“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” - Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Thursday, January 28, 2016

25 Bookish Facts About Me

I was scrolling through YouTube yesterday and saw that JesseTheReader uploaded a video called 25 Bookish Facts About Me and it looked like a lot of fun.
If you want to check out Jesse's video click HERE
Enjoy!!

1. I have never had a full sized bookshelf
2. I have books on two small bookshelves, but most of my books are put away in totes - yes it's heartbreaking.
3. My favorite book as a pre-teen was Are You There God, It's Me Margaret by Judy Blume
4. Twilight was the first book I ever bought off of Amazon
5. Breaking Dawn was the first (and only) book that I've ever pre-ordered
6. The Twilight saga is the only book to movie franchise where I've seen every film in theaters
7. Sometimes I get addicted to my kindle and only want to read on there
8. I once bought about 30 books for under $10 at my library and my local thrift store
9. My favorite book to movie adaptation is The Perks of Being a Wallflower (TFIOS is second)
10. Nicholas Sparks was the first adult author I remember reading (I was in 8th grade and I read A Bend in The Road)
11. I saw The Hunger Games movie 3 times in theaters
12. Perks of Being a Wallflower is the first movie (aside from Titanic) that made me cry in the theater
13. I love to listen to music while I read, preferably John Mayer
14. I used to have a YouTube channel where I did bookish videos but I took it down after about 2 videos
15. I almost went to an author event where I could have met Jay Crownover and Cora Carmack but I made plans to see a boy instead. Worst decision ever.
16. I was a beta reader for Sarah Billington and I'm in the acknowledgments in Over It (so freaking cool)
17. This is my third year doing my blog and everyday I love it more
18. I started writing a book when I was 17ish but I never finished it
19. I have so many books on my kindle I can't download any more
20. I used to wish I was Belle from Beauty and The Beast because not only does she get Beast but she also gets that huge library
21. I once read TFIOS in one night
22. I've never read Harry Potter
23. My book collection started when I was very young courtesy of my mom who would buy me a golden book every time we went to the grocery store (as long as I was a good girl) ;)
24. I have a library card for 3 different libraries
25. My son is only 5 months old and I've already taken him to the library :)


6 comments:

  1. I tried to listen to music while I read when I was younger, but got annoyed when I got too invested in the story and didn't hear the music.

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    1. Sometimes if I'm not really into the story it becomes a problem. But that's why I usually play John Mayer because his music is pretty relaxing and it doesn't distract me much. I've also gotten a bit better at choosing books.

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  2. You haven't read Harry potter?
    Whyyyy?
    Read it!!!

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    1. Hahaha I know!! I need to get on it. I think I've been putting it off because I don't want it to be over. Silly, huh?

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  3. So many people were into Harry Potter when it came out, I didn't start to read it until the 4th or 5th movie, and that was only because I had no idea what was going on

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    1. I know!! I've seen most of the movies and love them all. I know the books are supposed to be incredible, I just don't want that experience to be over.

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