A: Author you’ve read the most books from
Isis: Benjamin Alire Saenz. Anyone who knows me knows he’s my favorite.
Nicole: Ursula Vernon. I’ve read nine of her books.
B: Best sequel ever
Isis: Prince’s Gambit by C. S. Pacat for sure.
Nicole: The Hammer of Thor by Rick Riordan
C: Currently reading
Isis: A Boy Worth Knowing Jennifer Cosgrove
Nicole: The Belgrave Legacy by Zara Hoffman and Rise of the Evening Star by Brandon Mull
D: Drink of choice while reading
Isis: Tea. Usually chai or milk tea are my favorites.
Nicole: I love Dr. Pepper.
E: E-reader or physical book
Isis: I love physical books but I prefer ebooks for night reading. So, both.
Nicole: Physical book. I tend to get too distracted with ebooks.
F: Favourite fictional character
Isis: Dante Quintana. No one will ever steal his spot.
Nicole: Harry Potter. I loved him for so long it’s hard not to say his name.
G: Glad you gave it a chance
Isis: The Hating Game by Sally Thorne. I don’t usually read romance so I’m glad I read that one.
Nicole: Serpentine by Cindy Pon. I was unsure of going so fantasy with the main character being a half monster, but I’m glad I did.
H: Hidden gem book
I: Important moment in reading life
J: Just finished
K: Kinds of books you won’t read
Isis: High fantasy. Although at times I’ll make exceptions.
Nicole: Erotic, Romance. There are others but there is always exceptions.
L: Longest book you’ve read
Isis: Maybe Order of the Phoenix, but I’m not sure.
Nicole: Order of the Phoenix.
M: Major book hangover
Isis: Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel gave me a big book hangover. I love that book.
Nicole: The Outliers by Kimberly McCreight. All I wanted was the sequel.
N: Number of bookshelves
Isis: Just one that was custom made.
Nicole: Three. Two medium ones, and one short one.
O: One book read multiple times
Isis: Point Pleasant by Jen Archer Woods.
Nicole: Goblet of Fire by J.K. Rowling.
P: Perfect place to read
Isis: My bed.
Q: Quote that inspires you
Isis: “So it goes.” -Kurt Vonnegut
Nicole: “To be careful with people and with words was a rare and beautiful thing.”
― Benjamin Alire Sáenz
R: Reading regret
Isis: Edge of Darkness by Travis McBee. It was the worst.
Nicole: A Clockwork Orange by Anthony Burgess. I don’t know why I finished it.
S: Series I started and need to finish
Isis: I want to finish the duology of This Savage Song, which is Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab.
Nicole: The original Percy Jackson series. I think I have the last two to go through.
T: Three all-time favorites
- At the Edge of the Universe by Shaun David Hutchinson
- Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen
- Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
- Roll of Thunder, Hear of Cry by Mildred. D. Taylor
- A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
- Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz
U: Unapologetic fangirl moment
Isis: Meeting Benjamin Alire Saenz, David Levithan, and Adam Silvera all on the same day. It was the best.
Nicole: When I meet authors I usually can’t talk. Does that count?
V: Very excited for release
Isis: Restore Me by Tahereh Mafi. Give me all the Warner!
Nicole: A Blade so Black by L.L. McKinney
W: Worst bookish habit
Isis: Wanting to read too many books at once, getting overwhelmed, and not reading anything.
Nicole: Starting and stopping a million books because I get distracted. It results in nothing being done.
X: X Marks the Spot – start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book
Y: Your latest book purchase
Isis: A beautiful B&N edition of Jane Eyre.
Nicole: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas.
Z: ZZZ snatcher book – last book that kept you up way late
Isis: Autoboyography by Christina Lauren. So worth the lack of sleep.
Nicole: Iron Cast by Destiny Soria