Last 10 Books Tag

Books I Like,But I Am Reluctantto Recommend (2)

Here we are- the first book tag of 2019! I saw this tag on YA on the Mind and thought it was really fun and unique!

1-What was the last book you DNF?

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It is very rare that I completely DNF a novel! There are times where I put down a book because it might not be the right time but I usually have the intention of picking it up again in the future.  The last book I did this with was Killing Commendatore by Haruki Murakami.  It is just a bit dense and something I really need to be in the mood for.  I do plan to return to it though!

2-Last book you reread?

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I rarely reread novels, but I would like to get better at it! The last one I reread was The Five People You Meet in Heaven by Mitch Albom.  It is a book that I have reread many times and the sequel came out last year, so of course I had to pick it up again. I gain more from it upon every reread!

3-Last book you bought?

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With it being Christmas, I haven’t actually bought myself a book in quite some time! The last book that I received was actually gifted to me by my best friend and that was The Greatest Love Story Ever Told by Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman.  He knows how much I love both of them and I am so excited about this book! The cover is gorgeous and it is a really high quality book.  It makes me happy just to look at it!

4-Last book you said you read but didn’t?

Hmmm… I do not think I have ever done this!

5-Last book you wrote in the margins of?

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I have a beat-up copy of my favourite book, Cannery Row by John Steinbeck.  I have a really nice copy but I do not read it because it is just too beautiful and special! Whenever I reread it, I pick up the beat-up copy and write more and more in the margins.  It is the only book that I write in and have read multiple times!

6-Last book you got signed?

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I received a signed copy of Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak for Christmas, and I was so surprised and thrilled! I adored The Book Thief, and I am happy to have a book with his signature in my collection.  I can not wait to read it as well!

7-Last book you lost?

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I am currently searching for my copy of East of Eden! I am planning to finally read it this year but I seem to have misplaced it! My parents have a cottage that I go to in the summer and I am thinking that maybe I left it there? I sure hope so because the edition that I have is quite beautiful!

8-Last book you had to replace?

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I lent The Boy in the Striped Pajamas to my cousin (who might be reading this!) and I am still waiting for it back.  Just kidding! She can keep it! I found a reasonably price copy of the 10th anniversary edition so I bought that and let her hang on to my other one.  It is a really amazing book and the more people I can get to read it the better!

9-Last book you had an argument over?

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Definitely Catcher in the Rye! It is one of my least favourite books, but my brother and my mom absolutely love it.  That has led to a few debates! I do wish I enjoyed it though.  I even read another Salinger novel, Franny and Zooey, this year hoping that I would fall in love with his writing, but if possible, I disliked it even more…

10-Last book you couldn’t get a hold of?

I have been looking everywhere for this Moleskine Book Journal, but it has proven difficult to find! I am starting to wonder if it is simply not available in Canada, which would be such a shame!

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34 thoughts on “Last 10 Books Tag

  1. Love this tag! I am with you on Catcher in the Rye though I am going to try at some point to reread it. I just didn’t think it was as good as everyone makes it out to be. As for the Moleskine book journal, B&N had it in our local store so I am pretty sure you can order it on the B&N website.

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  2. I just bought your #10 — the book journal!! I got it at Barnes & Noble. Maybe you can check there if there’s one close by or order it online. It’s so handy and I like the details in it and the feel of the pages. It’s what I’ve been searching for for awhile.

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