The Coffee Book Tag

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Summer @Xingsings is always so sweet and wants to know more about me! Which is awesome and I love her for that! This time she tagged me to do the Coffee Book Tag and I am happy to oblige, even though I don’t drink coffee. Yeah, I am not kidding! Not even the really sugary thing they sell at Starbucks. I am TEAM TEA all the way! (Or Hot Chocolate, depending on my mood!)

BLACK

A series that’s tough to get into but has hardcore fans.

I would have loved to steal Summer’s answer (Game of Thrones or Outlander) for it, but I am trying to be original here … I know that it’s sad but somehow I could never really get into the books for Gossip Girl as much as I liked the show. I even have 7 of them, but I could just as easily forget all about them and wouldn’t mind, the characters were just so different.

PEPPERMINT MOCHA

774132518081809A book that gets more popular during the winter or a festive time of year.

I’d say Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares or Landline works best around Christmas. I am not sure how many people are aware of them being during that time, but I think the stories have the most effect during that festive season.

HOT CHOCOLATE

A favorite children’s book.

I’ve mentioned Felix and his letter one too many times now, so instead I am choosing The English Roses by Madonna. My grandma gave it to me as a gift because I’ve nagged everyone about NEEDING to have this book. I read it within minutes, because it’s a children’s book and not very long, but I still loved it.

DOUBLE SHOT OF ESPRESSO

A book that kept you on the edge of your seat from start to finish.

Golden Son! After Red Rising I wanted to trust people, but knew that I shouldn’t … it was (as I’ve mentioned countless times now) an exhilarating read! Oh Morning Star, when will you finally arrive at my doorstep?

STARBUCKS

A book you see everywhere.

The Girl on the Train – even though I haven’t read it yet myself, it’s very popular at every bookstore I’ve worked at so far, so I see it all. the. time.

THAT HIPSTER COFFEE SHOP

A book by an indie author (a shoutout).

I’d like to give a shoutout to my friend Rami Ungar. He is a fellow blogger and Whovian and we are always surprised about how well our friendship works, considering that our interests are almost polar opposites sometimes. I read one of his books last year (Reborn City, read my review here) and I have to say that I enjoyed it more than I expected to (which I do realise sounds mean, but had more to do with me being afraid of the genre he chose and not his writing).

OOPS! I ACCIDENTALLY GOT DECAF

A book you were expecting more from

Unfortunately the first book that I thought of was The Next Together by Lauren James … it wasn’t terrible, but it had the potential to be just so, so much better.

THE PERFECT BLEND

A book or series that was both bitter and sweet, but ultimately satisfying.

Again, I would really like to go with Summer’s answer (The Infernal Devices) but I will rack my brain and think of something else! In the end, I think that the Inkworld trilogy took me on a great journey. None of the sequels were as good as Inkheart, but that’s details. It did have a happy ending after all.

GREEN TEA

A book or series that is quietly beautiful.

Quietly? Maybe not so much. Unique, gorgeous, beautifully poetic? Definitely! Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi was the only way to go!

CHAI TEA

A book or series that makes you dream of far off places.

I think I’d like to go with the book I am currently reading: Trial by Fire by Josephine Angelini. It takes the MC into a different dimension where our world got to grow more naturally and freely. Everything is very organic there and not so clogged, I really like the thought of that.

EARL GREY

Favorite classic.

Tough one … probably Persuasion by Jane Austen. (Peter Pan, Alice in Wonderland and The Great Gatsby are awesome as well though!)


I TAG

Cátia @The Girl Who Read Too Much

Jesse @Books at Dawn

Regina @The Bibliothèque

YOU

*If you’ve done the tag before or simply don’t want to, don’t feel obliged or anything like that!*

26 thoughts on “The Coffee Book Tag

  1. Hehe, how ironic is it that I just rewatched Persuasion for the umpteenth time and saw that gif? And oh gosh, Gossip Girl is a perfect choice! I remember that one being quite a popular series at the end of middle school and beginning of high school. It was probably due to the show and everything… And gah, I still need to read the Shatter Me series! It sounds so good and so many readers have recommended it!

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    • I once went on a buying spree and bought all the Austen-adaptations on DVD hahaha I really liked this one. I’d say we are mentally linked somehow hahaha
      And thanks! I think Gossip Girl was way too hyped as a book series, I loved the show though.
      Shatter Me is beautiful. It’s not so much about the story, but way more about the writing and the characters.

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  2. WE WANT TEA, WE WANT TEA! Tea is wonderful, and way more lovely than coffee will ever be in my personal opinion – of course, tea can’t keep you awake when you’re tired and in need of an energy boost… BUT HEY.
    I loved reading this tag! Gossip Girl was such an enjoyable TV show, the ending was perfect and had me crying like a little baby.

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    • Tea does have a little bit of caffeine as well, just not that much of an amount that it makes a difference. But depending on how long you let it rest it can also wake you up a little. Tea is magic that way!
      Gossip Girl was life for me for a very long time!

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  3. Black is DEFINITELY The Raven Cycle for me because I cannot get into those books no matter how hard I try! All my favorite bookish people love them, and I CANNOT! It’s so sad! Double Shot Of Espresso would be The 5th Wave because a guy in my class was reading it and thinks my baby Ben is going to die….. 😦 And Green Tea would be If I Stay because the writing in that was BEAUTIFUL, even if I don’t like green tea (even though I’m Chinese – what a disgrace I am).

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    • Oh, I hate it when all my friends love books that I don’t … it makes me super sad as well!
      Hahaha I don’t drink coffee and answered all the questions, so it’s totally okay if you don’t like green tea!

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