1. Describe your bookshelf and where you got it from.
- It’s technically an armoire that my mom bought for me from Big Lots. We didn’t put the doors on it so I could use it as a shelf.
2. Do you have any special or different way of organizing your books?
- The first, second, and third shelves are grouped by author, series, genre, and age group. My TBR shelf is categorized by which book I plan on reading next, and the ones in the box are organized by size.
3. Is there a book you received as a gift?
- The first five Carmen Browne books (there’s only four in the picture because I let someone borrow the fifth book and I never got it back) from my oldest sister, Jennifer; age eleven.
- The Last Song from Jennifer for my thirteenth birthday.
- A Walk to Remember from my brother for getting good grades.
- Two copies of The Fault in Our Stars from my mom and my sister, Ashley, for Christmas, age fifteen (I gave one of them to my best friend).
- Words from a Wanderer from Mom and Dad for my seventeenth birthday.
- Towering from my brother-in-law for Christmas, age seventeen.
- The Paper Gods series from Jennifer for my eighteenth birthday.
4. Is there a book from a friend on your shelf?
- My friends don’t support my obsession. I’m always the one to give and recommend books.
5. What’s the thickest (most amount of pages) book on your shelf?
- The Complete Grimm’s Fairy Tales (880 pages)
6. What’s the thinnest (least amount of pages) book on your shelf?
- Words from a Wanderer by Alex Elle (58 pages)
7. What’s the smallest (height and width wise) book on your shelf?
- The Notebook by Nicholas Sparks (6.75″x4.25″)
8. What’s the biggest (height and width wise) book on your shelf?
- The Random House book of Fairy Tales (11.375″x7.75″)
9. The last book you read on your shelf?
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte
10. Of all the books on your shelf, which was the first you read?
- Meet Josefina by Valerie Tripp
11. Most expensive book?
- The End of Oz by Danielle Paige ($18.99 at Barnes and Noble)
12. Do you have the complete series of any book series?
- Divergent, Paper Gods, Dorothy Must Die, The Lunar Chronicles, Carmen Browne, The Hunger Games, If I Stay, My Life Next Door/The Boy Most Likely To (they’re companions so I’m counting it), To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, The Summer I Turned Pretty, The Clique
13. What’s the newest addition to your shelf?
- Aesop’s Fables and The Classic Fairy Tales. I bought them on the same day.
14. What book has been on your shelf FOREVER?
- Meet Josefina, Josefina Learns a Lesson, and Josefina’s Surprise
15. What’s the most recently published book on your shelf?
- Always and Forever, Lara Jean by Jenny Han (May 2nd, 2017)
16. The oldest book on your shelf (as in, the actual copy is old)?
- The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum (First Ballantine Books Edition published in 1979)
17. A book you won?
- I haven’t won a giveaway yet.
18. A book you’d hate to let out of your sight (aka a book you never let someone borrow)?
- All of them. I don’t see/trust anyone enough to lend out my books.
19. Most beat up book?
- It’s a tie between Seventeenth Summer by Maureen Daly and The Summer I Turned Pretty series bind up by Jenny Han. Seventeenth Summer has really wrinkled pages and The Summer I Turned Pretty has red Kool-Aid stains.
20. Most pristine book?
- Any of my newer books that I paid full price for.
21. A book from your childhood?
- The Carmen Browne series.
22. A book that’s not actually your book?
- Technically the first three Josefina books belong to my sister, Ashley.
23. A book with a special/different cover (e.g. leather bound, soft fuzzy cover etc.)?
- I’m not sure if this counts, but my copy of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens didn’t come with a dust jacket or barcode.
24. A book that is your favorite color?
- Alice in Wonderland, Little Women, Sealed With a Diss, What I Thought Was True, Claire, A Little Princess, Happy Princess, The Color Purple, Anastasia’s Secret, and Carrie
25. Book that’s been on your shelf the longest that you STILL haven’t read?
- The Hunger Games. I started reading it but stopped once I got to chapter four.
26. Do you have more than one copy of a book?
- The Clique by Lisi Harrison. One is the normal cover; the other is the movie tie-in edition.
27. Any signed books?
- The movie tie-in edition of The Clique has the signatures of the main actresses from the movie printed onto the title page.
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