The This is My Genre Tell Me Yours Book Tag

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I was tagged by lovely Inge from The Belgian Reviewer book blog.
I really enjoy reading this tag on other blogs, so thank you Inge for tagging me.
If you’re not familiar with Inge’s blog, please do check it out because it is really, really good!

 

Here are the rules:

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

 

Questions & Answers

1). What’s your favourite genre?

I read variety of genres, I find it really hard to stick to just one, but I’ll go with women’s fiction, because I read that one the most.

 

2). Who’s your favourite author from the genre?

jane-costello-slikaJane Costello. Her books always bright up my day and I absolutely love her.
Her next book, You Me Everything will come out under the pseudonym Catherine Isaac. I simply can’t wait to read it, because obviously it’s Jane Costello, but also there’s already so much hype around that novel. It is optioned to be made into the movie, and rights for translation have already been sold to publishers all around the world, including Germany, Italy, Spain, Norway, Sweden, Poland, Korea, Russia, Serbia, Israel, Brazil and Portugal.

 

3). What is it about the genre that keeps pulling you back?

I think the fact that I can relate to many things that are happening to main characters or their friends, but also books in women’s fiction genre often can prepare me how to react in certain situations and how to understand people better.
They are also fun and enjoyable. The main reason why I read so much is to be entertained, and books in this genre always amuse me.

 

4). What’s the book that started your love for your favourite genre?

can_you_keep_a_secret_book_coverI still remember the first book I ever read from this genre. It was Can You Keep a Secret? by Sophie Kinsella and I had so much fun reading it, it made me realize reading can actually be fun.
As soon as I finished it I borrowed Shopaholic series from the library (at that time there were only three books in that series and I read them in wrong order, but I didn’t care), and I was hooked.

 

 

 

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?

scandalousI’d recommend Scandalous by Tilly Bagshawe because it is one of my all time favorite books. It talks about injustice, revenge and strong women.

If you need to read one book from this genre, I highly, higly recommend you to read Scandalous. I learned a lot from that novel.

 

 

6). Why do you read?

Because books entertain me – simple as that.
They also make me learn things, understand people, expend my knowledge.
They also help me learn English, and I want to be able to understand and use that beautiful language the best I can.

 

I won’t tag anyone, but if you like this genre feel free to do it.
I would love to hear what you think and what your favorite genre is.
Also, if you already did this tag, feel free to leave your links and I’ll make sure to visit you!

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15 thoughts on “The This is My Genre Tell Me Yours Book Tag

  1. Thank you for doing this tag (it’s strange but I didn’t get a message though), it’s so interesting to learn more about your preferred genre. I didn’t know Jane Costello is also writing under another name, good to know and it sounds like it must be a great book if it’s sold so many times and will be made into a movie! Thank you for the other recommendations too!

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  2. I have to admit that I’ve never really found women’s fiction/chick lit all that absorbing – probably not enough vampires and cr*p blowing up 😉 – but I do enjoy Kathy Lette books, and the occasional other read from that genre 🙂

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    • I am not good with mysteries. When I say that, I mean I did not read many books in that genre, so I don’t know who’s popular author and what book is popular. Lately I want t try cozy mystery, because covers for that genre always have cats or cute animals on them, so I hope I’d like that genre. Thanks for mentioning your favorite author, I’ll have to check her books out if I’ll have an opportunity. 🙂

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  3. I haven’t seen this tag before. It’s nice to read about your early reading habits. It’s funny you read the first few shopaholics in the wrong order but it doesn’t really make a difference, especially if you loved them. Women’s fiction used to be favourite but as you know I have changed to crime thrillers now.
    Amanda. x

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    • Yes, I noticed! 😀 I think it’s good to change book genres from time to time. I always say you should listen to your guts and read what you feel like.
      I love women’s fiction, but I had period from early 2013 to middle of 2015 when I didn’t read women’s fiction at all (I know, shocking!) because I read ONLY young adult. I discovered that genre sooooooo late in my life and I guess I had to read everything I could, I just couldn’t get enough of that genre and it took me two years to start missing adult genre, especially chick lit. Now I read ya from time to time, but I like to mix everything.

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  4. Books are so useful to learn English! For me, it started as a way to expand my vocabulary and it ended up helping me use the language in a more natural way and discover a love for words and expressions. I no longer struggle and need a dictionary all the time and it always makes me happy to realize I can totally get wrapped up in a story in this language that was not mine at first 🙂 Women’s fiction stories are wonderful to take lessons from and get a better understanding at our nature.

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    • Yes, books help a lot! I also don’t need dictionary anymore, I mean every now and then I will look up for some word, but what I mostly am looking for are synonyms for words I am familiar wih of to check if my spelling is right.
      I started reading in English to continue with series I started, that were never translated into cratian in a whole, but main reason was to read Bloodlines by Richelle Mead because I LOVE Vampire Academy and although it was a huge hit in Croatia, croatian publisher decided not to translate it’s spin off. I was so attached to characters that I had to read their adventures in English.

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