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12 Days of Christmas Book Tag
So if you existed in the blogging community back in 2014, you might have seen this tag around as it was created last year by Ashley @ Falling Down The Book Hole.
AND YES I WAITED A FULL YEAR TO DO THIS TAG LOL. But now I will bring it back to life because I can.
On the first day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: a partridge in a pear tree.
The partridge stood alone in the pear tree. What is your favourite stand alone?
I don’t have children (yet?) but this question is like asking who your favourite child is. I mean obviously you have a favourite (anyone who says otherwise is lying) but rarely do you ever say it out loud…SO I REFUSE TO ANSWER THIS.
On the second day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: two turtle doves.
Love is in the air! Who is your one true pairing?
From a television front: it has to be FitzSimmons from Agents of SHIELD. I will fight you.
From a book front, this year at least, maybe Alina and Nikolai? But then again, I kinda dislike Alina. There wasn’t really a strong ship I could ride and die with this year.
On the third day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: Three French Hens.
In the spirit of threes, what is the best trilogy you have read?
As of now, probably Chaos Walking by Patrick Ness. Definitely subject to change when I actually put more effort into reading all the trilogies.
On the fourth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: four calling birds.
Since series usually consist of four or more books, what is your favourite series?
As a fan of the Game of Thrones television shows, I do have to credit the source material in A Song of Fire and Ice by GRRM.
On the fifth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: five golden rings.
One ring to rule them all! Who is your Favorite Villain/Antagonist?
Mayor Prentiss from Chaos Walking. He’s incredibly nuanced that he’s basically a hero in his own right.
On the sixth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: six geese a laying.
Creation is a beautiful thing. What is your favourite world/world-building?
Anything that’s a nod to Urban Fantasy, incorporating contemporary environments with magic is a winner for me.
On the seventh day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: seven swans a swimming.
Who needs seven swans when all it takes is one good animal sidekick? Who’s your favourite animal sidekick?
MANCHEE. Only those who have experienced the greatness of Manchee will understand this…
On the eighth day of Christmas, my true love sent to me: eight maids a milking.
Milk is so 18th century. Which book or series takes beverages/food to a whole new level?
On the ninth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: nine ladies dancing.
Dancing is just one skill of a Lady! Who is your favourite kickass female lead?
In 2015, it’s gotta be Inej. Or Nina? Either is a solid choice.
On the tenth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: ten lords a leaping.
How about your favourite leading lad?
On the eleventh day of Christmas my true love sent to me: eleven pipes piping.
What is your favourite book or bookish thing with musical influence? (It can be about music, reference music a lot etc.)
I’ll reference sound in this one but Bird Box largely focused on being visually impaired as the protagonist and her kids were mostly living in the dark and had to travel by way of knowing the sounds.
On the twelfth day of Christmas my true love sent to me: 12 drummers drumming.
Drum roll please…what is your favourite read of this year?
My “favourites” of anything 2015 can be summed up in my recent award show shindig for books I read in 2015.
Amy @ Book Enthral
Ashley @ Socially Awkward Bookworm
Cristina @ My Tiny Obsessions
CW @ Read, Think, Ponder
Erika @ Erika in Bookventureland
Deanna @ A Novel Glimpse
Jasmine @ Jasmine Pearl Reads
Jesse Nicholas @ Books At Dawn
Josie @ Josie’s Book Corner
Kelly @ Stellar Scrutiny Book Blog
Liam @ Liam’s Library
Lois @ My Midnight Musing
Lara @ A Bundle of Books
Marie @ Drizzle and Hurricane Books
Nick @ The Paper Dragon
Nicolette Elzie @ Nicolette Elzie
Paige @ Page By Paige
Rachel @ One Little Bookshelf
RJ @ Heir of Ravenclaw
Summer @ Xing Sings
…and you if you would like to do it!
I am the master of hoarding all the tags.