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Flip to the Page Challenge

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Flip to the Page challenge. This challenge was created by Jesse the Reader. Essentially for this challenge I am going to let book pages decide my fate in for a series of questions that are going to help me write a story. I have 19 sets of three number coordinates that I let a number generator decide on. The first number in each set of coordinates corresponds with a book shelf (I have 15). The second number corresponds with a book on that specific shelf (i roughly have 27 books on each shelf and the third number corresponds with the book page number. Hope you have a great day! 

  1. You’re getting a new identity! Let the coordinates guide you to a book, flip to the page you were given, and the first name you see is now your new name! 

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The Kitchen House 

“Lavinia” 

2. It’s time to get up and move the heck out of your town! The location of the book your coordinates lead you to will be where you’re moving. 

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The Shadow of the Wind 

“Barcelona” 

3. You’re all settled into your new home, but you’ve gotta get a job to get that cash money flow goin. Create a job using the first object you find with the coordinates and page number. 

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The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao

“Hair” 

I’ll be a hairdresser 

4. You’ve started your job and you’ve started developing feelings for a coworker. Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, and the first character you come across will be the character you’re falling for. 

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Ace of Shades

“Lourdes” 

5. Using the coordinates & the page number, the first piece of dialogue you come across will be the first thing you say to your potential lover. 

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Black Leopard Red Wolf

“Good morning and be safe from ruin” 

6. That line really got to them, next thing you know you’re in love! You’re going to propose, but buying a wedding ring is too expensive. Using the coordinates & flipping the page to the page number you were given, the first object you come across will be what you propose with. 

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My Notorious Life

“Matches” 

7. We’ve arrived at your wedding! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, and the first piece of dialogue you find will be the first line in your vows. 

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The extraordinary life of Sam Hell 

“Shut you’re mouth, You’ll catch a fly”

8. It’s honey moon time! Wherever the book’s location that your coordinates lead you to will be the destination for your lovers retreat! 

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The Perfect couple 

“The Juice Bar” 

9. Things got a little cray on the honeymoon and now you’re expecting a baby! With the next coordinates find your next book and flip the page to the page number you were given. The first name you find will be the name of your first born child! 

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Give Me Your Hand 

“Dianne” 

10. We’re time jumping 5 years & your child is desperately begging for a pet! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first creature you come across will be your pet! If you don’t find a creature, then the first object you find will have to be used as a pet replacement. 

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Burial Rites 

“Flower” 

11. Your child is going to school! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, using words on that page create the name of their school. 

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Are You There God?It’s Me Margret

“Second Blue” 

12. You decide you’re going to start a YT channel for a side hobby! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & find something on that page that will be the core topic of your channel. 

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Keep her safe

“Lifeguarding” 

13. Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & using words from that page create a YT channel name. 

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On the Come Up

“Opportunity Buzz”

14. Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first piece of dialogue you see is how you’ll greet your viewers each time you start a video. 

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The Girl they Left Behind 

“How do you do it?”

15. You’ve decided to write a book! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & using words from that page create a book title. 

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Alice’s Advetures in Wonderland 

“Wonderland Cries” 

16. Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first line you see will be the opening line for your book. 

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The Book Thief 

“Now I live in the basement”

17. PLOT TWIST! The reason you even created a new identity for yourself is because a killer was after you! Now that you’re a mega famous author & youtuber, they’ve tracked you down again & they’re coming for you! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first character you see will be your killer! 

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The Book of Lost Things 

“David”

18. One day you’re setting up to film a YT video when you’re suddenly struck by the killer! Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first object you come across is what they used to kill you. 

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The Husband’s Secret 

“tea cup” 

19. Find the book using your coordinates, flip the page to the page number you were given, & the first line you see will go on your tombstone. 

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The Lovely Hearts Hotel 

“A group of clowns came out”

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Alphabet Soup Book Tag – A is for Author

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Alphabet Soup Book Tag- A is for Author. This was created by Shawn The Book Maniac. Please leave a comment down below letting me know what your answers are to these questions. Hope you have an awesome day. 

1. A is for Author: A good book by an author whose first name or last name starts with the letter A. (First names are too easy, so bonus points for a surname; double bonus points for first and last name!)

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A good book by an author whose first and last name starts with the letter “a” is The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom. 

2. A is for, well, “A”: The last book you read with the article/one-letter-word “a” in the title.

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The Last book that I read with a one letter word “a” in the title was Park Avenue Summer.

3. A is for Angry: A book that pissed you off

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A recent book that pissed me off was Her Last Secret. 

4. A is for Awesome: A top read of recent years

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A top read of recent years is Daisy Jones and the Six. 

5. A is for Aaah!: A book whose title includes at least three a’s (bonus for more than three!)

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A book whose title includes at least three “a’s” isThe Last Days of Rabbit Hayes which as 4 “a’s”. 

6. A is for Annoying : A character that drove you up the wall 

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A character that drove me up the wall was Bob Ewall.  

7. A is for Ambivalent: A book you’re still not sure how you feel about

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A book that I’m still not sure how I feel about is Most of All You. 

8. A is for Anticipation: A book (new release or not) that you’re very much looking forward to reading

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A book that I’ve been looking forward to reading is Imaginary Friends. 

9. A is for Actually: A book you didn’t expect to like, but did 

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A book that I didn’t expect to like, but did is The Hating Game. 

10. A is for Affected: A character, book, or writer you feel is pretentious

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A character that I feel is pretentious is Jay Gatsby.  

11. A is for How’s It Going, Eh?: A book you liked by a Canadian writer, or one you want to read

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A book that I liked by a Canadian writer was Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Motgumary.  

12. A is for Anticlimactic: A book you thought fizzled out at the end

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A book that I thought fizzled out in thee end was A Stranger in the House. 

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Summer Reader Book Tag

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Summer Reader Book Tag. The original video has been taken down, so I don’t know who originally created this tag. This leave me a comment down below letting me know what your favourite thing to do in the Summer is. Hope you have an awesome day! 

Lemonade: pick a book that started off bitter but got better. 

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The book that started off bitter but got better was the The Whisper Network. 

Golden Sun: pick a book that made you smile beyond compare. 

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The book that made me smile beyond compare was Quiet Girl in a Noisy World. 

Tropical Flowers: pick a book set in a foreign country. 

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A book set in a foreign country isThe Witches. This book is set in Norway. 

Tree Shade: pick a book in which a mysterious or shady character was first introduced. 

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A book in which a mysterious or shady character was first introduced was The Last Mrs Parish. The mysterious and shady character was Amber. 

Beach Sand: pick a book that was grainy, and the plot barely developed. 

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A book that was grainy nd the plot barely developed was Kissing Tolstoy. 

Green Grass: pick a character(s) that were full of life, making you smile. 

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A character that was full of life, making me smile was Anne Shirley from Anne of Green Gables.

Watermelon: pick a book that had some juicy secrets. 

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A book that had jury secrets was Confessions. 

Sun Hat: pick a book that had a vast, big universe/setting. 

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A book that had a vast, big universe or setting was The Queen of the Tearling. 

BBQ: pick a book in which a character was portrayed as a hunk. 

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A book that had a character portrayed as a hunk was More Than Words. The character that was portrayed as a hulk was Callen Hayes. 

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The Finished the Book Tag

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Finished the Book Tag. The original created has deleted the video. I saw this tag on abookolive’s channel. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your answers are to these questions. Hope you have a great day! 

1) Do you keep a list of the books you have read?

I keep a list of books that I’ve read each year on Goodreads. 

2) If you record stats, what stats do you record?

I record stats in my bullet journal. I record the number of books I read in the year and the month, the pages I read in each day and the days that I finish each book.

3) Do you give star ratings for books and if so, what do you score books out of and how do you come about this score?

I do give books star rating. 1 star means I did not like it. 2 stars means the book need more. 3 stars means that the book was mediocre. 4 stars means the book was enjoyable. 5 stars means that the book will have a forever place in my heart and on my bookshelves.

4) Do you review books?

I review books sometimes. I want to review more books. 

5) Where do you put your finished books?

I put my finished books back on my shelves. 

6) How do you pick your next book?

I pick my next book on the feeling that I am in. I am a mood reader. 

7) Do you have any other rituals for when you have finished a book?

I have no rituals of when I finish a book. 

8) Who do you tag?

I tag any one that wants to do this tag!!!

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Social Media Book Tag

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Social Media Book Tag. This tag was originally created by faultydevices. There has been an updated version that has added two more categories. The updated one is the version I will be doing. I don’t know who added the extra questions, however if you do know please let me know. Please leave me a comment down below letting me now what your answers are to these questions and what your favourite social media platform is. Hope you have a great day.  

Twitter- Your favorite shortest book.

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My favourite shortest book is The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom. 

Facebook- A book everybody pressured you into reading.

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A book everyone pressured me into reading is The Name of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. 

Tumblr- A book you read before it was cool.

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A book I read before t was cool was The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. 

Myspace- A book you don’t remember whether you liked or not.

I do not have an answer to this question because I always remember if I like a book or    not. 

Instagram- A book that was so beautiful you had to Instagram it.

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A book that was so beautiful that I had to Instagram it would have to be Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carrol. 

Youtube- A book you wish would be turned into a movie.

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A book that I wish would be turned into a movie is Daisy Jones and the Six. 

Goodreads- A book you recommend to everyone.

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A book that I recommend to everyone is The Home for Unwanted Girls by Joanna Goodman. 

Skype- A book with characters that you wish you could talk to instead of just reading about.

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A book with characters that I wish I could talk to instead of just reading about is Little     Women by Louisa May Alcott. 

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Book Buying Tag

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post is all about the Book Buying Tag. This tag was created by Megan Oliver. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your answers are to these questions. Hope you have a great day. 

1-Where do you buy your books from? 

I buy my books from Chapters, Book Outlet and Book Depository. 

2-Do you ever pre orders book and if so do you do this in store or online?

I don’t normally pre-order books. When I do I do this online. 

3-On average, how many books do you buy a month?

On average I buy 10 books a month. 

4-Do you used your local library?

I use my local library for audiobooks and graphic novels. 

5-If so- how my books can you/do you borrow at a time?

At a time I can borrow 25 books, I usually borrow 8 books at a time. 

6-What is your opinion on library books? 

I love library books. I think we should all support our local library. It’s great if you are on a budget. 

7-How do you feel about charity shop/second hand books?

I love charity shops and second hand books because you are supporting a bigger cause and people. 

8-Do you keep your read and TBR pile together/on the same book shelf or not? 

I keep my TBR pile for the month on my nightstand and the rest of my TBR books on my bookshelves. 

9-Do you plan to read all of the books that you own? 

I do plan on reading all of the books that own. However I do not think that will ever happen. 

10-What do you do with books you that you own that you feel you will never read/felt you did not enjoy?

I give the books that I will never read or felt that I didn’t enjoy them to my friends and charitable stores. 

11-Have you ever donated books?

I have donated books before. 

12-Have you ever been on a book buying ban? 

I have never been on a book buying ban. 

13-Do you feel that you buy too many books?

I do feel like sometimes I buy too many books. 

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All About Reading Books Tag

Hello lovelies! How are you? Today’s blog post. Is all about the All About Reading Books Tag. This tag was originally created by Lines and Life blog. Please leave me a comment down below letting me know what your answers are for this tag. Hope you have a great day. 

1. What do you look for most when you pick up a book?

A) A beautiful writing style

B) A character driven story

C) A plot driven story

I would chose A) A beautifully writing style because I fall in love with the writing first before anything else. 

2. What are your pet peeves in books?

My pet peeves in books are deckled pages and when books have a cover change before the series is completed and cheating in books. 

3. If you could print one quote on your wall, which one would it be?

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If I could print one quote on my wall it would be “ I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” This quotes is from Little Women. I just love this quote and it’s meaning. 

4. Which genre would you like to explore more?

The genre that I would like to explore the most is non-fiction because I don’t really read a lot of it but I’m fascinated by it at the dame time. 

5. Was there ever a movie adaptation you liked better than the book?

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Yes there has been a movie adaption that I liked better than the book and that is Stand by Me. The movie Stand by Me was adapted from the short story The Body by Stephen King. The movie just adds much amazing context that the short story doesn’t give. 

6. If one of your favorite books would be adapted or get a new adaptation, which book would it be and which role would you like to play?

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If one of my favourite books would get a new adaptation it would be Anne of Green Gables. The role I would play is Anne because I love her, I aspire to be her and I also love Gilbert. 

7. A hyped book you wouldn’t recommend at all?

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A hyped book that I wouldn’t recommend that all is Throne of Glass. I have so many problems with that book series. 

8. A book that highly influenced your life and way of thinking?

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A book that highly influenced my life and way of thinking is I am The Messenger. This book restored my faith in humanity. 

9. Are you a fan of re-reading books, do you do it often?

I am a fan of re-reading books and I feel like I do it occasionally. Not as often as I would like to. 

10. Which book title could easily be the title of your life?

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A book title that could easily be the title of my life is My Plain Jane because I don’t live an extraordinary life. 

11. Which book should be required reading for everyone?

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A bool that should be requited reading to everyone is The Perks of Being a Wallflower. This is the type of book that I believe everyone would get something out of and feel connected to the main character in some way.