Tuesday, March 10, 2015

The Coffee Book Tag

The Coffee Book Tag was originally created by BangadyBangz on youtube. Check out his video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=og7yBhO5GqU

But…. I came across it first on Soudha’s blog Of Stacks and Cups. Check out her response to the tag here:
I can’t say I’m a coffee drinker (unless you count Tim Horton’s French Vanilla Cappuccino. Yes I’m Canadian) but that’s ok. We don’t actually have to drink the coffee to participate right? Hope not.. *gag*

  Black Coffee –Name a Series that’s tough to get into but has hard-core fans

Game of Thrones by George R.R. Martin

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      Others have been mentioning Lord of the Rings for this question, so I thought I’d switch it up. I’ve tried to get into Game of Thrones; both the show and the books, but it’s just not my thing. I wish I liked it, especially considering my boyfriend and other members of my family are big fans of the series.

    Peppermint Mocha –Name a book that gets more popular during the winter or festive time of the year

A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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      The ultimate classic Christmas book. This has been a favourite of many for generations. I have read the book but I have to say I am much more of a fan of the re-makes. Most specifically the Disney version. 

 Hot Chocolate What is your favourite children’s book?

  Love You Forever by Robert Munsch

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      Whenever I think back to my Childhood this is one of the book that stands out in my memory as one I read over and over again. One day I hope to be able to pass it down to my children. 

       Double Shot of Espresso Name a book that kept you on the edge of your seat from start to finish

    See Jane Run by Joy Fielding 

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      I don’t read many thrillers or suspense novels but this one was recommended to me, so I gave it a shot. I was so curious to learn what was really going that I raced through the book only to become so disturbed when the truth was revealed. 

      Starbucks –Name a book that you see everywhere


     Cinder by Marissa Meyer 

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Whenever I go into a store that sells books I see or hear about this book and the rest of The Lunar Chronicles Series. Many of the bloggers and booktuber’s I follow love it as well. It is even this month’s Bookworm Bitches book club pick. So I reluctantly checked it out of the library last week. I admit, I read the first page and gave up. I just knew it wasn’t for me. Cyborg’s, no thank you.

 That Hipster Coffee Shop –Give a book by an indie author a shout out.

What Stays in Vegas by Beth Labonte 

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I found a Kindle Edition of this book on Amazon for free, last year. It was a fun, quick contemporary romance. Check out my Goodreads review at the link:

     Oops, Accidentally Got Decaf –Name a book you were expecting more from

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

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Don’t get me wrong it was still a decent book and I did learn a lot about Sarah Grimke. But.. considering how I absolutely loved Sue Monk Kidd’s The Secret Life of Bee’s, I had my standards set very high going into The Invention of Wings. Unfortunately it didn’t grip me like the other one did. My Goodreads review can be found at the link:

      The Perfect Blend –Name a book or series that was both bitter and sweet but ultimately satisfying.

The Stephanie Plum Series by Janet Evanovich

I have currently read the first 15 books in this series. It is satisfying to me because it offers a bit of comedy, a bit of romance and a lot of action. However it is also bitter in that the last couple of books I have read in the series haven’t been as good. Stephanie Plum and I have been on a break for a while now, but I’m interested in picking up the next book soon.

Well, that’s my list. What do you think? Are there any books here that you agree with or disagree with? Leave me a message in the comments, as I would love to hear what you all think. Also if you have participated in this tag too, don’t forget to leave your link so I can check it out.


  1. Mmmm...coffee. :D I love it!

    I felt the same way about The Invention of Wings. It felt like she was trying too hard? Maybe? I don't know exactly, but I do know that it didn't satisfy me.

    1. That could be it. Have you read any other books by Sue Monk Kidd?

  2. Thanks for linking my post here! I enjoyed going through your answers to this tag :)

    I was glad to read your thoughts about Game of Thrones and Cinder, both being books I liked. I've myself be tempted to read popular books from genres I don't normally read and ended up really disliking those books despite the hype behind them. I plan on reading a Christmas Carol this December. We'll see how it goes!

  3. I find the descriptions of the other books in the Lunar Chronicles series to sound more interesting than Cinder. But I'm not sure if those would make sense to me if I don't read the first..

    1. The other books are direct continuations to Cinder, so you really want to read it first before reading the others.

    2. Ah ok. I guess I will have to skip this series. Thats ok though because I don't lack anything to read lol.