Fifty Bookish Questions Tag

Ever wondered what my least favourite book is and which author got me into reading? Or hear my fan-fiction confessions and why I disliked Queen of Shadows? Then behold. My bookish secrets.

I was tagged by the lovely Shannan for this tag, enjoy!

1. What was the last book you read?
Royal Bastards by Andrew Shvarts

2. Was it a good one?

3. What made it good?
It ticks all the criteria for the perfect book. Vibrant characters, unique fantasy world and don't even get me started on the feels. I was inconsolable for the last 50 pages

4. Would you recommend it to other people?
Of course. I am going in hard with the book pushing for this one

5. How often do you read?
On average about 1-2 books a week 

6. Do you like to read?

7. What was the last bad book you read?
It pains me to even say this but Queen of Shadows by Sarah J Maas

8. What made you dislike it?
Before you sacrifice me to the gods, let me just say that it wasn't bad per se but it felt very disjointed to the rest of the series and I disliked the drastic changes in the characters’ personalities. My biggest problem was Aelin's sudden obsession with Rowan, girl just take a cold shower, there's a war going on

9. Do you wish to be a writer?
Most definitely, it's my long-term goal

10. Has any book every influenced you greatly?
I owe a lot to Twilight to Stephenie Meyer as it introduced me to getting invested in reading and it kick started my reading obsession

11. Do you read fan fiction?
I used to in the days when I suffered Twilight withdraws

12. Do you write fan fiction?
Not technically but somewhere on the interweb lives an unfinished story from years ago, where Emmett had to stay home with Bella and they ransacked the Cullen house, including crashing Alice's Porsche

13. What’s your favourite book?
Since this is a question from hell, I shall only pick from standalones: One of Us is Lying by Karen McManus, it's my favourite murder mystery, read my review here

14. What’s your least favourite book?
Paper Towns by John Green

15. Do you prefer physical books or read on a device (like a kindle)?
Physical Books

16. When did you learn to read?
Very early on, I loved reading since I knew what letters were

17. What is your favourite book you had to read in school?
Haha none

18. What is your favourite book series?
Series means more than three books right? (Yes I am trying to narrow down the question), I pick Harry Potter or Gallagher Girls by Ally Carter 

19. Who is your favourite author?
Cassandra Clare, I love how all her series interlock and link together. Her writing captures my soul and kills the feels

20. What is your favourite genre?

21. Who is your favourite character in a book series?
Will Herondale. Will Herondale. Will Herondale

22. Has a book ever transported you somewhere else?
Historical fiction always makes me forget real life

23. Which book do you wish had a sequel?
The Coldest Girl in Coldtown by Holly Black. IT ENDED ON A CLIFHANGER

24. Which book do you wish DIDN’T have a sequel?
Fallen by Lauren Kate, the second book Torment, was literally torment to read

25. How long does it take you to read a book?
1-2 days

26. Do you like when books become movies?
It depends on the script 

27. Which book was ruined by its movie adaptation?
Did the people who made Insurgent even read the book?

28. Which movie has done a book justice?
The Perks of Being A Wallflower

29. Do you read newspapers?
Yes, for my university classes

30. Do you read magazines?
Not anymore, but I used to be a hardcore Seventeen reader back in the day

31. Do you prefer newspapers or magazines?
I like both

32. Do you read while in bed?
Where else would you read? Outside? I don't go there

33. Do you read while on the toilet?

34. Do you read while in the car?

35. Do you read while in the bath?
Only unsigned books

36. Are you a fast reader?

37. Are you a slow reader?

38. Where is your favourite place to read?
Coffee Shops or in bed

39. Is it hard for you to concentrate while you read?
It depends on the book

40. Do you need a room to be silent while you read?

41. Who gave you your love for reading?
My mum

42. What book is next on your list to read?
About 1,000 YALC books

43. When did you start to read chapter books?
I cannot remember for the life of me 

44. Who is your favourite children’s book author?
Jacqueline Wilson 

45. Which author would you most want to interview?
Stephenie Meyer, hands down

46. Which author do you think you’d be friends with?
Cassandra Clare of course, we could talk about Malec all day long

47. What book have you reread the most?
I have a whole video on this, watch it here

48. Which books do you consider “classics”?
Anything before my birth 

49. Which books do you think should be taught in every school?
All of them?

50. Which books should be banned from all schools?
No idea

Answer your favourite questions in the comments!


  1. "Do you like to read" as a 6th question is ridiculous :D

    1. haha I thought so too that's why my answer is throwing a bit of shade...


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