The Wanderlust Tag || Tags & Awards

Hello beautiful people!

Thank you Laura Beth @ Hot Shot Headlines for tagging me in The Wanderlust Tag! I did a BUNCH in advance so I actually haven’t worked on one in a while, so it’s nice to get back into it!

Please make sure to visit Laura Beth’s site and give her some love!


  • Mention the creator of the tag and link back to original post [Alexandra @ Reading by Starlight].
  • Thank the blogger who tagged you.
  • Answer the 10 questions below using any genre.
  • Tag 5+ friends.


|| A book set in a sleepy small town ||


To Kill a Mockingbird (Book 1) by Harper Lee — Though the setting may be a small place, the story and meaning behind this novel are gigantic!


|| A book with a beachside community ||


Alex, Approximately by Jenn Bennett — Not only does it have a beachside setting, there’s also a lot of focus on the love of the water in this novel.


|| A book with a voyage on the high seas ||


The Lady’s Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Guide, Book 2) by Mackenzi Lee — Guys … it even has “piracy” in the title. Though not the whole story takes place at sea, a significant amount does — and some epic scenes during their adventures while at sea!


|| A book set down in a murky river or a jungle ||


The Jungle Books by Rudyard Kipling — It’s been a while since I’ve read this … but yes, Kipling’s novel DOES take place in the jungle. I bet there’s a murky river or two in there as well.


|| A book with a frostbitten atmosphere ||


White Fang by Jack London — Well, the story takes place in Canada; the Yukon to be more specific. So yes … it’s bloody well COLD!!


|| A book with a rough or isolated terrain ||


Z for Zachariah by Robert C. O’Brien — Oh wow … it’s been YEARS since I’ve read this. But I remember how creepy yet intriguing it was! I may need to re-read this one. But yes … nuclear war destroyed planet? Definitely some rough AND isolated terrain.


|| A book with a Western-esque setting ||

I’ve ALWAYS wanted to read a good Western or Western-esque book … but I really haven’t seen many people review any. So if ANY of you have suggestions, please let me know!!


|| A book across sweeping desert sands ||


All the Wind in the World by Samantha Mabry — This may have not ended up being my cup of tea, but it’s still a really neat story. And the setting LITERALLY takes place in the desert … which I don’t envy of for the characters at all …


|| A book set in the heart of the woods ||


The Calling (Darkness Rising, Book 2) by Kelley Armstrong — firstly, this series takes place in a more rural area of British Columbia … so, it’s basically ALL part of the forest! Secondly, this book in particular is LARGELY in the forest, which I totally love!


|| A whimsical book shrouded in magic ||


Eragon (The Inheritance Cycle, Book 1) by Christopher Paolini — There’s A LOT of magic going on in this novel. From magical beasts to casting powerful spells, this series has it all.

The Nominees

Beware Of The Reader | The Book Cover Girl | Shalini’s Books & Reviews | The Tea Reader | All Things Annabelle

Goodreads | Instagram | Tumblr

Posted by

Author of Bookmark Your Thoughts, both the Tumblr and WordPress book review blogs. I'm a tea drinking, book loving librarian who just loves literature.

11 thoughts on “The Wanderlust Tag || Tags & Awards

  1. Great answers!

    For Western-esque reads, you could try Walk on Earth a Stranger by Rae Carson or Vengeance Road by Erin Bowman or Dead Iron by Devon Monk. The Carson and Monk books are historical western style stories with hints of magic in them as well.

    Liked by 1 person

  2. It seems that some of your posts don’t show up on my wordpress Reader 😦 I was like: “Hmm, I haven’t seen one of Jenna’s posts in a few days, I wonder if she is okay”.
    But apparently it’s all wordpress fault and you’re doing just fine! 😀

    Love the books that you chose. Especially, «To Kill a Mockingbird» – it’s one of those books that stayed with me, you know? Probably the story, feelng and atmosphere it created that I’ll never forget.
    «White Fang» is so saaaad, I cried so much when I read it for school (many years ago…).

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Lol! That’s okay! I’ve had that happen a few times and I just had to fix it in my “Reader” If you WANT to see them, you can go to Reader — Followed Sites — Manage — search Bookmark Your Thoughts — Settings — check “Notify me of new posts”. But I think WordPress has just been a bum as of late!

      Me too … TKAM was one of those books I wished I read a long time ago but glad I finally did pick it up; the story is beautiful and I love the rawness and realness the author portrays regarding racism and discrimination. White Fang … yup … still super sad about that book.

      Liked by 1 person

      1. OMG! I didn’t even know this was a thing! (the notifications) :O I saw that there was an option to receive e-mails, but not the wordpress app notifications! You just changed my whole wordpress experience 😀

        Liked by 1 person

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.