Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

Hello,

I hope everyone is having a great Saturday, mine has not gone as planned but what can you do it happens. While I was writing this post I realized I forgot to take a photo for question four and now the lighting is not as great as the other pics.

I seen the How I Choose My Book tag on Charlotte Annalise blog and thought it would be a fun and easy tag to do. The book tag was created by The Bookish Underdog. I would suggest checking out there posts as well. 😀

1. Find a book on your shelves with a blue cover. What made you pick up the book in the first place?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

 

It is hard to pick just one for this because there are so many books with a blue cover. I pretty much have an entire shelf dedicated to my blue books. I picked up Gretel and the Dark by Eliza Granville on BookOutlet and when I came across this cover I knew I had to have it. I did also read the synopsis and it sounds like something I would be into.

 

 

2. Think of a book you didn’t expect to enjoy but did. Why did you read it in the first place?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

 

I was not expecting to like Red Queen because I heard some mixed things about it. The reason why I picked it up was because of the cover. It was on display at Chapters for $15 and I was like yes please. I also picked up the second in the series Glass Sword.

 

 

 

3. Stand in front of your bookshelf with your eyes closed and pick up a book at random. How did you discover this book?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

 

The random book I chose was The Lifeboat by Charlotte Rogan. I discovered this book while browsing BookOutlet and the synopsis sounded interesting, so I added it to my cart. I have yet to read it but I will one day.

 

 

 

 

4. Pick a book that someone personally recommended to you. What did you think of it?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

 

My boss from my old work recommended and lent me her copy of The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. I loved this book and the other two in the series.

 

 

 

 

5. Pick a book you discovered through book blogs. Did it live up to the hype?

I picked two books for this one that lived up to the hype and one that did not live up to the hype. I really enjoyed Cinder by Marissa Meyer and I thought it was a great re-telling of Cinderella. For me A Court of Thorns and Roses did not live up to the hype. Not sure if I just had to high of expectations but I found it to be slow and hard to get through.

6. Find a book on your shelves with a one word title. What drew you to this book?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

The beautiful cover is what drew me to this book and the blurb on the front. I am a fan of The Help and so I decided to get this book. I have read it and thought it was also a beautiful story and recommend reading it.

 

 

 

 

7. What book did you discover through a film/TV adaptation?

Book Tag: How I Choose My Books

There are a few options that I could have went with for this question but I decided to go with The Secret Life of Bees because I just loved this book and the movie. I highly recommend for you to pick this book up and watch the movie.

 

8. Think of your all-time favourite books. When did you read these and why did you pick them up in the first place?

I am not quite sure when I read these but I have read Little Women and The White Queen several times. I picked up Little Women because of the movie when I was younger I wanted to be Jo March. I picked up The White Queen because Philippa Gregory is an auto-buy author. I probably read The Outcast when it first came out and I heard about on LaineyGossip. I read The Book Thief several years ago and I am not sure why I picked it up I bought it through Kobo. I loved it and want to re-read it now that I have this beautiful copy.

 

And that is the end of the how I choose my books, book tag. I think what we mostly learned from this tag is that I choose my books by how they look. This however, does not come as a shock to me. Lol How do you choose your books? Let me know in the comments below.

Bookish Matters

Mysti

 

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