This or That Book Tag.

Many, many thanks to Chocolate n Waffles for tagging me for this! 😀

The Rules:

  • Mention the creator of the tag (Ayunda @ Tea and Paperbacks).
  • Thank the blogger who tagged you!
  • Choose one of the options.
  • Tag 10 other people to do this tag to spread the love!

1. Reading on the couch or on the bed?
Hmm, I don’t really have a preference. I tend to fall asleep either way so I suppose bed is better!


2. Male main character or female main character?
Again, it won’t affect the appeal of the book either way for me, but I did a brief count of my ‘read’ books on Goodreads and most of them seem to have male protagonists. I think is more down to the publishing industry than my personal taste though! If I absolutely have to choose, though (and I do always try to give a clear answer to these), I’ll go with males purely for the fact that the main characters of most of my all-time favourite books are male.

3. Sweet snacks or salty snacks when reading?
I have a massive sweet tooth!

4. Trilogies or quartets?
Generally I prefer a trilogy because it’s less intimidating when you start reading, but it really depends on the series. Like, I really don’t think The Hunger Games would need a fourth book, but I will beg for more Potter books until the day I die.

5. First-person point of view or third-person point of view?
I have read a lot of good books written in first-person but I prefer the more traditional third-person viewpoint.

6. Reading at night or in the morning?
I never realised this before but I think I enjoy reading more in the morning, despite not being a morning person at all. I always get really into my book on the way to work (which is really annoying because then I have to put it away and wait until lunchtime to carry on reading, but by that time I’m normally too tired and take a nap instead.) (Yes, I nap at my desk. It’s the source of much amusement for my coworkers.)

Literally me.

7. Libraries or bookstores?
Definitely bookstores! I loved the library as a child but I feel like they have such little choice for adults. And the people who work there don’t seem to resent the fact that they’re there, which makes me hate them a little since THEY ARE SURROUNDED BY BOOKS FOR THEIR JOB.

8. Books that make you laugh or make you cry?
I love a good cry! That’s how you can tell I’ve enjoyed something – if I’m in tears by the end of it. I don’t cry at books as much as I do at films or stage shows, but I do have the odd breakdown over words on a page.

9. Black book covers or white book covers?
I have more white book covers but prefer the way black ones look on my shelves.

10. Character-driven or plot-driven stories?
It really depends on the story! But generally I probably prefer plot-driven since I love real page-turner, and you don’t really get that urge to keep reading and reading when it’s character-driven. (Or not so often, at least.)

I Tag:

Kelly Jane Mills

The Ravenclaw Book Club

Peter Germany

Getting Through Anxiety

The Orang-utan Librarian


The Book Crunch

The Mud and Stars Book Blog

Reader’s Fever

The Tattooed Book Geek

Sorry if any of you have done this already! Thanks for stopping by!


35 thoughts on “This or That Book Tag.

      1. Ha, that’s quite okay. So you know, I’m currently working on a Summer Book Tag! I’ve already planned on tagging you. I didn’t want to post it quite yet since Summer is still a little ways away!


  1. Great answers! 🙂 I totally agree with you on bookstores and libraries. How can librarians look so indifferent? I often feel the urge to shake them and say “you’re working in a freaking library, you should be soooo happy, and get more books for adults, preferably not only classics because I hate them!”


    1. I KNOW! (I do like classics though.) And they don’t give you long enough to read them either. I think if you take out more than 4 books they should extend how long you can keep them for because you might not have time to read them all in three weeks! I know you can renew them but still x

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      1. At university I can borrow 10 books for 3 weeks, that itself is a joke. I know I can’t read them all but I always end up taking as many as possible. Then I don’t read them because they’re classics and they require to much brain activity and study. And now I am late in returning them so I’ll have another ban of a couple of weeks #badsystem Xx

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  2. Thanks for the tag! I totally relate to the napping at your desk thing – I mean that Chandler gif you used is basically me right now. I’m very close to just getting under my desk and having a sleep haha. I also have the getting into my book on the bus problem… it’s just not long enough!

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