Monday, July 11, 2016

The Birthstone Book Tag!

The Birthstone Book Tag! This tag was originally created by Jay G on YouTube.

1. January (GARNET): Associated with warding off negative forces and dark energies - Name a book with the darkest/evilest character you can think of. 
  • Shon: Lord Voldemort from the Harry Potter series.
  • Wendy: At the moment I'm reading the Lunar Chronicles, and Queen Lavana is an evil character. 
  • Tina: The Darkling from the Grisha Trilogy (I want to get inside his head)

2. February (AMETHYST): Purple is associated with royalty - Name a book with regal qualities... You can base this off of characters of choose the King of all books
  • Shon: My new favorite royals are the Royals (Ella Harper, Reed Royal, Callum Royal, Easton Royal, Gideon Royal, Sawyer Royal, Sebastian Royal) from Paper Princess by Erin Watt 
  • Wendy: Mr. Grey was basically royalty ;)
  • Tina: Gansey from The Raven King (he is in his own way a King and Cabeswater listens to his commands)

3. March (AQUAMARINE): Washed out - Name a 'wishy washy' character, a character who is not strong or a follower
  • Shon: Celaena Sardothien from the Throne of Glass series.
  • Tina: Storm Siren by Mary Weber (really dislike Nym)

4. April (DIAMOND): A diamond in the rough - Name a book that you loved but is not well known
  • Shon: Paper Princess (The Royals #1) by Erin Watt 
  • Wendy: The Mara Dyer Trilogy  
  • Tina: I really enjoy the Hex Hall series (doesn't seem like it's a big hit with the crowd)

5. May (EMERALD): Said to balance energy - Name two characters who balance each other well
  • Shon: Percy Jackson and Annabeth Chase from Percy Jackson and the Olympians series
  • Wendy: Lisa and Rose from Vampire Academy
  • Tina: brother and sister Lada and Radu are two yin and yangs. Just finished this twisted story And I Darken and they are complete complements to each other.

6. June (PEARL): Associated with loyalty - Name a character who is loyal to the end
  • Shon:  Rosemarie "Rose" Hathaway from Vampire Academy series
  • Wendy: Celaena Sardothien
  • Tina: Feyre

7. July (RUBY): Blood red - Name a book that made your blood boil, one that made you angry
  • Shon: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas
  • Wendy: Heir of Fire (Throne of Glass #3) by Sarah J. Maas
  • Tina: Snow Like Ashes by Sara Raasch (all around disappointing)

8. August (PERIDOT): Pale green (it pales in comparison to other gems) - Name a supporting character who you like better than the main character
  • Shon: Lucien from A Court of Thorns and Roses
  • Wendy: Thorne from The Lunar Chronicles <3
  • Tina: Kenji from the Shatter Me series. (The bbf of Adam that became Juliette's bbf. Great comedic relief.)

9. September (SAPPHIRE): Blue like the ocean which is calming - Name a book that had a calming affect on you
  • Shon: The DUFF: Designated Ugly Fat Friend by Kody Keplinger
  • Wendy: Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell
  • Tina: Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor (currently doing my second reread of the year; it calms me with its melodic storytelling)

10. October (OPAL): Iridescent - Name an iridescent book, this can be a book with a beautiful cover (Shiny? Lots of colour?) or you can base it off of a character (Quirky? Colourful?)
  • Shon: Storm Siren by Mary Weber. This was a total cover buy for me.
  • Wendy: Magnus Chase and the GODS of ASGARD by Rick Riordan
  • Tina: Everland by Wendy Spinale (the most gorgeous golden velvety book cover I've ever seen)

11. November (TOPAZ): Associated with resilience - Name a book with a character who rises to the top in a time of adversity
  • Shon: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone by J.K. Rowling

12. December (BLUE ZIRCON): Associated with friendship - Name a book with a friendship you want to be apart of
  • Shon: Gossip Girl by Cecily von Ziegesar
  • Wendy: Harry, Ron, and Hermione :) hehe


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