Characters of the Year Book Tag | 2020

Here’s a tag to give a shout-out to the characters I read about and watched in 2020.

I believe this tag was created by Amanda, A Brighter Shade of Hope, at least that’s what I said in my previous posts of this tag; but Amanda’s tag link no longer works. Maybe it was taken down. I mention all this because I like to credit those who create the tags, and I really think she created this one. So…

Favorite male character of the year

Maia

That’s Maia the half-goblin from The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison. It’s a fantasy novel about a young half-goblin, Maia, who suddenly becomes emperor when his father died. Maia is just the sweetest. He’s pretty naïve when he becomes emperor, and it shows. I love that we get to follow along as he grows and becomes more competent and confident in his position.

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Stuck at Home Book Tag

Hey y’all! 😀

Being stuck at home and having to work from home since, like, March is starting to get to me again because a few days ago, I started singing my favorite song from the Hobbit soundtrack — “Misty Mountains” by Richard Armitage — to the cat, so… Here’s a book tag! Lol!

I’m really excited to say that I was tagged for this, yes indeedy! I was tagged by the wonderful Rae of Rae’s Reads and Reviews, and the tag was created by Ellyn at Allonsythornraxx.

(Btw, if you’re interested, I did a similar tag a while back — Stay at Home Book Tag. If you’re looking for more book tags to do, check out my list of them here. I’ve done a ton over the years, lol.)

What are you currently reading?

Well, I have a couple stuff going at the moment…

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Summer Vibes Book Tag

It’s hot. It’s humid. I’m sweating profusely and dying of thirst, but boy do love the constant sunshine and warmth. 😀

That’s why I’ve decided to do the Summer Vibes Book Tag, which I found over on Kristin Kraves Books. The tag was created by Deanna, the Comfy Reader.

Island Songs by Alex Wheatle

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Six Degrees of Fantasy Separation: Lord of the Rings to the Oddling Prince

After seeing Imyril’s Six Degrees of Separation post for Wyrd & Wonder (inspired by Kate’s meme over on Books Are My Favourite and Best), I decided to give it a go too although I felt daunted by the task because I never remember details about books for posts like this. I always draw a blank. (How will I connect one book to another?)

Well, I don’t know if I did it right, but here’s my attempt at it. I pulled up the virtual version of my bookshelves and set it to the fantasy books to help me out.

The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

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Book Tag Week: Dragon Book Tag

Guess what I’m posting today?

Yep, it’s another post for BOOK TAG WEEK and since this is Wyrd & Wonder month, it will be fantasy-themed (no guarantee that all answers will be fantasy-related).

Today I’m doing the Dragon Book Tag created by booktuber the Dragon Queen’s Lair. Some of the categories have two questions, but I only did the first ones in the set. Anyway, to the tag!!

Uncle Iroh a.k.a. Dragon of the West

Amphiptere: a book that was too much for one story and should have picked one topic

Tess of the Road by Rachel Hartman

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Book Tag Week: Fantasy Book Tag

BOOK TAG WEEK!!!

Wyrd & Wonder!!!

Another book tag!!

Let’s go!

Today I’m doing the Fantasy Book Tag, which I found on Reading Madness/Through Bookshelves.

What is the longest fantasy series that you have ever read?

the Realm of the Elderlings series by Robin Hobb

Okay, yeah, I spent the entire tag yesterday talking about Robin Hobb’s books and my intention today was to give y’all a break from them, but… I hardly ever complete the series I start. If it wasn’t for my buddy-read with Emily from Embuhleeliest, I probably would have gotten distracted from completing the Realm of the Elderlings series. It is the longest series I’ve completed thus far.

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Book Tag Week: Quick Fire Fantasy Tag

And I’m back again for another Wyrd & Wonder BOOK TAG WEEK.

This time I’m doing the Quick Fire Fantasy Tag, which was created by the Bookworm Dreamer. I consider myself tagged by Lisa at Way Too Fantasy because I found the tag on her blog.

5-star book

The Golden Fool by Robin Hobb

Of course, the first book to pop in my head is one by Robin Hobb from her Realm of the Elderlings series, which is absolutely fantastic. The Golden Fool is the second novel in the Tawney Man trilogy and it’s one of my favorites about Fitz and the Fool’s adventures.

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Book Tag Week: Fantasy Tropes Book Tag

BOOK TAG WEEK continues!! 😀

This whole week I’m posting nothing but fantasy-themed book tags to celebrate Wyrd & Wonder, a month-long celebration in May of all things fantasy. However, although all the tags will be fantasy-themed, not all the books I mention will be fantasy because I haven’t read enough of them. (I spend too much time rereading, lol.)

Today, I’m doing the Fantasy Tropes Book Tag, which I found on Nut Free Nerd and was created by One’s Peculiar.

Lost Princess: A book/series you lost interest in halfway through

The World of Ice & Fire: The Untold History of Westeros and the Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin, Elio M. García Jr., and Linda Antonsson

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Book Tag Week: Get to Know the Fantasy Reader Tag

BOOK TAG WEEK is back again!! 😀 Which means I’m posting nothing but book tags all week long!!

AND!! Since Wyrd & Wonder (a month-long celebration of all things fantasy) is taking place this month and I’m participating in it, all these book tags will be fantasy-themed. I will try to limit my answers to only fantasy books, comics, and shows, but I can’t guarantee that since I haven’t read THAT much fantasy. (I spend way too much time rereading.)

Well, I’ll kick off BOOK TAG WEEK with the Get to Know the Fantasy Reader Tag, which booktuber the Book Pusher adapted from Bree Hill’s Get to Know the Romance Reader Tag.

What is your fantasy origin story? (How you came to read your first fantasy novel)

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Quarantine Book Tag

I found another book tag that touches on current events: the Quarantine Book Tag!!

I found it over on Madame Writer; it was created by booktuber Our BookNook.

Must-Have: a book you *have* to have with you while quarantined

I actually thought about this when the quarantining started. Despite the many books I own and have not read, I stupidly feared I’d run out of books to read and wondered if things get really desperate, which book must I have with me. Well, I didn’t make a decision, and I really couldn’t decide on one book, so I chose

the entire Realm of the Elderlings series by Robin Hobb!!

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