I spotted this tag over at the Wanderlust Reader blog and it looked like a lot of fun so I decided to try it out!
CAN YOU STOP READING AT ANY TIME, OR DOES IS HAVE TO BE A CERTAIN PAGE OR CHAPTER?
I can stop reading at any time, I don’t have to finish the page or chapter or even paragraph. I’ll just mark the page I was on and start from the top when I come back to it.
DO YOU EAT OR DRINK ANYTHING WHILST READING?
I sometimes snack or drink while eating but I can’t read while eating lunch or dinner.
ONE BOOK AT A TIME OR SEVERAL AT ONCE?
At this given moment I am reading 4 book at once. I don’t mean to read several at once but whenever I put a book down for awhile sometimes another one catches my eye and I can’t wait to finish the one I’m already reading and then it goes on and on until I’m reading 5 books at once.
CAN YOU READ LISTENING TO MUSIC OR WATCHING TV?
I am very easily distracted especially when listening to music with actual lyrics or a TV show. I usually listen to classical music or movie scores if I’m reading somewhere with lots of people and noise to tune them out. I can’t watch TV and read at the same time, I’ll either become super engrossed in the books and tune the show out completely and miss everything or watch the show while the book lays open on my lap forgotten.
READING AT HOME OR EVERYWHERE?
I can read anywhere, I love reading at home (fewer distractions) but if I have to be out and about all I need are some headphones and a place to sit.
READING OUT LOUD OR IN YOUR HEAD?
The only time I read out loud is when I’m reading to my brothers before bed otherwise in my head.
DO YOU READ AHEAD OR SKIP PAGES?
I hate accidentally spoiling myself so I try not to look ahead even a couple lines so that doesn’t happen. But the one instance in which I’ll break that habit is when characters are breaking into someones office and rifling trough it or something, in situations like that I always look ahead a few paragraphs or even pages to see how it turns out then double back and read it.
BREAKING THE SPINE OR KEEPING IT NEW?
I love breaking in the spine of books cause it shows that you love the books and that you obviously have it read more than once, it also makes handling the book a lot easier.
DO YOU WRITE BOOKS OR JUST READ THEM?
I started writing A book, it’s been progressing at a slow pace but it’s happening.
FIVE FAVORITE BOOKS:
A Court of Mist and Fury
The Name of The Wind
THE LAST BOOK THAT YOU READ?
Silver Silence – Patricia Briggs
NAME MEANING: Honor, Hospitality, Generosity
HAIR COLOR: Naturally it’s a very dark brown, but after putting henna in it a couple years ago in the sunlight it’s a very bright red.
EYE COLOR: Dark Brown
MY BIRTHDAY: October 5
HEIGHT: 5’0 (I’m actually 4’11.75 but I always round up cause 5’0 sounds better)
PLACE OF BIRTH: Seattle, Washington
STAR SIGN: Libra
BEST FEATURE: Eyes
PIERCINGS: Just my earlobes although I do want more
TATTOOS: None at the moment but I wouldn’t be opposed to getting some in the future
RIGHTY OR LEFTY: Righty
PETS: None. I’ve always wanted a cat but my mom is super allergic but hopefully someday.
SIBLINGS: I have 5 siblings. One older brother and 4 younger; two sisters and two brothers.
ARE YOU MARRIED: Single as a pringle
DREAM JOB: Being an Author or a Screenwriter
HOBBIES: I write poetry for fun, I also like writing lists.
FILMS: The Mummy (1999 version), The Princess Bride, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
SONGS: My favorite song is always changing based on my mood so here are a list of my favorite artists instead.
TV SHOWS: I love watching TV so I have lots of favorites
Game of Thrones
How I Met Your Mother
I’m sure I can think of more but these are all great and 10/10 would reccomend y/all check out.
I don’t spend as much time on youtube as I used to but the few people i always make a point of watching are Phillip DeFranco, Fact, as well as Booktubers such as Sasha from Abookutopia, Christine from PolandBannannasBooks, Jesse from JesseTheReader, Kat from Katytastic, Lilly from LilliycReads and Emma from Emmmabooks.
FOOD: French fries and Lasagna always top the list
DRINKS: Coffee! And Iced tea or lemonade
RESTAURANTS: I’m allergic to eggs so I always have to be super careful about what I eat because most people don’t know whether certain items contains eggs or not but I do love Chick Fil A and Sonic.
SHOPS: I tend to buy most of my clothes from Forever 21 but my favorite shope is of course Half Price Books!
ANIMALS: Cats, Koalas
PERFUME: I don’e have a favorite
MUSIC GENRE: Alternative, Classic rock
BELIEVE IN LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT? Absolutely, I think it’s possible to fall in love at first sight but you realize it as you get to know them better.
BELIEVE IN GHOSTS? No
BELIEVE IN ALIENS? Yes, this world is to large for us to be the only intelligent species
BELIEVE IN SOULMATES? Not really.
BELIEVE IN HEAVEN AND HELL? Yes!
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF? Sometimes but nowhere near as much as I should
IS YOUR FAVORITE/WORST SUBJECT AT HIGH SCHOOL
Favorite: English, History
IF YOU WON THE LOTTERY, WHAT WOULD YOU BUY?
A house with an entire room as a library, as well as setting some away for my college tuition
IS SOMETHING YOU WISH YOU WERE TALENTED AT?
I always wished I had continued learning how to play an instrument, I took a few piano lessons when I was younger and then decided to play the flute but I ended up dropping that too. I also wish that I had learned another language, I already speak English and Somali very fluently as well as being able to read and write Arabic but I’ve always wanted to speak Italian (my mother knows it) but never learned.
IS THE FIRST THING YOU NOTICE ABOUT PEOPLE?
Their smile. 🙂
ON TOP OF YOUR BUCKET LIST?
Travelling is huge on my bucket list, especially Europe. I’d love to sometime in the future set aside time to just make my way across Europe starting in England and just explore the history.
IS YOUR BIGGEST ACCOMPLISHMENT?
Starting to write my book. The idea had been marinating in my head for awhile but I had never actually sat down and written anything down and when I finally did was a huge accomplishment for me.
SOMETHING YOU LOOK FOR IN A PARTNER?
Compassion is a very essential trait as well as confidence and a sense of humor.
SOMETHING YOU DISLIKE?
Long advertisements in front of videos
FAVORITE FAIRY TALE?
Beauty and the Beast
RANDOM FINAL QUESTIONS
FURTHEST YOU’VE EVER BEEN FROM HOME?
I lived in India for three years and that was a 36 hour flight from Seattle to Seoul to Mumbai and then finally to Hyderabad. The return flight 3 years later to Texas was pretty much the same length from Hyderabad to Abu Dhabi to Chicago to San Antonio.
IF YOU COULD LIVE ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD, WHERE?
I would be fine anywhere in Scotland or England, but here in the US I’s love to live in LA.
SWEET OR SAVORY?
LAST TIME YOU CRIED?
A few days ago an article I had read on The Washington Post had me laughing so hard I started crying.
IF YOU WERE ANOTHER PERSON, WOULD YOU BE A FRIEND OF YOURSELF?
Of course I am a joy to be around.
SCARY MOVIE OR HAPPY ENDING?
Happy ending, I don’t do horror very well.
HOW YOU WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR FASHION SENSE?
Weird. I love throwing different patterns together and wearing bold and bright colors.
ARE YOU COMPETITIVE?
DESCRIBE YOURSELF IN A SINGLE SENTENCE:
A vertically challenged, quiet teen.
WHO IS YOUR ROLE MODEL?
My parents ❤
IF YOU COULD GIVE YOUR YOUNGER SELF ADVICE, WHAT WOULD IT BE?
Enjoy the moment you don’t need to know everything
I hope you enjoyed this tag! I’d love to hear your thoughts! Do we have things in common?