Back in October, Emily at Embuhlee liest and Shivalika at Brown Eyed Musings created the Pixar Book Tag, another bookish fun post for us online booklovers. Emily tagged me to do it so here I am, finally getting to it. Thanks Em!
– A book where you wanted the characters to come to life.
The Raven Boys by Maggie Stiefvater. I wouldn’t mind if Blue and her mom came to life so her mom could read my fortune.
A Bug’s Life
– Big beautiful butterfly. Name a character that goes through a wonderful transformation or development arc.
Taran from the Chronicles of Prydain series by Lloyd Alexander. I’m now on the last book in the series — called The High King — and within a few pages, one can see how much Taran has matured since the first book.
– Name a book where a strong or scary character develops a soft spot for someone else.
Spoiler: I forgot which book this occurs but in Christopher Paolini’s Inheritance Cycle series, Murtagh develops feelings for Nasuada and vice versa.
– P. Sherman 42 Wallaby Way, Sydney. Name a book that has an address or other quote within that’s been burned into your memory forever.
I have a faulty memory when it comes to recalling words so I don’t have an answer for this. That’s why I’ve dedicated a page on my blog to quotes I like but won’t remember.
– Name the coolest book family.
I tried very hard to think of another family but I kept coming back to the Weasleys. Maybe they really are the best, or maybe I need to read more books. I don’t know. But I can’t think of a better book family.
– 1, 2, and now 3. Name a book that keeps getting sequels that you feel are not needed.
I have two answers. The first is the Wheel of Time series by Robert Jordan, which is now complete at freaking 14 books. I’m very sure that this series could have been shortened. From what I’ve read thus far (5 books), Jordan includes many unnecessary details that takes up the bulk of the books.
The second answer pertains not to a series but to supplemental stories and tips and that’s the Harry Potter series. I love the books, don’t like the movies much, and Pottermore is cool. I would like to know more about the world and read more stories set in it but all the extras that Rowling releases every now and then takes away from the magic of the books.
– Name a book whose main character is not a human nor a humanoid figure.
The Call of the Wild by Jack London. The main character in this story is a dog called Buck.
– Name a book that made you feel lonely.
I don’t know. I can’t recall a book that made me feel lonely. TV shows and movies sometimes have that effect on me, especially ones where the main character has lots and lots of friends. Though, if I had that many friends, I’d probably get a headache.
– Name a book whose characters you became very quickly emotionally invested in.
Saga. It’s a comic book so it’s a quick read, but from volume one I was invested in the main characters’ stories.
– Name a book with a strong mother/daughter relationship
Probably John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars. It’s the only one I could think of. If that doesn’t work, then my answer is the TV show Gilmore Girls. I really can’t think of a book that fits this question.
– Name a book that you would say could be one of your core memories.
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and all of the Song of the Lioness books by Tamora Pierce.
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