The Real Neat Blog Award


real-neat-blog-awardI was nominated for the The Real Neat Blog Award by the lovelies Kenzie from “Bookish Things and Tea” and Ashley from “Dreaming Through Literature”.

Thank you so much girls!

Theoretically I should answer 7 question from the person I was nominated by but taking into account I was nominated by two different bloggers I decided to do a mix of their questions, answering 7 in total anyway. Here it goes!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • Answer the seven questions made by your nominator
  • Come up with seven new questions for your nominees
  • Nominate seven blogs

My Answers:

  • What’s your go to happy book?
  • “Alice in Wonderland” (the one based on the movie by Tim Burton).
  • Favorite candle scent?
  • Anything ending in “berry”!
  • If you could take a year off from everything without any repercussions, what would you do during that year?
  • I would travel the world and do some volunteering along the way.
  • What’s one of your favorite posts you’ve made on you blog?
  • Probably this one: Bookish How-To #1: Cute Corner Bookmarks
  • Do you journal? If yes, is it habitual or just occasionally?
  • No, I wish I could but I’m too lazy…
  • Do you prefer paperbacks or hard covers? Why?
  • Hummm hard question, I honestly believe they’re both great for different reasons. But if I had to choose one then maybe paperbacks simply because I’m more used to them…
  • What is your favorite color?
  • I’m suuuure you haven’t noticed…it’s pink!


My Questions:

  • What’s your favourite place in the whole world?
  • If you had to choose one fictional character as a best friend, which one would it be?
  • If you could choose one foreign language to magically speak fluently, which one would it be?
  • Would you rather read only your favourite book for the rest of your life or be able to read every book except your favourite one for the rest of your life too?
  • What’s your favourite reading spot?
  • Do you listen to music while you’re reading?
  • Who’s the one author you really really really want to meet in person above any other?
  • What’s your favourite reading snack or drink?

My Nominees:

The Epically Awesome Award of Epic Awesomeness


I was nominated for the The Epically Awesome Award of Epic Awesomeness by the awesome Mariana from “Fire Heart Books”.

Thank you so much Mariana!

So, we initially thought this was a “you-just-get-nominated-and-then-nominate-someone-else” kind of award. But I did a little digging and found out it actually consists of the nomitated blogger sharing 10 awesome facts about him/herself. Here it goes then!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • Share ten awesome facts about yourself
  • Nominate ten blogs

My (Mildly) Awesome Facts:

  • I once slept for 24 hours straight (ha-ha!)
  • My surname means “loyal” in my mother tongue
  • I’m learning French all by myself
  • I have family members in every continent (except for Antarctica)
  • I play the piano
  • I dance ballet and contemporary dance
  • I just recently discovered I’m awful coming up with awesome facts about myself (ha)
  • I can eat a lot of chocolate without feeling easily sick
  • I volunteer to help children who have trouble adapting to their school
  • My hair is really strong…………….
  • When I say I’m terrible coming up with facts about myself: it’s an euphemism

My Nominees:

The Sunshine Blogger Award


I was nominated for the The Sunshine Blogger Award by the wonderful Franciska from “Life is Sweet in Books”.

Thank you so much Franciska!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • Answer the eleven questions from the blogger who nominated you
  • Write eleven new question for your nominees
  • Nominate eleven blogs

Franciska’s Questions:

  • If you had the chance to visit a fictional world where would it be?
  • Wonderland or Underland, from “Alice in Wonderland”.
  • How long does it take you to read a book?
  • It depends on the book and on my mood but generally two days to one week.
  • What is you favourite film?
  • Le Fabuleux Destin d’Amélie Poulain!
  • Who inspires you?
  • Someone from the book world? Hermione Granger.
  • Who is your favourite fictional character?
  • Herminone has been a fave ever since I started reading, but now I think I can add to the list Ruby from “The Darkest Minds” triology, Rose from “The Vampire Academy” series and the Mad Hatter from “Alice in Wonderland”.
  • What new book release are you exited for?
  • I really want to see how the “Throne of Glass” series will end up so basically all the books that Sarah J. Maas has on the way!
  • What book would you recommend to everyone no matter what?
  • “The Book Thief” by Markus Zusak, no doubt!
  • Where do you read?
  • Everywhere… On the bus, during classes, when I eat, when I should be sleeping… And I could go on…
  • Where do you buy you books?
  • Either online on bookdepository, on a portuguese bookstore called Bertrand or a french one called Fnac.
  • Library books or buying your own books?
  • Buying my own books if I’m expecting to adore them, library books if I have mixed feelings.
  • What made you want to start blogging?
  • I wanted to discuss books with other people.

My Questions:

  • What is the one book you wouldn’t mind rereading during one whole month?
  • What books or books series would you love to see turned to a TV show?
  • What is your least favourite fictional character?
  • What is your favourite food or drink to have while you’re reading?
  • What was the book that made you start being a bibliophile?
  • What is your favourite season to enjoy a book?
  • Would you rather never be able to read the same book twice or never read anything other than you’re favourite book?
  • How long have you been in the bookish online community?
  • Are you a dog earing book person?
  • Do you belong to any fandom(s)? Which?
  • If you wrote a book what would the genre be?

My Nominees:

The Infinity Dreams Award


award3I was nominated for the The Infinity Dreams Award by the wonderful Alex from “The Girl Who Leapt Through Fandom”.

Thank you so much Alex!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • List seven dreams (they can be personal or website related).
  • Nominate seven blogs

My Dreams:

  • Have Penguin requesting my blog to review one of their books
  • Go to a book conference/meet-up
  • Be on a book conference panel
  • Read all the books I want to read before I die
  • Inspire people
  • Help one of you guys getting out of a reading slump
  • Always have more dreams

My Nominees:

One Lovely Blog Award

I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog Award by the lovely Ayunda from “Tea and Paperbacks”, the wonderful Laura from “Once Upon A Bookshelf” and the sweet Sophie from “Simply smiles and sparkles”

Thank you so much girls!


  • Thank the person who nominated you and include a link to their blog
  • List the rules of this award
  • Write 7 facts about yourself
  • Nominate 15 other bloggers

My 7 Facts:

  • I’m a college student.
  • I’m a potterhead.
  • I love hot chocolate.
  • I love the smell of books.
  • Autumn is my favourite season.
  • I’m currently watching MTV while I write this.
  • I’m out of ideas for facts (that’s a fact, right?).

My Nominees:

Siblinghood of the World Bloggers Award

I was nominated for the Siblinghood of the World Bloggers Award by the wonderful Prim from “Messing in my Imaginary World”.

Thank you so much Prim!


  • Thank the blogger who nominated you, linking back to their site
  • Put the award logo on your blog
  • Answer the ten questions sent to you
  • Make up ten new questions for your nominees to answer
  • Nominate ten blogs

Prim’s Questions:

  • Why did you start blogging?
  • I wanted to discuss books with other people.
  • Your favorite book series?
  • Harry Potter always! *wink*
  • What do you do when you’re sad?
  • I guess I just think a bit about it, drop it and watch a movie or something.
  • One thing that you cannot live without?
  • I’m sorry, I really can’t think of anything right now…
  • Draco Malfoy/Hermione Granger or Harry Potter/Hermione Granger?
  • Uggggghh whyyyy? If I really had to choose, well, Harry.
  • What you do when you get bored?
  • Read or go to tumblr.
  • Your dream job?
  • Writer.
  • Favorite book-boyfriend?
  • Jace Herondale!
  • Favourite color?
  • Grey.
  • When do you read books?
  • Always (I’m not kidding).

My Questions:

  • What’s the first book that popped into your mind right now?
  • Do you have a typical food/drink you have while reading?
  • If yes: which?
  • If you could live in any book world which one would you choose?
  • What was the last book you gave 5/5 stars rating?
  • Describe the book you’re currently reading in one word.
  • What makes you “DNF” a book?
  • If you were to reccommend me a book which would it be?
  • Do you prefer to read in silence or with music?
  • What’s the place you most want to visit in the whole world?

My Nominees: