Book Blogger Test

Melinda from purpleslobinrecovery nominated me for this award which I am proud to receive as I am a book lover myself.  Thank you, Lucy

 

Rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and add a link to their blog.
  2. Answer the questions asked on this post.
  3. Nominate at least five people to do it also.
  4. Let your nominees know you nominated them.

Questions

  1. What are your three book pet peeves ?

I sometimes wish I could rewrite the ending myself. It would be so different- so that means if the ending is not what I expected, it would bother me.

Sometimes I wonder how some books got published or how some authors even got the story they wrote. What do they have in their brain ? Isn’t there a thing called self- censorship ?

I read a book recently on my trip back from home – The Matsya Curse- this book I wish I had never purchased or read. The story line is so unclear, what did the author want to say ?

Sometimes I find the writers are so fed up with their characters by about the middle of the book, that they want to end it somehow. Perhaps they were under a strict deadline or something, and they just hurry on till the ending. Have you ever faced that ?

2. Describe your favorite reading spot ?

An old sofa in my room, if the weather is cold and the room comfortable. At other times, it can be a waiting area- book reading is what keeps me through a wait period.

3. Tell us three book confessions.

I have been guilty of throwing books in the dustbin because I felt such books should not be in circulation. I am an emotional reader. I don’t cry when I read books  but books affect me and my thoughts. There are times when I like the anti-hero better than the hero of the story. I have read upto 3 books a day at one day- those are the happiest days of my life. I am sad these days as I require my reading glasses to read books and they are often misplaced and I lose out on valuable reading time.

4. When was the last time I cried when I read a book ?

I can’t remember when I ever did.

5.  How many books are there by your bedside table ?

At least 9 and they are all bedtime simple books, books I have read a 100 times before but they are simple, with an old world charm. Paddington wins the prize always.

6. What is your favorite snack to eat while reading ?

Peanut cookies, homemade, which my mum used to make as a child

7. Describe how much books mean to you in just three words ?

Books are rejuvenating.

8. Nominating just 5 people to carry on the award.

  1. Ritu from butismileanyway.com
  2. Deborah Crocker : Talking to my weight loss counselor 
  3. Deborah Bowman : Bowman author 
  4. Bethany K

One thought on “Book Blogger Test

  1. Thanks for accepting Susie!! I agree with all your pet peeves! I have trashed some books myself!!
    Isn’t it wonderful to have the freedom to read all day!!
    I solve the misplacing my readers dilemma, by having about 5 pairs, that I stash all over the place!!
    I like Paddington Bear too!

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