#FridayBookShare 2

It’s Friday again! Which means it’s time for #FridayBookShare, a wonderful tag created by Shelley Wilson. This tag lets us tell people about wonderful books we love, and is there anything better than talking about our favourite books?

So why don’t you recommend a book too? What you need to do, if you want to share it, is complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

Today, I will introduce you to one of the trilogies that captivated and influenced me the most during my teenage years: The Chronicles of the Dragonlance!

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Fifty Bookish Questions Book Tag

Book tags are my food. Book tags are my life. I can never have enough book tags.

Today, I’m doing the Fifty Bookish Questions Book Tag, which I have shamelessly stolen from Arctic Books! Thanks a lot to both of them for giving me this amazing chance to talk about books!

So what is the latest book I have read? What is the book I like the least? What are my feelings on movie adaptations? Well, there’s only one way to find out—by reading the rest of this post!

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7 Signs to Tell Booksellers Apart

There is a mysterious race living among us. They walk among us, communicate with us, replicate our emotions so well that we are tempted to believe they are one of us. No one knows whether they are aliens, cryptids, or plane-walkers. The one thing we know is that they are essentially, fundamentally different to us.

This enigmatic kind is known as booksellers.

What’s more: I’ll admit to being one of them.

We are everywhere. When you enter a bookshop, there we are. When you go into a library, there we are. When you go to a signing or a book launch of your favourite author, there we are. We look exactly like you, except for one little detail:

We have a lanyard around our necks.

We are one of the most elusive yet fascinating species in existence. Here is how to tell us apart.

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Yes, this guy is actually me

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This or That Book Tag

If there is something I love more than life is book tags! But not quite as much as actual books…

Introducing the “This or That” book tag! It was created by Ayunda, though I stole it from LairOfBooks. Thank you for letting me know about it!

Let me copy & paste the rules:

  • Mention the creator of the tag [ ✓ ]
  • Thank the blogger who tagged you! [ ✓ ]
  • Choose one of the options, you don’t have to tell the reasons why you chose that but you can also do them if you want to [ ✓ ]
  • Tag 10 other people to do this tag to spread the love! [ ✓ ]

Let the questions begin!

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Harry Potter Book Spell Tag

Happy Monday20160805_132045-1-2-1 lovely bookdragons! I hope you are enjoying your bank holiday! Today I have seen a wonderful tag on Chloe Douglas’s blog which immediately caught my eye: the Harry Potter Spell Tag.

The idea behind it is that there are a number of spells, and each of them presents a theme. You then have to talk about a book / book series that is connected to that theme. Easy but fascinating! I encourage you to do it as well!

Without further ado, these are the spells…

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#FridayBookShare

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I have seen this tag, originally created by Shelley Wilson, going around a few blogs, so I thought, why not give it a chance? It is quite an interesting way to let readers know about wonderful books they might not have considered before, so I will give it a try. Introducing #FridayBookShare!

What you need to do, if you want to share it, is complete the following for a book of your choosing:

First line of the book.

Recruit fans by adding the book blurb.

Introduce the main character using only three words.

Delightful design (add the cover image of the book).

Audience appeal (who would enjoy reading this book?)

Your favourite line/scene.

In this case, I’m choosing one of George R.R. Martin’s lesser known works: The Ice Dragon. Let’s do this!

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Re-reading Harry Potter

Good morning, lovely bookaholics!

Today, I’d like to talk about a wonderful—if rather unoriginal—topic: Harry Potter!

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Who doesn’t love Harry Potter? Other than Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters, that is. Most people have either read the books or watched the movies, and discussing what Hogwarts or Ilvermorny house you belong to is a much more entertaining topic than going on about the weather. Among the writer’s groups I’m part of, there are few who don’t yearn to replicate J.K. Rowling’s success, regardless of their age or whether they actually like fantasy or not.

What is astounding is that so many people love and are so well-versed in what is often seen as children’s books. It seems like people will always keep talking about Harry PotterAfter all this time? Always—so what is it that keeps us so entranced?

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