Kacey wrote a post so great on Tales of a Bibliophile that I had to do this tag for myself.
That’s all there is to it.
Book You Own But Haven’t Read Yet
There are so many of them…
I bought The Great Glass Sea the same, fateful day I purchased The Cake Therapist.
I often think it might be a nice book to pick up…then I read the words “epic” and “post-apocalyptic” and lose all motivation.
Books Your Friends Love
My friends and I read very different books.
I have a few borrowed volumes on my shelves.
Claire lent me a copy of The Green Rider, a book she enjoyed.
From her, I also have Cold Mountain and Rupi Kaur’s second volume of poetry.
Book by an Author You Love
I own Renegades by fellow Washingtonian Marissa Meyer.
HAVEN’T READ IT.
THE SEQUEL JUST CAME OUT.
Book at the Bottom of Your TBR Pile
Some sacrilege: I may not love David Foster Wallace.
I’ve had The Broom of the System sitting on my shelf since sophomore year of college.
I like DFW more as a person than I do as a writer.
He writes like he thinks he’s REALLY SMART.
He is, but I don’t need to be reminded of it all the time.
Book with Color in the Title
HaHA! I own The Red Tent!
(Haven’t read it.)
Book Set Somewhere You’d Like to Visit
Emphasis on the word “visit.”
Elizabeth Bard wrote Lunch in Paris after moving to France to be with her now-husband.
I’ll skip lunch and go straight to dessert.
Most Collected Author
I own 23 volumes of Natsuki Takaya’s manga…but that’s just one series.
Same with Meg Cabot; I own all 10 of The Princess Diaries.
Otherwise, I own the complete works of Jane Austen and (say it with me) HAVEN’T! READ! THEM! ALL!
I own all of The Lunar Chronicles except Winter in paperback.
I own the first three Ruby Oliver books in their original covers; I’m missing the edition of Real Live Boyfriends with the ceramic deer on the front.
My Princess Diaries books are all messed-up; I bought the newer ones after a reprint. Half of my books have tiaras, the other half look like diaries.
I like the tiara books better.
Book You Love But Don’t Remember Well
I LOVE The Scarlet Pimpernel.
I read it OVER a decade ago.
DOES IT HOLD UP? I have NO idea.