The Books as First Dates Tag

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Hello everyone!

Today is Thursday, which means its tag day! Today I’m doing the Books as First Dates Tag, and I want to thank Jacob at Books and Pixels for tagging me! I recommend checking out his blog because he has some great content! This tag was created by Alice at Love for Words.

The Rules

↠ Link back to the original tag.
↠ Thank and link back to the person who tagged you.
↠ Tag 5+ bloggers.
↠ Have fun!

First and Last – A Book/Series You’ve Read and Enjoyed, But Can’t Bring Yourself to Read Again

img_1751I’ve been enjoying The Wedding Date series by Jasmine Guillory, but I don’t see myself ever rereading them. The books are fun, but they follow a formula, and they’re all kind of the same. However, I am looking forward to reading the rest of the books in the series.

 

With A Friend of My Friend – A Book/Series Someone Recommended to You That Turned Out to Be Different from What You Had Expected

img_1752Frankly in Loveby David Yoon wasn’t recommended to me by anyone specific, but I saw it posted all over Bookstagram, and I was led to believe that it was going to be a fun, YA rom-com. It turned out that this book was not a fun, YA rom-com, and I ended disliking the book and despising the main character.

 

Double Date – A Book Whose Sequel You Immediately Had to Read

img_1757I had to dive into The Vanishing Stair by Maureen Johnson as soon as I finished Truly Devious. Truly Devious ended on a cliff-hanger, and I needed to know what happened next.

 

 

Let’s Go to The Movies – A Book/Series That Should Be Adapted to The Screen

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I think that the Illuminae Files by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff needs to be adapted to a television show. There’s so much action and adventure, and I would love to watch it all unfold on television.

 

Dreamy Stargazing – A Book That Made You Go Ahhhh And Ohhhh

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I had a hard time with this question, but I ended up picking The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid because of the old Hollywood glamour and the drama that unfolded.

 

Fun at The Fair – A Book Full of Colors

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This was another difficult question, but I settled on The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum because of the Yellow Brick Road, Emerald City, and Ruby Red Slippers.

 

 

Amusement Park Adventure – A Book That Was A Rollercoaster

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I thought that The Cruel Prince by Holly Black was a rollercoaster. There were so many twists and turns, and the book kept me on my toes while reading it.

 

 

Picnic with Cherries – A Book Whose Food Descriptions Made You Feel All *Heart Eyes*

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I am absolutely in love with the food descriptions in Natalie Tan’s Book of Luck and Fortune by Roselle Lim! All of the food in this book sounded amazing, and I wanted to try every dish that the main character made.

 

Trip to The Museum – A Book That Taught You Valuable Stuff

I don’t know if this counts as valuable stuff, but The Forgotten Home Child by Genevieve Graham taught me about a dark period in Canadian history that I didn’t know about.

The Blogs I’m Tagging:

Jessica at Reading with Jessica

Muzmuz at A Walk in a Book

Leah at Leah’s Books & Cooks

Livi at Magical Book Blogger 

Tilly at The Biblioshelf

And anyone else who wants to join!

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7 comments

  1. Great answers! I loved the cruel prince is such a good book 🤩 there’s also a lot of here that’s on my TBR and The Wedding Date was cute!

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  2. Thanks for the tag! Looking forward to writing my own version. Would love it if The Illuminae Films were made into a film, almost in the same style as Spiderman: Into The Spiderverse with the graphics and everything!

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