The lovely Heather@Sometimes I’m A Story tagged me for the bookshelf tag! I sometimes feel sad that so many other book bloggers have SO MANY books and I have relatively few. But I’m pretty glad to have books at all, so I shouldn’t feel that way. Anyway, lets get to it!
A short but powerful book
–From the Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankwieler. This is a MG classic about siblings, adventure, New York, art, and taking risks.
A good, long book
–Winter by Marissa Meyer. This last tome in the Lunar Chronicles series clocks in at over 800 fabulous pages.
Favourite classic on my shelf
A relatively obscure book
–The Girl Who Could Fly by Victoria Forester. This is an awesome MG about a farm girl who is taken to an institute where people with special skills—like her flying—are ‘cared for’.
An underrated book
–When We Wake by Karen Healey, a YA dystopia by a NZ author that actually deals with climate change and racism in a future world where everything isn’t closed off—and is in Australia to boot!
An overrated book
–Heir of Fire by Sarah J Maas. I did really like this book—seeing Celaena between romantic entanglements was lovely, but it has a LOT of hype.
Most reread book
How many of the books you own have you not read?
-6. Wicked, Lost and Found, Fire, Like Smoke, The Hunt and The Hidden Oracle. (no, I’m not going to link to all those books #lazy)
A book you haven’t read.
–Fire. This is a sequel to the Swedish paranormal book The Circle which my friend gave me. I think I need to reread the first one before reading it though!
A short story collection
-I have two. Welcome to Bordertown, edited by Holly Black and Ellen Kushner, which was really cool, though part of a whole lot of Bordertown books, of which I haven’t read any others; and Like Smoke by Paro Anand, which is signed by the author, but I haven’t read yet.
A Non-Fiction Book
-I only have one non-fiction book (that is totally mine). That’s 1001 Childrens books you should read before you grow up, and it’s basically like goodreads before goodreads was a thing? It has lots of well written, thoughtful reviews, and lots of good ideas for childrens/YA books from around the world.
I don’t really feel like tagging anyone today, because most people I know have done this tag already, but if you want to do it, go right ahead!
Which of the books on your bookshelf was the hardest to acquire? And how do you organise your bookshelf? Tell me in the comments!