Tag Thursday #15 | GIF-y love tag | 2020 Book Tag | The Selena Gomez book tag | The Bookish Blog Tag | Liebster Award #6 and #7 | An announcement|

Hola comrades! Welcome back to another Tag Thursday! This Thursday we will be doing quite a few fun tags. But before that I would like to thank all the people who have done the JSBT tag. I haven’t been able to like and comment on all of your posts, but thank you so much for doing the tag.

And, I should warn you that this is a really long post. Since I am doing so many tags I will tag people for different tags at the end, so you can easily figure out which tag you were tagged for. I will also tag you below the tag, but also at the end.

In short, if you wish to not read the post and just see which post you have been tagged for check the bottom of the post.

Also, how have you all been doing? It seems as if it has been forever since we have just talked, you know?

GIF-y Love

I was tagged to do this by Nehal @Books and Words. Make sure you go and give her all your love!

Rules:

  1. Thank the person who tagged you and leave a link to their blog.
  2. Mention the creators (Tiction and Nehal).
  3. Make a post, do list the rules.
  4. Use the tag #gif-y-love and choose a GIF you love for each of the provided prompts.
  5. Tag at least 5 people.
  6. That’s it! Make sure you laugh a lot in the process too.

Let’s begin now!

  • I am bored
Boring GIFs | Tenor
  • Current mood
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  • Reading
Reading GIFs | Tenor
  • Sarcastic
GIF - GIF Katy Perry, lovely, sarcasm, sarcastic GIF - Viral Viral Videos
  • Spongebob
Thumbs Up Sponge Bob GIF - ThumbsUp SpongeBob Pop - Discover & Share GIFs | Spongebob  gif, Spongebob cartoon, Cartoon gifs
  • Angry
im still mad abt hans not going thru in 2020 | Cute gif, Cute love cartoons,  Cute bear drawings
  • Scared
Scared GIFs | Tenor
  • Laughing
Noah Centineo Gifs (met afbeeldingen) | Knappe jongens, Jongens,  Achtergronden
I had to.

Hope you enjoyed the GIFs!

I tag:

  1. Lost in Neverland
  2. Amodini’s Musings
  3. The Novel Existence
  4. That One Crazy Girl
  5. The Write Path
  6. The Corner of Laura
  7. ON THE CREATIVE EDGE
  8. most importantly…

YOU!

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2020 Book Tag

I was tagged by the wonderful Madeline over at The Bookish Mutant. Do check out her blog and give it a follow!

Rules:

  • Link back to the original creator, Phoenix @Books With Wings
  • Thank the person who tagged you
  • Answer all the questions 
  • Tag at least 4 people
  • At the bottom, talk about some other books you read in 2020! (this isn’t required, just suggested!)

    Please note: Just because this is a book tag about 2020, the books you talk about do not have to have been read by you in 2020.

PART ONE: BEGINNING OF THE YEAR

  • A book you were really excited for
    A Good Girl’s Guide to Murder and it didn’t disappoint me. At all.
A Good Girl's Guide to Murder by Holly Jackson
  • A book that started out really well
    Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. Y’all gotta admit it. I agree that J.K. Rowling as a person isn’t great but as an author, she is fantastic.
Buy Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Book Online at Low Prices in  India | Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone Reviews & Ratings -  Amazon.in

PART TWO: THE WORLD GOES ON HOLD

  • A book that had an unexpected plot twist
    Gone Girl, for sure. I couldn’t have seen that twist if I was standing 1 cm away with a magnifying glass.
Amazon.in: Buy Gone Girl Book Online at Low Prices in India | Gone Girl  Reviews & Ratings
  • A book where you felt like nothing happened
    The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. Don’t kill me. But, like for the first half of the book, literally nothing happens. I love the idea of the book, but the writing style did not work for me.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V.E. Schwab
  • A book where two main characters were separated
    Empire of Storms. Rowan and Aelin separate in the Empire of Storms. I won’t say anything else for fear of spoilers.
Empire of Storms eBook by Sarah J. Maas | Rakuten Kobo

PART THREE: THE WORLD TRIES TO REOPEN (AND BEGINS A SECOND WAVE OF THE PANDEMIC)

  • A book in which the characters made a bad decision
    Literally??? every??? YA??? Fantasy/contemporary??? book???
    But I will go with Levi from Fangirl wherein he says that both the kisses were a mistake.
Buy Fangirl Book Online at Low Prices in India | Fangirl Reviews & Ratings  - Amazon.in
  • A book with an impatient/overly eager character
    Can I say Hermione from Harry Potter? She was overly eager, wasn’t she?
Best drawing harry potter sketches fan art hermione granger Ideas in 2020 | Hermione  granger art, Harry potter sketch, Harry potter


PART FOUR: THE WORLD ADJUSTS (SORT OF)

  • A book in which the character’s goals change midway
    I think I might go with Meet me at Midnight as first Sidney and Asher aspire to make each other’s life hell but after that they aspire to make their landlady’s life hell.
Meet Me at Midnight by Jessica Pennington


PART FIVE: THE END & LOOKING FORWARDS

  • A book whose sequel you really anticipated/are anticipating
    None. I intend to read book series which have all of their books released- so well.
Lindsey graham none GIF on GIFER - by Granige
  • A book whose sequel was better than the original
    I am gonna choose Ram by Amish as Sita was a heckload better than Ram.
Scion of Ikshvaku & Sita: Ram Chandra Series Combo Pack by Amish: Buy Scion  of Ikshvaku & Sita: Ram Chandra Series Combo Pack by Amish Online at Low  Price in India on
  • A book you read just to finish it (didn’t like it but wanted to finish anyway)
    Since I have already used up Addie LaRue, I will go with the Caraval trilogy.
Caraval, Legendary, and Finale by Stephanie Garber

I tag:

  1. The Monogamist Reader
  2. Fictionally Crazy
  3. The Bookworm’s Paradise
  4. The Bookworm Shelf
  5. Hundreds and Thousands of Books
  6. The Pine-Scented Chronicles
  7. Leah’s Books
  8. The Travelling Reader
  9. A Bolt Out of the Book
  10. *drumroll*

YOU!

Yes You GIFs | Tenor

The Selena Gomez Book Tag

I was tagged to do this by the creator Nehal @Books and Words. So, I don’t listen to Selena Gomez often, but I do enjoy listening to her music. I also loved her role in The Wizards of Waverly Place. That was a cool bit of acting.

Rules:

  1. Thank the person who tagged you and leave a link to their blog.
  2. Mention the creator of the tag: Nehal @Books and Words
  3. Answer the prompts.
  4. Tag at least 5 people.
  5. Just have fun!

Let’s get on with the tag!

  • Love You Like A Love Song: A romance novel that is cliché but you still love it
    Well, technically 95% romance novels are clichéd. But, I guess a particular favourite of mine is Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith.
Amazon.com: Windfall (9780399559402): Smith, Jennifer E.: Books
  • Rare: A book with a female protagonist unlike any other
    Throne of Glass- Celeana Sardothien is truly unlike any other.
Idk who made this but this celeana sardothien fanart is amazzzing | Throne  of glass books, Throne of glass, Throne of glass series
  • Look at her now: A character who suffered a lot (physically/mentally) but eventually recovered and is now at the better end of life
    Hmmm…. Can I say Celeana Sardothien again? Or maybe Scarlett from Caraval. Yeah, I will go with her.
  • Wolves: A book that got you out of a reading slump
    Ugh, third time I am saying Throne of Glass!
Buy Throne of Glass: 1 Book Online at Low Prices in India | Throne of Glass:  1 Reviews & Ratings - Amazon.in
  • It ain’t me: A character you used to like but not anymore
    Ronald Weasley.
just a quick sketch of Ron ———————————————————————————————————–Don't  repost! Reblog only! em… | Harry potter ron, Harry potter art drawings,  Harry potter drawings
  • Feel Me: A character you can’t bear to see with anyone else but you
    PETER KAVINSKY! Yeah, I know most of you guessed it.
ToAllTheBoysILovedBefore2 Instagram posts (photos and videos) - Picuki.com
  • Same Old Love: A book with an unoriginal and unrealistic romance
    The Sun is Also a Star!! I mean instalove is so so unrealistic. If some guy would be following me like Daniel followed Natasha, I would be weirded out. Like🤮🤮
The Sun Is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  • The heart wants what it wants: A book you regret finishing because you are miss reading it a lot
    Okay, this is freakish as this is the fourth time I wanna name Throne of Glass. But, I will go with Turtles All the Way Down as I read it whenever I am not in the mood of reading anything.
Buy Turtles All the Way Down Book Online at Low Prices in India | Turtles  All the Way Down Reviews & Ratings - Amazon.in
  • Back to you: A book you read again and again even though you have other books on your TBR pile
    This happens every year! I reread Harry Potter (just finished my annual reread) and I have a bucketload of books to read.
US school bans 'Harry Potter' series, stating risk of 'conjuring evil  spirits' - Education Today News
  • Hit the Lights: A book that just made you forget everything else
    I will go with Anna and the French Kiss in this one.
Buy Anna and the French Kiss Book Online at Low Prices in India | Anna and  the French Kiss Reviews & Ratings - Amazon.in
  • Tell me something I don’t know: A book people keep recommending you which you already have it in your TBR pile
    Oh the list is endless, Cinder, Cinderella is Dead, The Hate U Give, A Court of Thorns and Roses among so many others!
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  • I can’t get enough: A book series/world you just want more and more of
    Ahem Ahem:
    1. Hogwarts
    2. Adarlan
    3. Avalonia
    4. Panem
    5. Camp Half-Blood
    6. Valhalla

I tag:

  1. Literary Delirium
  2. The Scribe Owl
  3. Beyond the Read
  4. Musing of Souls
  5. Wanders Between Pages
  6. the fictional journal
  7. Aaliya’s Nook
  8. book-a-mania
  9. and…….

YOU!

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So, that’s that for this tag!


The Bookish Blog Tag

I got tagged by Evin @A Curly Sue’s Ramblings to do this tag and it looks super fun! Thanks Evin for the tag and people go, show her some love!

Let’s get started!

Rules:

  1. Make sure you thank the blogger who nominated you and include a link to their blog.
  2. Answer all of the following questions.
  3. Include the blog tag graphic and these rules on your post.
  4. Nominate 3 or more bloggers at the bottom of your post, including their name and their blog’s link.
  • What are 1-3 of your favorite books of all time?
    I… I don’t know . It is really difficult. You know I can’t do it.
Yeah I Cant Do This GIFs - Get the best GIF on GIPHY
  • What are 1-3 of your favorite authors of all time?
    1. Kasie West
    2. Rick Riordan
    3. Karen M. McManus
  • Who is your favorite female character from a book?
    1. Nehemia from Throne of Glass
    2. Hermione from Harry Potter
    3. Caymen from the Distance Between Us
    4. Annabeth from Percy Jackson
  • Who is your favorite male character from a book?
    1. Peter Kavinsky from To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before
    2. Sirius Black from Harry Potter
    3. Fred Weasley from Harry Potter
    4. Leo Valdez from Heroes of Olympus
    5. Levi from Fangirl
  • What’s your favorite fictional world?
    As aforementioned:
    1. Hogwarts
    2. Adarlan
    3. Avalonia
    4. Panem
    5. Camp Half-Blood
    6. Valhalla
  • What book has your favorite book cover?
    I don’t really know….
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  • What’s your favorite book-to-movie adaptation?
    The Kissing Booth. The movies are actually better than the books. They do not stick to the novel (obviously), but the movie is much better.
The Kissing Booth - Wikipedia
  • If you could make any book into a movie, which would it be? 
    Any novel by Kasie West. They deserve the fame, the acclaim, the popularity.
  • What was your favorite childhood book?
    I have said this before and I will say it again- The Faraway Tree
  • Fantasy or Sci-fi (or neither)?
    I love Sci-fi, but I haven’t really read a lot of it lately (by lately, I mean in the last year). So, I guess I will go with Fantasy.

I tag:

  1. Books and Words
  2. Ambrissime
  3. Sometimes Leelynn Reads
  4. Following Good Books
  5. Klaus Viedenz
  6. Toastie Books
  7. All You Need is Love and Books
  8. Bookaholic’s Therapy
  9. A Book Owl’s Corner
  10. most importantly….

YOU!

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The Liebster Award #6 and #7

I was nominated for this award by the lovely Fajar @The Write Path and Rebecca @Bex the Bibliophile. Do give some of your love to her and give her blog a follow!

Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you
  • Nominate 11 bloggers
  • Ask your nominees 11 questions
  • Notify your 11 nominees

Fajar’s Questions:

  • If you could be a character within a book, which book would you choose?
    Uh, this is difficult. I literally cannot choose.
I Cant Decide GIFs | Tenor
  • How many books have you read so far this year?
    According to my GoodReads it is over 80- but in reality, it must be over 110- I have a handwritten list, as I just started my GoodReads in April. I need to update the list- but the number of books must be over 110.
  • A book that made you cry?
    I feel a lot of sadness when reading, but I rarely ever cry… so well.
  • Favourite season?
    Spring and fall.
  • What was the first ever book you purchased?
    I…. don’t really remember. It must have been an Enid Blyton one for sure.
cersei lannister i can't remember gif | WiffleGif
  • How do you feel about cliffhangers at the end of the book?
    THEY EAT ME ALIVE! But I don’t mind it if the next book is worth it.
  • Hardcover or paperback?
    Ummm…. well, I do enjoy hardcovers as they are sturdier than paperbacks, but then paperbacks are much more cost-effective than hardcovers.
  • Least favourite book?
    Again, I don’t really know. Every book teaches me something new- so I don’t know.
I don't know! - GIF on Imgur
  • What attracts you to a blog?
    I love blogs that are colourful, interactive and have fun blog posts.
    This is a post where I kinda explained what I like and don’t like as a blogger, so you can check it out. 🙂
  • Favourite Christmas movie?
    Christmas isn’t really a major festival in India- but I did watch a Christmas Cinderella story on Netflix and I really enjoyed it!
A Cinderella Story: Christmas Wish - Wikipedia

Rebecca’s Questions:

  1. What 3 emojis would you use to describe your current read?
    I am currently reading The Cousins by Karen M. McManus and I am just 10 pages in, so I don’t really have any particular opinion about it.
  2. If you could only eat one item of food for the rest of your life, what would you pick?
    Chocolate or cheese.
  3. You are stranded on a desert island, what three items would you take?
    Books, food and water.
  4. What your current favourite TV show/movie?
    I recently watched Alexa and Katie and it is kinda sweet, so…
  5. If you could read any book for the first time again, which one would you pick?
    All of them.
  6. Do you listen to music while you read, if so what?
    Yes I do. My playlist varies from time to time, but right now I have the entire evermore album on loop.
  7. What is your favourite trope and why?
    I enjoy fake dating and enemies-to-lovers.
  8. Dogs or Cats?
    Dogggooooooooooooos
  9. Would you like to face one horse-sized duck or 100 duck-sized horses?
    This is one weird question. Ummm… I guess one horse-sized duck as I can take it to the city’s river and let it, you know, go there.
  10. If you could only read books by one author, who would it be and why?
    I can’t choose one, but I can choose two. Kasie West and Karen M. McManus as they write some really awesome stuff!
  11. What book would you love everyone to read?
    The War that Saved My Life.

So, I know this is the sixth and seventh time I have been nominated, but I wanna nominate a few people:

  1. Roshni’s Random Thoughts
  2. Booked Till Midnight
  3. Online Days- A teenage blog
  4. Monogamist Reader
  5. The Bookworm Shelf
  6. Beyond the Read
  7. White Rose Stories

My Questions:

  1. What is the one thing you cannot tolerate in a book?
  2. What are your hobbies besides blogging?
  3. Some advice for your fellow bloggers?
  4. Dogs or Cats? Why?
  5. If you had to move to some other country for some reason, which country would it be?
  6. Your Covid experience in 8 words?
  7. Which language do you want to learn completely some day?
  8. Are you an introvert or an extrovert?
  9. When is your birthday?
  10. Have you ever read a play by Shakespeare? If yes, which one and did you enjoy reading it? If not, then do you aspire to read one someday?
  11. Describe yourself in 11 words.

The announcement

So, I was thinking that maybe I could like interview a few bloggers about my blog or books or just blogging in general or maybe just a mixture of three. Like I will email you a list of questions and you email me back your answers and then the both of us could post it on our blog. It isn’t really final yet… I will only do it if I have a certain number of book bloggers, so please please please let me know if you are interested. I will allot a week or two of posts to your answers somewhere in the first two months of 2021 or I might just do two interviews a week. As you can see and tell, nothing is really final, it all depends on the participation. So, just let me know in the comments if you are interested in anything interactive I do.

That’s all for this post and I hope to see all of you very very soon. I know I haven’t been active lately, but please feel free to chat with me about your lives in general in the comments!
Also, I know I haven’t been tagging as many new people as I used- but well, school is something very evil. Also, people I have tagged- it is okay if you don’t wish to the tag/award!

And, if you found any of the tags interesting, do it!!!!!!!!!! I would love to see your take on the tags!!!!!!!

Let me know your thoughts on the post!! Also, are you in the interactive thing that may or may not take place on my blog? And how are your lives in general? Tell me in the comments!

For Liebster Award, I nominated:

  1. Roshni’s Random Thoughts
  2. Booked Till Midnight
  3. Online Days- A teenage blog
  4. Monogamist Reader
  5. The Bookworm Shelf
  6. Beyond the Read
  7. White Rose Stories

Also, whenever you do the tag, please let me know either by creating a pingback to this very post or by dropping a comment! And I would really appreciate that from the next time you tag me in any tag- let me know in the comments of any of my posts as I sometimes don’t get a pingback. I really don’t want anyone to think that I haven’t done a tag they tagged me in as I usually do respond whenever I am tagged.

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  1. Hate for Ron and Addie LaRue? 😨 HOW DARE YOU!!!!😱😂 And I still don’t do tags, so I’ll just lost my answers here 💁🏻‍♂️

    Favourite books of all time:
    Pawn in Frankincense, The Lies of Locke Lamora, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

    Favourite authors:
    Joe Abercrombie
    Leigh Bardugo
    Dorothy Dunnett

    Favourite female character:
    Philippa Somerville

    Favourite male character:
    Harry Potter

    Favourite fictional world:
    Hogwarts/Wizarding World

    Favourite Cover?
    The Unbroken (C.L. Clark)

    Favourite book to movie adaptation?
    Lord of the Rings

    If you could make any book into a movie, which would it be?
    The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue. HA! Take that!😄😂

    Favourite childhood book?
    The Children of Nosy Village by Astrid Lindgren

    Fantasy or-
    Fantasy of course!

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  2. Wow, congrats on the award nominations!! And boy is this one huge tag-fest 😆 I loved reading all of your answers — and I would definitely be up for that interactive collab by the way!!

    Thanks so much for nominating me Riddhi!! Can’t wait to get around to answering your questions 😊 Great post!! 💜

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  3. Thanks for doing my tag, I loved your answers!
    It’s interesting you didn’t like Addie LaRue, I’ve heard lots of good things about it but I’ve seen two or three people who don’t like it!
    Ha ha okay it’s true that in every YA book a character makes a bad decision…hey I needed something for that one!
    Also, I’m totally interested in your blog interview thing! It sounds so interesting, you can sign me up!

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  4. oh, really fun tags! Thanks for tagging me! Also, I am probably not the most interesting person you have following you, but if you need someone for your interview questions, I will happily volunteer. That’s a really great idea you have there!

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  5. Wow I am so proud as to how much time you spent doing this tag 👏
    I am currently reading fangirl, only 90 pages in so, hopefully your comment about Levi hasn’t dropped any hints 😂🤩
    Thanks for completing the tag and your answers were interesting, I CANNOT BELIEVE THAY YOU DO NOT CRY over books! 😳 I literally bawl my eyes out over everything.

    Thanks for the nomination btw, I have only just completed the gif tag yesterday, would you still like me to take part in it again! 😄

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    1. Yeah,so basically in the post settings, there will be an option of tags. Whenever you add a tag there, it will show as a hashtag in the reader. For example, for this post I added book tags, awards etc.

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  6. Bdhevrsnwj, Uknow I’m not that big a fan of noah but……. his laughing meme was oh.so.cute.😍
    Thanks for doing my tags riddhi 😁.
    Loved the angry gif 🤣🤣🤣.
    Loved reading ur answers as always…and yeah! School the evil king 😞

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  7. Thanks so much for the tag! 😊 I’m glad you included so many Harry Potter answers because now I won’t have to feel guilty if I also do that 😁 Which is bound to happen with this one 😉
    And nooo – Addie LaRue was so good!! How could you? 😉 But I guess after all the hate I gave Throne of Glass, we’re even now 😂
    And I totally agree on those kisses in Fangirl!
    Also – if you still need people for your interviews, let me know and I’d be happy to help out! Although I do think our followings overlap a lot already, so it might also make a lot of sense to reach out to people who would help new readers discover your blog 😉

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  8. I completely agree that The Kissing Booth movie was better than the book. The screenwriters did a great job. And Chocolate and Cheese would definitely be part of my top three if I ever had to pick one food item to for the rest of my life 😄

    The blogger interviews sound like a great idea Riddhi!! I can’t wait to read them ☺️ And thank you for the tags, all of these look amazing!!

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  9. Thank you so much for tagging me, Riddhi! I also almost never cry while reading (besides the heart wrench that was Deadly Hallows) but I do kinda wish I would find more books that could get some emotion out of me. And WOW you did read a lot of books! Congratulations!!
    Also, thanj you for reminding me I need to pick up a Kasie West book asap. I’ve never read one but I have a feeling I would enjoy them.

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