The Greek Gods Book Tag

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It’s been so long since I’ve been tagged to do a book tag! I was tagged by Brianna @ Brianna the Bookworm. This tag looked like a lot of fun when I saw Brianna do it, so I’m really excited to give it a try myself. :) Basically, these are some bookish questions that are inspired by the Greek gods.

The Rules

  • Pingback to Zuky here so she can read all your posts!
  • You can use her graphics if you like, but you don’t have to if you don’t want to.
  • Tag as many people as you want, but please share the love.

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The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien

I will always love this series – not only do I think it’s wonderfully written, but it has a lot of personal/nostalgic meaning for me too! My mom used to play an audiobook version on cassette to help us sleep as kids. I grew up watching the original cartoon versions, and when Peter Jackson’s adaptations came out, my whole family was obsessed.

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Lada from And I Darken by Kiersten White

Lada!! I love her but she is terrifying… in the best way possible. And I Darken is a historical fiction retelling of Vlad the Impaler, with Vlad reimagined as a girl. The genderbending of the story is a fascinating look at what a girl/woman would have to put up with in the 15th century. Lada chooses ruthlessness as her method of survival.

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Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi

This was an amazing debut! Not only did I love it as a refreshing and different fantasy story, but Adeyemi managed to tackle some really important political issues seamlessly within the story.

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Walden by Henry David Thoreau

I originally read this in high school, and it was very affirming for me, and my beliefs about being in nature.

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A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

ADSOM imagines a world with parallel dimensions, each having a different level of magic. Kell is one of few magicians who have the ability to travel between the worlds. I adore the concept, and the characters are absolutely precious.

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The Final Descent by Rick Yancey

If any have followed my blog for a decent amount of time, you know I have nothing but good to say about Yancey’s Monstrumologist series. However, this fourth and final book to the series I felt was a betrayal to the first three books. Very disappointed.

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The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden

For me personally, I found this book to be a unique take on the fairytale retelling genre. Firstly, it took inspiration from Russian folklore – something I don’t think is explored enough. But I also liked the fact the female lead didn’t follow the standard fairytale tropes for female characters. (For example, there wasn’t a romance!) And finally, the writing was incredibly beautiful.

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Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo

Honestly this whole book is a thing of visual beauty, right down to the edges of the pages.

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The Cruel Prince by Holly Black

This is the most recent book I absolutely flew through – I think it only took me a day and a half to finish it. 😱


That was about as fun as I expected! Thanks again Brianna for tagging me. :)

Here are some cool folks I’d like to tag in return:

As always, thanks for reading!

~ Zoë


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5 thoughts on “The Greek Gods Book Tag

  1. No problem! And no pressure – do it whenever you’re ready. 😊

    The Cruel Prince was just so readable! It’s to see I’m not the only one who read it quickly.

  2. Thank you so much for the tag! I definitely agree with you on Six of Crows….I always forget how much fun I had reading that book and how beautifully developed everything was! And The Cruel Prince was a fast read for me as well, (I remember staying up til like 4 in the morning flying through it!) Both are such addicting reads! ❤️

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