Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Tag:Get to Know Me

I've decided to do a tag, that I discovered on Charlotte Frears  that was originally by Kayley and I thought this would be a great way for you to get to know me a little bit better (besides the 30 days photo challenge) this one is book related let's go!

1. Favorite childhood book?
Harry Potter by J. K Rowling

2. What are you reading right now?
Lots! (very exciting isn't?!)

3. What books do you have on request at the library?

4. Bad book habit?
Reading out loud in my best interpretation of foreign language (I'm working on my accent/s)

5. What do you currently have checked out at the library?
None.I prefer to read them there these days ;))

6. Do you have an e-reader?
Does an app. count?If not then none but if yes then that case I have two a kindle and nook.^_^

7. Do you prefer to read one book at a time, or several at once?
I do prefer one book at a time but sometimes I'd like to read several things at once (I like to multi task)

8. Have your reading habits changed since starting a blog?
A bit..I read quite a lot faster and analyze more.

9. Least favorite book you read this year (so far?)
I dunno perhaps Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins battle royale moments kept on flashing back at me lol :))

10. Favorite book you’ve read this year?
This is a Crazy Planets by Lourd de Veyra

11. How often do you read out of your comfort zone?
Now and then for I like exploring new stuff as well as old ones.

12. What is your reading comfort zone?
Mystery Thriller

13. Can you read on the bus?
No, I get nauseous and headache

14. Favorite place to read?
Bed and Library

15. What is your policy on book lending?
I only lend them to the person I know and trust,please don't highlight,fold anything and give it back on time!

16. Do you ever dog-ear books?
Before I guess when I was young-er but I dunno perhaps sometimes especially if ever I just put my book in my bag in such a hurry I hate when that happens!

17. Do you ever write in the margins of your books?
Some text books

18. Not even with text books?
I just said that look up :))

19. What is your favorite language to read in?
English sometimes Tagalog.

20. What makes you love a book?
Plot, ultimate twist and turn I'm not expecting that's bound to happen.

21. What will inspire you to recommend a book?
If I love it and if I think they might like it as well.

22. Favorite genre?
Classic Mystery

23. Genre you rarely read (but wish you did?)

24. Favorite biography?
Jose Rizal (Philippine National Hero)

25. Have you ever read a self-help book?
I just like to browse on that section

26. Favorite cookbook?
All about Bread (I love bread!)

27. Most inspirational book you’ve read this year (fiction or non-fiction)?
This is a Crazy Planets by Lourd de Veyra

28. Favorite reading snack?
I don't eat while reading.

29. Name a case in which hype ruined your reading experience.
I don't normally dive into the hype I more likely to stay away from them :))

30. How often do you agree with critics about a book?
I do consider their thoughts especially when it comes to my favorite booktubers :D

31. How do you feel about giving bad/negative reviews?
Sad and awful even though sometimes I know I'm just relaying I'm feeling :/

32. If you could read in a foreign language, which language would you choose?
Japanese! XD

33. Most intimidating book you’ve ever read?
History books and The Bible

34. Most intimidating book you’re too nervous to begin?
My classic book collection :x

35. Favorite Poet?
Robert Frost

36. How many books do you usually have checked out of the library at any given time?
5 or so

37. How often have you returned book to the library unread?

38. Favorite fictional character?
Sherlock Holmes and Severus Snape.

39. Favorite fictional villain?

40. Books you’re most likely to bring on vacation?
some text books

41. The longest you’ve gone without reading.
pleasure reading? A year. To be honest I'm always reading whether it's a simple text message,signs and such but ya know you get it ;)

42. Name a book that you could/would not finish.
Sherlock Holmes book II (I don't want it to end :))

43. What distracts you easily when you’re reading?
Social networks,Media

44. Favorite film adaptation of a novel?

45. Most disappointing film adaptation?

46. The most money I’ve ever spent in the bookstore at one time?

47. How often do you skim a book before reading it?
I don't. Cover, reviews, hearsay and blurb please.

48. What would cause you to stop reading a book half-way through?
I forgot

49. Do you like to keep your books organized?
Yes, it's usually by height,series number,author,favorite and such.

50. Do you prefer to keep books or give them away once you’ve read them?
Keep them but I do consider lending them.

51. Are there any books you’ve been avoiding?
Twilight and 50 shades of Grey

52. Name a book that made you angry.
Russian Roulette by Mike Faricy 

53. A book you didn’t expect to like but did?
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

54. A book that you expected to like but didn’t?
same as 52

55. Favorite guilt-free, pleasure reading?
Manga (Graphic Novels) always and forever!

I hope you learned a lot about me from this.
Feel free to do it on your own blog and let me know if you do! :D


  1. Wow! It was fun to learn more about you. Lots of fascinating information. HP is one of my favorite books- but not from childhood- as I didn't read it until I was 24 or 25. Great picks for your favorite characters. :)

    1. Thanks for dropping by and for commenting it's nice to hear in this case read from you ^_^

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