My Life in Books | Book Tag

Posted June 8, 2017 by Madalyn || 8 Comments

Hi, guys! I haven’t done a book tag in what feels like forever. I wasn’t tagged to do this, but I saw the “My Life in Books” tag over on Sydney’s blog, and it looked like a lot of fun. Let’s get into the questions!

find a book for each of your initials.

M: More Happy Than Not by Adam Silvera

M: Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit

H: Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi

count your age along your bookshelf. what book is it?

This Savage Song by Victoria Schwab // One of my favorites of last year. I can’t wait for the sequel, which comes out this summer!

pick a book set in your city/state.

Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli, of course! Strangely, I’ve read lots of books set in Atlanta, but this one will always be my favorite. Particularly because Becky is from here, so she nails the city.

pick a book that represents a destination you’d love to visit.

Wanderlove by Kirsten Hubbard // This book is set in Central America (primarily Belize and Guatemala). I have so many Central and South American countries left on my list of places to visit!

pick a book that’s your favorite color.

Lair of Dreams by Libba Bray // I don’t approve of the cover changes this series has gone through, but adore the dark green colors on this cover!

which book do you have the fondest memories of?

The Magic Treehouse books by Mary Pope Osborne // I looooved these books as a child. I remember reading them with my mom, reading them on my own, and even listening to them on cassette tape (lol) to fall asleep every night. This series was a ton of fun, and it was a big part of my life for the early years of my childhood!

which book did you have the most difficulty reading?

The Things They Carried by Tim O’Brien // This is the only required reading from my high school career that I could not bring myself to finish. It’s a Vietnam war story, and it’s generally beloved by the bookish community, but it was so not for me. Maybe I just didn’t “get” it, but I hated the writing SO MUCH. Oh man, every time I think about this book, I get irrationally enraged.

which book on your tbr pile will give you the biggest sense of accomplishment when you finish it?

The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson // I love Brandon Sanderson. He’s one of my all-time favorite authors. I’ve read pretty much all of his work… except this series. I know I’ll love it (I mean, I hear it’s his best work, and that is HIGH PRAISE, considering the rest of his catalog), but the length is so intimidating.


I’m not going to tag anyone specific, but if you’d like to do this tag, please feel free! 🙂 Tell me in the comments: what’s the most intimidating book on your TBR pile?

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Madalyn is a 20-something music student and lifelong lover of reading. When she's not reading or singing, you're likely to find her drinking coffee, traveling, or buying more lipstick than one person could possibly need.
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  • Oh damn, the MAGIC TREE HOUSE series! I LEARNED SO MUCH FROM IT! And I totally agree about Wanderlove–definitely need to plan a trip to Central/South America now 😀 Great post! Love so many of these books <3

    Rabiah @ Confessions of a Readaholic

    • Yesssss! MAGIC TREEHOUSE 4 LYFE. And I’ve loved everywhere I’ve visited in Central and South America, and I can’t wait to visit more places. Thank you! <3

  • Fun tag!! Simon is awesome and I would love to go to Atlanta (I want to go everywhere!) Love the cover of Lair of Dreams. The colors are awesome!

  • Chrystal M

    This looks like a fun tag! I’ll have to do it now… I’ve been on a tag kick lately.

    I really need to read Simon and This Savage Song still.

    • You totally should! It was a fun one. And ooh, you do– two of my favorites!

  • I love this tag! I’ll totally be participating.