Hello beautiful people!
Yes, yes … I know Valentine’s Day has already passed … but I haven’t done this tag before! I can’t miss an opportunity to partake in more book tags!
Any who, thank you so much Kristin @ Kristin Kraves Books for tagging me! Kristin is blogger goals … like, legit. She has an amazing blog, full of really well informed and organized posts! She’s also a fellow Canadian blogger, which I’m always happy to see more Canadian’s roaming the blogging world! Please make sure to visit her website!
The Creator & the Rules
The creator of this tag is Taiwo @ Stuffed Shelves. As for the rules:
↠ Link back to this and mention Taiwo @ Stuffed Shelves as the creator of this tag.
↠ Link back to the person who tagged you and thank them!
↠ Answer the questions (of course!)
↠ You can use their graphic if you want but please mention them as the person who made it.
What book(s) have you been given as a gift that you loved?
Technically, I won this book … but that still counts as a gift in my opinion! And I absolutely adored this poetry collection! Not only is the content itself remarkable, but look at that cover!!! I was blown away by the beauty of Kaufman’s works — I can’t wait to read more of her poetry!
What book(s) would you like to give as a gift to someone else?
This is just such a powerful and inspirational novel, that I really feel like everyone can take SOMETHING from this story. Hinton’s an amazing writer, creating a heart-wrenching yet authentic coming of age story that has left a permanent mark on me forever. There’s a reason why I re-read this novel a lot.
If you could gift a random person any bookish item, what would it be?
BOOK SLEEVES! I have to copy Kristin on this one. I have a new appreciation for book sleeves! I’ve literally become obsessed with them. They are adorable AND they really do protect your previous books! I already gave my one friend a book sleeve for Christmas and she loved it!
If you could gift a random person any non-bookish item, what would it be?
Oh my goodness … I’m not quite sure! We all have so many different likes and interests that a generic go-to gift is pretty hard in my opinion. Probably a candle or a gift card … that way, they can always re-gift it is they don’t like it ha-ha!
What do you say when a person gives you a gift you don’t like?
Obviously, I thank them. Like Kristin says, it’s the thought that counts. I’ve been told I’m pretty easy to shop for and impress, so this tend to not be an issue.
Mention a book based around Valentine’s Day
Is it bad that I haven’t actually read a book based around Valentine’s Day? I don’t think so, but now I’m curious about books that are. Any recommendations?
Mention any two tips for blogging as a gift to other bloggers and to those who may want to start a blog.
- Learn to find your own voice. One thing that REALLY draws me to certain bloggers is HEARING their voice in their reviews. Reading a generic review that sounds common or ordinary just isn’t as appealing. Find a way to really make your blog stand out and show who YOU are!
- Remember to take breaks — this is for fun, after all! If this IS your full-time gig, then I get why you may not take a lot of breaks. But breaks are HEALTHY! Blogging is for fun and to communicate with people — it’s not supposed to stress you out.
Link to some posts by other bloggers that you loved or were very helpful.
These are ALSO the people that I’m tagging for this!