Liebster Award and The Sunshine Blogger Tag/ Award

Liebster Award and The Sunshine Blogger Tag/ Award

Let me just say, I (Avi) love this idea, it’s so different and I’m digging it. We were tagged to do the Liebster Award by the lovely Mandy @BookPrincessReviews. I absolutely love her blog, it’s one that you have to check out.

I’ve also been tagged to do the Sunshine Blogger Award / tag by  BookBum  &  Maniacal Book Unicorn who both have amazing blogs  and since these are both similar, I thought I’d do them all together.

You may want to get some coffee cause this is going to be long! and also a round of applause for me who took almost two months to complete this tag.

Getting into the tag,

The rules:

  1. Thank the person who nominated you and answer the 11 questions they’ve written for you.
  2. Nominate 11 people and give them 11 different questions to answer.

 

BOOK PRINCESS REVIEWS

1.If you had to sort your own personal library, how would you do it – color, author, another way?

I love book shelves which are color coordinated, it makes it seem so much cooler but if I had to sort mine, I’d do it series wise or if they’re standalone then genres. (Which I say because I love the idea but mine is currently Color coded hehe.)

2.  How important is a cover on a book for you?

Not too important but I would think twice before reading one with an extremely lame or boring cover. I think that in a way the cover does speak something about the author.

3. What made you choose blogging – not Youtube or etc. but blogging?

I have always been a writer, I just recently found some papers on which my 13/14 year old self had written pages and pages of rants after reading books so it’s always been about writing and expressing with me, YouTube wasn’t even an option.

4.What Princess (or Disney character) can you relate the most with? IF you don’t watch much Disney, what fictional character period can you?

I could not for the life of me think which Disney character I related to so I just ended up taking a Buzzfeed quiz about it and it showed me Aurora and since I can relate to the description, I’m going with it.

5.If you could only have one song as mood music to reading, what you choose?

The Other by Lauv because that song has so many feels to hit me along with a good book and it’s not fast paced enough to distract me.

6.If you had to have your favorite meal – sans arugula of course – what would it be?

I have no idea what sans arugula is but my favorite meal would have to be Subway. I can eat it all day everyday.

7.Do you have a favorite time of year? If so, when is it and why?

My favorite time of the year is December or in Winter because after more than half a year of scorching heat, its finally decently cold in India to make me feel fresh and finally wear all my jackets and full sleeves and beanies.

 8.What was your last binge watch/read?

It’s been a while (by that I mean two weeks) since I binge watched a TV show and it was Reign but I stopped halfway through season 2.

My last binge read was Black Hearts and Dirty Souls by Karina just last night and today morning.

9.What was your favorite story (folktale or fairytale maybe?) as a kid?

I don’t have many specific folk tales cause my mom used to make up stories and tell them to me all the time but I do remember reading Pinocchio and Barbie books a lot of the time.

10.Do you discuss books with anyone in real life?

Luckily I do have people I can talk to IRL, it’s Vishwa (the co-owner of this blog) and another friend of mine.

11.If you could meet your favorite author, who would it be and what one question would you ask them?

Wow, this is hard, there are so many authors that I want to meet but J.K.Rowling tops it all. Harry Potter is the first book that changed my life as it did for many other people. I’d like to ask her how she feels about changing the lives of thousands of people from all over the world and making them fall in love with reading because I’m sure that would be the happiest and most overwhelming thing as an author and if she ever expected for her books to shake the world.


 

BOOKBUM

  1. What’s your favorite book/movie of all time and why did it speak to you so much?

This is the hardest question but my favorite movie of all time is Titanic- I cant put into words what it is but just the story fills my heart with love and sadness and its surrel how we get to see a portion of someone’s life which happened in one of the crowded ships and biggest events.

My favorite books ( s cause I cant chose) are Bright Side by Kim Holden and It Ends With Us by Colleen Hoover just because they’ve taught me so much about life and reality and just fighting and loving.

2.What’s the one thing that people always misunderstand about you?

My sarcasm. I’m very sarcastic people always take me seriously and then I have to be like ‘oh no I was just kidding’.

3.If you could bring one musician back to life, who would it be and why?

Michael Jackson. Now he isn’t like my all time favorites or so but the small amount of songs that I’ve heard, I’ve fallen in love with and I’d want more of them, No deep meaning or so. I also kind of feel like since I was only 9 when he died, I’ve only heard hype of his and I would love to see what it is all about.

4.If you have to live without one of your senses, which would you give up?

Smell because it won’t matter as much as handicap my eyesight or sense of touch make me.

5.How would you spend 1 million pounds / dollars?

I’d divided it in four, give one part to charity, put one in my savings, use one for my family and the last one for me to buy books and clothes!

6.What was your childhood dream job?

To become a pilot. I still want to but I don’t have the best eyesight (its not bad but not enough to fly) and I cannot handle weather changes so there it goes!)

7.If you could change one law, what would it be, and what would you change it to?

So the law in my state states that ‘ you can’t drink hard liquor unless you’re 25 and soft unless you’re 21. I mean really? I can vote at 18 , have sex at 18, get married at 18 but I’m apparently not mature enough to drink alcohol and not die.

8.Do you have any heroes? Who are they?

I don’t know, I can’t think of a specific one. I feel like I take things from people in real life or books and use them in my life. Like if I am in a situation, I’ll think about what my mom would do or what that cousin of mine that I really look up to do or what would this character who went through something like this do? And just go on about it.

9.Other than books, what are you passionate about?

Writing, photography and drawing / coloring .

10.What is your biggest fear?

Balloons. Yeah I know WTF? I’ve been wondering that too but I am terrified of balloons and would rather jump of a cliff than touch one.

11.(I’m being a copy cat) Do you have any pets? PICS PLEASE!!!!

Haha I don’t have any pets. Dogs are cute but I don’t think I’ll be able to take care of one for more than a week so maybe in some years!


MAGICAL BOOK UNICORN

1.If you could speak another language, what would it be and why?

Probably Greek. It’s just so ancient and legendary.

2.Name your favorite hobby outside of reading / watching anime, when did you start it?

Writing. I like to write my thoughts or short stories or in my journal. I don’t remember when I started it but I did realize that I loved to do so in 7th grade when I understood that it was okay to not say everything out loud.

3.Which fictional character(s) (game, movie, tv show, book) would you most want to meet in real life?

Haley Scott and Brook Davis from the show One Tree Hill. I just love them and I think I am a lot like Haley and Brook is just the most fun and loving person to be with.

4.What is the best novel / comic/ manga you have read so far this year?

Nevernight by Jay Kristoff!

5.If you could live In a book / tv show what would it be?

Any – any heart wrenching romance book and if it’s a TV series then One Tree Hill anytime!

6.What is the best tv show/ anime series you have seen this year?

This is Us and Riverdale!

7. How would you survive a zombie apocalypse ?

Well I’m currently building a warehouse with a year’s worth of food and books..

8.What book, movie, anime, game / tv show are you most anticipating the release for?

I am desperately waiting for A Court Of Wings and Ruins by Sarah J Maas and Without Merit by Collen Hoover.

For TV Shows, I’m waiting on the new seasons of Suits, This Is Us, Pretty Little Liars and Stranger Things.

9.If you could pick any animal in the world (fictional or otherwise) to temporality change into for a day what would it be and why?

I’d like to be a pet dog cause they’re spoiled.

10.What is your favorite dessert of all time?

Anything with dark chocolate.

11.Name top 5 places you wish to travel in the future (fictional or otherwise).

These are not ranked as per any preference but ..

Velaris ( A Court Of Mist and Fury)

America (Los Angeles to be specific but I’m greedy)

The Beasts’ library

London

Bora Bora

Just let me travel the world please.

— Thanks to everyone for their questions, this post was SO MUCH FUN to do! —

 

My questions:

 

  • What was the book that got you into reading and how did you find out about it?
  • What goals did you have when you first started blogging and have you achieved it?
  • What inspired you to start a blog and did you learn anything while blogging?
  • Apart from reading, what other things do you enjoy?
  • If you could be transported to one bookish world, which would it be?
  • What is one thing you struggle with as a reader and one thing that you love?
  • Do you believe that books have the power to change your life? Have you read any such book?
  • Are you a sucker for happy books or one that leaves your heart broken?
  • If you had the chance to live in either your reality or favorite fictional world, which one would you choose? ( I think I have read this in some tag before but I like this question so sorry for the copy haha)
  • Do you believe in buying books or getting them from a library?
  • I don’t believe that all readers have to be introverted. It’s Friday night and there’s a really fun party going on in the neighborhood, would you go with your friends and attend it or stay home and read?

I tag:

theorangutanlibrarian

https://bookidote.com

ishouldreadthat

toomuchofabooknerd

mypaperinfinity

yaandwine

literarydust

adreamerslibrary

brizzlelassbooks

readsandreels

Well i hope you got to know me better now and of course, anyone who wants to do this tag can freely do it. Looking forward to your answers!

-Avi

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18 thoughts on “Liebster Award and The Sunshine Blogger Tag/ Award

  1. Yaaay, thanks for answering my questions! I always forget that the laws in America are sooo different to here! All kinds of alcohol here is 18, all over the country. Sex is 16 and if you wanna drive up to Scotland you can get married at 16 too! It all seems so young! 😛

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      1. Exactly! That’s the truth and people are going to have it if they want to regardless of the age so why instigate so much more illegal crime. And I feel like maybe not so young but 18 is a decent age to atleast allow soft liquor.

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  2. Ahh thank you so much for tagging me! I can’t wait to answer your questions ❤️
    Oh, and congrats on the award(s), too!!
    AND I COULD WRITE A BOOK ABOUT HOW OFTEN PEOPLE MISTAKE MY SARCASM BECAUSE IT LITERALLY HAPPENS WITH BASICALLY EVERY WORD I SAY!!!! Lol sorry for that outburst 😂😂 I’m just glad someone knows how I feel haha!

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  3. Wonderful award post!! I LOVE doing my books color coded as well. It’s just so pleasing…although looking for a book is always fun to try and find. XD And omigosh, that is so cool that you found younger self book rants and reviews. And oooooh, I can’t wait to see your thoughts on Black Hearts and Dirty Souls. I love her work. Wonderful post, and it was so much fun to read your answers! 😀

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    1. Thankyou so much! And you’re so right, although it’s a challenge finding books, it’s so soothing to open up it up and see all this glory haha. My younger self book rants are to embarrassing but I get the need hehe and now that you’ve mentioned it, I totally forgot to upload the review (this post was written over a long time of laziness lol), I’ll probably upload it now.😂

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