Liebster Award | Response and Nominees

Slightly late but I was nominated for the Liebster award by Nicola Reads YA, so thank you very much!

The Liebster Award is a chain reward that was created to welcome and introduce new bloggers into the community!

The Rules

Link back to the person that nominated you
Give 10 random facts about yourself
Answer 10 questions from your nominator
Nominate 10 new and obscure bloggers
Come up with 10 questions for them to answer
Inform your nominees

Random Facts About Me

I hate spicy food
My brother and I insist we’re super tasters
I wish I could play guitar but my musical abilities suck
I played a mermaid in Peter Pan at the Edinburgh Fringe
Sticky Toffee Pudding is the best pudding out there
I’m slightly obsessed with the Kim K game
I think milk tastes funny
I could eat chocolate covered raisins like there’s no tomorrow
Same goes for milk chocolate digestive biscuits, I can eat a packet in one sitting
I am terrified of spiders

Questions From Nominator

1. Did you have a favourite book growing up?
I absolutely adored the Worst Witch series, I had all of the books, I wanted to be Mildred and I even liked the TV series. I’m sad to say I don’t have the newest book that came out recently, but maybe some day.
2. What was the last book you bought?
Ahhhh, I do not know. I think I bought a couple from Waterstones during one of their promotions, and if my memory serves me well they were Elanor and Park and Only Ever Yours.
3. Are you a morning person or an evening person?
I’m definitely a morning person. I wake up stupid early most mornings and I’m usually good to go. I’m the kind of girl that needs her sleep, early to bed early to rise.
4. Who is your favourite book character?
Kestrel from The Winner’s Trilogy, purely because she’s incredible and I want to be her in a movie adaptation.
5. What is the one book (or series) that you would recommend everyone to read?
It took me a while to answer this one, because I have favourites in specific genres that may not be someone’s cup of tea. I suppose I’d tell everyone to read an Austen because she’s a genius, try out Wuthering Heights for Heathcliff, give The Winner’s Curse a go because I’m in love, and go and grab Gone Girl because oh holy smokes that book.
6. Are you a member of a book group?
I’m not a member of a book group, although I think it would be so fun to be part of one!
7. How long have you been blogging?
I started blogging last September so it’s been a good ten months.
8. If you could travel anywhere in the world where would it be?
I’d love to go to Mexico and Hawaii. My sister, cousin and I want to do a food road trip of America which would be incredible.
9.What book are you currently reading?
I’m currently reading Only Ever Yours and I’m loving it!
10. Do you have a special routine or favourite place for reading?
I can pretty much anywhere, except the car because then I feel sick, which sucks. I don’t have a routine, I just grab a book and go.
11.Do you like to watch movie adaptations of books?
Part of me hates watching movie adaptations because they’re normally never as good as the book, but then the other part of me loves sitting and pointing out every little detail that has changed or suddenly vanished.

I Nominate

My Questions for Nominees

What is the worst book you’ve ever read?
What book would you love to see as a film?
If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you live?
What’s your biggest fear?
Who would be your fictional boyfriend?
What do you want to be when you grow up?
Are you savoury or sweet? What’s your favourite from your chosen category?
Do you have or wish to have any pets?
What is your go to I just want to laugh film?
Where is the best place you’ve ever visited?
If you’ve been nominated then I apologise, but link your post in the comments so I can check it out!

Forever Re-Read

A lot of the time I finish a book thinking it was pretty good, knowing that I never have the intention of reading it again. It’s pretty rare that I find a book I love so much that I want to read it again. But some lucky few have made their way into an elite group of books I’ll forever re-read.
The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski (eBook)
I’m IN LOVE with this book. The Winner’s Curse quickly became one of my favourite young adult dystopian books, quite a hard task when there’s so many books in these genres. The tension. The suspense. The development of Kestrel and Arin’s relationship. Serious swoon. I love Kestrel and Arin, they’re one of my favourite book couples. I’ve already read The Winner’s Curse twice, and I can safely say that I’ll be reading it again.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Oh Mr Darcy, what have you done to me?
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby was one of the texts that I had to study for AS English Literature, and honestly, I didn’t enjoy it when I first read it. I couldn’t figure out what all the hype was about. Then I read it two or three more times, and I REALLY liked it. Gatsby is my favourite character, he’s such a babe. And I feel so sorry for him. 
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
I had to read Wuthering Heights for A2 Englih Lit, but with this required read I loved it from the very beginning. How could you not love Cathy and Heathcliff’s passionate love story?
He’s more myself than I am.

The Kate Bush song Wuthering Heights added to my enjoyment as well. It’s such a good song. My love for Wuthering Heights extended so far as to put songs to the book (sounds super sad, but it was with the whole class). I mean, seriously, is Someone Like You the perfect fit for Heathcliff’s return or what?
Heathcliff is a legend of a character, sure he becomes super duper nasty near the end, but is that not from a broken heart?
Wuthering Heights is incredible. I really do love it.
The It Girl Series by Cecily von Ziegesar
Cecily von Ziegesar is more commonly known for the Gossip Girl series, but I never really got into those books. But I did love The It Girl books. They are a series of ten books, and follow Jenny (Dan from Gossip Girl‘s little sister) and various other characters through their lives at the prestigious private school Waverly. I first started reading these books years ago, and devoured them within hours. When I was waiting for the next book in the series to be released I would read the other books again. It’s safe to say that I’ve read them all a lot. I can navigate the first book really well, finding certain parts super quickly. I’ve recommended these books to so many friends, and they’ve all adored them. They don’t posses a significant and thought provoking message, but they are a really fun read, and I know that I’ll enjoy them whenever I pick one up.
The Selection Series by Kiera Cass (eBook)
I fell in love with this series while on holiday last August, I patiently waited for the final two books and I wasn’t disappointed. And now I’ve found out that there’s going to be MORE BOOKS! I can’t wait until next year when we get to rejoin America and Maxon. I’ll definitely be reading the original three books again before the release of the next books.

The Maze Runner by James Dashner
I loved James Dashner’s take on the dystopian world. I’ll definitely be reading the rest of the books in the series and reading The Maze Runner again, got to make sure I digested everything!

Do you agree with my list of books that I’ll forever re-read, or are there more that you’d add to the list? Let me know in the comments! If you’re new to the blog I’d love you to follow me on Bloglovin’!