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I hit 700 followers today, so I thought I’d do my first ever follow forever!

In particular, I want to thank Agnes of ananasbooks for being the first friend I made on here, Lauren of feelingsofthesecondarycharacters for supplying my dashboard with Buffy, and Ebie of noteverybookandcrannyjohn for being my soulfriend in real life.

Here are my favourite blogs, they are all great :-)

a-noveltea  a-novel-ty  abagofbooks abookcat amandareads21

ananasbooks artbookslife beccaandbooks blame-it-on-the-books 

bluestockingbookworm bodaciousbookbabe bookaholic-bookworm 

bookdrunkinlove bookishbee booknerdjenny bookpillows bookprince 

books-booksandmorebooks booksandtea booksandthesea booksnmore 

booksimpressions booktown bookwardeverlasting bookwormdiaries 

collectingpages countingbooks duckduckbooks datbookfeel 

didyousaybooks feelingsofthesecondarycharacters fictionsandfandoms 

gatsbook hermionesparkle itsbookishness literatureloveaffair 

livingthroughbooks noryx-enriquez noteverybookandcrannyjohn 

prettypaperback reignofbooks samreads stxrybooks traci-reads 

treesofreverie what-lovely-books writingreadinglove

I was tagged by booksarebigger-ontheinside and bookswithburry!  Thank you lovelies!

Let’s do this!

  1. I don’t have one since my name is Amber and you can’t really do much with that name.  Maybe Amelon if you asked thrownintoasupernova and the-infernal-books…*glares at them both*
  2. Dull blue
  3. Dirty Blonde
  4. Coffee runs through my veins.
  5. Red
  6. In a book
  7. None really
  8. Manatees (when I see them I just want to hug them)
  9. All about the Bass atm but it changes a lot (sorry booksarebigger-ontheinside but I stole yours)
  10. Every book ever written :D

Holy Crap tag 20 people?????  Okay here it goes (sorry if you’ve already been tagged): the-infernal-books the-bookhunter booksholdthekeystotheworld abookthiefandawordshaker itsonceuponabook somemoronicwolfyclaim lee-yan-druh iotterreadanotherbook oddlittlereader booksarethepassagetoanotherworld llamasandbooks theonlyhopewehaveisfortomorrow books-booksandmorebooks she-was-too-fond-of-books fandomsmegm writtenbybella latte-books insomnious-bookworm thebookcastle booksatisfaction sortingmypriorities livingthroughbooks countingbooks adventuresonpaper thrownintoasupernova

I’m not sure how many that is but it looks around 20ish I think… So yeah y’all have been tagged have fun!! (if you want to but you don’t have to do it of course!)

Books-booksandmorebooks' book recommendations:
  • The Harry Potter series - J.K Rowling
  • Anna and the French Kiss, Lola and the Boy Next Door, Isla and the Happily Ever After - Stephanie Perkins
  • The Diviners - Libba Bray
  • Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell
  • Eleanor & Park - Rainbow Rowell
  • The Fault in Our Stars - John Green
  • Paper Towns - John Green
  • Wonder - R.J. Palacio
  • The Infernal Devices trilogy - Cassandra Clare
  • The Book Thief - Markus Zusak
  • The Name of the Star & The Madness Underneath - Maureen Johnson
  • The Little Broomstick - Mary Stewart
  • Ways To Lie Forever - Sally Nicholls
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower - Stephen Chbosky
  • The Mortal Instruments series - Cassandra Clare
  • Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children - Ransom Riggs
  • To Kill A Mockingbird - Harper Lee
  • Struck by Lightning - Chris Colfer
  • Divergent - Veronica Roth
  • New Girl & Here Lies Bridget - Paige Harbison
  • Wintergirls - Laurie Halse Anderson
  • 13 Little Blue Envelopes - Maureen Johnson
  • the Edge Chronicles - Paul Stewart
  • Huntress of the Sea - Alan Temperley
  • Dolphin Island - Arthur C. Clarke
  • Thirteen Reasons Why - Jay Asher
  • Peter Pan in Scarlet - Geraldine McCaughrean
  • Matilda - Roald Dahl
  • Half Bad - Sally Green
  • Elsewhere - Gabrielle Zevin
  • Let It Snow - John Green, Maureen Johnson, Lauren Myracle
  • Dash & Lily’s Book of Dares - David Levithan & Rachel Cohn
  • Charlotte’s Web - E.B. White
  • What Katy Did - Susan Coolidge 
  • The Children of the Red King - Jenny Nimmo
  • Looking For Alaska - John Green
  • The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time - Mark Haddon
  • The Hunger Games trilogy - Susan Collins
  • The Faraway Tree series - Enid Blyton
  • Dear John - Nicholas Sparks
  • Carrier of the Mark - Leigh Fallon
  • The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight - Jennifer E. Smith
  • the Uglies series - Scott Westerfeld 
  • the House of Night series - P.C Cast
  • The Great Gatsby - F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The Woman in Black - Susan Hill
  • Mr Penumbra’s 24 Hour Bookstore - Robin Sloane
  • Attachments - Rainbow Rowell 
  • the Wind on Fire trilogy - William Nicholson 
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret - Brian Selznick
  • Every Day - David Levithan
  • Will Grayson, Will Grayson - John Green & David Levithan
  • Amy & Roger’s Epic Detour - Morgan Matson
  • Since You’ve Been Gone - Morgan matson
  • We Were Liars - E Lockhart
  • Landline - Rainbow Rowell
  • Wicked: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West & Son of a Witch - Gregory Maguire
  • The Casual Vacancy - J.K. Rowling
  • The Shades of London series - Maureen Johnson

(There’s also now a link to this on my ‘about me’ page in case anyone wants this in the future. I’ll keep adding to it, I promise!)

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OKAY. So I’m sorry for this being posted so late but here is my accent challenge thank you to mychemicalbooks. Also my house was soo quiet when I did this which is why you might have turn the volume up

1. Your name and username.


2. Where you’re from.


3. Pronounce the following words: Aunt, Roof, Route, Theater, Iron, Salmon, Caramel, Fire, Water, New Orleans, Pecan, Both, Again, Probably, Alabama, Lawyer, Coupon, Mayonnaise, Pajamas, Caught, Naturally, Aluminum, GIF, Tumblr, Crackerjack, Doorknob, Envelope, GPOY.


4. What is it called when you throw toilet paper on a house?


5. What is a bubbly carbonated drink called?


6. What do you call gym shoes?


7. What do you call your grandparents?


8. What do you call the wheeled contraption in which you carry groceries at the supermarket?


9. What is the thing you change the TV channel with?


10. Choose a book and read a passage from it.


11. Do you think you have an accent?


12. Be a wizard or a vampire?


13. Do you know anyone on Tumblr in real life?


14. End audio post by saying any THREE words you want

SO I TAG buttermybooks, emeraldyoukaibooks, sortingmypriorities, throwback-to-1985, beccaandbooks, books-booksandmorebooks and itsonceuponabook

My first ever Follow Forever

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So.. my first follow forever after all this time blogging. I didn’t reach a specific amount of followers or anything, I just want to thank these bloggers simply for existing. Thank you for sticking with me despite our different opinions and tastes in books but most of all thank you for filling my dash with pretty pictures of books and reviews. I love you guys! <3

livingthroughbooks

rainbow-books

raisingareader

booknerdjenny

tilly-and-her-books

buttermybooks

volatilereign

duckduckbooks

she-was-too-fond-of-books

alicesbookshelf

bookandwords

wondrousbooks

booksnbutterbeer

prettypaperback

mybook-haven

mybooktopia

thegirlofnovels

thatonereader

yummibooks

abookcat

valentinapoole

books-and-butterflies

bookdrunkinlove

feelingsofthesecondarycharacters

literatureismyutopia

findinghomeinabook

what-lovely-books

girlthatreads

thebooker

booktown

thatisuncleferdinand (talk to me soon, i miss you)

introverted-reader

unboundbooks

bookprince

iprefertoread

bookphile

books-cupcakes

treesofreverie

beckisbookshelf

readerontheloose

thefictionthief

books-booksandmorebooks

The lower your name is, the longer I’ve been following you. :) Lots of loveee! 

Do Not Talk About Fightclub Tag

I got tagged by a-wonderful-waste-of-life. Thank you!

Rules:
Rule #1: Do not talk about Fight Club

Rule #1 Part 2: Always post the rules.

Rule #2: Answer the questions the person who tagged you asked, then write 11 new ones.

Rule #3: Tag people.
Rule #4: Tell the person you tagged them.

Rule #5: Tell the person who tagged you

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I was tagged by shirazee - thanks for tagging me!!!

Rules:

Rule 1: Always post the rules
Rule 2: Answer the questions the person who tagged you asked, and write 11 new ones
Rule 3: Tag 11 people and link them to the post
Rule 4: Actually tell them you tagged them

1.Favourite colour?

pastel pink

2.Earliest Childhood memory?

erm getting chickenpox when i was about 2

3.Favourite band/artist?

either the beatles or the smiths

4.Least favourite band/artist?

idk man i guess justin bieber (which is weird as i’m kind of an ex-belieber, hey i was young we were all young once)

5.Age people mistake you for?

i’ve been mistaken for age 12 - age 18 lmao wide range, mostly 12 though

6.Favourite movie?

erm back to the future (idk hard question i love like fifty billion films)   

7.Favourite past-time?  

playing the piano, singing, playing guitar idk i like music   

8.Favourite book?

probably harry potter and the order of the phoenix

9.Favourite song?

that’s a hard question so i’ll just say my top track on my phone which is you’re gonna lose that girl by the beatles

10.Least favourite movie?

side effects 

11. Place you want to live when you’re older?

either central london or brighton

My questions:

1. last book you read?

2. meaning behind your username?

3. the book you’re currently reading?

4. last show you watched?

5. if you were going to be stranded on an island but could bring one album and one means of playing it (CD player, iPod, whatever takes your fancy), what album would you bring?

6. what are your top five favourite films?

7. hogwarts house? 

8. least favourite book?

9. song you think everyone should hear?

10. do you have any pets?

11. what are you listening to right now?

I tag: nnewbie masumayeah ratpile polaroidpeaches tilly-take-a-bow pink-haired-mancunian books-booksandmorebooks callumfung morrisseymorrissey sonicmytardis toowildforyoshizzle (you don’t have to do it if you don’t want to!!)

11 Questions Tagalong

I was tagged by shakespearesucks. Rules: Answer 11 questions, pass 11 different questions on to those tagged. Tag 11 new people.

Answers:

1. Who is your biggest inspiration in your field of work (or the field of work you wish to go into)?

Well, Christopher Paolini is the reason I ever started writing books, so he’s one inspiration. Then, two years ago, I discovered John Green, and because of him I realized the type of themes I wanted to convey to readers.

2. What was your favorite book series when you were younger?

I remember loving the “Boxcar Children.” And, of course, Harry Potter — but I hated Harry Potter the first time I read it. I had to reread it for a library challenge and then my life changed forever. HP fan since 2000!!!

3. Root beer or Dr. Pepper?

Dr. Pepper, by far. (But don’t get me started on my Coca Cola obsession.

4. If you could live in any other country besides your current one, where would it be and why?

New Zealand. It’s absolutely beautiful. I love mountain vistas and diverse, medieval-ish landscapes.

5. Who do you think is the most underrated actor/actress these days?

Um….yeah. I don’t really have an opinion. Uh, Andrew Garfield. There.

6. What is your favorite movie sequel?

The Dark Knight. Best second movie ever. But TDKR was terrible.

7. If you could trade places with any fictional character, who would it be and why?

This is gonna come across as egotistic, but my own main character, Arman Lance. I love space travel and discovery and stuff, so I want to live in a world where space exploration (especially interstellar) is an everyday thing.

I guess Kirk from Star Trek, then, if can’t choose my own characters XD

8. If you could teach any subject at Hogwarts, what would it be?

Defense Against the Dark Arts.

9. What is your favorite classic (book)?

A Tale of Two Cities

10. What is your favorite fictional creature?

Daemons, from the “His Dark Materials” trilogy. God I’d love a daemon.

11. Who is the most overrated classic author?

Again, not much opinion…but I hate “The Scarlet Letter,” so I’ll say Nathanael Hawthorne.

My 11 questions are:

1. Who is your favorite author?

2. What is your favorite fictional world?

3. What town would you most like to live in in the world?

4. What is your favorite kind of coffee/tea?

5. Peppermint Hot Chocolate, or Pumpkin Spice Latte?

6. What is your favorite season and why?

7. Coke or Pepsi?

8. What is your favorite place to read or write?

9. What is your favorite book cover?

10. Ebooks or Real Books?

11. Do you prefer to hand-write or type?

I tag fishingboatproceeds the-angels-have-the-bookshelves the-nerdwriter the-book-ferret thatonereader thatawkwardwritingmoment throughthepageswriting books-booksandmorebooks bookphile bookishleaves date-a-girl-who-reads

Tagging games!
You can tell a lot about a person by what kind of music they listen to. Put your iPod or however you play your music on shuffle and write down the first 10 songs that come on. Then post them so other people can see what your music choices say about you. Tag 10 people you would also like to learn…

Ok so I was tagged a while ago by zipp-it and was just recently tagged by doglorde so I now feel obligated to do this…

1. Bad Blood - Bastille
2. White Blank Page - Mumford and Sons
3. Tiptoe - Imagine Dragons
4. Bleeding Out- Imagine Dragons
5. I Work Nights and You Work Days - To Kill A King
6. Sex - The 1975
7. Let’s Go All the Way - Sly Fox
8. Broken Arrow - The Script
9. Letters to My Lover the Dylan Fan - To Kill a King
10. The Draw - Bastille

I will now tag: foreveracountrygirll bookorstreetsmart flaws-in-my-bad-blood oh-this-bad-blood bastilleismybeatingheart croatoan-niky-patsalos baileyrenee14 buttermybooks books-booksandmorebooks

1. Em
2. Brown
3. Brown
4. I’m shy around new people until I am comfortable to talk to them
5. Purple
6. Wollongong in Sydney, NSW, Australia
7. Beyoncé
8. Cat and Horse (I can’t choose between the two)
9. Innocent Eyes by Delta Goodrem
10. My Sister’s Kerper by Jodi Picoult

@bookish-soliloquies @possessedbybooks @thebookisbetterthanyou @readingbooksdevouringstories @ofpagesandchapters @books-booksandmorebooks @livingcariouslythroughstories @bookaholic-bookworm @prettylittlebookbat @amberthebooklion
Ten Books Tag

I was tagged by infinitebunnyrabbits and trunk-of-dreams, too, I think. Thank you, I’m sorry it took so long.

List ten books that have stayed with you in some way. Don’t take but a few minutes and don’t think too hard. - They don’t have to be “right” or “great” works, just the ones that have touched you. Then tag ten more.

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I was tagged by shirazee (thank you so much!!)

Rules


1. Always post rules.

2. Answer questions from the person who tagged you write 11 new ones.

3. Tag 11 people.

4. Actually tell them you tagged them.

questions

1. Favourite Season/Time of year?

spring

2. Favourite food?

chinese food in general

3. Favourite place you have visited?

NEW YORK FOR SURE

4. Age?

17 (but 18 on november 10th)

5. Twitter or Facebook?

lmao who even uses facebook anymore (so twitter basically)

6. How many pets do you have?

zilch

7. Last thing you drank?

water

8. Best gig you’ve been to?

only been to one (don’t judge me) so ben folds five in 2012

9. Where do you live?

north west london

10. Favourite blog?

eep that’s a hard question, erm i’ll just say nnewbie and ratpile bc they’re awesome sauce

11. How many posts have you liked?

19, 848 

(you don’t have to do it if you don’t want to)

my questions:

1. last film you watched?

2. last song you listened to?

3. favourite fictional character/s?

4. least favourite film?

5. favourite TV show/s?

6. what instruments you play if any?

7. film you think is overrated?

8. what blogs do you think deserve more followers?

9. do you have a twitter account? (if so what is it?)

10. do you have an instagram account? (if so what is it?)

11. what TV show have you been meaning to start watching but you haven’t gotten round to it yet?

I tag: nnewbie ratpile butterflyinn callumfung masumayeah polaroidpeaches sonicmytardis tilly-take-a-bow books-booksandmorebooks morrisseymorrissey pink-haired-mancunian (you don’t have to do it if you don’t want to!!!)

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