30 Day Book Meme - Day 29 — Bodies in the Library:
Day 01 – The best book you read last year Day 02 – A book that you’ve read more than three times Day 03 – Your favorite series Day 04 – Favorite book of your favorite series Day 05 – A book that makes you happy Day 06 – A book that makes you sad Day 07 – Most underrated book Day 08 – Most overrated book Day 09 – A book you thought you wouldn’t like but ended up loving Day 10 – Favorite classic book Day 11 – A book you hated Day 12 – A book you used to love but don’t anymore Day 13 – Your favorite writer Day 14 – Favorite book of your favorite writer Day 15 – Favorite male character Day 16 – Favorite female character Day 17 – Favorite quote from your favorite book Day 18 – A book that disappointed you Day 19 – Favorite book turned into a movie Day 20 – Favorite romance book Day 21 – Favorite book from your childhood Day 22 – Favorite book you own Day 23 – A book you wanted to read for a long time but still haven’t Day 24 – A book that you wish more people would’ve read Day 25 – A character who you can relate to the most Day 26 – A book that changed your opinion about something Day 27 – The most surprising plot twist or ending Day 28 – Favorite title Day 29 – A book everyone hated but you liked Just recently I realized most of my fellow English Literature students hate The Great Gatsby yet, once I understood the story taking into account Fitzgerald’s love story with Zelda and American history, it became a favourite of mine. However, when I first read the book, I thought it was boring, pointless (the author himself had admited there was no purpose as such in the novel) and overrated. It took me some lessons, some articles and a lot of enjoyable research on Zelda Sayre to fully understand the story and pitty Gatsby in fiction and Zelda in real life. In fact, she has become a favourite figure of mine in American history/literature. When I recently saw her portrayed on an amazing film (saying in which would be a huge spoiler, wink wink @redheadheroines) I liked her even more!