YES we may have 30+ tags sitting in a google doc, screaming our name, but when Malka and Chana tagged us in this one we had to pretend there was no such this as “first in line” and shuffled The Stuck at Home book tag to the front of the line. if you’ve not visited their site before here’s a link-up to one of my faves, puh-lease take the time to give it a read!
now let’s get into this tag!
- Thank the person who nominated you
- Answer all the questions down below
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- Nominate 5+ bloggers you’d like to know more about, to do this tag
(this post was written may 21st and re-scheduled due to our hiatus)
what are you currently reading?
MANDY: I’m actually reading two – More Than Maybe & Girl, Serpent, Thorn. I should actually be finishing up More Than Maybe, which will be my first book in forever.
SHA: bold of you to assume i have one. i just finished reading “scat” by carl hiaasen (goodreads review) and i haven’t picked my next read yet.
what’s your favourite “can’t leave the house” activity?
MANDY: Can it be reading, lol? Or blogging? I also started pin collecting, so fixing up my pinboards and receiving all my pins from the mail work.
SHA: it depends on the week and my motivation level. right now, my go-to acitivity is blogging (especially since i do most of the planning for the blog around the last week of the month). back in march it was baking and exercise, and in april it was gardening.
a book you’ve been meaning to read forever
MANDY: Truthwitch. I said this was gonna be my year of reading it, and it’s already past halfway through…so maybe it will go on my 5th year of having it on my shelf!
SHA: i keep saying i’m going to read caraval by stephanie garber. you’ll be happy to know i’ve arranged a buddy read with Alyssa so it’s finally going to happen!
an intimidating book on your tbr
MANDY: Complete works of Oscar Wilde. It’s, like, 1000 pages??? It’s just so big!!
SHA: i bought two Gilly MacMillan books after reading the first one and loving it. but now i don’t remember the first one at all, so i have no motivation to read the other two (which are decently-sized books).
top 3 priority books on your tbr
MANDY: Oye, I’m not sure. Nothing is really jumping out to me, but I think I got a few ARCs that are coming up…so Lobizona, Bookish and the Beast, and Where Dreams Descend.
SHA: i’m not just a mood reader these days. i’m a mood swing reader. i can’t fathom having a list of books to tackle. i just approach my bookshelf cautiously and hope i come away with something haha.
recommend a short book
MANDY: The Summer I Became a Nerd – it’s summer here in the Northern Hemisphere, so it’s the perfect time to pick up a cute contemporary.
SHA: Dear Martin by Nic Stone
recommend a long book
MANDY: Grave Mercy! I think it’s, like, 400 pages? It feels big. But so good.
SHA: apparently as i got older i got more and more scared of long books. i don’t seem to have much over 300 pages unless it’s a sequel. Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik.
something you’d love to do while stuck at home
MANDY: Be outside more and walk – but it’s so hot here (and way too cold before)!!
SHA: buy a swimming pool and swim / float away my days
what do you plan on reading next?
MANDY: I will probably be picking up Bookish and the Beast since I’m feeling the contemp vibes.
SHA: most likely Out Now edited by Saundra Mitchell have you heard of it i heard of it i am excited!!!! my review is here.
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