Breaking the Myths of Morning People

Good Monday, everyone!

I’m writing this post intermittently with doing my school work: foreign language stuff (Portuguese and a touch of Russian … what? I multi-task!).

And I ask of you something for a moment (yes, what I bad blogger I am!), but you should either (A) listen to this song while reading this post, or (B) watch this video before/after you read this post. (Honestly, I recommend both options to you.)

Now, moving on.

4c50ccff2dc049e79a9a7d6def7644f5I’m not sure how many of you knew this, but I’m a morning person. And after going to youth group (my only social outlet besides blogging and interacting with y’all in the comments), I realized just how little morning people there are. And I’ve grown up hearing all these myths or lies or whatever about morning people

So, here I am, to break some common myths that I’ve heard about my kind! (Haha … watch your backs, night owls.)

(Though I will say, NOT ALL PEOPLE ARE THE SAME; and if you’re a morning person, you may not be as much so as you think, if you go against my answers.)


We Get Everything Done in the Morning.

Um … NO.

So, there was this time that me and Big Sister and Oldest Younger Brother stayed home while the rest of our family went to the house we’re trying to sell to work on projects. Of course it is 9 or so in the morning, so I asked Mother for chores that we could all do, and kept asking for more until we got a list of 10-15 or so. (Let’s just say that I didn’t get the Best Sister Award that day…)

THIS IS NOT THE TYPICAL.

could be considered a lazy teenager, and I would rather not have any work. But like you “normal” people, we like to spread out our work (when you can get us to do it) throughout the day.

We Can’t Stay Up Late.

Confession Time: I can’t.

Seriously, people.

Like my dad, I can tell when it’s 10 p.m., ’cause I’m getting sleepy, and the movie is hardewolverine-movie-posterr to watch or whatever. 10:30 p.m., I’m a yawning mess and struggling to stay awake during
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. 11 p.m., I don’t even know, I’m always asleep OR at least in bed by then.

But that’s not for all people! I know an awesome college student at our church (who is a very awesome introvert AND morning person), who was telling me that if there’s something worth staying up for her, that she can do it.

And I guess that’s the case with me.

So moral of the story: if you want to do something with your Morning Person friend, invite them! Sure, they might reject you with a sleepy glare if it’s past their bedtime, but whatever!

We Always Wake Up Before the Sun.

*cough*

Um…

This is only PARTLY true!

Morning People like mornings, but that doesn’t mean that we want to get up at 4 a.m. every single day! We may be sick or want to ignore 5 siblings (two of whom you have to share a room with) or just want to finish that good book or whatever!

Sunrises are beautiful things, and us Morning People love them! (Unless you’re a hermit vampire, then, well…)

We Love School. And Mondays.

There are those days when Mondays come and you don’t want to drag yourself out of bed to go to school/work (at least I presume that’s how it works…), and since us Morning People don’t stay up late (check above, please), that we are perfectly fine with starting the slum day know as: Monday. And since after the freedom of the weekend, no one wants to go to school I do!, those Morning People who have no life find it no different than any other day.

Well then.

Not all Morning People are brainiacs, or math geeks, or World-War-Two-Know-It-Alls. *gasp* Some dread school just as much as you. And even if you think that they have nothing to do on a Sunday night, they still might not want to start out the week and loose their little bit of all-day freedom, just as you.

I, though, happen to be one of the lucky ones who likes loves school, and doesn’t mind Mondays

We are Hyper in the Morning and Way, Overly Friendly.

Um, no, guys.

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I get hyper at night, which is why people sometimes always confuse me as a Night Owl. I ramble. I need to stare at an acquaintance’s phone with a picture of blueness on it. (True story.)

If you’re like me (which if you’re a Morning Person, then you obviously are), you are hyper on the inside. We can – and will – still snap at you and give you professional death glares, but on the inside we’re skipping around a library. Silently.

All Morning People are Introverts and Bookworms.

Sadly, this one is true.

PSYCH.

Not sadly!


So how’d you all think of today’s post? Do you like me busting the myths (meaning … another post coming on???)? And if you’re a morning person: do you agree or disagree with me on these points? Do you have any to add? And night owls: what are some common myths about you? As always, please comment below!

Another Short Story (Finally!!)

Hey everyone! Guess what? I finally have another short story!

I’m entering (entered) it in a contest that my friend Simi is having in honor of her 3rd blogiversary (enter it, please! You only have ’til the 22nd… Oops.). You write a short story or poem with the theme betrayal and a 500 word max. (Yikes!)

Anyways. This was a short story that I had already planned out, but I … modified it for her contest. (Believe me, the original was emotionally painfully awkward. Yeah…) So, here is the short story!


Amy swiped the back of her hand across her forehead, smearing a bit of paint across her face in the process.

Looking down at her boyfriend who was crouched on the floor, she said, “James, you’re sister’ll love it.”

Amy, James, and Amy’s older brother – Mozart – were all painting an ash tree mural on Marie’s baby nursery why she was visiting family.

“Yeah, she will,” James agreed. “But it’s a shame that we have to go home. I mean, I’m not looking forwards to the driving part – six hours with me having to take a shift.” He shivered in an adorable way.

“I’ll try to stay awake so that you won’t be stuck with just Mose for company.” She sent him a wink.

They worked in silence for a moment, Amy working on the leaves and James on the tree’s detailed root system.

“Hey, Amy…”

“Hm?” Amy looked down and her heart-rate accelerated. James was kneeling, his hands fiddling with something. She tried to keep her grin in check. They had been dating for two years now, ever since her 19th birthday, and she was kinda expecting this, but…

James said something, but Amy was zoning so that she had to ask him to repeat himself.

“Could you get me the paintbrush over there? You know, the tiny one?”

“What? Oh, yes. Of course.”

Amy’s face flushed and she mentally chided herself as she went in search of the missing brush. How could she have been so foolish? Of course James wouldn’t propose, not here. It’d probably be like how Xavier proposed to Marie – at the drive-in theater during The Avengers. That made for an eventful first drive-in experience for Amy.

She found the brush, and brought it to James, who was still kneeling and fiddling with something.

“Found it.”

“Oh, thanks. Amy?”

“What?” she asked, exasperated.

James scratched behind his ear and shrugged one shoulder, so that it was nearly touching his jaw. “I, uh, wanted to ask you something?”

“Yes?” Even though she was still slightly annoyed, Amy had to admit that when James was flustered, he was absolutely adorable. Wait…

His hand reached to his pocket. “Will you-”

The anticipated words were cut off when James fell over, face first, at Amy’s feet and a small box tumbled out of his jacket pocket, along with a washer from his fist.

Amy gasped. It took her a moment to notice that there was a small dart sticking out from the back of his neck, peeking through his collar-length brown hair.

Stunned, Amy collapsed at James’s side.

“It’s no use. He’ll be dead in a moment.”

Amy’s head jerked up to see Mose standing in the nursery entrance.

“What did you do?” Amy shrieked. She felt for a pulse and found none.

Mose shrugged nonchalantly. “Never liked him anyways. Too full of jokes and all.”

Tears blurred her vision. “So you killed him?”


So … how do you all like it? It’s exactly 500 words … my ending count was 700 and some, so I had to cut out the ending.😉 Why do you think Mose killed him? Let me know in the comments below! And it’s not too late to enter Simi’s contest! (I’d love a little to the death competition friendly competition.)

GUYS, I’M HYPERVENTILATING RIGHT NOW!!!!!

Hello everyone!!! So … I have an awesome friend who gave me the chance to do somehting amazing … but more on that in a second.

I’m certain that you’ve all – no matter who you are – know about my absolute favorite author: Bryan Davis. He seems to show up in every. one. of my posts…😉

Well, today you get to see a picture of all my BD books, my sister’s, and the “families.” (And you get the VERY rare picture of me … yes, I see you, sister, glaring at me.)

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Aren’t all those books glorious? I couldn’t find Beelzebed (a BD kids book that I gave my younger siblings for Christmas) … I think that it’s in a box somwhere, so instead, I put in Mr. Davis’s daughter’s book: Precisely Terminated by Amanda L. Davis.

And the time that I got to meet him in person and bought all of his books that I didn’t yet have?????? (I really need to write a post on that….)

And … here are all of my posts (warning … his name appears in nearly all of my 90ab174a2a45a7a5fcaf2879bdb7a3f2posts) involving Mr. Davis, and my reviews for his books.

Why all this stuff about him? Well *squeals* I GET TO INTERVIEW HIM TODAY. YES. Calm down all of you! I KNOW it’s exciting!!

(Sorry to all my two siblings who actually listened to me squealing and hyperventilating over this interview…. I kinda fangirled out.😄 )

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Basically my siblings.

I would’ve loved to have done a 100+ question interview with Mr. Davis, but I love reading his books, more and didn’t want to take up all of his editing time …. So I’ve settled with seven questions!😉


What does a typical writing day for you look like?

I get up at around 5 a.m., jog a few miles, shower, have family devotions, eat breakfast, check messages, and start writing. I usually write for 8 to 10 hours, depending on what else I have going on. I take breaks every couple of hours for various activities, including family time, social media, and household duties. I have a office in my home where I park myself most of the day. It’s quiet most of the time. Our dog enjoys breaking the silence.

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Me and Mr. Davis (Yes, I was really nervous…)

Ahh, that’s what dogs are for. When you go and visit schools/events, what’s your favorite part (I know that it
was amazing, seeing you in person!)?

My favorite part is talking to readers one-on-one and hearing how my stories have affected them. Many readers have told me that my books draw them closer to God. Some have even said that my stories have kept them from committing suicide. That is amazing to hear.


That’s so cool! I’m sure it’s amazing to hear what your writing does to individuals! What are some easy and hard parts to writing a comedy relief character (like Daryl and Walter)?

I find it easy to write the comic relief parts. Funny quips pop into my head, so it’s great to have Daryl or Walter around to deliver the lines. Sometimes it’s hard to know when to stay serious. I often go back and cut some of their lines out, because it’s not a good time for a joke. It’s great to hear feedback from readers when they tell me that these characters are their favorites. The funny people are popular.

I’m sure that you can have a hilarious quip at all occasions!! Maybe… Comedy-reliefs seem to be a crowd favorite. Do like spaghetti and other pasta dishes?

I do. I like spaghetti, lasagna, and most anything with pasta, sauce, and cheese. Are you inviting me over for dinner?

Haha, maybe…😉 When you’re not writing or eating (’cause both are important), what do you like to do?

What else is there?  I enjoy hiking with my family, simple board games, and talking with my wife. She is my best friend, so I try to spend as much time with her as possible.

That’s cool! Your Echoes from the Edge trilogy is chock full of music; are you a musician, or just your children?

I am not a musician. I love music and have a good ear for it, but I cannot perform it. All of my children have some music training, and some are quite accomplished. Three of my daughters are superb pianists, and one of my sons is an excellent cellist.

Well, you could’ve fooled me that you were a musician! (Though in all fairness, I’m clueless about music…) And finally, what has been your favorite book to work on?

I don’t do well answering favorites questions. Every book has a unique quality that makes it beloved. The hardest book to write was Eye of the Oracle, but it has been one of the most loved by readers, so that makes it a favorite. Reapers was a lot of fun, as were two books that haven’t been published yet – The Scent of Her Soul and Let the Ghosts Speak. They are fun because they are so different from other books I have written.

Yes, I’m sure that that’s quite a hard question  to answer … sorry that I had to ask you! Thanks for letting me interview you!


Mr. Davis has some awesome books for sale here (and Amazon), and if you have them at your library GO READ THEM RIGHT NOW.

Also, he has an AMAZING blog that, even if you haven’t read/enjoyed (*gasps* how could you?!) his books, you still should read his blog if you enjoy writing, ’cause he has some awesome tips!


Hey everyone! So, how’s it been going? DID YOU ENJOY MY INTEREVIEW WITH MY FAVORITE AUTHOR OF EVER??? Tell me below in the coments who’s your favorite author, which of Mr. Davis’s books in the picture you think are mine, and what your favorite pasta dish is (and if your gluten-free … I’m sorry. I’m so, so sorry.)! Talk to you then!😉

 

Beautiful People #20: Appearance

It’s that time again:

Beautiful People #20: Appearance

Yup. (If you don’t know what that is, click the picture below!)

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I’m doing Acacia, one of my favorite characters from Broken Reflections. She’s friends with Paige Sark, and is a little mystery whom I love.🙂collageAcacia.jpg

Her power is still to be kept a secret, but it’s awesome!

Now, without further adieu!


Give a brief overview of their looks. (Include a photo if you want!)

433851b48e64a7feddb3c82ead0a5870She has long, dark – nearly black – hair, blue or pale green eyes, she’s not pale, but she’s not tanned, exactly, either. She’s thirteen (I know, that’s not an appearance), and, you know what? That picture right there

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is her perfectly. Well, I’m still undecided as to if she has long, layered hair, or short, choppily cut hair.

Share a snippet that involves description of their appearance.

“As in the  one that Andy knows?” I stepped closer, trying to get a better glimpse at the girl.
She had black hair that barely reached her ears. It was cut hazardously, falling in front of her piercing blue eyes.

So .. basically what I’ve already said.😉

What is the first thing people might notice about them?

She’s always carrying around a THICK book (she only likes 450+ pages books…).

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… Except at the wrist on a 13 yr. old girl’s arm.

Oh, and, I just (sort of) decided that she has tattoos. On her left wrist she has rings/bands, and on her right forearm, she has swirly stuff.

What are their unique features? (Ex: freckles, big ears, birthmark, scars, etc.)

Really soft, black hair. She has very “soft” facial features, her tattoos. Etc.

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Little Acacia – except, she doesn’t have her ears pierced.

How tall are they? What is their build (Ex: stocky, slender, petite, etc.)

She’s 5’6 (ish). Acacia’s slender, but not skinny. Well, you know what I mean. Right?

What is their posture like? How do they usually carry themselves?

Acacia always has a slight slouch, and seems very timid upon first meeting her.

Your character has been seen on a “lazy day” (free from usual routine/expectations): what are they wearing and how do they look?

Leggings and a t-shirt. And she’s usually pretty well-put looking.

Do they wear glasses, accessories, or jewelry on a regular basis? Do they have any article of clothing or accessory that could be considered their trademark?

She’ll wear a necklace or rings, but that’s about it accessory-wise.

Umm… Not really. I guess that she’s always wearing pants (skinny jeans or leggings).

9d2ae58ddccddefddc7c99da2458f8b9Have they ever been bullied or shamed because of their looks? Explain!

Nooo… not really. For … reasons, she didn’t go to school and was always very isolated.

Are they happy with how they look? If they could change anything about their appearance, what would it be?

Acacia’s one of those people who don’t care one way or the other. I mean, she doesn’t really think herself pretty, but she doesn’t think herself not pretty, either… She doesn’t really think about it, honestly.

Maybe … her eyes. She’d really like black eyes or a darker complexion.


How’d you all like This round of Beautiful People? Who do you think I should do for September’s Edition??? Comment below on what you think of Acacia so far (she may show up again)!

Book Review (I’m too lazy to come up with a post title … oh wait, I just did!)

Heeeey everyone! Haven’t I been doing so well at posting frequently??? You people reading this: ‘Cause you’re awesome!!! Aww, why thank you!

So (have you noticed how often I start a paragraph with so??), today is another mini-review. Yes, I know, they’re not my best posts, but eh!

(And I was also told that I didn’t need to read the beginning of this series to read this one, and they were right!)


The Review: DAWN AT EMBERWILDE by Sarah E. Ladd

25863713Isabel Creston never dared to dream that love could be hers. Now, at the edge of a forest filled with dark secrets, she faces a fateful choice between love and duty.

For as long as she can remember, beautiful and free-spirited Isabel has strained against the rules and rigidity of the Fellsworth School in the rolling English countryside. No longer a student, Isabel set her sights on a steady yet unexciting role as a teacher at the school, a safe yet stifling establishment that would provide her a steady environment to care for her younger sister Lizzie, who was left in her care after her father’s death.

The unexpected arrival of a striking stranger with news of unknown relatives turns Isabel’s small, predictable world upside down, sweeping her and her young charge into a labyrinth of intrigue and hidden motives.

At her new family’s invitation, Isabel and Lizzie relocate to Emberwilde, a sprawling estate adjacent to a vast, mysterious wood rife with mysterious rumors and ominous folklore—along with whispers of something far more sinister. And perhaps even more startling, two handsome men begin pursuing Isabel, forcing her to learn the delicate dance between attraction, the intricate rules of courtship, and the hopes of her heart.

At Emberwilde, Isabel will discover that the key to unlocking the mystery of her past may also open the door to her future and security. But first she must find it—in the depths of Emberwilde Forest.


The Good:

So, I think as most of you know, I’m very much a sci-fi/fantasy person (with a mix of dystopian in it). I’m not usually a historical romance person … BUT. Recently I’ve been finding some good ones (meaning, like, two)!

This was one of them!

There were times that it was a teensy bit (or a lot) predictable. And some other stuff – which I will list below – but the good really outweighed the bad!

AND THE PRETTY COVER!!

I really happened to like Colin: He was nice and sweet and stuff, but also smart and responsible.

It had a nice feel to it, but it still was very logical and everything that happened, actually could’ve happened.

Also, the writing had a very 1800s feel, which was nice.🙂

The Bad:

So, despite really liking it, it took me, like, SIX WHOLE DAYS to read this. To put this into perspective: I normally would take 2-3 days to read this. I liked it, but I couldn’t really “get into it” in a way.

I didn’t care for Isabel (she seemed a bit whiny to me, in a way) or Mr. Bradford (who was “I’m perfect and amazing in every way” straight from the beginning) or really any other character, which was unfortunate.

Just from reading about it, it seems like there’d be a TOUCH of fantasy … but alas, no.

And this was supposedly a Christian book, but it just seemed kinda tacked on.😦


Overall, I really enjoyed this book, and recommend it to you all who like historical Christian romances!

Four Stars ∗∗∗∗
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Thank you, BookLook Bloggers for the book! All opinions are my own blah, blah, blah, etc., etc., etc.


Does this seem like a book you enjoy? Do you like mini-reviews (or what kind of post would you like to see in the future)? Like always, comment below!🙂

Cover Reveal for … You’ll Find Out!!

(This post is later in the day then it was suppose to be … um, sorry???)

Guys …it’s time for ANOTHER COVER REVEAL!!! *cue fangirling*

What? You say you can’t fangirl when you don’t know the book?? Fine.

The book is

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LADY DRAGON, TELA DU

Yayayayayayay!!!!

(You can find my review for the first book, Water Princess, Fire Prince HERE.)

So, first some stuff about the author (’cause I’m nice like that😉 ).


The Author

47-IMG_5944Kendra E. Ardnek is a homeschool graduate who picked up a pen at an early age and never put it down. The eldest of four, she makes her home in the Piney Woods of East Texas with her parents, younger siblings, giant herd of giraffes, and honor guard of nutcrackers.

The Book

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Two girls with twisted fate
One in purple, one in red
One shall speak the other’s death
Who shall win their final war?
Lady Dragon or Tela Du?

Amber, the Lady Dragon, has been promised a fifty-year reign over Rizkaland and nothing can stop her from claiming it. But when you’ve lived six thousand years, fifty is such a pitiful number. Only one person can keep her from making this reign permanent – the Tela Du, a girl who shall share Amber’s face.

The last thing Petra wants is a magical world interrupting her plans for a normal life, let alone an ultimate battle against the Lady Dragon with only one prophesied survivor. She has her childhood best friend, Reuben, at her side, but she’s not sure if he’s more of a help or a hindrance right now. Though she’d much prefer to just return home and forget about this whole crazy affair, things change when she discovers that the world has surprising connections to her own family – including her sister who disappeared without a trace two years before. Still, Rizkaland can’t possibly expect her to risk her very life, can it?


And……..

Links!!

Haha. Yup.😛

And, just to give you all something else along with this reveal… a small bit of what I think about on the first three parts of LDTD.


So, if you’re wondering, I got the chance to beta LDTD, and I’ve read through the first 3 parts of the book and … it’s awesome!!!!

Really guys!!! It’s just——– SO MANY SHIPPABLE PEOPLE AND ROMANCES. And you get some POV from our villain, Amber. And, of course, the Tela Du, Petra, is just BRILLIANT.

And Rueben.

Guys, Rueben.

He reads fantasy books and puts up with and loves Petra and is just awesome. Plus, he and Petra are just plain ol’ adorable together!

I’m definitely liking it better than WPFP … lots more of grin-like-an-idiot-and-get-odd-looks-from-people moments. Ummm, no, I do not speak from experience. Why on earth would you say that????????

Anyways. Yes. So. Good. And the SHIPS!!!!


cf35423a0778dd61f873597e2cb93ea2Note from Kendra: This was for a secondary character who played an … interesting role in the last part of the book. There are a lot of spoilers surrounding this character, but suffice to say that they allowed their wounds to lead them to doing something they regretted. 


Okay, now I will FINALLY let you see the cover!😛

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Okay, now I really will.

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Soooo …. do you guys like it?? Very colorful and pretty, huh? I just LOVE the yellow texture stuff … whatever it’s called.😉


Snippet!!!!

“You know, I’m actually rather impressed with you, Amber. You haven’t turned into a dragon once since you set foot in Rizkaland. At least not when I’ve been watching, and I rather suspect that word would reach me if you had…”

Granite was standing in the doorway again. She sighed. “Can’t you be doing something useful?”

“Unfortunately, you don’t trust me to do any of your dirty work,” answered Granite. “Which is fair enough, because I refuse to do it anyway. So I’m making an observation instead.”

“Granite, I’m very busy at the moment.”

“Clearly. You’ve been busy for the last few months. I’ve barely seen you.”

Amber shook her head. “Oh, go bemoan your fate somewhere else. I’ve things to do.

 


Lastly in this post, a list of all the other people doing the reveal (others are doing interviews and fun things … so check it out! You don’t know what you’ll find!).

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https://clairembanschbach.wordpress.com
thefloweringvales.blogspot.com
https://authorhopeann.com/
http://elvishpensfantasticalwritings.blogspot.com
writtenrest.wordpress.com
www.morganhuneke.blogspot.com
Www.readwritelaughdance.wordpress.com
www.ReviewsbySoleil.blogspot.com
http://www.jayelknight.blogspot.com
http://BookishOrchestrations.blogspot.com
https://writinganyone.wordpress.com/
scatteredjournalpages.com
http://sutorinohana.blogspot.com/
http://wildroseleblonde.blogspot.com/
http://agwerff.blogspot.com/
thesplendorfalls.blogspot.com
http://annasbrie.blogspot.com.au/
Humoroushannah.blogspot.com


So. Yes. That’s the reveal! Check out the links and stuff! (Also, to justify the torturous wait that I put you all through, while I was typing up this post, it said “draft failed” (words a blogger NEVER wants to see), and I panicked ’cause it only showed me my first three sentences. Yikes. But I just closed the tab and found the draft elsewhere. Yay!) What do you think of the cover? Have you read this series before? Comment below and let me know!

I am Forced to Pick a Favorite Book (thanks a lot, Gabriela)

Hey everybody!!! How’s it going?

So. Yep. I  am forced to pick a favorite book due to Gabriela.

I was tagged for a tag called the Bookish Book Lover tag (I did it on my other blog over here a little while ago). And I was tagged by Gabriela (thanks! Maybe.😛 ). And one of the questions was to pick a favorite read of this year. (Okay, I know that it’s not as bad as books of ever, and I KNOW that I’m not counting rereads … but still!)

Anyways. Shall we begin?


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1) What Book Are You Currently Reading?

Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah E. Ladd.

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2) What’s The Last Book You Finished?

26793603Twinepathy by C.B. Cook.

So, we went to my grandparents for a night, and I realized that *gaps* I left my phone! Now, normally that wouldn’t bother me, except …. THAT WAS WHAT I WAS READING DAWN AT EMBERWILDE (the book that I was – and am – currently reading) ON SO I COULDN’T READ A BOOK.

Well … lucky me that I’m a pretty big bookworm and had brought Twinepathy (which I had already read and loved and had just bought it) and Cress, which was a library book. Yep. There’s a story for y’all!🙂

 

3) Favorite Book You Read This Year?

Ooh! Ooh! Yeah, not happening.

Fine.

Twinepathy by C.B. Cook and Illusionarium by Heather Dixon.

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4) What Genre Have You Read Most This Year?

Fantasy!!! 37.

(Although, some different books that I didn’t count, I wasn’t sure if they counted as fantasy or not … so who knows. Really the count is, I think, 39 or 40, but I loved this picture.😛 )

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5) What Genre Have You Read Least This Year?

Romance (still). Umm…. 5.

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(Hey! When I found this picture, I didn’t realize that there were 5 books in the picture!😛 )

6) What Genre Do You Want To Read More Of?

Historical and classics, the good ol’ stuff.

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7) How Many Books Have You Read This Year, And What’s Your Goal?
I’ve read 65 and my goal is 100. Don’t doubt that I’ll win this. I will win this. Trust me.
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8) What’s The Last Book You Bought?
There are a few that I bought within a few days of each other last week, so I’ll just include all of them.😉
Paralyzed Dreams + Twinepathy (C.B. Cook), Artemis Fowl (Eoin Colfer), First Date (Krista McGee), The Last Battle (C.S. Lewis), The Grasshopper King (Jordan Ellenberg), The Crown’s Game (Evelyn Skye), and lastly Illusionarium (Heather Dixon).
Yeah … I had some Amazon gift cards from Christmas and also went on Thrift Books….😛
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9) What Book Are You Saving Up To Buy Next?

Considering that I just got a whole bunch, it’ll be awhile before I get anymore.

But I’d like Samara’s Peril + Half-Blood (Jaye L. Knight) and Defy (Tricia Mingerink).

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10) How Many Books Did You Check Out Last Library Visit?

One, unfortunately. I only got The Hidden Oracle by Rick Riordan.

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11) What’s A Book You Can’t Wait To Read?

The Crown’s Game (Evelyn Skye), First Date (Krista McGee), Deliver (Tricia Mingerink), Exiles (Jaye L. Knight), Silver Rose (Shantelle Mary Hannu), and A Time to Rise (Nadine Brandes).

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12) What’s A Series You’d Recommend to Everyone?

Ahh. I’ll do the typical blogger thing to recommend (at least the ones in my blogging circle).

The Ilyon Chronicles (Jaye L. Knight), The Blades of Acktar (Tricia Mingerink), Dragons in Our Midst (Bryan Davis), Out of Time trilogy (Nadine Brandes), Percy Jackson and the Olympians (Rick Riordan), IDIA (C.B. Cook), and The Chronicles of Narnia (C.S. Lewis).

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13) Who’s An Author You’re Hoping Writes More?

Shantelle Mary Hannu and Heather Dixon.

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Techinically they’re both writing a book right now … but I’m not a very patient little person.😛

14) A Few Books Your Heart Adores?

A Dream Not Imagined by Shantelle Mary Hannu, Omega Dragon + Raising Dragons +The Bones of Makaidos by Bryan Davis, Resistance by Jaye L. Knight, Dare by Tricia Mingerink, and The Lighting Thief by Rick Riordan.

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Yes. Most of these are the firsts in my favorite series. I’ve got problems I’m perfectly normal.
15) What Series’s Coming Conclusion Makes You Sad?

Out of Time, The Blades of Acktar, and IDIA (I know, I know, only one book’s out … but still).

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16) What Books Are On Your Wish-List?

Samara’s Peril + Half-Blood (Jaye L. Knight), Defy (Tricia Mingerink), The Giver (Lois Lowry), books 3-12 in the Ranger’s Apprentice series (John Flanagan), A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (Betty Smith), The World of the Beasts (Kaitlyn Deann), The Word Changers (Ashlee Willis), and finally My Fair Godmother (Jeannette Rallison).

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So … did I overwhelm you with book covers? Are you going to read them now? YOU’D BETTER. Erm, at least, the ones I love of course! And only if you want to (but, you really do have no choice). What are some books on your wishlist?? Comment below!!!