Sunshine Blogger Award

A huge shoutout goes to Jonny @Jaunts & Haunts for nominating me for the Sunshine Blogger Award! I´m sending you loads of virtual chocolate and giving you many hugs for even thinking of me in the first place.

 

 

If you haven´t already make sure to shower Jonny with lots of love because he deserves every ounce of it.

 

What is the Sunshine Blogger Award?

The Sunshine Blogger Award is given to those who are creative, positive and inspiring while spreading sunshine to the blogging community.

 

The Rules:

– Thank the blogger who nominated you and link back to their blog.

– Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.

– Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.

– List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award in your post/or on your blog

 

#1   What was the last book you strongly disliked?

Oooh, that would be `You` by Caroline Kepnes. It was one of those books I completely forgot I bought but then spotted it again, got excited, had high hopes, then ended up being so disappointed that I had to call my mom.

 

You

 

 

#2   How does your star rating system work for your reviews (if you use one)?

I use a 5-star rating system for my reviews that´s hopefully easy to understand.

5 stars: The best book existing.

4 stars: T´was great.

3 stars: Could´ve been better / Could´ve been worse.

2 stars: Nope.

1 star:  Nope nope nope nope.

 

#3   What are your favorite pizza toppings?

I´d say pizza with extra cheese and sausage. Or pizza with prosciutto and thick chunks of shaved parmesan. I would actually kill for a pizza right now.

 

#4  Would you rather read a great plot with mediocre characters, or a boring plot with amazing characters?

Since I would end up giving either a lower rating I´d say neither.

 

#5   How many books are you currently reading, and which one is your favorite so far?

I can´t read more than one book at a time. I get confused really quick.

 

#6   What was the last book review you posted?

The last review I posted was for Book Review: How The States Got Their Shapes – Mark Stein

How the states got their shape

 

Not necessarily a genre I typically review but.. a book is a book, right? And this one was worth writing a review for.

 

#7   Do you prefer MG, YA, NA, or adult books?

YA, NA, and adult books have ( more or less ) always been my go-to genres. Nowadays I´m not really feeling any YA love so I´ll go with NA and adult books.

 

#8   Is there a popular author you’re NOT interested in reading anything by? (Elaborate if you’re comfortable doing so!)

I´m going to team up with Jonny on this one. J.K. Rowling. I have yet to read one of her books. I just can´t be bothered. The world she created is probably great but it doesn´t interest me… like, at all. I did try to watch the movies, though. Paid good money to fall asleep 3 times in a row at the movie theater.

And Cassandra Claire. Although, I think she´d fall into the “popular author I´m not interested in reading anything anymore” category.

 

#9   What marginalized rep would you most strongly like to see more of in books?

Again- I´m with Jonny. I´d really love to see more LGBT characters in books.

 

#10  Do you listen to music while reading?

Aaaaaaah! No. * hides face * I suck at multitasking. I can do one or the other but never both. But when I take blog breaks I tend to listen to music. Does that count?

 

#11  Do you prefer book twitter or bookstagram?

 

Bookstagram + Me

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Twitter + Me

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I´ll go with Twitter. Lol.

 

That´s about it, my dear bookish Padawans. I hope I didn´t bore you too much.

I Nominate:

Everyone. I´m terrible at nominating anyone in particular. Besides- Doesn´t everyone deserve a Sunshine Blogger Award?

And because I´m so original *snorts loud* I´m going to copy Jonny´s Questions. Don´t forget to tag me so I can see your awesome answers ❤

 

  1. What was the last book you strongly disliked?
  2. How does your star rating system work for your reviews (if you use one)?
  3. What are your favorite pizza toppings?
  4. Would you rather read a great plot with mediocre characters or a boring plot with amazing characters?
  5. How many books are you currently reading, and which one is your favorite so far?
  6. What was the last book review you posted?
  7. Do you prefer MG, YA, NA, or adult books?
  8. Is there a popular author you’re NOT interested in reading anything by? (Elaborate if you’re comfortable doing so!)
  9. What marginalized rep would you most strongly like to see more of in books?
  10. Do you listen to music while reading?
  11. Do you prefer book twitter or bookstagram?

 

 

 

The Versatile Blogging Award

EN

Dear book friends, family, readers and followers,

I was nominated for the Versatile Blogging Award by the brilliant ladies over at 5171 Miles Book Blog. A huge THANK YOU, chicas! I´m honored and floored. ❤

Since this blog post / award nomination is a German one, I´m going to follow in my colleagues footsteps and offer a translation that will knock your socks off ( Literally. My german spelling is cringeworthy.)

DE

Liebe Buch Freunde, Familie, Leser und Follower,

Ich wurde für den Versatile Blogging Award, von den genialen ladies von 5171 Miles Book Blog nominiert. Ein riesen DANKESCHÖN an euch Mädels. Was für eine Ehre! ❤ ❤

Weil dieser blog post eigentlich eine Deutsche post ist versuche ich in den Fußstapfen meiner Kolleginnen zu treten und das ganze hier mal ( so gut wie es geht) zu übersetzen.

THANK YOU! DANKESCHÖN! MERCI! GRACIAS!

EN

Here are the rules….

*Thank the blogger who nominated you*

*tell us 7 facts about yourself*

*nominate another blogger*

DE

Hier sind die Regeln…

* Dank den Blogger der Dich nominiert hat *

*verrate 7 Fakten über Dich*

*nominiere andere Blogger*

Ready?….

EN  Fact #1

No one calls me Morgana, except for my mom and brother and my dentist. The rest of the world calls me by my middle name, Julia.

Fact #2

My life is totally, completely color oriantated. If my food doesn´t have the right color I won´t eat it. If colors don´t match anywhere in my house I´ll go nuts ( I´m talking about clothes, flowers in my garden, etc.)

Fact #3

I speak 3 languages fluently.

Fact #4

Astrology scares the bejesus out of me. If someone guesses my zodiac sign correctly then I´ll try to avoid that person for eternity. The words ” You´re an Aquarius, right?” will have me crossing oceans at the speed of light. Same goes for card readings. I´ll scream and run away. I don´t want to know what my future holds. I´m also rediculously supersticious. Early birthday wishes are sheer torture for me, black cats on the left side of the road will make me turn my car, shoes on the table….*shudder*, no salt in the house… I just realized I´m weird AF. *hangs head*

Fact #5

My husband used to bully me in School. I was in the 8th grade and he called me fat while I was eating a chocolate croissant. We started dating when I was 19. Married him when I was 23 and now I´m 35 and we´re still married and now have 2 girls together.

Fact #6

I´m secretly competeing with the Queen of England´s garden. Don´t ask me why. Lol. I made it my mission that my garden will look a thousand times better than the one from Buckingham Palace.  ( I have a black thumb so we all know how my garden competition is coming along. But one can dream, right? )

Fact #7

I have a flipflop ossession. I have a pair for every occasion. Last time I counted I had 28 pairs….but I´m not sure. I think I´ve lost count. I´m not sure of that either. Let´s just say that I have an unhealthy flipflop addiction and I don´t want to talk about it ( runs away and shields all the flipflops)

 

Okay. I think that´s about it. 🙂 I hope you guys had fun with the useless, non interesting info of myself! Wishing each and everyone of you a wonderful day! Share the book love!

I nominate

Woodie´s Book Addiction

DE Fakt #1

Keiner nennt mich Morgana, ausser meine Mutter, Bruder und mein Zahnarzt. Alle anderen nennen mich bei meinem zweit name: Julia.

Fakt #2

Mein Leben ist total Farborientiert. Wenn mein Essen nicht die richtige Farbe hat dann esse ich es nicht. Es macht mich auch wahnsinnig wenn Farben im und um mein Haus nicht passen. ( Das gilt für Kleidung, Blumen im Garten, usw.)

Fakt #3

Ich spreche 3 Sprachen. Fliessend.

Fakt #4

Ich habe angst vor Astrologie. Wenn einer mein Sternzeichen richtig errät bin ich die erste die innerlich ausflippt. Die Worte “Du bist bestimmt Wassermann, gell?” bringen mich dazu Ozeane zu überqueren. Das gleiche gilt auch für Tarot Karten lesen. Geht garnicht! Ich muss meine Zukunft nicht wissen. Ausserdem bin ich auch Abergläubig wie sau. Schwarze Katzen bringen mich dazu auf der Strasse zu drehen, frühzeitige Geburtstags Glückwünsche sind der reinste horror…genauso wie Schuhe auf´m Tisch und kein Salz im Haus haben. Ich habe eben realisiert das ich verdammt seltsam bin. * hangs head*

Fakt #5

Mein Eheman hat mich früher in der Schule gemobbt. Als ich in der 8ten Klasse war nannte er mich Fett weil ich immer ein Schoko Croissant gegessen habe. Mit 19 sind wir das erste Mal ausgegangen. Mit 23 habe ich ihn geheiratet und jetzt bin ich 35 und wir sind immer noch zusammen und haben auch 2 kinder. ( Das war eine sehr kurze und knappe, eher unromantische fakt. Es war tatsächlich dramatischer und VIEL romantischer damals.)

Fakt #6

Ich führe momentan ein Garten-Wettkampf mit der Queen of England. Ihre Majestät weiss davon nichts aber ich habe es zur meiner Mission gemacht einen schöneren Garten zu haben wie die von Buckingham Palast. Da ich aber einen schwarzen Daumen habe wisst ihr bestimmt wie erfolgreich ich mit meiner Mission bin.

Fakt #7

Ich bin eine leidenschaftliche Flipflop sammlerin. Momentan habe ich, glaub ich, 28 Paar? Bin mir nicht ganz sicher. Es sind so viele, da verliert man leicht den überblick. Ach, * abwink * wen probiere ich hier zu verarschen? Ich habe bestimmt mehr und ich weiss es nicht aber ich möchte ungern über meine Flipflop sucht reden ( schnell wegrenn und flipflops schützen)

So, meine Lieben. Das war´s von meiner Seite. Ich hoffe ihr hattet Spass mit meine doch-so-nutzlosen-fakten. Ich hoffe ihr habt einen schönen Tag! Mucho Liebe….<3

(KLEINER HINWEIS- Ich entschuldige alle Rechtschreibfehler. Deutsch ist nicht meine Muttersprache. Aber ich bin heil froh das ich es halbwegs reden kann..:-) )

Ich nominiere

Woodie´s Book Addiction