I saw this book tag when Ashley over at Fictional Living posted it yesterday on her blog. If you get the chance, head over and check out her answers! I just couldn’t pass it up a chance to do a book tag that combines my two favorite things: books & coffee 🙂
BLACK: A SERIES THAT’S HARD TO GET INTO BUT HAS HARDCORE FANS
I am going to have to go with The Lord of the Rings series with this one. I LOVED the Hobbit when I read it in high school, but when I tried to read The Fellowship of the Ring, I had the hardest time getting into it. I’m not sure if I had a hard time keeping up with the plot, or what was going on. I really enjoyed the movies, so why couldn’t I get into these books? LOTR has a huge fan base, so it can’t be that the books are the problem. It has been YEARS since I last tried LOTR, so maybe trying again as an adult will have different results?
PEPPERMINT MOCHA: A BOOK THAT GETS MORE POPULAR DURING WINTER OR A FESTIVE TIME OF YEAR
Little Women is a wonderful holiday novel. This classic actually begins during Christmas time. Unfortunately, with a war going on and economic hardship, the March girls were not anticipating a merry Christmas. The girls soon learn the true meaning of Christmas isn’t what you receive, but rather the joy of giving to others. I can picture it now; curled up by the fire with a big fuzzy blanket and a hot drink, watching the snow quietly fall outside. Pure bliss 🙂
HOT CHOCOLATE: A FAVORITE CHILDREN’S BOOK
Ella Enchanted was my favorite book when I was in grade school. It is the book that started my love of reading. In the sixth grade, we had a character day at school, and I was Ella. This book will always hold a special place in my heart.
Disclaimer: Please don’t judge this book by its movie adaptation. I don’t feel like it did this book justice.
DOUBLE SHOT OF ESPRESSO: A BOOK THAT KEPT YOU ON THE EDGE OF YOUR SEAT FROM START TO FINISH
I actually just finished Dollbaby this week. I was absolutely engrossed in this book. I can already tell this is going to be one of my favorite reads of 2016! Review coming soon!
STARBUCKS: A BOOK YOU SEE EVERYWHERE
I see this book EVERYWHERE. It’s all over my feed. Everyone is reading and reviewing it. I obviously need to look into purchasing this book to see what all the fuss is about.
OOPS! I ACCIDENTALLY GOT DECAF: A BOOK YOU EXPECTED MORE FROM
You can read my full review of Red Queen here. I expected more out of this book for all the hype that it receives. In my review, I explain my issues with this book.
THE PERFECT BLEND: A BOOK OR SERIES THAT WAS BOTH BITTER AND SWEET, BUT ULTIMATELY SATISFYING
Wuthering Heights is often misunderstood. To me, it is one of the most hauntingly beautiful novels that I have ever read. Gothic novels are not for everyone, but if you can see past the tragedy, you would see the beauty in Emily Bronte’s words.
GREEN TEA: A BOOK OR SERIES THAT IS QUIETLY BEAUTIFUL
Of course I had to fit my favorite book series in somewhere! To me, “quietly beautiful” is something or someone whose beauty is subtle and natural. It isn’t flashy. I would consider the characters in this series “quietly beautiful.” Not only physically, but internally as well.
CHAI: A BOOK OR SERIES THAT MAKES YOU DREAM OF FAR OFF PLACES
The Outlander series takes place in the Scottish Highlands…
Do I really need to say more? Between the culture and the breathtaking scenery, it is my dream to someday travel to Scotland. Maybe someday 🙂
EARL GREY: A FAVORITE CLASSIC
Can you tell I love the Bronte sisters? If you have never read Jane Eyre, then this is me giving you the side eye ((insert side eye here)) Jane Eyre has it all: a strong female protagonist, tragedy, a love story, a crazy plot twist… What’s not to love?!