Sunshine Blogger Award

My First Award As a Book Blogger

Hello everyone! A few days ago I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! This is the first time I have been nominated for an award and I’m so excited! 😊 I was nominated by Angelica @The Book Cover Girl. Her blog is great and you should totally go check it out! Thank you so much Angelica for nominating me!

The Rules

Thank the blogger who nominated you by linking their blog

Answer the questions

Nominate 11 blogs with 11 questions

List the rules as well as display the Sunshine Award Logo on your post

Angelica’s Questions

What’s your favorite blog post you’ve ever written?

I’ve only written a few posts so far and they’ve all been fun to write. One that I really enjoyed writing is“US Vs UK Book Covers: Which One do you Prefer?” I didn’t realize that there are so many gorgeous book covers of the same books!

What’s your favorite blog post (not your own) that you’ve ever read?

My favourite blog post was written by an amazing book blogger, Marie @Drizzle and Hurricane Books. The post is called “Feeling Validation as a Book Blogger and Why it Matters” It’s such a honest and great post. She explains that she feels so happy when people care about her content, such as when they take the time to comment on her posts or when they think of her for a book tag. I relate to this post so much! Also, Marie is such a sweet and kind person. You should go visit her blog! 🙂

If you could meet one author,  dead or alive, who would it be?

Suzanne Collins! I read The Hunger Games trilogy a few years back and it was one of the first books I read in the young adult genre. I grew so attached to the characters in the books and I would love to know more about them. Meeting Suzanne Collins would give me a chance to talk with her about the series and hear her thoughts on the characters she created.

What’s your dream job?

I’m not sure yet exactly what I want to do in the future but I would love a job that involves interacting with others and public speaking. I love getting to meet new people and sharing my thoughts with others. I also enjoy taking on leadership roles and responsibilities. So perhaps my dream job would be a career in the business industry?

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What’s the worst book you’ve read this year?

I liked most of the books I’ve read so far this year (I haven’t read that many yet but I’m excited for a lot more reading during the summer break!). One that I didn’t like as much is Reached by Ally Condie. But to be fair I didn’t finish the book so maybe it got better towards the end? The book for me was too slow and I felt that this series would have been better as a standalone.

Book cover of Reached by Ally Condie

What’s your favorite book quote?

One quote that I really like: “We have all sorts of words that could describe us. But we get to choose which ones are most important.” -Windfall by Jennifer E. Smith

Book cover of Windfall by Jennifer E Smith

Who is your favorite super villain?

Hmm.. I don’t really watch many fantasy/action movies or shows and I don’t read enough books in those genres either. I can’t think of an answer at the moment! 😦

If you could bring any fictional object (weapon, clothing, food etc.) into the real world, what would it be?

I would love to bring the Mockingjay pin Katiniss wears in the Hunger Games series. I think the pin is a symbol of strength and standing up for our beliefs. The pin would be a great daily reminder to work hard, live life to the fullest, and to have courage 🙂

Mockingjay Pin

What TV show have you binge-watched lately?

I’ve just finished, after a little more than half a year, the show Brooklyn Nine-Nine (there’s five seasons of it so far)! It’s an amazing sitcom and I recommend everyone to watch it! The show takes place in a police precinct and the main characters are detectives.

Brooklyn Nine-Nine tv show logo

If you were writing a novel, what would it be about?

This is a difficult question to answer because I’ve never really thought about writing my own book yet! Hmm.. I’m not sure exactly what the plot of the story would be, but I would definitely want to write a book that is meaningful to me and something that would inspire others.

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Your bookshelf is on fire (God forbid!) which one book do you save from the flames? Why that one?

Since I’ve already mentioned the Hunger Games a few times in this post, I’m going to pick the book The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, written by John Boyle. This book (and movie) is well written, very emotional, and thought provoking. It is a historical fiction that takes place in World War Two. The main characters are nine years old, which is a lot younger than most characters in books. This book impacted me and I would definitely save it from my bookshelf if it was on fire!

Book cover of The Boy in the Striped Pajamas by John Boyle

Those were my answers to Angelica’s questions. Thanks Angelica, your questions were great!

My Questions

I really like some of Angelica’s questions so I’m going repeat two of her questions.

  1. What is your favorite blog post you’ve ever written?
  2. If you could bring any fictional object (weapon, clothing, food etc.) into the real world, what would it be?
  3. Who is your favourite book character?
  4. What is your favourite book genre?
  5. What are some of your hobbies?
  6. What is your favourite movie?
  7. What do you think is the most important part of a book in order for you to love it?
  8. Who is your role model?
  9. What is your favourite holiday?
  10. Do you always read the book first before watching a book to movie adaptation?
  11. What is your favourite season?

I nominate: RoseMarieLilyCatherineKristinKayAzuOliviaShanahBeckySaily

Thanks so much for reading,

Sissi ❤


33 thoughts on “Sunshine Blogger Award

  1. Thank you so much for nominating me, I’m looking forward to answering your questions! I love that quote from Windfall so much, the whole book is full of so many amazing quotes.

  2. Congratulations on the award, Sissi! I absolutely adore B99, I was hyperventilating, when it was cancelled, and then thankfully picked up again. ❤ And The Hunger Games were the first dystopian series that made me fall in love with the genre, so I'd love to meet Suzanne Collins as well.

    Thank you so much for tagging me, Sissi. ❤

  3. Congratulations on the award and wow, thank you so, so much for your sweet words, I am so glad you enjoyed my post so much, that means the world to me ❤ ❤ I would love to meet Suzanne Collins as well, The Hunger Games were some of my first YA reads as well and I love this series so much ❤
    Thank you so much for the nomination! ❤ ❤

  4. I loved reading your answers! The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was a book I picked up randomly. I knew nothing about it going into it. Then I read it and it crushed me for weeks!!! Gah I get sad even thinking about it now! 😢
    Thanks for the nomination. I hope to get to it soon!

  5. Aw thank you so much for tagging me! I will answer these questions and post my response tomorrow. Congrats!

  6. Great answers!! It would be so amazing to meet Suzanne Collins! And I’ve recently started watching Brooklyn Nine-Nine and I really like it so far. And trust me, Reached doesn’t get better by the end so you didn’t missing much lol.

    • Brooklyn Nine Nine gets even better as the show goes on!! I hope you love it. Aw that’s disappointing that the Matched series didn’t end with a great book 😦
      Thanks so much for reading!! 😊

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