series by Christina Lauren, including Beautiful Bitch, Beautiful Bombshell, Beautiful Beginning, and Beautiful Boss. Of course, they weren’t as rich and compelling as the full-length novels, but these novellas gave me a bit more oomph when the novels were finished and I was still craving the characters. I’d definitely recommend the full-length novels in the series, but as well as the novellas. Everything about this series is golden.
A book you really enjoyed that was recommended by someone else
Don’t judge, but when I was a fourteen-year-old eighth grader, the Twilight Saga was amazing to me. I still have fond memories of reading these books and investing many years watching the movies and obsessing over Robert Pattinson. When I was recommended to read Twilight by a friend, I thought she was slightly crazy for recommending a vampire book since that wasn’t my type of book. She begged me to read it, though, and reluctantly, I took a change. And I’m really happy that I did!
People bashed Twilight back then and they still do today, but I still have a special place for it in my heart. It was very special to me and really threw me into my reading patterns in high school that have developed me into the reader I am today. I haven’t read the book in a long while, but even if I were to read it today, I’m sure I’d still enjoy it based on the wonderful memories the series created in my life.
A book you read before it was cool
I read FSOG when it was Master of the Universe on Fanfiction.net and Twilighted. I was way too young to be reading it, but I did. So technically, I knew of FSOG before it was FSOG and before almost everyone else knew about it.
Also, I’m not saying FSOG is “cool”, but it is popular, so I suppose that’s kind of the same.
A book you don’t remember whether you liked or not
Honestly, I can’t even think of a book for this one. I typically remember all the books that I read, and if not, I’ve marked the rating on Goodreads, so I know what I generally thought about it. And if I don’t care for the book, I just unhaul it. I wish I had a more concrete answer for this one, but I just don’t. Sorry!
A book with a gorgeous, picture worthy cover
I don’t even think words are necessary to describe these books’ beauty.
A book you wish would be made into a movie
I’d really love it if the Gabriel’s Inferno Series got made into a movie. I’m not sure if this is already in the works or not, but these three books are incredible. I felt infinitely smarter after reading them, and even though they’re marketed as “steamy romance” books, they are much more than that. There isn’t that much “steam”, and in the first book, it only occurs within the last fifty pages. The steamiest book is the last, and really, it isn’t that graphic. These are three of my favorite books, and the first one is the most incredible out of the three. The author has such a way with words that it could make me weep.
A book with characters that you wish you could talk to instead of just reading about.
I really would love to speak to Severus Snape and Draco Malfoy, especially around Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince era. I would love to delve into their minds more and have intimate conversations to really get to know their character. I feel as though both characters were very redeemable, and JKR completely skipped that with Draco and barely achieved redemption with Snape. Also, Draco is my favorite young male character in that series, and he’s just interesting to me.
A book you recommend to everyone
People bash on this author and her books sometimes, but Cassie Clare is my favorite author and TID and TMI are my favorite series to date. Honestly, everyone needs to experience the wonderfulness that are these novels. The characters are exquisite, the settings are divine, and the banter between characters is witty and refreshing. I laughed out loud more times than I’d care to admit.
Basically, these books are amazing and that’s all I need to say about them. GO READ THESE BOOKS.
And that’s it! If you want to do this tag to keep it going, please feel free to do so! I tag anyone who read all the way down to here.
Happy reading! Talk to you next time.