Bookish Survey

I love doing surveys like this, and revisiting them from years past. This is one I did three or four years ago. Not much has changed, other than the what are you currently reading and what have you just finished questions. I hope you enjoy this post. Please feel free to join in the fun in the comments!!

Author you’ve read the most books from:

Nora Roberts – Did she write it? Then I read it!
J.D. Robb (Eve & Roarke, *sigh*)
Laurell K. Hamilton (Anita Blake & Merry Gentry series)
Debbie Macomber (Cedar Cove, Blossom Street, Midnight Sons, Dakota)
J.R. Ward (Black Dagger Brotherhood series)
Johanna Lindsey (love me some Malory men!)

Best Sequel Ever:

When J.K. Rowling writes a (real) 8th Harry Potter book OR when Stephenie Meyer writes Renesmee & Jacob’s story.

Currently Reading:

Alias Grace by Margaret Atwood
The Fiery Cross by Diana Gabaldon
The Wars of the Roses by Dan Jones

Drink of Choice While Reading:

Iced Chai Tea Latte or Hot Chai Tea Latte, depending on the weather

E-reader or Physical Book?

Kindle – because I love having my entire library at my fingertips!

Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated In High School:

Edward Cullen…oh wait! This is “reality” not “fantasy” so in that case…hmmm, I didn’t actually date anyone in high school, so I have NO idea. LOL!

Glad You Gave This Book A Chance:

Heaven and Hell: The Journey of Chris and Serena Davis by Kenneth Zeigler. (This still wins. Love this book!)

Hidden Gem Book:

Wings of a Dove by Elaine Barbeiri

Important Moment in your Reading Life:

When my grandmother introduced me to Harlequin and Silhouette…errr, I mean Romance books.

Just Finished:

The Handmaids Tale by Margaret Atwood
The Plantagenents: The Warrior Kings and Queens Who Made England by Dan Jones
Made for Me by Kathryn R. Biel

Kinds of Books You Won’t Read:

Nonfiction Books about Wars

Longest Book You’ve Read:

Either The Plantegenets by Dan Jones or any of the Outlander books by Diana Gabaldon

Major book hangover because of:

Heaven and Hell: The Journey of Chris and Serena Davis by Kenneth Zeigler. I needed a few weeks to digest and meditate over the subject matter.

Number of Bookcases You Own:

Three – they hold all the books I couldn’t part with; all of them are from my pre-kindle days.

One Book You Have Read Multiple Times:

Wings of a Dove by Elaine Barbeiri. In my opinion, the epitome of a romance book.

Preferred Place To Read:

Outside in the shade of a tree.

Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you’ve read:

“Fiction writing is more similar to acting than it is to any other art. It’s about inhabiting a character so completely, you forget yourself.” – Your Writing Teacher, @WritingChief

This isn’t from a book I read, rather it’s from someone I follow on Twitter. I think this is true whether you’re a writer, actor, or reader…if you can’t forget yourself, your problems, your surroundings while you’re reading, then you aren’t reading the right book!

Reading Regret:

That there are too many books out there to read and I know I will not have enough time to get through them all.

Series You Started And Need To Finish (all books are out in series):

Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Three of your All-time Favorite Books:

Wings of a Dove, Tomorrow’s Promise, Irish Thoroughbred

Unapologetic Fangirl For:

Everyone I’ve listed so far…along with H.C. Elliston, Gemma Halliday, Sabrina Jeffries, Darcy Burke, Sara Ramsey…Seriously, I could go on and on and on…

Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others:

Right now I’m so consumed with all the books I have on my TBR list, that I don’t even know what’s being released!

Worst Bookish Habit:

The “just one more page” syndrome.

X Marks The Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book:

Miss Peregrin’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs (I haven’t finished it yet!)

Your latest book purchase:

When I’m Gone by Emily Bleeker

ZZZ-snatcher book (last book that kept you up WAY late):

The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood.

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