It’s Halloween!! Wooo…woooo…ooooo…ooo…o. Out of breath so—
Well, I was tagged to do two different Halloween book tags so I decided to combine them into one post. Aren’t I smart? I think so. 😀 Lol. This works out great for me because this post will be the only Halloween-related thing I do today other than watch a few scary movies. So let’s hop to them.
For this first Halloween Book Tag, I was tagged by Embulee liest and the Orang-utan Librarian. Thank you both! I’ve linked to both their posts so you can hop on over to see their responses to the questions. The original post is here.
Carving pumpkins: What book would you carve up and light on fire?
I choose two. The first is Party of One: The Loners’ Manifesto by Anneli Rufus, which I couldn’t bear to continue reading. I thought I would love the book but I ended up hating it and wishing I hadn’t bought it. I tried to hold out, hoping it would get better, but it didn’t so I DNF’ed it. The second, which I also did not finish, is The Wolf of Wall Street by Jordan Belfort, I didn’t like how it’s written. I preferred the movie.
Trick or treat: What character is a treat, what character is a trick?
Betty from the Rat Queens comics. I love Betty. She’s so cute and funny and she always has treats — candy, drugs, drinks, whatever you fancy. She’s a treat that gives treats.
Mat from the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan. Mat relies on tricks and luck to get out of tight spots. I didn’t like his character at first but as the series go on, he grew on me. I think his character would have been way better and more complex if we couldn’t tell if he’s really good or bad, and there was potential for that.
Candy corn: What book is always sweet?
Well, of course, I have to say Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone but I’ll also mention In the Hand of the Goddess from the Song of the Lioness series by Tamora Pierce.
Ghosts: What character would you love to visit you as a ghost?
I don’t like ghosts. They scare me. But if I have to choose, I’d say Uncle Iroh from Avatar: The Last Airbender. Yes, I know, I kind of cheated with this answer but of all the characters I thought of, I think it would be cool to sit down with Uncle Iroh and get some advice.
Actually, a visit from Blue’s mom (The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater) wouldn’t be too bad either. I could use an accurate fortune telling.
Dressing up in costume: What character would you want to be for a day?
Hmm… Black Widow (as played by Scarlett Johansson) or any other badass, female action hero.
Wizards and witches: What is your favorite Harry Potter moment?
Umm… Probably when Harry finally got to read his Hogwarts letter… or when he went to Diagon Alley for the first time… or when he saw/explored Hogwarts for the first time… or when he went to the Quidditch World Cup. I love first impressions.
Blood and gore: What book was so creepy that you had to take a break from it for awhile?
That’s easy: The Curse of Crow Hollow by Billy Coffey. If you haven’t read it, you should go read it now. It’s great. I loved it. It’s not too scary but I scare easy so I had to take a break.
And now for the second Halloween Book Tag. This is a new tag that was recently created by Michelle at Book Adventures. I was tagged by Ariana, the Quirky Book Nerd. Thank you so much!! 😀 And away we go…
Favorite scary must read for Halloween
I don’t read many scary stories so I didn’t have much choices for this question. But I think I’ll go with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and Other Macabre Tales by Washington Irving. The stories in this one are Gothic with supernatural elements and are fun to read.
Scariest book cover, like ever…
Daughters Unto Devils by Amy Lukavics and any other book cover where the figure is staring at me in a menacing way. Yes, this one is looking at me through all that hair.
If you could pick any author to go trick or treating with, who would you pick?
Umm… I don’t pay much attention to authors to know whether or not I’d like to go trick or treating with them so I’m skipping this one.
If you could dress up as any bookish character for Halloween, who would you be?
Hmm… let’s see. I’d go as Dee from the Rat Queens comics. There are only two bind-up volumes of the comics out but from what I’ve read thus far, she seems bookish and a badass. Plus she’s sexy too. Yea, I’d be Dee. 🙂
If you could find anything, from any book, in your trick or treat stash, what would you hope to find?
Hogwarts: A History by Bathilda Bagshot. There’s so much I’d love to know.
In what fictional world would you like to go trick or treating?
The Harry Potter world of course, when the menace of Voldemort has passed. I think I’d get some awesome tricks and treats.
What book villain would you not like to meet alone in a dark alley on Halloween?
The friggin Others a.k.a the White Walkers from the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R.R. Martin. Why? Because they’re cold and spread cold and I hate cold.
Would you rather dress up as a vampire, zombie, werewolf, or a shadowhunter?
I’ve only read one of Cassandra Clare’s books and I doubt I’ll read the others BUT I would dress up as a shadowhunter. I love sexy outfits and tatts so yea. I would have a motorcycle too.
Pick a candy (just one) from Harry Potter that you would love to find in your stash?
Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour Beans. I would have so much fun trying them!
What is your favorite Halloween candy?
Chocolates and lollipops. Yum!
That was fun. I’m going to tag these awesome bloggers to do either tag or both, if they feel like it:
…and everyone who sees this post!
Happy Halloween! 😀