Author – Hazel
So this week it’s mine and Yasmin’s turn to do the reading habits book tag, so here goes….
What is your favourite book?
Hazel – Dark Lover by J R Ward
Yasmin – Shadowfever by Karen Marie Moning
What genre do you prefer?
H – Romance (contemporary, paranormal, new adult)
Y – Paranormal
What is your favourite book series?
H – J R Ward’s Black Dagger Brotherhood series
Y – Fever series by Karen Marie Moning
What books did you hate reading in school?
H – I don’t remember hating anything we had to read.
Y – Shakespeare
What is the first book you remember reading as a child?
H – The Famous Five by Enid Blyton
Y – Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
Bookstores or libraries?
H – If I HAD to choose, I would say Bookstore.
Y – Bookstores
How many books do you own?
H – Including Kindle books and iBooks, 294.
Y – 245 books, 197 iBooks and 444 Kindle books! Oops, I just bought another one, 445 Kindle books 😉
Do you read before bed?
H – Yes, pretty much every night.
Y – Yes, I read every night.
What is your most comfortable reading position?
H – Sat up in the corner of the sofa, knees up with the book leaning on a pillow.
Y – Curled up in my corner of the sofa, with a blanket of course!
What is the most recent book you read?
H – I am currently reading The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer by Michelle Hodkin
Y – Right now I’m reading Haunted by Moonlight, book 2 in the series by Adrianne Brooks
What quote from any book will you never forget? Why is it significant?
H – “And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him”, Bella from Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. Whenever anybody mentions quotes especially about love, this is the one I think of. It’s the first time I can remember really rooting for a couple to get together in a story.
Y – “One day you may kiss a man you can’t breathe without, and find breath is of little consequence”, Jericho Barrons from Bloodfever by Karen Marie Moning. It’s my favourite because I would love a kiss like that, to feel like that with someone one day.
Science fiction or fantasy?
H – Science fiction
Y – Fantasy
What books do you regret reading?
H – I don’t regret any books I’ve read, I may not have enjoyed a book but I wouldn’t regret reading it.
Y – I don’t regret any, I just might not have liked some.
On average, how many books do you read per year?
H – Probably around 52 per year.
Y – I have no idea of the full amount but I read up to 6 books a week.
What book can you read hundreds of times and never get tired of?
H – Twilight – it’s 1 of only a handful of books that I’ve ever read more than once.
Y – Dark Lover, Darkfever, Lover Unbound
Do you like to read outside?
H – Hell no, bugs!
Y – No!
What’s the biggest lesson you’ve learned from a book?
H – Life isn’t as bad as you think, someone is always going through more crap than you are!
Y – Nothing is ever as it seems and everyone deserves a second chance.
Of the past year, what is the greatest book you’ve read?
H – Wait For You by J. Lynn
Y – Unholy Ghosts by Stacia Kane
Bookmark or a random piece of paper?
H – Bookmark, I have a couple of pretty ones.
Y – Bookmark
Can you stop reading anytime you want or do you have to stop at a certain page, chapter etc?
H – Anytime I want.
Y – Anytime
Do you eat or drink while reading?
H – Yes, on my iPad but only a drink with an actual book (and maybe some chocolate hehe)
Y – Yes
Can you read while listening to music/watching TV?
H – I can but I don’t absorb as much information or read as much.
Y – Only if it’s light background noise.
One book at a time, or several at once?
H – One at a time, I’ve tried more than one and I can’t do it!
Y – I prefer 1 book at a time but I can read several if I want to.
Reading at home or everywhere?
H – Everywhere, but I prefer reading at home where I can relax and get cosy.
Y – At home! Duh
Do you read ahead or skip pages?
H – No I don’t.
Y – No, I like the suspense even if it’s killing me.
Breaking the spine or keeping it new?
H – Keeping it new, definitely.
Y – Breaking the spine
Do you write in books?
H – No, good god why would you do that!!!
Y – Nooo!!!