The Versatile Blogger Award

Wow, I’m super late replying to this award. I’m very glad to have once again been nominated an award here on WordPress.

Thank you LizaJane Chronicles for nominating me! If you haven’t already, check out her blog. It’s awesome!

Rules:

  • Show the award on your blog
  • Thank the person that has nominated you
  • Share 7 different facts about yourself
  • Nominate 15 blogs of your choice
  • Link your nominees and let them know of your nomination

7 Facts About Me:

  • I’m a cat person more than a dog person
  • I have a cat and a dog
  • I juice every 2 months
  • I was a Vegetarian for 10 years, but now I eat pretty much anything (in moderation)
  • One of my biggest pet-peeves is when people talk and chew at the same time
  • I’m addicted to Apple products (iPhone, iPad, MacBook Pro, Apple Watch…)
  • I once rode in an elevator with Bob Dylan

My Nominees:

Real Neat Blog Award

I’d like to thank Book Huntress’ World for this nomination! If you haven’t yet, please check out this neat blog.

The Rules:

  • Thank and link the blogger that nominated you.
  • Answer the 7 questions that the nomination has provided you.
  • Create 7 questions for your nominees.
  • Nominate 7 other bloggers.

Do you read non-fiction books?

I seldom read non-fiction. On the few occasions I read non-fiction it is usually biographies.
Which book or series do you consider a must-read?

The Lord of The Rings by J. R .R. Tolkien
How do you pick your next book to read?

From several sources, Goodreads, Publisher’s Weekly, book blogs, etc…
Do you use bookmarks, or dog-ear?

Bookmarks, of course 🙂
Do you read beautiful passages a number of times, to savor like a wine tester?

Yes
Do you drop the book if you are not engaged in first 50 pages?

I don’t have a set rule for when to drop a book. I have given up on books in the first chapters as well as half-way through the story.
Which book would you most like to see done as a movie?

I don’t usually like movie adaptations of books, with very rare exceptions.

My Nominees: (If you are not into awards or tags or if you have already received this award, please disregard!)

My Questions for the nominees:

What’s your favorite book of all-time?

What’s your favorite book quote?

What’s your favorite book cover?

What’s your favorite author?

What’s your book pet-peeve?

If you could, what book character would you be?

What’s the title of the latest book that you were not able to finish?

 

The Beautiful Bloggers Award

I’m so happy to have received another award. I’d like to thank Ajoobacats Blog for nominating my blog for The Beautiful Bloggers Award. I really enjoy and appreciate receiving awards. Since starting this blog in April 2015, I have been truly blessed with a wonderful community of book bloggers and have come to know many new blogs out there. I think this is a great incentive to maintain and make new friends in the blogging community.

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The Rules
Link to the blogger who took the time to nominate you. List seven random things about yourself. Nominate seven creative, beautiful bloggers. Notify the amazing people that you nominated for the award.

You can find seven random things about me on a previous post for The Liebster Award.

My Seven Nominees

Thank you! 🙂

The Liebster Award

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Oh, wow! I’m so honored to have been nominated for this award. I’ve just started my blog and I’m so excited to have been chosen by Plandy1980 from Honeybear books. Thank you so much for your kindness!

The Liebster award is a chain award that was created by bloggers and is a tradition to make new friends in the blogging community.

Here’s how it works:

– Link back to the person who nominated you
– Give 11 random facts about yourself
– Answer 11 questions from your nominator
– Nominate 11 new and obscure bloggers
– Come up with 11 questions for them to answer
– Inform your nominees

11 Random Facts:

  • I was born in South America
  • I’m actually a full-time nurse
  • I have 2 kids, 1 dog, and 1 cat
  • I love to travel as much as to read
  • I have a type A personality
  • I’m a Vegetarian Ⓥ
  • I speak 3 languages
  • I abhor doing laundry — No! Actually, I hate putting clothes away
  • I love to knit, paint and photograph
  • I’m a morning person
  • I don’t like to choose. I have a hard time choosing favorite food, favorite color, favorite author…

Questions from my nominator:

What book genre do you prefer above all others?

Fiction

What author would be your best friend?

I’m in love with with Liane Moriarty right now. Her sense of humor is fanstastic. She is witty and fun. I think she would be a great friend.

Physical book or Ereader?

I read both, as well as listen to audiobooks, but I’m a traditional type of gal and I love the smell of books.

A place you’d love to travel to?

Paris, in a heartbeat.

Your favorite vacation spot?

Majorca, Spain.

If you could have dinner with any author. Who would it be?

Stephen King.

Your favorite book character?

Ah, that’s a hard one! I love strong female characters. I have to say my very first heroine was Elizabeth Bennet.

Do you have any bookish habits?

  • I smell my books
  • I don’t dog ear
  • I read multiple books at a time
  • I don’t usually lend my books

Your favorite time of the day?

Sunrise.

Have you read anything recently by an author that’s new to you?

Plenty.

Why did you start a blog?

To share my reviews. To have an excuse to read even more books than I already do. 🙂

The blogs I nominate:

Questions for my nominees:

  • Have you read any books recently by an author whose new to you?
  • Is there a single item, a treasured possession that you never leave the house without?
  • The typical physical book vs ebook vs audio book debate, which do you prefer?
  • What is one place you’ve always wanted to travel to? (This can either be a fictional or non-fictional place)
  •  Favorite quote from a book you’ve read recently
  •  Which book genre do you prefer above all others?
  •  Which author would be your best friend?
  •  If you could pick an era to live in which one would you choose?
  •  Do you have any bookish habits?
  •  How do you organize your books?
  •  Who is your favorite book character and why?