Fun fact: it may be the year 2017, but this Book Princess has only recently discovered the wonders that are emojis…meaning I use them like once a day (except for using them on here in comments, lol – anyone that has commented to me or had me comment on my blog knows how much I love me some emojis). Yes, this Book Princess is a terrible millennial.
So, when trying to come up with this tag, I honestly had to sit down, scroll through my phone, and try to guess what what these emojis were called and what they even were. So, there was that.
Anyway, thank you so much to duskangelreads, a blog I recently started following but has some great content including many great bookish content including reviews, tags, and more, and also to the amazing Nadwa @ painfully fictional who has fantastic reviews, grapthics (seriously amazing), a fellow TLC fangirl (!!), and more! Check out duskangelreads’s here and Nadwa’s here, and thank you so much to the both of you!
The concept? Pick 5 emojis from the vast emoji horizon, and then pick a book that fits within that emoji you chose! So here are a few of my picks!
Shocked/Scared Emoji (Idk if that’s what this is but I had no clue what to call it so…I went with it) – A book that totally scared the pants off me
Welcome to the Dark House and Project 17 by Laurie Faria Stolarz continuously had me looking over my shoulder when I was reading. One book it was ghosts that had me freaked out (Project 17), while the other one had me freaked out by mankind’s own evil and creepiness. Trust me, I had this face quite a few times when reading.
Rollercoaster Emoji – A book that took you on a rollercoaster ride of emotions
Ooh, can I get double points in a use a book that has a rollercoaster in it, too? It is abandoned but still! Anyway, You Were Here by Cori McCarthy definitely fits both of them. It definitely took me on a rollercoaster ride of emotions, and I had so many feels. I don’t cry at all really with books, and even this books made me emotions think twice about it.
Princess Emoji – A book that features a princess
I wouldn’t be a Book Princess if I didn’t include the princess emoji in this tag! Also, I thought this one was going to be super easy, since I read a lot of books about royalty…but apparently I read a lot about queens. Oops? Anyway, I will use Once Upon a Dream by Liz Braswell since it is about one of my favorite Disney Princesses, Aurora! I had super mixed feelings about it, but it was an interesting retelling of the Disney movie.
Heart-eyed emojis – A book that I’m super swoony over right this moment
As you can tell by my review yesterday, I’m currently over the moon about Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff (haha, get it? Over the moon – it’s a space book! There’s still no one laughing? Well, this is awkward.) Anyway, this was such a fantastic book full of swoony romance, kickbutt characters, and amazing plot twists. And I mean, anything by Simone St. James and Marissa Meyer. Oh, wait, did I put something on repeat? *looks around innocently*
Nerd emoji – A book featuring some nerd-hot cuties
If you’re a follower of my blog, you may know that I have a thing about nerd-hot hotties. YA seems to finally getting the message that some people don’t always want the bad boy or the jock…and occasionally want a nerdy boy of our dreams. ANYWAY, usually my choice would always be The Summer I Became a Nerd by Leah Rae Miller, but Covalent Bonds edited by Trysh Thompson is coming out soon, so I figured I would promote it a bit. It’s a really cool adult romance anthology featuring a variety of nerdy romances to keep you entertained.
Time for tags!
(Shhh…I’m back to my three’s…but as usual, don’t feel the need to actually do it if you don’t want and hopefully you enjoy?)
What do you think? Do you use a lot of emojis? What are some of your answers for these emojis? Let’s discuss in the comments below!