Desert Island Discs Blog Tag

I was tagged by the beautiful blogger Icebreaker694 – seriously, go check out her blog, she is one of my favorite humans.

I haven’t seen this tag around until she tagged me, but its based on books and music so I’m sure it’ll be fun!

And if you want more desert island fun, check out my post:
Throwback Thursday: Seventh Grade Deserted Island Story
(Based off Lord of the Flies!)


HERE’S HOW IT WORKS…

  • Link back to my (BookBum’s) original post, so I can see all your answers! (Remember to do this via pingback, I don’t get notified if you just tag my url)
  • Thank the person(s) who tagged you… show some love!
  • Come up with your answers
  • Then tag others to keep the tag going

PREMISE OF DESERT ISLAND DISCS…

You are cast away onto a remote island:

  • You can bring 5 albums, what are they?
  • You can bring ONE book (not including The Bible (or other appropriate religious texts) or The Complete Works of Shakespeare, as they are already provided and NO SERIES), what ONE book is it?
  • You can have one luxury item (it has to be inanimate and can’t help you escape the island), what is it?

MY ANSWERS

Album 1: A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out from Panic! At The Disco

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Album 2: From Under The Cork Tree from Fall Out Boy

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Album 3: Don’t Panic: It’s Longer Now  from All Time Low

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Album 4: Hamilton

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Album 5: Beauty and the Beast Soundtrack

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The Single Book I Am Permitted: Lord of the Rings

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Single Luxury Item:

This one is easy – an inflatable mattress sleeping bag! I get cold okay! And desert islands aren’t very comfy.

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Not my picture – but the exact one I had through childhood.


I Tag:

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

Stephanie @ Adventures of a Bibliophile

Calliope The Book Goddess

The Orangutan Librarian

Kayla @ KDrew The Bookworm

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The Epic Birthday Blog Tag

I was tagged by the wonderful and amazing Icebreaker694 – who is also the creator of this fun tag. She has one of my favorite blogs and is super sweet, so go check it out!


Rules

  1. Always Always Always pingback/link to icebreaker694‘s site (she wants to see your answers).
  2. Post this on your birthday!!! Or not, y’know, you do you. 😄
  3. Answer the questions! (You might have to do some digging, hope that’s not a problem.)
  4. Tag as many bloggers as you can! (At least 1+ so the tag won’t die!)

QUESTIONS!

WHEN’S YOUR BIRTHDAY (MONTH + DAY)?

October 8th

WHAT’S YOUR ZODIAC SIGN?

Libra.

I know relatively little about horoscope’s and signs though. So don’t ask me.

I’m year of the Rabbit for the Chinese zodiac thing though, FYI.

WHAT’S YOUR BIRTHSTONE?

Opal.

I actually own an opal necklace in the shape of a dolphin (which happens to be my patrons though I didn’t know that when I picked it when I was 7. I was just into dolphins the way most little girls are into horses).

I know all the birthstones of the top of my head – there’s a fun fact about me.

DO YOU KNOW SOMEONE WITH THE SAME BIRTHDAY?

My mom’s cousin shares my birthday – albeit different years. There are a lot of October birthdays in my family though.

And me and my sister should have had the same birthday (my due date and her c-section date where both November 18 – though we were both October, 8 and 23, respectively).

WHAT HISTORICAL EVENT OCCURRED ON YOUR BIRTHDAY?

B’s link for figuring this out: here

Famous Birthdays:

RL Stine, Sigourney Weaver, Matt Damon, Bruno Mars, etc.

Events:

  • 1480 Great standing on the Ugra river, standoff between forces of Akhmat Khan, Khan of the Great Horde, and Ivan III Grand Prince of all Rus, Tataro-Mongols retreat, leds to disintegration of the Horde.
  • 1492 Columbus‘ fleet about 400 sea miles from Puerto Rico
  • 1633 Massachusetts Bay Colony forms its first government
  • 1769 Captain James Cook lands in New Zealand (Poverty Bay)
  • 1821 The government of General José de San Martín establishes the Peruvian Navy.
  • 1835 Charles Darwin reaches James Island, Galapagos archipelago, on HMS Beagle
  • 1871 Great Fire kills 200, destroys over 4 square miles (10 square km) of Chicago buildings, & original Emancipation Proclamation
  • 1886 Start of Sherlock Holmes adventure “Noble Bachelor” (BG)
  • 1934 Bruno Hauptmann is indicted for murder of Charles Lindbergh‘s son
  • 1945 US President Harry Truman announced atomic bomb secret shared with Britain and Canada
  • 1946 Kwo-less-shrew selects Gen Chiang Kai-shekas President of China
  • 1953 Birmingham, Alabama, bars Jackie Robinson‘s Negro-White All-Stars from playing there Robinson gives in & drops white players from his group
  • 1957 Brooklyn Dodgers announce move to Los Angeles
  • 1958 US performs nuclear test at Nevada Test Site
  • 1971 John Lennon releases his megahit “Imagine”
  • 2001 U.S. President George W. Bush announces the establishment of the Office of Homeland Security.
  • 2012 John B. Gurdon and Shinya Yamanaka win the 2012 Nobel Prize for Medicine for their work on reprogramming end stage cells to become pluripotent
  • 2014 Eric Betzig, Stefan Hell and William Moerner win the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy
  • A collection of interesting/horrifying things that happened on my birthday. Among a bunch of baseball records and bomb/nuclear tests for some reason.

WHAT DO YOU USUALLY DO TO CELEBRATE YOUR BIRTHDAY?

Parties are the norm in my house. Lately, its been friends (about ten or so) plus aunts, uncles, cousins and grandparents coming over to watch movies and go swimming. My cousin and best friend sometimes sleepover too. And my grandpa takes an album’s worth of pictures (aka, the Cuban Family Duty) since he’s a professional photographer (or was at least, he’s retired now).

WERE YOU BORN IN THE MORNING, AFTERNOON, OR THE NIGHT?

At night. My mom had to miss my baby shower because I was being born.

IF YOU COULD HAVE ANY PRESENT IN THE WORLD, WHAT PRESENT WOULD IT BE?

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Thats a loaded question.

So, I’ll go with the book I’d want if I could have any.

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It would be (any) signed Harry Potter book. Too bad they run $3000+……

WHAT’S YOUR EARLIEST BIRTHDAY MEMORY?

We have photo albums for every birthday from baby shower to like, my 12th. Plus 15th and 16th. So I don’t know if my early memories are actually memories or just memories of stories I’ve been told plus pictures.

I know my first birthday was Baby Loony Tunes. And my second was Elmo. Third was Dragon Tales. Fourth was…give me a second…Dora the Explorer. Fifth was Strawberry Shortcake. And sixth was Dinsey Princess. The one I firmly remember with my own memories. I told my sister (who was in my mother’s 8-months -pregnant stomach) “you can’t be born today, this is not Full House” and my and my dad built the Piñata (a bunny from Viva Piñata) ourselves. I also did a costume change from Aurora’s pink dress to Bloom from Winx Club’s outfit.

HOW DID YOU GET YOUR NAME?

If you ask my mom, my parents just liked the name Samantha, and my middle name is my aunt’s name. (Other considerations included Sabrina, Rebecca, and Alexandra)

If you ask my dad, I’m named after a character from Bewitched. And he wonders how I ended up a total nerd…

HAVE YOU EVER FORGOTTEN YOUR BIRTHDAY?

No. Though my dad has mistyped my birthday as 8/10 (aka August 10th) before. On multiple occasions.

BOOK FLASH: 5 BOOKS YOU’D WANT TO BE GIVEN ON YOUR SPECIAL DAY!

I have no shortage of books I want but here are five.

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LASTLY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY! TREAT YOURSELF TO A GIF!

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I Tag!

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

The Orangutan Librarian

Kayla @ KDrew The Bookworm

Lashaan and Trang @ Bookidote

Drew @ The Tattooed Book Geek

Sophie @ Blame it on Chocolate

Stephanie @ Adventures of a Bibliophile

Alex @ Lord of the Trekkies

And whoever shares my birthday/sees this and wants to do it!

 

Bookish Baking: “Lie” Cake (Portal)

Since my birthday is coming up this week, I thought a cake recipe is in order.
Since I already did a Dauntless cake, I thought “The Cake is a Lie” from Portal would make a good recipe for my 18th birthday.
I played Portal with my dad when I was about six. I love Portal!
The cake in Portal is based on Black Forest Cake – according to the developers, so that is what this recipe is based on.
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INGREDIENTS:

Filling Ingredients:

 For Decorating:
  • Shaved chocolate
  • Fresh Cherries
  • Whipped Cream
  • Desired frosting (pre-made, or can be made from beating confectioner’s sugar and whipping cream until stiff peaks form).
DIRECTIONS:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour two 9 inch, round, cake pans.
  3. Combine dry cake ingredients, then add the wet cake ingredients (including eggs) and blend well (whisk or electric mixer). Pour batter into pans.
  4. Bake for about 35 minutes, or until the center can be speared and come out clean.
  5. Let cool in pans before removing.
  6. Drain cherries, reserving juice from 1 can, about a 1/2 cup. Combine reserved juice, and filling ingredients in a 2 quart saucepan. Cook over low heat until thickened, stirring constantly. Let cool completely before using.
  7. Assemble the cake, place cake from one pan on a plate, spread with frosting, top with 1 cup cherry filling, add second cake on top, and repeat. Frost sides of the cake. Spoon remaining cherry topping onto top of cake.
  8. Decorate as desired (picture above for reference). Cakes can also be split into two layers each with a serrated knife, for a four layer cake of the same height/amount, depending on preference. 

This Is My Genre, Tell Me Yours Tag

I was tagged by two very lovely bloggers: The Orangutan Librarian and Icebreaker694

Go check out their amazing blogs!


THE RULES:

  • Credit my bad bad self Drew @ TheTattooedBookGeek as the creator of the tag, use the created tag name graphic and link back to my blog.
  • Answer the questions.
  • Tag as many people as you want.

 1). WHAT’S YOUR FAVOURITE GENRE?

I read a lot of different genres, mostly across YA (WHICH IS NOT A GENRE IN AND OF ITS SELF ITS AN AGE CATEGORY).

But I’d have to say Science Fiction / Fantasy (SFF) is my favorite genre.

2). WHO’S YOUR FAVOURITE AUTHOR FROM THE GENRE?

And more – but these are the first that come to mind!

3). WHAT IS IT ABOUT THE GENRE THAT KEEPS PULLING YOU BACK?

I DON’T KNOW ITS FUN TO NOT BE IN THE REAL WORLD.

4). WHAT’S THE BOOK THAT STARTED YOUR LOVE FOR YOUR FAVOURITE GENRE?

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5). IF YOU HAD TO RECOMMEND AT LEAST ONE BOOK FROM YOUR FAVOURITE GENRE TO A NON-READER/SOMEONE LOOKING TO START READING THAT GENRE, WHAT BOOK WOULD YOU CHOOSE AND WHY?

See the above authors.

See their books.

All of those.

Plus:

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Review: Because You’ll Never Meet Me

Arc Review: Nowhere Near You

Book Review: How To Live Safely In A Science Fictional Universe

Book Review: Redshirts

 

6). WHY DO YOU READ?

BECAUSE I LIKE IT OKAY, WHY DO YOU BREATH?!?!?!??!?!?

(I’m bad at answering these sorts of questions….Can you tell?)


I Tag:

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

Kayla @ KDrew The Bookworm

Sophie @ Blame it on Chocolate

Alex @ Lord of the Trekkies

Adri @ Little Fox & Reads

Teacher of YA

Melting Pots and Other Calamities

The Marvel’s Avengers Book Tag

The Grisha Lieutenant tagged me in this AGES ago. Sorry this took me forever to get to…..


Captain America: Civil War Book Tag

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Iron Man – a book that made you laugh out loud: 

Captain America – a book that sends a positive message:

Thor – a book with a characters strength you admire:  

Black Widow – a book with a kick-ass female protagonist: 

Hulk-  a book that made you incredibly angry:

Hawkeye – an underrated book you think more people should pay attention to

{BONUS} Loki – a book with a twist or surprise that tricked you: 


I Tag:

B @ Icebreaker694

Calliope The Book Goddess

Shealea @ That Bookshelf Bitch

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

The Orangutan Librarian

 

Kayla @ KDrew The Bookworm

 

Sophie @ Blame it on Chocolate

Alex @ Lord of the Trekkies

 

Melting Pots and Other Calamities

 

The Ghibli Heroines Tag

I wasn’t tagged – and what is it with me and doing things I wasn’t tagged for vs. things I was? – but Icebreaker694 – who’s blog is AMAZING and you should go check it out – did this tag and tagged anyone who wanted to do it, so here I am.

I LOVE Ghibli movies. I’ve been watching them for YEARS. Like, I watch them in Japanese when I am too impatient to wait for the english dub to come out. So I wanted to do this okay?!

Bonus from Icebreaker: PlayBuzz quiz to see what Ghibli Heroine you are:
Link if you want to play – I got Nausicaa from Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind!

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The Rules:

  • Please pingback, rather than link to Kate@Melting Pots and Other Calamities. She will only know if you’ve done this tag if you pingback.
  • Tag as many people as you want. Ghibli movies aren’t as popular as Disney or Pixar, so be careful that those you tag are at least somewhat familiar with Ghibli.
  • You can use examples from books, movies, TV shows, anime/manga, and webcomics.
  • As this tag celebrates heroines, please name either a piece of fiction or a female character, if you’re able.
  • Have fun!

Questions!

Nausicaa, Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind: (Even though this isn’t technically Ghibli, it’s still marketed that way).
Nausicaa is a princess in a post-disaster world. She is compassionate and brave, a daring explorer who is capable and selfless. 
Name a strong female leader. 

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Uhura from Star Trek. Seriously. She’s not the captain, but she’s an irreplaceable part of the Bridge Crew!

(Never seen this one…)

 


Sheeta, Castle in the Sky:
Although Sheeta may have a quieter demeanour than other Ghibli heroines, she is not a damsel in distress. She’s royalty, but doesn’t stay on the sidelines; she is involved, kind, and despite a sad past, hopeful.
Name an inspiring member of royalty.

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Leia from Star Wars. As if any other answer is acceptable!

(Great movie – though not one of my favorites)


Satsuki and Mei, My Neighbour Totoro:
Before Anna and Elsa, before Lilo and Nani, there was Satsuki and Mei. Satsuki was incredibly young when their mother was hospitalised, and with their father at work, she has to take care of Mei. And Mei is only four, with a big imagination. Name a pair of siblings (or two friends who act like siblings). 

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Katniss and Primrose from The Hunger Games. Katniss takes care of Prim the same way Satsuma takes care of Mei.

(Arguably my favorite Ghibli movie – Soot Sprites! The Totoro song that with forever be in my brain!)


Kiki, Kiki’s Delivery Service:
Kiki has to go off on her own to live alone, as is the custom among witches. She goes through many things that newly independent young adults face, like money problems, finding a place to stay, job searching, and loneliness, before finding her way thanks to her special abilities.
Name a female character who has supernatural gifts.

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Jessica Jones – A kickass super-heroine with super strength. Does that count as supernatural? I’m going with it.

(I’m DYING to see this movie!)

 


Gina and Fio, Porco Rosso:
Gina and Fio are both heroines in this film, and they couldn’t be less alike. Gina is a young woman who is very feminine, a singer and a restaurant owner. However, she is very resourceful and capable. Fio is a teenage mechanic who is independent, goes against the flow, and isn’t afraid to get her hands dirty. She may be one of the best mechanics of her time.
Name two inspiring heroines; one who is unabashedly feminine, and another who is more of a tomboy. 

Izzy from TMI – super feminine and super badass!

Lada from And I Darken – A serious tomboy, like that is 90% of her characterization.


Angel, On Your Mark:
On Your Mark is a music video that Ghibli helped a music group with. It may not have much of a story, but it’s beautiful and interesting, and not may people are aware of its existence.
Name an underrated heroine.

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Maximum Ride! Not enough people seem to have read the books – and…well…winged humans.

(I didn’t know this video existed…)


Shizuku, Whisper of the Heart:
Shizuku is an eighth-grade student who can’t quite focus on school as much as on her favourite books. However, through encounters with an ambitious boy who seems to have a likely chance at meeting his goals, a cat who rides trains, an antique shop owner, and a cat statue called The Baron, Shizuku is determined to meet her own goal and become a writer.
Name your most relatable character. 

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Cath from Fangirl. She is literally me!

(I can’t remember if I’ve seen this movie…)


San, Princess Mononoke:
San has been raised by wolves her whole life. When humans begin to invade her home forest to make towns and use the resources for themselves while killing the spirits and animals within, San refuses to let it be. She takes a stand and becomes the village’s  greatest obstacle. She is such a force to be reckoned with that they even give her a name; The Princess Mononoke.
Name a female character who is physically strong.

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Kara Danvers (AKA Supergirl) – she’s literally an alien was super-strength – okay?


Chihiro, Spirited Away:
At the beginning of Spirited Away, Chihiro starts off as a whiny, spoiled ten-year-old girl. However, during her time working at the spirit’s Bath House, she discovers parts of herself she didn’t know she had. The story is about her finding the strength she already had but was unaware of.
Name a character who has an amazing character journey.

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Tessa Gray from The Infernal Devices. A lot happens in a short frame of time for her – but she grows a lot as a character.

(I love this movie so much you don’t understand!)


Haru, The Cat Returns:
Haru is a typical high school girl; kind, clumsy, and a little forgetful. But she soon finds herself involved in events that are out of her control. In a way, it is because of her normalcy that she can find her way out of her situation and become stronger because of it.
Name a female character who may not have any supernatural abilities herself, but is memorable anyway.

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Tohru from Fruits Basket! Even surrounded by guys who turn into animals she stands out!

(Haven’t seen this movie…)

 


Sophie, Howl’s Moving Castle:
Sophie doesn’t think much of herself for a lot of the story. She doesn’t think she’s pretty or memorable, especially when compared to her younger sister, Lettie. It gets even worse when she’s cursed to look like an old woman. When she finds a new life that involves the mysterious wizard Howl, a fire demon, Howl’s apprentice, and many others, she is shown to be resilient and intuitive.
Name an emotionally strong character.

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Kaori from Your Lie In April – I won’t say too much as its spoiler-y. But, for real. Wow.

(I LOVE Howl’s Moving Castle – one of the best Ghibli movies for sure. Its the Ghibli version of Beauty and the Beast)

 


Ponyo, Ponyo:
Ponyo is one of the youngest Ghibli heroines at only five years old. But she still gets a lot 
done, including becoming human, discovering things, finding a best friend, and saving the world.
Name a hero who happens to be a child.

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Chiyo from Azumanga Daioh (an anime I love). She’s a 10-year-old genius child who is skipped ahead to high school and faces all sorts of interesting obstacles because of her age.

(Ponyo is the one Ghibli movie most people know since since did the dub – its basically the Ghibli version of The Little Mermaid and its great)

 


Arrietty, The Secret World of Arrietty:
Arrietty is a Borrower; she is tiny and survives by stealing small things that humans won’t miss. Yet she’s curious about the human world, and does braver things than most humans would be incapable of doing, despite her tiny size.
Name an unlikely hero.

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Skye / Daisy Johnson from Agents of SHIELD. Her entire character arc – especially in the first season – is how she doesn’t think she fits the bill of being a hero (and she so is).

(I love this movie – its also a really great book-to-movie adaptation!)

 


Nahoko, The Wind Rises:
Nahoko has tuberculosis during World War 2. However, she doesn’t allow this to cripple her, and enjoys life to the fullest anyway, which includes painting and falling in love. Even being placed in a sanitarium doesn’t break her.
Name an inspiring character with some sort of obstacle. 

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Naho from the anime Orange. She gets lets from her future self and has to try and fix things without really knowing what happened and I’d say she handles that obstacle better than I ever could.

(I haven’t actually seen The Wind Rises – though I want to!)


Kaguya, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya:
in a time where women were expected to follow social norms such as blackening teeth, shaving eyebrows, and being forced into arranged marriages, Kaguya refuses to play along. She would much rather be outside, dance, and play with friends.
Name a female character who challenges social norms.

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Definitely Haruhi from Ouran High School Host Club. She ends up cross-dressing and pretending to be a boy in order to pay back her debts to her school’s host club and it is one of my favorite animes!

(Haven’t seen this Ghibli film either…)


There we go! That was the Ghibli Heroines Tag! I had a lot of fun! And now I want to go watch a Ghibli movie…

A little sad two of my favorites “From Up On Poppy Hill” and “When Marnie Was Here” weren’t here, but oh well!

If you like Ghibli, or you liked this tag, and you like video games, you should play Ni Nu Kuni: Wrath of The White Witch – its a JRPG animated by Ghibli and one of my favorite games EVER!

Let me know what you think of this tag!

What is your favorite Ghibli movie / which do you want to see?


Tag:

Like Icebreaker, I don’t know who would want to be tagged in this.

So I’m tagging anyone who wants to do this / likes Studio Ghibli!

Poem: Forever Is Too Long

Oh we built this city on
The ruins of an old one
On the bones of those before
On the ashes of the ones
Who couldn’t escape the fire

And here we are
Human nature
We survive despite the odds
We always survive
But not always with souls intact

So tell me a story
Tell me about a hero who
Never did wrong
Tell me about a villain
Who’s evil to the core

Make it easy
Clear-cut lines
No more jagged edges
I’m tired of sorting through
The right and wrong of things
Only to end up backwards

And oh humans
We’re a mess
Top of the world
We reached Everest
We’ve been to the moon
But we fight over rocks that shine
And desert lands
Only because we can

We’re a mess of contradictions
We want peace
Yet we rage war
We want good health and fortune
We want love
But we kill and steal and lust
We make rules only to break them

Here is this city
Built by humans
How dirty and broken it is
Safer than the jungle
But never is so
We are our own worst enemies
Our greatest threat is ourselves

Watch out for the monsters
They don’t come in the shadows
They look like us
They are us
We are our own monsters
Reflected in the mirror
Bound to escape

Take your soul and measure it
Does it drip red
Is it a feather or steel
Or something else entirely

Take your soul and say what’s it worth
We do horrible things in the name of love and lesser things
But good things too

 

The Blogger Recognition Award #3

Never Not Reading Blog nominated me – you should go check them out because they are hilarious and a wonderful blogger and person all around!


Blogger Recognition Award

The Blogger Recognition Award #2


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The Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you and provide a link to their blog.
  • Write a post to show your award.
  • Give a brief story of how your blog started.
  • Give two pieces of advice for new bloggers.
  • Select 15 other bloggers you want to give this award to.
  • Comment on each blog and let them know you have nominated them & provide the link to the post you created

How My Blog Started:

Back in 2015, my younger cousin started a blog, at her mom’s insistence (my aunt does PR). Being two years apart, me and my cousin are competitive like sisters – so of course, I started one.

I blogged for maybe a month, before she got bored of it, as did I.

Flash foreword to the end of 2016, I decide I want to blog again. So I did. And i’ve been going strong(-ish) ever since!


Advice:

  1. Just do it. Waiting until “you’re good enough” or until everything is perfect just means you’re never going to start. Start your blog, learn as you go, talk to people. Eventually, you learn, you get better, your blog grows and changing with you, but that can’t happen if you never start.
  2. Talk to people. Comment on discussions. Tag people in tags and posts. Talk a conversation on twitter. I promise, 99.9% of the time, people are amazingly nice and will love to talk and make new friends. Ask for help. Request books. Nothing ever happens when your too scared to try. If you want to be a part of the community, be a part. Simple as that.

Nominees:

B @ Icebreaker694

Calliope The Book Goddess

Jocelyn @ 52 Letters In The Alphabet

Shealea @ That Bookshelf Bitch

Raquel @ Rakiodd Books

The Orangutan Librarian

Kayla @ KDrew The Bookworm

Lashaan and Trang @ Bookidote

Drew @ The Tattooed Book Geek

Sophie @ Blame it on Chocolate

Alex @ Lord of the Trekkies

Adri @ Little Fox & Reads

Melting Pots and Other Calamities

Sarah @ Written Word Worlds

Angelina and Brianna @ Fables Library

Some Fan-Fic Recommendations – Star Trek / Avengers / Harry Potter / Supernatural

Star Trek:

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strive seek find yield

Magpie

Graduate Vulcan for Fun and for Profit

More Time (Crossover w/ Wonder Woman)

The 80/20 Theory As Applied to Cats on the Bed

Cpt C. Pike and C/ J.T. Kirk’s guide to unexpected Co-Habitation

Objective Data


Avengers:

Apropos of Nothing

Nutcracker

In Which Tony Stark Builds Himself Some Friends (But His Family Was Assigned by Nick Fury)

Phil Coulson Knows Tony Stark’s Super Villain Name

The Twice Told Tale

Its All In The Mind

Saving the World (Is Totally a Date)

How To Excel At Supervillainy (and lose your heart to America)

and the tigers come at night.

Haaave You Met Steve? (How I Met Your Mother AU)

So No One Told You (Friends AU)

I (created from fantasies) exist solely for you


Harry Potter:

EarthBound Spook

No Place Like Home

Helix

Azoth

If Sieve

boy with a scar (series of standalone AUs)


Supernatural:

Learning Curve

When Charlie Met Cas

Lost In Time

Your Apple Pie Suburban Hell Happily Ever After

Start Quoting Shakespeare and We’re Done

THE LISTICLE TAG: Top 5 Non-Human Characters In Books

I was tagged by The Orangutan Librarian – who’s blog you should go check out because it is absolutely AMAZING! – and I think this is a really fun and unique tag!


Rules:

  • Create your own listicle tag, using the prompt from the person who tagged you.
  • Tag the creator of the post (not-so-modern-girl!) so that she can read all your brilliant posts and see how the joy of listicles is being spread.-
  • Nominate as many people as you want!
  • Set those 5 people the subject/prompt of their listicle post!

1 – Tyson from PJO

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2 – Dobby

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

3 – Crookshanks

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4 – Aiden from Illuminae –

He’s an AI modeled after humans, but not a human so it counts because he’s my precious baby.

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5 – Gork: The Teenage Dragon

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I Tag:

My Prompt:
Top 5 Un-read Books That Have Been On Your TBR For The Longest Time

Casey @ Adopt-a-Book-AUS

B @ Icebreaker694

Calliope The Book Goddess

Sophie @ Blame it on Chocolate

Alex @ Lord of the Trekkies