1. A book you love:
Morning Star by Pierce Brown
I love this book with all my heart. And I’m trying to make other people love it too.
2. A book you can’t forget:
Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson
My grade five teacher recommended it to me. Bless her for doing so.
3. A book that motivated you:
On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft by Stephen King
King makes me want to be a better writer.
4. A book that made you think about life:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
5. A book with a colour in its title:
Red Rising by Pierce Brown
I adore Brown and his brain.
6. A book with a number in its title:
Zone One by Colson Whitehead
I had to read it for school, but I liked the modernized zombie tale.
7. A book everyone needs to read:
Animal Farm by George Orwell
Timeless classic. What more can I say?
8. A book that was recommended to you:
All the Rage by Courtney Summers
A good friend of mine made me pick this one up.
9. A book you didn’t expect to like as much as you did:
Throne of Glass by Sarah J. Maas
Because of the hype surrounding Maas and her work, I thought I wasn’t going to like her novels. But I enjoyed ToG so very much.
10. A book that made you cry:
Queen of Shadows by Sarah J. Maas
It didn’t directly make me cry, but I was holding the book while I cried. Does that count?
11. A book that reminds you of your childhood:
The Giver by Lois Lowry
I was a naïve child.
12. A book you have reread or would reread:
Thirst No. 4 by Christopher Pike
I reread the fourth book prior to reading the fifth in order to jog my memory. The second read through was just as good, if not even better than the first.
13. A book that was turned into a movie:
The Maze Runner by James Dashner
I read the book before I watched the movie. If you know me at all, you know I’m firmly in the camp that the book was obviously better.
14. A book you wish was turned into a movie or TV show:
The Escape by David Baldacci
This needs to be made into a movie.
15. A book you couldn’t put down:
Endgame: The Calling by James Frey
16. A book that kept you up at night:
The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult
I remember finishing the novel late at night and being blown away by the ending.
17. A book you travelled with:
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz
I carried the novel in my bag with a water bottle I didn’t close properly. Safe to say water and paper don’t mix unless you’re painting with watercolours.
18. A book you wanted to toss across the room:
Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
Because of how it ends.
19. A book you received as a gift:
If I Stay by Gayle Forman
From my one and only older brother. Thanks.
20. A book you gave or would give as a gift:
The Elements of Style by E. B. White and William Strunk Jr.
I would give it as a gift, especially to someone who likes writing.
21. A book you think is underrated:
Unraveling by Elizabeth Norris
I don’t see or hear many people talk about Norris and her books.
22. A book that lived up to its hype:
A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah J. Maas
I didn’t think it would, but it did.
23. A book that broke your heart:
House Rules by Jodi Picoult
It was my first Picoult novel. I’m happy to say it was not the last. I really felt for the characters in this one.
24. A book that restored your faith in humanity:
Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
Young, awesome characters tend to restore my faith.
25. A book with a pretty cover:
Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard
It’s my aesthetic.
26. A book that reminds you of summer:
Atonement by Ian McEwan
The novel takes place in the summer.
27. A book that brings back good memories:
A Raisin in the Sun by Lorraine Hansberry
Technically it’s a play I performed with some of my best friends in high school.
28. A book that makes you happy:
Nevermore by James Patterson
I enjoyed the entire series.
29. A book you will never get tired of talking about:
Nineteen Minutes by Jodi Picoult
I could go on and on about this gem.
30. A book you wish you wrote:
Carrie by Stephen King
If I had to be honest, I wish I wrote every novel King wrote. Carrie is no exception.
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