20 Questions Book Tag

Friday, 20 September 2019

1. How many books are too many for a series?
I'd say anything more than 3. A beginning, middle and end seems like the perfect amount to complete a series. I find a lot of series that have more than 3 books kind of just fill the gaps that no one asked to be filled.

2. How do you feel about cliffhangers?
If it's a series, then fine. But if it's a standalone, then I don't tend to particularly enjoy cliffhangers; I need closure on the story and the characters!

3. Hardcover or paperback?
The majority of my collection are paperback, but I LOVE hardback books. There's just something about them that feels more 'proper'.

4. Favourite book?
Tough one! But I would have to say Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronté.

5. Least favourite book?
I don't think I've ever read a book that I've truly hated. The two most recent ones I've not enjoyed are Let's Meet on Platform 8 by Carole Matthews and The Last of the Bowmans by J. Paul Henderson.

6. Love triangles - yes or no?
I read a lot of chicklit books and there's often a love triangle. If it's based around infidelity, then no (hence why I didn't like Let's Meet on Platform 8).

7. The most recent book you couldn't finish?
I've never not finished a book, sorry to be ***that*** person.

8. A book you're currently reading?
I'm rereading Wuthering Heights by Emily Broné. But I'm also 100 pages into Caraval by Stephanie Garber, and my current commute read is The Honeymoon by Tina Seskis.

9. The last book you recommended to someone?
Scythe by Neal Shusterman. In fact I've just lent my copy to a work colleague. It's SO BLOODY GOOD.

10. The oldest book you've read by publication date?
Wuthering Heights (which has been mentioned far too much in this blog post already!) I've also read the original version of Peter Pan by James Matthew Barrie, and most books by the Bronté sisters.

11. The newest book you've read by publication date?
I'm really bad at buying books as soon as they are released, and then taking forever to actually read them. The newest is probably Thunderhead by Neal Shusterman.

12. Favourite author?
Again, a really difficult one as I have a favourite author for different genres. Carole Matthews & Milly Johnson are my favourite chicklit authors. But I really do love all the Bronté sisters novels, too! After reading Scythe and Thunderhead, I'm really keen to pick up more of Neal Shusterman's books too!

13. Buying books or borrowing books?
Mainly buying. My bank account is screaming at me to get a library card.

14. A book you dislike that everyone else seems to love?
You. Everyone seemed to rave about this, but I just couldn't gel with any of the characters. I liked the TV series even less.

15. Bookmarks or dog ears?
Bookmarks, 100%.

16. A book you can always reread?
Drumroll... Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronté. I just loved the flawed characters and the atmospheric setting.

17. Can you read whilst listening to music?
Absolutely not. I like to read in complete silence.

18. One POV or multiple?
One - I love being taken on a complete journey with a character. I find I don't warm towards characters if the story is told in multiple POVs.

19. Do you read a book in one sitting or multiple days?
Pre-toddler I could easily read a book in a day. These days, time is a little tight & on average I get through a book a week (sob).

20. Who do you tag?


  1. I love this tag! I might do it on my blog too :)

    - Charlotte / myownblogofthoughts.blogspot.com