Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Liebster Blog Award

This is exciting - my first blog award. I'm so flattered that someone thought my blog deserved nomination :D. So, to the award itself..

The Rules:

1. Accept the award, post the picture of the Liebster Award on the top of your post and say who nominated you for the award and list their blog site
2. List 11 random facts about yourself
3. Nominate 11 other bloggers for the Liebster Award and list their blog sites
4. Notify the bloggers of their award
5. Ask the award winners 11 questions to answer when they accept their Liebster Award
6. Answer the questions left for you by the blogger who gave you the award

Thanks go out to Bethany Mitchell from Reading by the Bookful for nominating me for this award!

11 Random Facts

1. I don't know how to ride a bike
2. Along with reading, I watch waaaaay too much TV
3. I have two brothers - a 17 year old and a 3 year old
4. I'm a shy introverted person, so it takes a long time to get to know me
5. My favourite quote is "A day without laughter is a day wasted"
6. I'm currently at university, studying a science degree
7. My favourite colour is green
8. If I buy the first book in a series and I continue on with the series, then I need to buy the rest of the books in the series, and they have to have to same cover designs
9. We've got a fair few boards games at home - including a sudoku board game
10. Along with science, I enjoy studying history from time to time
11. I probably had at least 6 goldfish throughout my childhood, and I used to name them after my aunts and uncles

Now to Bethany's Questions

1. What started your blogging adventure?
After finishing high school at the end of 2011, I was faced with 4 months of nothing before I started at university. One of my major plans was to really get back into reading, because I put it to the wayside to focus on studies during my final year. Since I was reading so much, I thought I might take a stab at blogging about it

2. Describe yourself in one word.

3. Favourite fictional character?
Sherlock Holmes, hands down. So many ways to enjoy him - in novels, in movies, on TV...

4. What do you do the relax besides reading and blogging?
TV, lots and lots of TV

5. Favourite genre and why?
I'm going to choose a broad one and go for Young Adult

6. Favourite quote from a book?
I don't think I have one

7. Dream vacation?
A trip all around Europe

8. Are you a morning person or a night owl?
Night owl - I am seriously not a fan of early mornings

9. Favourite thing about blogging?
Writing the reviews - I enjoy breaking down a book and giving my opinion

10. Your ideal place to read a book?
Curled up in my bed

11. Favourite food dish?
Either spaghetti bolognese of Thai green chicken curry 

Now, my Nominees:

Here are my Questions for you:

1. What got you into blogging?
2. What are some of your hobbies besides reading?
3. Cat or Dog person?
4. If you had $1000 to spend on anything, what would you buy?
5. Favourite childhood memory?
6. Favourite book you've read this year so far?
7. You're having a dinner party and you can invite any 5 fictional characters - who do you pick and why?
8. Favourite TV show?
9. Favourite reading snack?
10. What was the first book you remember reading as a child?
11. Summer or Winter?


  1. I'm so with on reading curled up in bed... =)

    Thank you for excepting my nomination=)

    Bethany @ Bythebookful

  2. Dream vacation. *sigh*
    Also, I too don't know how to ride a bike & am a shy introverted person & will be receiving a science degree :).
    Basically, we're awesome.
    Thanks for nominating me!


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