Bookending Autumn: The Candy Tag

Hi guys! This is my second post for Bookending Autumn, hosted by Clo @ Cuppa Clo and Sam @ Fictionally Sam! Today I am doing Haley @ The Caffeinated Reader’s Candy Tag, and it looks pretty sweet! (Ha ha, see what I did there? 😛 )

Prompt Rules:
1. Tag me the creator, por favor. (Check!)
2. Tag the person who tagged you (Nobody tagged me)
3. Feel free to switch up the names of candies
4. Tag whoever you want
5. Have fun. It’s a rule, it must be done.

Candy Corn-A Book You Only Read Seasonally:

One of my bookish goals is to collect as many cool editions of Peter Pan as I can, and reread one at least least once a year during January, my birthday month. It was my favorite book when I was little, and I thought it’d be a nice little tradition to have for myself to remind myself of the good things from my childhood every year I get older.

Tootsie Pop-A Book You Enjoyed Reading Slowly:

Well I usually read pretty much every book pretty slowly, (at least compared to other people I guess, 😛 ) but I’ll go with this one. I almost listened to the audiobook along with it to get through it faster, but I decided I didn’t like the narrator and I wanted to take some notes on it cuz some things were inspiring me for my own writing, so I decided to just take my time with it. True, I happened to get in a slump and it took me literally all summer to finish it, but I still enjoyed it for the most part.

Creepy Gummy-Creepiest Book You’ve Read:

I read this a couple of years ago and I only got a little bit under halfway through when I decided to DNF it. It was just too dark and depressing and creepy for me. :/

Hard Candy-A Book That Was Hard to Get Through:

SIGH. I read this last year and I really tried to like it. I really did. There were cute things like the baking and the sisterhood, but it wasn’t in there as much as I was led to believe it was. I didn’t like the romance at all, and I was so sick of everybody basically telling Lara Jean that there was something wrong with her if she wanted to stay home and bake instead of going to a party. Like, are you serious? I felt like the book was basically shaming introverts and everyone was trying to change her cuz she wasn’t a “normal teenager.” 😡

I read it all the way through and gave it 3 stars, but now I think maybe I was being a little too nice? This book really bothered me, and I kept it for a while because I liked the cute cover, but I realized that was a stupid reason if every time I thought about it it made my blood boil, so earlier this year I finally unhauled it.

Jelly Beans-A Book That Was Unexpected:

This was the first audiobook I listened to this year way back in January. It had been on my radar for a while but I wasn’t sure what I’d think of it, and I was surprised at how much I like it! I loved the narrator and her southern accent she used and the cute and quirky main character and her friends. XD Also the blurb mentions a murder, but I didn’t expect it to actually be as much a part of the plot as it actually was, and I loved the action and suspense it added! It was so fun to listen to this audiobook and I really want to read the rest of the series! 😀

That’s it for now, guys! I’m taking a break on Tuesday, but I’ll be back with a new post next Saturday! 😀 In the mean time, tell me what your favorite Halloween Candy is! Mine is probably Reece’s or Butterfinger. But I’d eat that any time of year. 😛

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11 thoughts on “Bookending Autumn: The Candy Tag

    1. Well I listened to the audiobook in January and it didn’t bother me. XD I think it would be a good summer read, but I don’t actually remember what time of year it was set. It takes place in the south so I didn’t think it really mattered. XD You can read it whenever you want.

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  1. I LOVEEE the To all the Boys movie, but the book was sooooo slow that I also DNFed it. The 5th Wave I’ve heard of, but I’ve only seen the movie. It was forgettable, but if it weren’t for one of my faves Chloë Grace Moretz then I wouldn’t have bothered watching it lol

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  2. Well I didn’t DNF it but I almost did. I didn’t like the movie at all either though because it took out all the little things and scenes I actually liked. Like the Christmas party and the part where they go to the estate sale. I actually enjoyed those scenes and I was really looking forward to seeing them in the movie and they just cut them out. :/ Honestly I just think both the book and movie and whole story is just pretty overrated. I didn’t get it. 😦
    I had to DNF the 5th wave but I did watch the movie. I liked it a little better, but not enough to read the rest of the series.

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  3. What a great idea about getting many copies of one of your favorite books? I think that is brilliant. I liked the 5th Wave okay – read all 3, but I can see what you mean. It was almost overwhelming.

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    1. Yeah I got the idea from Hailey in Bookland on YouTube cuz she loves Alice in Wonderland so much she’s collected almost 100 different editions. XD I also have the shiny foil UK editions of The Hunger Games as well as the original hardcovers, so I’m collecting editions of those too. 😛


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