Book Tag – How I Choose My Books

A shoutout and thank you to Darque Dreamer for hitting ya boy with a tag.

It was created by The Bookish Underdog, and now it’s time to add my own touch to it!


1. Find a book on your shelves with a blue cover.

What made you pick up the book in the first place?

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Once again, I did not read the synopsis or the genre when choosing to read this novel. Didn’t when I picked it up either.

Based of the cover, I said, “…..I need it”, so I got it. Boom!

 

 


2. Think of a book you didn’t expect to enjoy but did.

Why did you read it in the first place?

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I looked at the cover. I like. I read the synopsis. I kind of liked. I read it. I enjoyed.

That’s how I see it. The MC is a spy. C’mon now, that’s pretty automatic for me to read.

 

 


3. Stand in front of your bookshelf with your eyes closed and pick up a book at random.

How did you discover this book?

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I keep trying to tell y’all my memory is absolute trash. 

I don’t know when I found this book, but I know for sure that I picked it up based on the cover. Look it at. It’s beautiful.

 

 


4. Pick a book that someone personally recommended to you.

What did you think of it?

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One of my all time favorite novel right here. First book I ever put up there with the Harry Potter series. 

It’s that good.

 

 

 


5. Pick a book you discovered through book blogs.

Did it live up to the hype?

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It most definitely did! First book I read in years with a Black MC.

It felt super relatable and real from what I know growing up.

 

 

 


6. Find a book on your shelves with a one word title.

What drew you to this book?

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Cover is nice and I’m a rebel at heart.

I could not pass up a book on rebels rebelling. My nature wouldn’t permit.

 

 

 


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

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Taking it back to the OG’s. This movie led me to find the book, which then led me to become the reader I am today.

I remember it so vividly…..*wipes away nostalgic tears*.

 

 


8. Think of your all-time favorite books.

When did you read these and why did you pick them up in the first place?

 

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I mentioned Harry Potter and The Mysterious Benedict Society, so all I’m left with is the first Percy Jackson book.

I literally just found this in the library one day, which I stole might I add. Don’t judge me. I know I didn’t have to tell, but y’all don’t have to judge either so ha!

About two weeks later the movie aired. I had good timing. Still have that same book today *memories*

 


I TAG:

Allison Allison in Bookland

Louise Book Murmuration

Lindsay Singer of Stories

 

Anyone can do this tag! Link me back to it so I can read it if you do!

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