The Seven Deadly Sins Book Tag

Hello peoples! I’m back with a tag that I was tagged in about two weeks ago by Bookfandom1001. Let’s just jump right on in!


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GREED: What is your most inexpensive book? What is your most expensive book?

Any book that I’ve won in a Giveaway would be the most inexpensive book, but This is Where it Ends was my first ever book that I’ve won in a Giveaway, so it’ll be the answer for the most inexpensive book. The Walking Dead Compendium One however…. that was around $60. I’m not even remotely joking, guys! I was out on a B&N shopping spree with my Dad and he basically just followed me around the store as I picked out the books I wanted to buy. He pointed out The Walking Dead Compendium One and offered to buy it for me, since we both love the show and I’ve been wanting to read the graphic novels, I picked it up and we headed to the check-out. I didn’t know how expensive this book was until looking at the receipt when I made it home. Let’s just say that I ordered from Amazon when I bought the second compendium (it was like 40% off listing price!)

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WRATH: What author do you have a love/hate relationship with?
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I think that a lot of people have the same relationship with Cassandra Clare, the author of The Mortal Instruments series. Clare has been sued for plagiarism and ultimately, her books sometimes have a lot of similarities to Fan-Fiction. That’s not necessarily a bad thing (the Fan-Fiction thing), since everybody starts somewhere, but I don’t know, sometimes I love her world that she’s created as well as her writing, while other times I just roll my eyes with annoyance.

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GLUTTONY: What book have you devoured over and over with no shame?
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I’m not one of those people who re-read books (I’ve only re-read two books ever, and those are the first two Harry Potter books), but I can see The Outsiders as one of those books that I find myself re-reading on a boring day inside or on a long flight somewhere. It’s small and short and can easily be taken with me anywhere I go, plus the characters and story are so raw and amazing that I don’t think I could ever get tired of re-visiting them.

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SLOTH: What book have you neglected reading due to laziness?

I have good reasoning behind this one. These books are both SO. LONG. Seriously, though! It’s not like I don’t think they’ll be good, but they’re both behemoths. Just thinking of trying to tackle these novels makes me want to curl up in a ball and contemplate what my life might become if I get stuck within the pages of those books, forever lost in the endless pages. I may be over-reacting, but I’ll get to them when the right time comes. And when that time arrives, I have no doubt in my mind that I’ll love these books.

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PRIDE: What book do you talk about in order to sound like an intellectual reader?

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Well I’m not one of those people that talks about a certain book in order to sound like an intellectual reader, but it always seems to impress people whenever I tell people that I’ve read To Kill a Mockingbird and enjoyed it. They usually assume that it was required reading for school, but I answer truthfully by saying that I chose to read it out of my own free will, which impresses them. I guess it’s because usually teenagers nowadays only read classic American literature if it’s for a school assignment, yet I do it for fun.

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LUST: What attributes do you find attractive in male or female characters?

I’m nerdy so I find it attractive whenever a character makes a lot of references to nerd culture that only a true nerd would understand and appreciate. I also like a character who is intellectual without trying to be smarter than anybody else.

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ENVY: What book would you like to receive as a gift?

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Well I already received one book that was on my list for Christmas (I won’t tell until I post my Christmas haul), so I’ll go with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone: Illustrated Edition. Note how I wrote Philosopher’s and not Sorcerer’s.


I don’t tag anybody in particular. Yes, I know, I’m boring. If you decide that you’d like to do this tag, just leave a link in the comments to your post so I can check it out!

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The Jingle Bell Tag

Happy Eve of Christmas Eve! Is that a thing? If not, it certainly is now. Today is the day of last minute shopping and hastily wrapping gifts for the people you had no idea what to get things for. Today is the calm before the storm. Yes, calm, unless you’ve been out in the real world (AKA: Hell at this time of year). To celebrate this, I’ve decided to do another Christmas-y tag! I wasn’t specifically tagged to do this, but it was an open invitation so I decided ‘why not?’. Since this will probably be my last post on this blog before Christmas. Unless I finish my Aristotle and Dante review sometime today or find some free time tomorrow or Christmas day. You never know!

So I saw Kat over at Life and Other Disasters do this tag and decided to do it myself. Let’s jump right into it!


“All I Want For Christmas Is You…”

What book do you want to see under the Christmas Tree?

Er… any book would be nice. I never get books as gifts which is very strange because that’s the one of the things you could get me and I’m guaranteed to like it, unless it’s a book I already own. I’ll just put a few books I would go absolutely crazy over if I unwrapped it on Christmas morning.I’m limiting myself to only four books because this could get very long.

“Simply Having A Wonderful Christmas Time…”

What book that you have read this year have you enjoyed the most?

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I’m not saying that this is my favorite book I read this year (since it’s full of pictures and is just a fun read) but I enjoyed it probably the most because it was just so fun to read and made me laugh so hard so many times. Dan and Phil really put their personalities into this book, just like they do with their videos.


“It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas…”

Which book has the most festive look to it?

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With this one I chose a book that isn’t a holiday book because then that would be kind of unfair. Christmas does happen in this book, but only briefly and it’s not part of the main story-line. I own the movie tie-in cover (I know! Shame!) so that one isn’t very Christmas-y, but the shade of red and the white font makes this version have a Christmas-y feel to it.


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What book unleashes your inner child?

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This book was a runner-up for the last question, but I decided to put it here. This book made me want to join Bailey as we explore the wondrous Night Circus. I loved this book so much because it made me feel like a kid again (I’m technically still a kid, but I mean like age 5 or 6).

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Your favorite villain…

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I absolutely hate Delphini Riddle (is that her proper surname?) from Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and I hate The Grinch as well so it fits. It’s not love to hate, it’s hate as in ‘I wish this character never existed’. The Grinch gave me nightmares, I’m not even joking and I seriously don’t understand why it’s a classic.And Delphini shouldn’t even exist considering ((SPOILER)) Voldemort was conceived under the influence of a love potion, meaning he doesn’t have the ability to love. And the idea of Voldemort having a child is something that is borne only in Fan-Fictions.

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Name your favorite TWO couples…

ONLY two? Wow, this is brutal. Uh… I’m just going to pick two couples that are actually canon from books. Here they are:

Ron and Hermione and Alec and Magnus are definitely my book OTPs. They’re both just so perfect for one another.


What book would you like to give as a present to your followers?

Ergh! I have to choose only one? Gosh this is difficult. I’ll have to go with a favorite of mine, and that would have to be An Ember in the Ashes by Sabaa Tahir.

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I don’t tag anybody specific, but if you’d like to do this tag, feel free to do it. Leave a link to your post so that I’ll be able to check it out, or just ping-back to me and I’ll see that you did it. I hope that all of you are enjoying the holiday season! Happy Holidays!

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The Festive Christmas Book Tag

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Hello wonderful Christmas elves. Yes, you guys are my elves during the holiday season. Just kidding! You’re the presents. I’m back with a tag for y’all and it’s another Christmas-y tag because who doesn’t love Christmas tags? They’re the best and get me in the holiday mood even more than I already am. Today, I’m doing the Festive Christmas Book Tag and I was tagged by Abi @ What Makes a Good Book. You guys should check out her blog because she’s seriously underrated. Now, let’s get to the tag!


1. A fictional family you would like to spend Christmas dinner with.

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The Weasley’s from Harry Potter, of course! They are such a tight-knit family who makes anybody feel at home. They’d definitely make me feel like part of the family and I bet Molly cooks the best Christmas dinner.

2. A bookish item you would like to receive as a gift.

These are some of my favorite bookmarks that I’ve found on Etsy and I would be so happy to get any of them as a gift.

3. A fictional character you think would make the perfect Christmas elf?

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My first thought was Tyrion Lannister from the A Song of Ice and Fire series, but that’s only because he’s dwarf-sized. Instead, I went with Dobby from Harry Potter. I freaking love Dobby and he’s a literal elf so why not make him a Christmas elf? He’s very caring towards those he loves and that’s a perfect quality for a Christmas elf, I think.

4. Match a book to it’s perfect Christmas song.

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Night by Elie Wiesel is the perfect match for Silent Night. Both songs are extremely sad and depressing but they’re the best match I could come up with.

5. Bah Humbag- a book or fictional character you’ve been disappointed in and should be put on the Naughty list.

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((SPOILER FOR MOCKINGJAY)) It’s not Katniss that I’m disappointed in, it’s Gale and what he ended up doing to Katniss. He was the reason Prim died and if I remember correctly, he never contacted Katniss afterwards to check up on her and make sure she was okay. And, I was also kind of disappointed with the Mockingjay book (and movies as well).

6. A book or fictional character you think deserves more love and appreciation and deserves to be put on the Nice list.

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A Step from Heaven by An Na is always me go-to underrated book that I recommend. It’s beautiful in every shape and form and is so underrated.

7. Red, green and gold: a book cover that has a wonderfully Christmas feel to it.

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My True Love Gave to Me is a collection of Holiday stories so it’s only fitting for it to have a Christmas-y cover. There’s snow and scarves and Christmas trees to top it off!

8. A book or series you love so much that you want everyone to find it under their Christmas tree this year so they can read and love it too.

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Harry Potter, of course! And I just found this edition of the series and aren’t they so beautiful? They’re certainly magical. I think any book lover would love to see this under their tree.


I Tag:


Debbie @ Debbie’s Library

Lena @ Bookfandom1001

Larkin @ Wonderfilled Reads

Britt @ Geronimo Reads

If anybody else wants to participate by doing this tag, feel free to! Just leave a link to your post in the comments below! And if I tagged you but you don’t want to do the tag, then that’s fine.

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The Fandom Book Tag

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Okay so this will be the last tag/post that I’ll be converting from my Weebly blog. Also, there are loads of TV/Movie reviews and book reviews on the way! So look out for those! Now, let’s get to the tag!


I saw this tag and I immediately decided I wanted to do it, so here I am. I’m not sure who created it, but thank you to the person who did, because you’re a genius. I’m going to do all parts of the tag, even if I’m not part of the fandom. The fandoms that I am a part of will have a beautiful gif to go beside it:) I will also only be using books that I have either read or books that I own. Without further ado, Allons-y! Check out these wonderful bloggers where I first saw the tag: Lifeandotherdisasters, Mytinyobsessions, Randomreads, and last but not least 52lettersinthealphabet!


Doctor Who– A book with a mostly-blue cover

Sherlock– A book featuring a psychopath/sociopath

Alyssa’s mom isn’t technically crazy, but she is in an asylum, and acts like a psychopath. Read my review of the book here.

Once Upon a Time– A book inspired by fairy-tales

Harry Potter– A book featuring magic

Supernatural– A book where the main character dies and then comes back to life

I am trying so hard not to use a lot of Harry Potter in this tag, but it’s really difficult. There’s a dragon on the cover so…

Game of Thrones– A book featuring dragons

I am trying so hard not to use a lot of Harry Potter in this tag, but it’s really difficult. There’s a dragon on the cover so…

Marvel- A book with a mostly-red cover

Pretty self-explanatory

Percy Jackson– A book based on ancient Greek myths

Before you say ‘those are for kids!’ listen to me. They’re good depictions of Greek Mythology, okay? Let me be.

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D– A book revolving around an agency or secret government organization 

I’m referring to WICKED on this. Not exactly a secret, but it is a government organization of sorts.

Grimm– A book that features monsters

There are vampires, werewolves, and demons. I don’t know what other monsters you need.

The Walking Dead– A book about zombies

So this isn’t about zombies, but the white walkers are zombies. They’re just cold. Y’know cause winter is coming.

The Vampire Diaries– A book featuring vampires

I’m going classic on this one.

Heroes– A book featuring humans with powers

Even though I don’t like this book very much (at all), I’m still going with it. There are other books out there where humans have powers, this one reminds me the most of Heroes.

The Hunger Games– A book in which kids/teenagers are murdered or die

Two of my favorite characters die in this series. Both teenagers. How’s that?

Frozen– A book that takes place in winter or a cold climate

That gif over there is way too cheery for this book. I haven’t read it but know it’s narrated by death.

Lord of the Rings– A book featuring elves

I had to look this one up

Lost– A book that takes place on an island, deserted or otherwise

Not all of it takes place on an island, but part of it does. Read my review of the book here.

The Maze Runner– A book featuring an incurable disease

Zombies, people. Zombies.


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The Simpsons– A book with a mostly-yellow cover

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Breaking Bad– A book revolving around drugs

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It doesn’t revolve around drugs, but there is drug use.

Charmed– A book about sisters

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Star Trek– A book featuring aliens or takes place in space

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A book about aliens invading Earth in waves.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer– A book featuring a tough heroine

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There is no tougher heroine out there than Katniss. She may not be my favorite female character ever (that is reserved for Hermione), but she is tough and can kick some serious butt.

Pretty Little Liars– A book in which people get blackmailed

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There isn’t blackmail in this book, but I there is bullying. I have never read a book with blackmail in it, so I altered the topic a bit so that I wouldn’t be forced to skip it.

Orphan Black– A book about clones/cloning

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The Lunars in this novel can make themselves look like people. It’s not cloning, but it’s the closest thing I’ve got to it. Check out my review of the book here.

Futurama– A book featuring robots

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I think this is the only book I’ve ever read that has robots or androids or cyborgs of some sort in it.

Merlin– A book or series that you wish had gone on longer

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Although I loved this book, I thought the ending was a bit disappointing and I wanted it to go on forever. You can read my review of the book here.

Firefly– A book that not many people know about, but you love

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This book is beautifully crafted, but I haven’t really heard anything about it from other people.

The Fault in Our Stars– A book about a cancer patient

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I don’t own a book, nor have I read a book with a cancer patient in it except for The Fault in Our Stars and that is the topic’s fandom, so I’m not going to mention that.


My Own Addition:


DC- A book where the protagonist’s parent(s) are dead

Well Harry Potter is the boy who lived. It’s not very complicated.


So that’s it! That’s the Fandom Book Tag. If you enjoyed this post, please like and leave a comment. I tag everybody who would like to do this tag. If you end up doing it, please leave a link to your post in the comments so I can check it out!

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The 100 (The Hundred #1) REVIEW

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By: Kass Morgan
Ever since a devastating nuclear war, humanity has lived on spaceships far above Earth’s radioactive surface. Now, one hundred juvenile delinquents — considered expendable by society — are being sent on a dangerous mission: to recolonize the planet. It could be their second chance at life…or it could be a suicide mission.

CLARKE was arrested for treason, though she’s haunted by the memory of what she really did. WELLS, the chancellor’s son, came to Earth for the girl he loves — but will she ever forgive him? Reckless BELLAMY fought his way onto the transport pod to protect his sister, the other half of the only pair of siblings in the universe. And GLASS managed to escape back onto the ship, only to find that life there is just as dangerous as she feared it would be on Earth. Confronted with a savage land and haunted by secrets from their pasts, the hundred must fight to survive. They were never meant to be heroes, but they may be mankind’s last hope.

My Review:

I’m angry. I’m really angry.
I’m angry at myself for thinking that the 3.55 stars on Goodreads was wrong. I’m angry at myself for having hope that it would get better even when there was only 5 pages left in the book, I had hope. And lastly, I am angry that I wasted $10 on this piece of crap.
My entire feelings on this book is anger, resentment and utter devastation. I had such high hopes that this would be good. But that’s all it was; hope. I saw the amazing two first episodes of the TV show and immediately grabbed it when I went to Barnes and Noble. I was so excited. Until I saw the reviews on Goodreads. Ever since then I saw Clarke’s face peeking out on my shelf saying “Just get it over with already”, so finally I cracked the spine and there was no going back. Now I need to watch the show with burning hate in my lungs. Thanks, Kass, thanks a bunch.

World Development:

When you’re writing a book that takes place, what, 300 years in the future? At least, there is a lot of world building and important backstory that needs to be developed BEFORE you start writing the book. The only ‘development’ of any sort in this book is character development, and that was done through boring flashbacks, which I will go more in-depth later. There are Arcadians and Pheonicans…..? I probably got those names wrong, but if you’ve read the book, you’ll know what I’m talking about. But anyway, there are the rich and the poor, and there’s also a star-crossed, forbidden love (which I will also go into more in-depth detail later on in the character section). I have no idea why there are rich and poor district on a spaceship that orbits earth in the future, that contains the last surviving human beings? It makes no sense. I just kept on humming ‘why can’t we be friends, why can’t we be friends’ because seriously, if there are only a couple thousand humans alive in space, I would not like to be grouped with the poor. I just don’t know how you’d be grouped with the poor, frankly, because if you make it to the ship, you might as well be the richest guy alive.

Character Development:

I will try so hard not to rant about everything wrong with these characters. I will keep it brief and short.

CLARKE- Your typical futuristic sci-fi-dystopian female heroine with the weird name and the beautiful blonde locks and green eyes, who kisses – and immediately shames herself afterwards – every guy she meets. Aside from the mean guy that everybody hates, cause he is a side character that only shows up to make the reader and characters want to put a bullet between his eyes. She’s a know-it-all who runs to save – and has to save – everybody who is injured.

WELLS- A boy who still loves a girl who hates his guts for practically killing her parents. Who burns a tree (yeah, a tree on a spaceship, apparently it was preserved or something), and risks his father’s position as chancellor just so that he can watch the twinkling stars with his ex who hates his guts.

BELLAMY- Another weird name! For the male protagonist (basically) and second guy in the Wells-Clarke-Bellamy love triangle that was really unnecessary. I do admire his bravery to risk his life for his sister. He sneaks onto the ship (before shooting somebody, and no, I won’t say who), so that he could make sure his sister wasn’t alone.

GLASS- A girl who escaped the ship right before it took off, and was always googly-eyed over her boyfriend. Ex-boyfriend, who sorta becomes her new boyfriend again. It’s complicated, okay? She doesn’t do much for the story, except give the readers an insight on what is happening on the ship while the prisoners are on Earth, and she doesn’t even do that.

As you can tell by my comments above, this is a romance novel that is reeling viewers in by making it sound like an action-packed sci-fi read about criminals that kill people and are bad (yet awesome) in every way. It fails over and over again, and I hate to say it, but there is basically nothing good about this book and the characters in it (except Bellamy, he is the best).

Plot:

For a novel that was said to be a cross between Lord of the Flies and The Hunger Games, is an insult beyond insults. To both of those books. There is crappy romance and plot twists that are not worth the 200+ pages. At all. (Though the ending was cool). This story got lost in the flashbacks that did absolutely nothing for the story, and made the already-awful book into something I will be seeing in my nightmares, smiling alongside Lucifer. Okay, maybe I’m going too far with this (I basically called this novel Hell), but what am I to say? I’m not going to lie to you. The only reason this gets 1 star is because Bellamy is the awesome character he is, and the idea is brilliant.


Let me know what you think in the comments below!

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*This book review was the winner of Rant and Rave About Book’s Rant Review Contest*