Happy Saturday everyone! Today I have the honour of writing a post for the Entertainer Blogger Award, which I was nominated for by the wonderful Ally, who is the one of the kindest people I’ve met through blogging. Huge hugs to her, because I am thrilled once again and can’t wait to answer her questions!
- Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.
- Add the rules so others can follow.
- Answer the questions that have been asked.
- Nominate a handful of entertaining bloggers.
What was your favourite book you had to read for school?
I would love to cheat and say either Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince or Brokeback Mountain, but in full disclosure, I chose to read those books and write essays on them myself. For books that were part of the curriculum, I really enjoyed reading The Crucible in high school and Antigone in university.
Describe your aesthetic. Pictures appreciated (but not required).
My personal aesthetic is kind of a combination of hygge, Rubeus Hagrid’s hut, Swedish interior design, and mid-century modern. Some of those things are contrasting, but I make it work.
What’s your favourite thing to cook or bake?
I’m just learning how to cook but I have always loved baking, and I make really great chocolate chip cookies. They say that to impress you should always have one mastered recipe, and that is mine.
What’s one topic that you always want to read more of?
This past June I set myself a Pride Month TBR, and I really really enjoyed it. I had read some books with an LBGT theme before, but it opened my eyes to how many amazing books featuring LGBT main characters are out there, and how we should continue bringing them up to the forefront.
If you wrote a book, what would you want the cover to look like?
Definitely no human models, that’s for sure. At least, not unless it was a fantasy and they were surrounded by magic or something. I’m just not a fan of them. It would obviously depend on the type of book I had written, but I would love some great typography with complementing yet bright colours. I’m super into the cover for Girls of Paper and Fire at the moment, so perhaps that would influence it. However, I might also choose a famous painting, because I love covers that do that, too.
What’s one popular book or series you probably won’t read?
I wasn’t planning on reading the Folk of the Air series, but then I got The Cruel Prince in a book box and was selected to receive an ARC of The Wicked King, so that’s out the window. I did try to read Throne of Glass, but wasn’t really into it. I think I’ll probably try again, but the jury’s still out on that one.
Thanks for the lovely questions, Ally!
For this award, I nominate:
- Kat @ Novels and Waffles, who will charm you with her super-cute graphics that will make you want to whip up some waffles REAL BAD
- Olivia @ Purely Olivia, who loves Harry Potter (the character) and Hamilton, two of the things that lead straight to my heart
- Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews, who is the closest thing to a real life Disney Princess
- Melanie @ Mel to the Any, who read every single Cassandra Clare book just this year in anticipation of Queen of Air and Darkness, which I am perpetually in awe of
- Elise @ The Bookish Actress, who understands the importance of the Broadway show Waitress which is all I really expect of everyone
I don’t know what constitutes a handful, but these are all wonderful bloggers and you should definitely follow them, because I always have a great time reading their posts! Now, my questions:
- If you could play any fictional character in a film adaptation, who would it be?
- Which two characters would you want to be your parents, if you had to replace your own?
- What is one genre/trope/theme that you would love to read more about, but are struggling to find books on?
- Would you rather stay in your own world, or choose a fictional world to visit and never return?
- What time of day do you usually prefer to read?
- Do you like bingeing a book series all at once, or stretching it out?