Tuesday, 24 October 2017

The Hocus Pocus Book Tag


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Saw this tag on the blog of Darque Dreamer. Halloween fun!


I've read lots of great trilogies! Have to mention The Hunger Games and The Morningstar Strain by ZA Recht.


Take a bow Cersei Lannister, from ASOI&F! Also Bellatrix LeStrange from Harry Potter.


Pretty much has to be Harry Potter. This series drew kids into reading from all countries and hopefully awakened a love of reading that will stay with them forever!


I read a lot of books where the plots were often silly but can't think of any offhand. So I'll mention a few that are 'silly' in a fun way like Go the Fuck To Sleep, Adulthood is a myth etc I like some silly humour sometimes, especially when it pokes fun at real life!


If a book is trying hard to be cool, that usually means it's a genre I don't read or I'm already bored and have stopped reading it!


I have to go apocalypse on this one, starting with Franklin Horton, Darrell Maloney etc who tell you bluntly what would happen if a natural disaster or an EMP attack or something occured in your country. There is no sugar coating of how society falls apart and the struggles the survivors will face. These books are scary because these scenarios could happen.


A girl has favourites that will be so forever! Harry Potter, the Arisen series by Michael Stephen Fuchs, A Song of Ice And Fire if it is ever finished that is!


Crabbe and Goyle from Harry Potter.


I'd resurrect Harry Potter for prequels. I want to see the first war between Voldemort and the Order! I want to see the birth of the Order, the missions they went on, meet those that died fighting the Death Eaters, Peter going over to the dark side, the death of the Potters, Snape the double agent, the trials, the attack on the Longbottoms! WANT!!!


I don't find this revelant to be honest. Whatever issues other readers have had with a book are their opinions and should be respected. It is not right for me to imply that their opinions are wrong or invalid in some way just because I liked the book more than they did. All opinions on a book are valid as long as the reviews are honest, without personal attacks and are fair.


A Storm of Swords! This book was totally mad and had some shocking plot twists...if you haven't watched Game of Thrones first of course! Red Wedding, Purple Wedding, the attack on The Wall, Tyrion's trial and aftermath, The Moon Door incident...it was non stop! Best book of the series so far.


Elvis appeared in the Sookie Stackhouse books...not quite what the question meant! Or you could have the Patricia Briggs wolf pack books. There is a small overlap of characters briefly in the Mercy Thompson series and others are mentioned in both that and Alpha & Omega.

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10 comments:

  1. Harry Potter prequels would be the best thing ever!

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  2. oh this tag is so much fun yes to Hunger Games and Harry Potter. I agree that it has made many kids read! My favorite evil female characters is Cersei too :) wow I'll have to read A Storm of Swords!

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    1. It is a GREAT book! All the best bits of season three and four are in this book!

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  3. Yes to Hunger Games!! You could also technically put it under the category about "a book that's not so bad as people make it out to be" since for some reason a lot of people didn't enjoy it. I totally get what you are are saying about that category though. No one should ever be made to feel bad about liking a book, unless it is some crazy political book endorsing racism or prejudice or something. I would hope those don't exist, lol.

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    1. Sadly I think they do exist! As I write this I'm watching the news and it has Trump and the Republican Senators exchanging more insults! Politics eh?!

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  4. Yep, I'm probably going to do this one. The first thing I thought of with a series that won't die is Anita Blake. Please, someone end that series NOW!

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    1. Oh yes I agree...there will be a hundred of the darn things soon and each will have the same tired plot of Anita screwing a pile of guys and fighting with everyone else...

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  5. Another fun one! I wish I had time to do these. Oh yeah. Harry Potter! I'd love more of that world. And I knew Game Of Thrones would feature in yours somewhere. LOL

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    1. They can be time consuming! I'm still working on three at the moment!

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