Tag Thursday: The Estellosaurus Book Tag

I love when I get tagged in one of these, and I especially love when it introduces me to a new blogger to follow. Emma from Bookworm Girl tagged me in this lovely tag, which was created by Estelle from Estellosaurus.

It’s the perfect way to take a little closer look at my bookshelves and my reading habits. Ideal to do now, since the world has been pretty much behind closed doors for the last few months.

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What are you reading at the moment, if you aren’t reading, what have you just finished?

Right now I’m reading Wonderland by Juno Dawson. I got a preview copy from Netgalley and I dove right on in.

What book does everyone love that you just don’t get?

There are a few, but for me it has to be Six of Crows. I’m not really a fantasy reader so it was a mismatch anyway, but no matter how many times I tried (and there were three of them) I couldn’t get into it.

What book or book series deserves its very own Netflix (other streaming sites are available) series?

Luckily a lot of books I enjoy have already been adapted. That said, I would love to see an adaptation of Meg Cabot’s All American Girl. It was one of my favourite books as a teenager, and I would love to see Sam and David’s relationship brought to the screen.

Is there a book you just could not finish? Why?

I’ve started to abandon books a lot more recently, whereas previously I would read on no matter how much I wasn’t enjoying the book. The book I most recently put down was Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston. I know people are loving it but I didn’t get into it at all.

What book is your go to recommendation when someone asks you to suggest a good read?

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. You know a book is good when you take time out of sightseeing to read it.

Is there a book you’ve read multiple times? Why do you keep going back to it?

I’ve read A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens every Christmas since 2016. I find it the perfect book to put me in the mood for Christmas, and it’s a good prequel for watching the Muppets version on Christmas Eve.

What was that one book you had to study at school you would definitely never, ever read again?

I think the only book from my school years I wouldn’t read again is Brian Moore’s Lies of Silence. It’s not a totally awful book, it just really isn’t my usual genre.

Is there a book that stirs a memory for you of a point in your life?

Any time I hear of The BFG I remember reading it as a child with my Dad. It’s a hugely emotive book for me and I always smile when I think of it.

Who is one literary character you’d like to punch in the face?

If I say Umbridge, will I get detention?

If you could re-write the ending of a book, which book would you pick and how would you change it?

I really had to think about this one, but I think I’d go for The Friend Zone by Abbey Jimenez. I felt the ending was a real kick in the teeth to anyone struggling with the issues raised, and I definitely didn’t enjoy it.

One thought on “Tag Thursday: The Estellosaurus Book Tag

  1. I feel the same way about The BFG!!! ❤ It was my favorite book when I was younger and I have such lovely memories of my elementary school teachers reading it aloud to us.

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