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Behind the Blog: Favorite Picture Books From Childhood

Behind the Blog: Favorite Picture Books From Childhood

What was your favorite picture book as a kid? This one’s a tough one! Like now, I had so many favorite books as a kid. So, to make it a little bit easier on myself, I have chosen three. First up is Alexander and the […]

Behind the Blog 12: Favorite Classical Book

Behind the Blog 12: Favorite Classical Book

What’s your favorite classic novel? If you follow my blog, you could easily guess that my favorite classical novel is Alice in Wonderland or Peter Pan or something that Disney later took and turned into an animated movie. I think my love of fairy tale […]

Behind the Blog 11: Extreme Book Hangovers

Behind the Blog 11: Extreme Book Hangovers

Have you ever finished a book that rendered you so emotionally unstable you couldn’t start another one for a few days? YES! The big one that comes to mind is Soul Survivor by Michelle N. Files. I openly wept towards the ending of the book […]

Behind the Blog 10: Songs that remind me of books

Behind the Blog 10: Songs that remind me of books

Are there any songs that make you think of certain books or scenes from books? If so, which songs/books? This happens to me occasionally, but not all of the relations stick with me as time goes on. The one that does though is the song […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [9]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [9]

Have you ever tried writing a letter/ emailing an author? Did they reply? When I first started blogging, I read Lichgates by S.M. Boyce. After reading that book, which I stayed up until 3AM to do, I felt compelled to message her through Facebook to […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [8]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [8]

If you could be best friends with an author, who would you choose and why? In the last year, I’ve been so fortunate to become friends with numerous authors, especially those associated with utopYA. Like with my non-author friends, I can’t choose just one best, […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [7]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [7]

Have you ever purposely destroyed a book? Confession time. I have purposefully destroyed a book. Now before you go X-ing my blog from your screen, I have a very good reason for having done so. My best friend got married. She wanted a geeky wedding […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [6]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [6]

What’s your favorite book turned movie? The Hunger Games, Catching Fire, and Mockingjay Part 1 hands down. I cannot wait until Mockingjay Part 2. The Harry Potter movies are a close second. In truth, I also liked The Host, it’s one of my go to […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [5]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [5]

Do you like new book smell? Old book smell? All book smell? I like the smell of books, but being around old books so that I can smell them causes my allergies to go haywire, and no one wants to see the teary sniffley mess […]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [4]

Behind the Blog: Meet the Blogger [4]

Do you have a stack of books you need to read? How many are there? Yes, and you don’t want to know. I don’t even know if I want to know, haha. I keep a much smaller TBR list that is updated by week. That’s […]