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SASSY Saturday

SASSY Saturday

Hey there my lovelies!

Welcome back to another round of my montly blog meme „SASSY Saturday“!

How does it work? Well, that’s easy! 😉

All you have to do is to follow those three golden rules:

1. Credit the creator of this tag (The Sassy Library Fox) and link back. (so I can see all your amazing answers!)
2. Answer the 5 questions below!
3. AND enjoy doing the blog meme! 😛 

„SASSY Saturday“ is planned to be a monthly meme but if you want to do it more often feel free to go for it! This meme was created to get to know other bloggers, their new obsessions and to reflect on your own last month! Above all it was created to have fun though! 😉 If you want you can also use the banner I created! This said let’s head to the good part:

S – Series you loved this month

Ginny & Georgia: This was quite a series. It felt like some weird mixture of „The Gilmore Girls“ meets „Pretty Little Liars“ with a little touch of WTH? *lol* I mean Ginny and Georgia definitely don’t have a lot in common with Rory and Lorelai but I could see some parallels like the young mom that’s cool and the silent broody kid that wants to fit in. XD Still, this series had dark secrets and that made it rather „Pretty Little Liars“ than „Gilmore Girls“. ;-P

Tiny Pretty Things: I always knew ballet was tough but boy, this series was an entirely different level of tough. *lol* These ballet dancers play dirty and they all have their tricks to get their place in the spotlight. Competitiveness is more than just merely a word and some of those students would do everything for a solo. So that leaves us with the question of all questions: Who pushed Cassie from the roof? XD

A – Author you discovered

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Emily Henry – Beach Read

This was something entirely different than I expected but I still paged through it and enjoyed it immensely. Emily Henry managed to mix some serious topics with romance and a dash of humour and I think she did it more than just well. XD I’ll definitely watch out for her other books now.


S – Song you couldn’t get enough of

Olivia Rodrigo – Drivers License

This song is really slow and sad and it gives me all the feels! March was a tough month so I kind of listened to slow music? Guess I’m one of those people that show their mood through their music song choices. *lol*

S – Surprise – Something that totally caught you off guard

How much I love and care about my online friends. I got really close with Jello and Sabrina and I can’t even remember my life without them. I mean I never met them in person and probably never will but they’ve both become such an important part of my life. ❤ I’m so glad I found such great friends and I hope our friendships will stay strong for the rest of our lives. @ My Yoongi: I want to meet your kids one day! *LOL* ;-P 💜

Y – Your fave blog post of another blogger

Songuage #13: Film Out – BTS by Pannaga @ The Tomboy’s Attic

Okay, so technically this post was written by Pannaga at the beginning of April but due to my health issues I was really bad at blog hopping in March and decided to go for a recent blog post I loved. Which brings me right to Pannaga’s! *lol* She’s an ARMY like me and her reaction to the new BTS MC „Film Out“ was so relatable that it made me happy and caused me to laugh! XD So if you like BTS you should definitely check out her blog and give her some love! 😀

Rankenzeile

What do you think about „SASSY Saturday“? Would you like to join the fun? Did you discover some new series and are you a „mood listener“ like me as well? Do you have close online friends that feel like family to you?

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

*hugs’n’kisses*

Sig.V.Ronan

The Sassy Library Fox

Allgemein, Sassy Antics

SASSY Saturday

SASSY Saturday

Hey there my lovelies!

Welcome back to another round of my montly blog meme „SASSY Saturday“!

How does it work? Well, that’s easy! 😉

All you have to do is to follow those three golden rules:

1. Credit the creator of this tag (The Sassy Library Fox) and link back. (so I can see all your amazing answers!)
2. Answer the 5 questions below!
3. AND enjoy doing the blog meme! 😛 

„SASSY Saturday“ is planned to be a monthly meme but if you want to do it more often feel free to go for it! This meme was created to get to know other bloggers, their new obsessions and to reflect on your own last month! Above all it was created to have fun though! 😉 If you want you can also use the banner I created! This said let’s head to the good part:

S – Series you loved this month

Fate – The Winx Saga! Luckily it’s been a while I watched the original series and read the comics. So I don’t remember all that much and while watching the series I got a feeling that this is actually working in my favour. *lol* (For instance I vaguely remember that Bloom had shoulder length straight red hair and no long red curls. XD) So I really found myself enjoying this tv series even though I’m pretty sure that it doesn’t have a lot in common with the original. Okay, I admit Bloom was a little bit too reckless, impulsive and rebellious for my taste but I definitely loved Terra and Musa! ❤

A – Author you discovered

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Nic Stone – This was the first time I read a book from her and I really liked that it caused me to think. This was definitely a thought-proving read and if you’re looking for something similar to „The Hate U Give“ I can totally recommend „Dear Martin“! They have similar topics but they are very different in their approach and I really liked this. 🙂 Also because this topic is still important and relevant: #BlackLivesMatter

S – Song you couldn’t get enough of

Dua Lipa – Physical

My sister is the reason why I love this song so much now. *lol* She wanted us to dance to this together on my birthday and well, you all know me, I love to dance so I said: Okay, I’m game. XD Little did I know that this song isn’t only earworm material but also very exhausting to dance to as well. We gave it our all and were really happy afterwards. Tired but happy. It’s been a while we were able to dance together but now that it’s allowed to meet another household again we just went for it. (We all got tested before meeting up too. Better safe than sorry! 😉 )

S – Surprise – Something that totally caught you off guard

There were actually two things that surprised me in February:

1.) I reached 400 followers on my blog and since this was my longterm goal for 2021 I’m kind of… overwhelmed? *lol* I really need to celebrate this somehow! For now: Thank you guys so much for following me and for liking my blog and content! ❤

2.) I started my own booktube channel in February and no one is more surprised about this than I am. *lol* Like seriously, what am I even doing? XD My sister and my brother-in-law have way too much faith in me but well, I guess I’ll just try it out and see where this is heading. If you’re interested in my YouTube channel you can take a closer look at it here: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC5JIlW3yzWkOH0PFewOqdbw

And before the question even arises: Yes, I’ll continue with my blog on wordpress! My channel won’t kill my blog, if anything it will be some sort of extension of it. 😉

Y – Your fave blog post of another blogger

Fanart Friday: Happy birthday j-hope! @ Notes From A Paper Plane Nomad

Yes, my Yoongi! This time it’s you in the spotlight! ;-P Sabrina who I affectionately call Yoongi because she’s the Yoongi to my V is one hell of an amazing artist and I love her drawings to bits and pieces! The picture she made for J-Hope’s birthday is amazing and I love all the colours and details she put into it! ❤ This must have been a hell of work but she’s so modest about it! So this is a shout-out to my dear friend and her skills! Give her (and Hobi) some love and take a closer look at that awesome drawing!

Rankenzeile

What do you think about „SASSY Saturday“? Would you like to join the fun? Which series did you enjoy last month and did you dance to „Physical“ too? What do you think about me going for a YouTube channel? Did you get curious and do you want to join the freaky ride? XD

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

*hugs’n’kisses*

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Hugs’n’Kisses OR Dismissed by the Missus/Messrs

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Hey there, my lovelies!

It’s been ages I last did this! In fact it’s been so long I needed to blow away the dust that settled on my blog meme! *lol* There! Better! XD I really should do this more often in 2021 and maybe I’ll even make a new logo. On the one hand it’s funny to see my old logos and creations because it shows how far I’ve come as a blogger, but on the other hand I can’t help but cringe whenever I see them. And this one is certainly no exception to the rule. Haha! Anyway, let’s do this! =)

The rules:

1.) Link back to the original post @ The Sassy Library Fox (I really want to know if it works out for you and I’m curious about your book choices! ;-))

2.) Choose 3 random numbers from 1 to the end of your TBR list. (In my case it are 3 random numbers from 1 – 295, so for instance I’ll pick 74, 138 and 252)

3.) Take a look at the 3 books on your TBR. (74 – Mind Games, 138 – The Darkest Night, 252– Broken Throne)

4.)  Then you follow the rhyme:

One to hug and read, (Broken Throne: This is a book that isn’t only on My Book List 2020 but also one I already own so this is perfect! 😀 )

One to kiss and keep, (The Darkes Night: This sounds like one of those books I might read when I crave for something fast that has a couple that can’t keep their hands from each other. *lol* So I’ll just keep it for now. You never know when THAT kind of mood hits you. ;-P )

One to dismiss and weep! (Mind Games: Hmm I can’t help but wonder why I added this to my list. Sure it’s paranormal and urban fantasy which I like every once in a while, but the plot really doesn’t capture my interest. Why did 2017-me add this to my TBR? *lol*)

5.) Read the book you hugged and kept within a month and repeat the process as often and as frequently as you like. (I’ll do this once a month and hopefully it will help me to reduce my TBR ;-P)

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I still didn’t reach my goal of 275 books but hey at least I’m at 293 now! *lol* With all the amazing books that are constantly hitting the stores it’s really tough to keep your TBR in check and considering it all I think I’m doing a good job. I was already at 306 once so as long as I’m slowly but surely approaching a number under 290 I’m good. XD

*hugs’n’kisses*

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SASSY Saturday

SASSY Saturday

Hey there my lovelies!

Welcome back to the tenth round of my montly blog meme „SASSY Saturday“!

How does it work? Well, that’s easy! 😉

All you have to do is to follow those three golden rules:

1. Credit the creator of this tag (The Sassy Library Fox) and link back. (so I can see all your amazing answers!)
2. Answer the 5 questions below!
3. AND enjoy doing the blog meme! 😛 

„SASSY Saturday“ is planned to be a monthly meme but if you want to do it more often feel free to go for it! This meme was created to get to know other bloggers, their new obsessions and to reflect on your own last month! Above all it was created to have fun though! 😉 If you want you can also use the banner I created! This said let’s head to the good part:

S – Series you loved this month

Bridgerton! Okay, to say I loved it might be a little bit too much, but I definitely enjoyed watching it. There’s something to be said about English Ladies and Gentlemen that court them. *lol* The scandals, the love affairs, the little gestures no one is supposed to see. Still, I’m really glad I don’t live in 1813 because I probably would have died if I’d have been forced to marry a guy I didn’t love. Especially because my only purpose would have been to bear him children and urgh… can you even imagine a person like me living in times like those? XD Nope? I can’t either! So it’s nice on the TV screen but it can definitely stay there. ;-P

A – Author you discovered

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„A Curse So Dark and Lonely“ by Brigid Kemmerer! This was another „The Beauty and the Beast“ retelling and I really enjoyed reading it. With a storyline that started in modern DC and ended in a parallell world named Emberfall this had quite a unique spin and even though the MCs didn’t persuade me completely: Grey the side character certainly did! I love him and I can’t wait to read book two! =) Also we had a cerebral palsy rep in here and I think it was nicely done.

S – Song you couldn’t get enough of

D’Angelo – Unshaken

I really had to think long and hard to come up with a song that isn’t from BTS because I’m currently once again obsessed with their music, *lol* This said, I really like this song as well. It’s the soundtrack from a Game named „Red Dead Redemption“ and according to my spouse this game was amazing. XD  (Apparently it’s some sort of cowboy/bandit game and you’re one of them.)

S – Surprise – Something that totally caught you off guard

I guess by now you all know that I’m ARMY so I wanted to do something fun and took a „Which BTS Member Are You?“ Quiz on BuzzFeed a couple of days ago. *lol* I really love all of them and can never decide for just one member but when it comes to characters I thought I’d probably turn out to be like Jimin, J-Hope or JK. So I was really kind of pleasantly surpised when it said I’m like Tae. XD

„V

You’re just like V! Similar to Taehyung, you’re very open and friendly. You’re a kindhearted individual whose free spirited nature easily attracts people from all over the world. You’re beautiful on the inside and outside, so continue to be your amazing, friendly self!

Big Hit Entertainment“ 

Source: „Which BTS Member Are You?“ @ BuzzFeed

This is actually kind of funny because we definitely share the nickname „V.“ I don’t know about all the sweet things that were said in this though. I mean they are obviously true when it comes to Tae. ❤ (sweet boy that he is! XD) But I’m not sure if they fit me too. *lol*

Y – Your fave blog post of another blogger

Lessons from the Hedgehog @ The Library Lady Travels

I’ve been following „The Library Lady Travels“ for quite a while and I really enjoy her content. Since she’s a travel blogger her posts have become pretty scarce due to our current circumstances, but that doesn’t mean that she stopped posting them altogether. Every once in a while I get a gem like this on my feed and I’m very glad The Library Lady still writes. 😀 So if you read this, please take a look at her blog and send her some love! ❤

Rankenzeile

What do you think about „SASSY Saturday“? Would you like to join the fun? Did you watch Bridgerton too and if yes, did you enjoy it? Are you a fan of online tests as well? Do you agree with me being like Tae? Did you take the test too and which member are you? *lol* (I would love to know!) What kind of video games do you like to play?

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

*hugs’n’kisses*

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SASSY Saturday

SASSY Saturday

Hey there my lovelies!

Welcome back to the eight round of my new montly blog meme „SASSY Saturday“!

How does it work? Well, that’s easy! 😉

All you have to do is to follow those three golden rules:

1. Credit the creator of this tag (The Sassy Library Fox) and link back. (so I can see all your amazing answers!)
2. Answer the 5 questions below!
3. AND enjoy doing the blog meme! 😛 

„SASSY Saturday“ is planned to be a monthly meme but if you want to do it more often feel free to go for it! This meme was created to get to know other bloggers, their new obsessions and to reflect on your own last month! Above all it was created to have fun though! 😉 If you want you can also use the banner I created! This said let’s head to the good part:

S – Series you loved this month

„Dash & Lily“! I’m so glad Netflix is still going strong because during this second lockdown I definitely need some series and movie distractions. *lol* This said „Dash & Lily“ was great! I loved that they got to know each other through a book and the back and forth between them was fun! XD I didn’t know this was based on a book but once I figured it out I did my research and found out that Rachel Cohn and David Levithan wrote this together. Considering the cuteness I’m not surprised. ;P I think I might give it a try when I’m in the mood for Christmas cheer. For now I can really recommend the series! It’s very sweet and gives you all those happy giddy feelings. =)

A – Author you discovered

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Erin A. Craig! I’m currently reading „House of Salt and Sorrows“ and I think I’m on my way of becoming a huge Craig fan. The dark and gloomy atmosphere of this book is just amazing and I love the world building so far! I can’t believe this is actually her first book because damn this is great!! So yes, Erin A. Craig is THE new author I discovered last month! 😉

S – Song you couldn’t get enough of

Billie Eilish – when the party’s over

I know a lot of people say this and I’ll say it too: I love Billie Eilish and her songs! They are all so meaningful and her voice! Boy, this girl has such an amazing voice! ❤ „when the party’s over“ is a really beautiful song and you can’t help but hurt with her. I think we all made experiences like that and Billie manages to convey them in such a careful and gentle manner. I can really recommend to watch the video Billie Eilish carpool karaoke with James Corden! It’s amazing and captures Billie, her life, her songs and how she recorded them (in her own room btw!!!) so well!

S – Surprise – Something that totally caught you off guard

November was a very sad and tough month for Austria. We didn’t just go into another lockdown but we also grieved. On November 2nd terrorists attacked people in the first district of Vienna and our whole country was upset, angry, confused and twitchy. Still, no matter how hard the blow, despite all the restrictions and keeping our distance in times of Covid, we still managed to give each other strength and the solidarity of the people in my country was overwhemling. ❤ I’ve never been so proud to be Austrian and I loved that everyone was taking care of each other. So yes, the strong solidarity surprised me but it also gave me hope for the future and made me very proud. 😀

Y – Your fave blog post of another blogger

The BTS ‚BE‘ Book Tag + song commentary by Sabrina @ Notes From A Paper Plane Nomad

I love it when people create original tags and Sabrina’s original tags are some of the best! ❤ I recently did her „The School for Good and Evil“ book tag (which was a lot of fun) and this month she went for an original BTS ‚BE‘ Book Tag! Since I outed myself as a BTS fan by liking her TTT about them she tagged me for this one too and of course I’ll go for it! (I just don’t know when… sometimes it takes ages for me to get to certain tags because as you all know I’m a snail. *lol*) Anyway! I’ll definitely do this one and I hope you’ll give it a try too! Sabrina deserves all the love so if you’re a BTS fan too: What are you even waiting for?!! 😛

6 Years of Book Blogging: A look Back and Forward by Marie @ Drizzle & Hurricane Books

This is a blog post in which Marie told us about her blogging journey and if you’re a fellow book bloggger you should definitely read it! 😀 Marie’s been blogging for six years and that’s no small feat! I’m very glad she’s still around to tell us the tale and I hope she’ll be around for the next 30 years! 😉

Rankenzeile

What do you think about „SASSY Saturday“? Would you like to join the fun? Did you discover a new series and what was your favourite song last month? Are you as much in need of happy movies as I am right now? How is your country doing during these trying times?

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

*hugs’n’kisses*

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SASSY Saturday

SASSY Saturday

Hey there my lovelies!

Welcome back to the fifth round of my new montly blog meme „SASSY Saturday“!

How does it work? Well, that’s easy! 😉

All you have to do is to follow those three golden rules:

1. Credit the creator of this tag (The Sassy Library Fox) and link back. (so I can see all your amazing answers!)
2. Answer the 5 questions below!
3. AND enjoy doing the blog meme! 😛 

„SASSY Saturday“ is planned to be a monthly meme but if you want to do it more often feel free to go for it! This meme was created to get to know other bloggers, their new obsessions and to reflect on your own last month! Above all it was created to have fun though! 😉 If you want you can also use the banner I created! This said let’s head to the good part:

S – Series you loved this month

Yuri on Ice!

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There will never be a universe in which I won’t love this series to the moon and back! ❤ And I’m so glad I finally have it on DVD and Blu-Ray! I swear Yuri’s and Victor’s relationship is EVERYTHING!!! I mean, how could you possibly not love them and this show?! There’s competition, there’s figure skating, there are amazing friendships, there’s love and trust and hope and fear and ARGH!!! It’s just amazing! If you haven’t watched it yet, do yourself a favour and take a closer look! Yuri and Victor are the best! 😉

A – Author you discovered

This month it would be Nora Sakavic! I wanted to read her „All for the Game“ series for ages and finally managed to get to it. I mean, it only took me three years to pick it up, but we all know I’m a snail! *lol* Still, no matter how late I jumped the hype train: THIS STUFF IS GOOD!!! I didn’t expect to get addicted to it so fast but three things are for certain: 1.) Neil Josten is a precious cinnamon roll and needs to be protected at all costs!!!! 2.) Andrew Minyard is a dangerous and volatile minx and I adore him!! 3.) I’m so going to read those two sequels. XD

S – Song you couldn’t get enough of

Greg Laswell – Dodged A Bullet

There’s something about this song! I just can’t seem to get enough of it. Maybe it’s the melody or the lyrics, but it speaks to me somehow. Don’t ask me, I can’t describe it! All I know is that this soft guitar version is amazing. 🙂

S – Surprise – Something that totally caught you off guard

My bestie and I recently went to a new Japanese restaurant that has an „all you can eat“ buffet! So we decided to try it out because as you all know by now we’re suckers for Japanese food. *lol* Anyway, we ordered our drinks and barely sat there a few minutes when all of a sudden a robot rolled towards us and offered us our drinks. XD As it seems it’s name is Yuki and it hands out the bevarages at the restaurant. This was really funny and I’m sure we’ll go there again. Guess we got a glimpse at the future. 😉

Y – Your fave blog post of another blogger

SHINING A LIGHT ON BOOK BLOGGERS’ WORK: WHAT DO WE REALLY DO?

I absolutely loved Marie’s blog post!!! There were so many things she mentioned and I agreed with a lot of them! I think this was a really nice way to appreciate book bloggers and to point out that to be an influencer doesn’t necessarily mean that you’ve to be a book tuber. We’re fond of the written word and there are plenty of people that still read it! XD So keep on writing guys and check out Marie’s amazing post! 😉

Rankenzeile

What do you think about „SASSY Saturday“? Would you like to join the fun? Did you discover a new author and what was able to surpise you last month? Do you think server robots might actually become an integral part of our near future?!

Talk to me and let me know! 😉

*hugs’n’kisses*

Sig.V.Ronan

The Sassy Library Fox

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Death and Despair

Girl:
Please sweet death come down on me!
Touch me with your black wings
And set my fire free!
Take me to the depths of hell,
Take me to heaven,
I don’t care,
It’s all the same,
It’s all well!


Death:
Why do you call for me?
Why should I end your life?
Is there any reason for me?
Is there even a reason for thee?

Girl:
Oh please sweet death,
Embrace me with black fire,
Take me to another place up higher!
There’s no reason for me to live on,
It went all so wrong!

Death:
You little child,
Don’t demand such things from me,
I won’t do you this favour.
It’s not your time to go with me!

Girl:
But please my dear friend,
It should,
No it must end!
Take me with you on the eternal flight,
Give me the kiss,
It is my right!

Death:
You are too young to understand,
The meaning of life and death,
My friend!
I can’t kill people as I please,
I’m not doing this with ease!

Girl:
You have to help me
Or I’ll gamble my soul!

Death:
Young girl,
Don’t make me lose control!
Others plead for their lives,
Stabbed by knifes
Or some shot between the eyes!
Why do you want to die?
Tell me little girl,
Why do you want to make others cry?

Girl:
I don’t have any reason to live,
My life is so hollow,
I want to follow,
LET ME SWALLOW THE PILL,
I know I will…
Go to the place without fear,
Go to the place of my dear!

Death:
Oh what a fool you are,
It was his fate to die in the car!
And it is your destiny to live on,
Even if it all seems wrong.
I understand your pain,
But all attempts are in vain!
Go and live your life on full expense,
Before it ends!

Girl:
It sounds so easy but it isn’t true,
You don’t have human feelings,
You know nothing about what
I had to go through!

Death:
You may be right,
But I won’t take you
On my flight!

Girl:
Angel of darkness why are you so cruel?
Even though you rule,
About life and death.
It’s you who’s got the power
In the
aftermath!

Death:
I’m dealing with the gift of power.
It’s me who says when it is your last hour!
What’s so bad about life anyway?

Girl:
It’s the fact that he couldn’t stay!
It’s the fact of standing up every day,
The fact that I’m breathing whereas he’s away!
It are all those feelings that make me sway!
How can I live while he’s dead?
How can I be happy without going mad?
How can I be glad…?
To live…
I’M LIVING AND HE IS DEAD!!!

Death:
Young poor girl,
There’s still so much you have to learn.
Yearn for him when you feel like it,
Cry all night to get rid of this hit.
Take your time to mourn,
Take your time,
It is no crime.
But there’s one thing,
I have to tell,
Something he told me,
Before his body fell.

He loved you with every fibre of his heart.
He loved the girl you were,
Oh you’ve been so smart!
There was only one wish he had,
Before he flew towards the moon,
Gazing directly into my empty head.

He wanted you to be strong,
He told me that you have to keep on.
He knew there was nothing he could give,
Except of the gift that you’d live.
He wanted you to have a better life,

He simply wanted you,
To stay alive…

© Virginia Stone

Allgemein, Sassy Antics

Hugs’n’kisses OR Dismissed by the Missus/Messrs

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Hey there, my lovelies!

The last book I read („Radiance“) was a really nice surprise so I thought I’d go for the next round! 😛 I still feel like I’m not doing this often enough but I’m getting there. Especially because my TBR is growing again and I really, really need to reduce it. *lol* The struggle is real my friends!!! >_<

The rules:

1.) Link back to the original post @ The Sassy Library Fox (I really want to know if it works out for you and I’m curious about your book choices! ;-))

2.) Choose 3 random numbers from 1 to the end of your TBR list. (In my case it are 3 random numbers from 1 – 292, so for instance I’ll pick 29, 105 and 241)

3.) Take a look at the 3 books on your TBR. (29 – Snow Like Ashes, 105 – Gold, 241– Dangerous Girls)

4.)  Then you follow the rhyme:

One to hug and read, (Dangerous Girls: I’ve been curious about this one for quite a while and since my Gansey loved it I’m pretty sure I’ll enjoy this too!)

One to kiss and keep, (Snow Like Ashes: I’m not ready to read this young adult fantasy book so I’ll just kiss and keep it. XD)

One to dismiss and weep! (Gold: This paranormal fantasy romance doesn’t sound bad but I’m just not in the right mood to read it right now. Maybe one day it will find its way back on my TBR for now I’ve to say „goodbye“ though. 😉 )

5.) Read the book you hugged and kept within a month and repeat the process as often and as frequently as you like. (I’ll do this once a month and hopefully it will help me to reduce my TBR ;-P)

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By now it feels like I’m delusional with my hope to reduce my TBR to 375 books. *lol* But I’ll still try my best! XD After this round it are 392 once again. T_T But I just can’t help it! There are just too many great books hitting the shelves soon and of course they all end up on my TBR. It’s one step forward and two steps back. *lol*

*hugs’n’kisses*

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The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag (Original!)

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Hey there, my lovelies!

I always wanted to do my own tag and since it’s PRIDE month I thought: Why not make my own LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag!? (Yes, it kind of rhymes again. You know, faeries and all that jazz! 😛 ) Anyway back to the topic at hand: Why did I do my own LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag? Well, 1.) I tried to find an already existing tag I could do for Pride month but nothing I found was the way I imagined it in my head. 2.) Once the idea took root the muse of creativity hit me full force and I couldn’t have stopped for the life of me. 3.) I blame it all on May and Sabrina!!! *lol* No, seriously, those two girls were so creative when they invented their The Percy Jackson/Heroes of Olympus Character Book Tag and The School for Good and Evil Book Tag that I was inspired big time! ❤ 4.) I’m a part of the community so I figured… why the hell not? 😛

Additional and nonrelevant (at least for you) info:

  • I know my graphics aren’t nearly as good as May’s or Sabrina’s and probably way too colourful, but I did my best or at least tried to. Bear with me? *lol* T_T
  • I never made my own tag, so this is a premiere and hopefully a good one. XD
  • You don’t even want to know how long it took me to create this and I really hope you enjoy the prompts and puns/wordplays. There went a lot of thought into them.

Okay, I’m done now! So without further ado: Let’s just go for it!

Rankenzeile

RULES:

  • Thank whoever tagged you and link to their blog post.
  • Link to the original creator: The Sassy Library Fox! And please credit The Sassy Library Fox if you use (copy & paste) the artwork/ graphics.
  • Match books with the given prompts.
  • Tag as many people as you like!
  • Post the rules and the list of prompts in your tag post.
If you don’t want to use the graphics just click this and copy-paste the prompt list instead!

1. FEMALE STRENGTH: A book with a lesbian heroine
2. CINNAMON ROLL: A book with an adorable gay character
3. BOYS & GIRLS: A book with a bi rep done right
4. THE BODY & THE SOUL: A book with a transgender character
5. WE’RE ALL QUEER: A queer rep you’d love to see more often in books
6. ALL ABOUT PRONOUNS: A book with a non-binary character
7. A ROMANTIC ACE: A character that belongs to the aro/ace spectrum
8. ONE BIG FAMILY: A book that features lots of different LGBTQ+ reps
9. SAPPHIC LOVE: Your favourite f/f couple
10. BOYS LOVE: Your m/m OTP
11. SIDE KICK: Your favourite LGBTQ+ side character
12. STEALING THE SHOW: An LGBTQ+ side character couple that rocks your socks
13. STRONG BELIEFS: An LGBTQ+ book that deals with religion
14. RAINBOWS EVERYWHERE: A book with an unapologetic cover
15. FUTURE GENERATIONS: Your most anticipated LGBTQ+ release

Female Strength

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I wanted to read this for ages but I still didn’t get to it. I only heard good things about „The Dark Wife“ though and since it’s already on my kindle, it won’t take long until I’ll finally be able to tackle it. 😀 I mean a lesbian Persephone and Hades retelling? It sounds so good! And some of my favourite bloggers loved it so I’m sure I’ll be in for a treat! XD

Cinnamon Roll

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Uh oh, I might have shot myself in the foot here. *lol* There are way too many adorable gay book characters to name just one. The biggest cinnamon roll of them all would be Simon Spiers though! He’s just too sweet and relatable af! I remember reading „Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda“ for the very first time and how much I loved not only Simon but the entire book! I paged through it in no time and then I was sad that it was already over. >_<

Boys & Girls

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Okay, „The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo“ is legit one of the best bi reps I read so far. I loved Evelyn Hugo so much and I adored her for accepting herself the way she is. Throughout the entire book Evelyn didn’t tolerate any prejudices that were thrown her way and she always gave us not only her POV but also her honest opinion! She called people out if they made assumptions and she stayed true to herself. Evelyn is a bi icon and I love her! ❤ Enough said!

The Body & the Soul

32146161. sy475 I just realized that I barely know any books that feature transgender characters, which is a shame. 😦 The only book I can think of that featured one is „Coffe Boy“ and even though there are some sensitive issues (e.g. an age gap of 12 years) I still think that it was a good novella. (I loved that Seth respected Kieran just the way he was and made it a point to use his right pronouns) If you do this tag and link back to me I might get to know new great books though, so thanks in advance! 😀

We're all queer

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I think you already know my answer! I want more gender fluid reps in books because the world just needs more of them (and to be entirely honest me too)! XD It’s so rare to find one and I only know two book characters that aren’t only gender fluid (Alex Fierro & Stan Novikov) but to whom I could relate to as well. The rep from „The Impossible Boy“ was amazingly done though and I’ll never get tired of raving about this book. ❤ I just love Stan!

All about pronouns

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And here’s another book I need to get my hands on! I’ve been waiting for this book to be released as an e-book or paperback for ages and my prayers have finally been answered! Thank you universe! 😀 (I actually just ordered this on amazon. *lol*) People have been raving about this non-binary rep for ages and I can’t wait to finally read it! Ben’s story sounds really intriguing and I can’t wait to read more about them! (P.S: Just like Ben, Mason Deaver is non-binary as well.)

One big Family

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Definitely „Heartstopper“! I know no other graphic novel or book that features as many LGBTQ+ characters as this series and Alice Oseman is my heroine! No matter if it’s Charlie, Nick, Tao, Elle, Darcy, Tara or even their teachers!!! Everyone in this series is queer af and I love it! ❤ I’ve been reading Alice’s webcomic for years now and I’m still amazed by it!

Sapphic Love

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I clearly need to read more f/f books but they are so hard to find?! I know about a thousand m/m books I could name here but almost no f/f book. We definitely need more sapphic love reps as well! (It looks like I only made this tag in order to fill my TBR list. Well, maybe I did? *lol*) Anyway, I’ll just go with an important book here: „Annie on My Mind“! Annie’s and Liza’s story was so well-written and even though this book was published about 38 years ago I think that it’s still valid! I had all the feels while reading it and I can really recommend it. 😀

Boys Love

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Am I allowed to curse myself? >_< I could think of so many m/m OTPs it’s not even funny anymore, but since I did this tag it’s my own fault and I’ll just have to pick one. *lol* I’ll thank myself for that later. XD Back to the topic at hand: I’m choosing Adam and Ronan! Because ARADLFKASDFJASKDFJASKFDJAFK! I just love those two! They are everything! The way they watch each other, how they feel, what they think, their gentle gestures. I ship them so hard it’s not even normal anymore! ❤

Side Kick

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Wylan van Eck! I was besotted with this cinnamon roll ever since he first appeared on the pages of „Six of Crows“! He’s so amazing and I loved his shy nature. If he wants something he can be pretty bold though and I lived and breathed for his and Jesper’s interactions! Especially those in „Crooked Kingdom“. 😉 Also I was super happy when he finally got his own POV! I’ve been waiting an entire book just to see it happen!! *lol*

Stealing the show

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Okay, I admit it! When I invented this prompt I already had a couple in mind, but you really can’t blame me for immediately thinking of Malec here! 😛 I mean they DID steal the show from Clary and Jace! Big time! I loved them so much! I still do and I’m so happy they finally got their own trilogy! They deserve it and I can’t wait to read even more about my two boys! ❤

Strong Beliefs

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I’m always trying to bring rather unknown books to your attention and I think „Autoboyography“ fits the bill perfectly. Well, at least I didn’t see a lot of people talk about it and since this book was so good and caused me to cry like a baby… Well, just read it! Sebastian Brother broke my heart and I loved Tanner! I think I’ll never get over that scene with Sebastian and Tanner’s mom and I’ll always suffer with Sebastian. T_T Ahh my heart is breaking and mending once again.

Rainbows everywhere

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I fell in love with this cover right from the very first moment I set my eyes on it! I love the rainbow road and the skyline of Toronto in the background! For me this is LGBTQ+ cover perfection! *lol* Also I loved the idea of Pride and a road trip! „When You Get the Chance“  was a really nice read and even though I didn’t like any of the MCs I still found myself enjoying the story.

Future Generations

52190991. sx318 sy475 I could have chosen a million books for this prompt but I think we all know that I’m Simon and Baz trash through and through. *lol* I’m going to read „Wayward Son“ soon and I’m so ready for „Any Way the Wind Blows“! So, so, so, so damn ready! I can’t even put into words how ready I actually am. XD The only reason I didn’t read „Wayward Son“ yet is because I’m afraid of finishing it. I don’t want it to end… Baz and Simon forever! ❤
Rankenzeile

I TAG:

Kaya @ A Fictional Bookworm

Isabelle @ Nine Tale Vixen

Of course you don’t have to do the tag if you don’t want to, I just thought some of you might enjoy doing it! XD

Also I’m sorry I couldn’t tag more people but I guess this is already a lot. *lol* If you want to do this tag and I didn’t tag you: You’re now officially tagged! 😛 The more the merrier!
Rankenzeile

What do you think about „The LGBTQ+ Rep Book Tag“? Will you join the fun? (Say, yes?! You know you want to. 😛 ) I really hope I managed to do the LGBTQ+ community justice.

Talk to me and let me know!

*hugs’n’kisses*

Sig.V.Ronan

The Sassy Library Fox