This meme came up on Tumblr recently, Gentle Reader. I thought it was fun, so I decided to play along.
First book that made me cry:
Watership Down. I still haven’t forgiven it.
First book that was spoiled for me:
I like spoilers and actively seek them out, always have. I am the girl that picks up the book and flips to the end to ensure it ends happily. Blame Watership Down.
First book I fell in love with:
Molly Moves Out. To this day my mother is troubled by my love for this book.
First time I couldn’t stop smiling because of a book or character:
Probably a Brambly Hedge book.
First person who really impacted my reading:
Aside from various librarians? The BFF Phrannish.
Since then I have developed rather complex taste curator relationships with various internet bloggers, more complex on my end than theirs. As they likely have no idea I exist.
First book hangover:
The Song of the Lioness series. After the last book came out, I did nothing but reread the series for about six months and refused to read anything else in an attempt to deal with the loss. I have had this happen before, but never as badly as this first time.
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Coop de Book: Gail’s monthly read along for Feb is Princess Academy by Shannon Hale.
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Romancing the Werewolf ~ A Supernatural Society Novella by Gail Carriger is now available (audio will follow).
Gay reunion romance featuring your favorite reluctant werewolf dandy, the return of a certain quietly efficient Beta, and some unexpected holiday gifts.
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“I was quiet, but I was not blind.”
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