Welcome to Freebie Friday!
Watching the news about Hurricane Sandy over the past week got me thinking about disaster preparation and go-bags and life essentials. So here is today's question:
If, on a moment's notice, you had to grab a work of fiction* that would best amuse and inspire you over an extended period of time -- a book you wouldn't mind reading and re-reading and re-re-reading, what book would it be?
*For these purposes, I'll exclude non-fiction and religious texts, though I realize that some people might choose to grab those as well!
Lately I've been complaining about overly long books, but I think in this case, I'll change my tune. Here are my top three picks, in no particular order:
1. The Odyssey. Not only would this take a while to read, it's got everything --adventure, suspense, heartbreak and romance.
2. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. I never get tired of this one -- the wit, the family drama, the starcrossed love...
3. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly. This YA book also has so much packed into it. It's a story about a girl who lost her brother, about the French Revolution, about hope and grief and loss.
Yes, since I couldn't narrow it down to one, you can give me a list. I never overpack on trips ... except for books.
What am I giving away today? The winner's choice of one of these ARCs:
Blind Spot by Laura Ellen
Entice by Jessica Shirvington
Beta by Rachel Cohn
If I Lie by Corrine Jackson
Something Like Normal by Trish Dollar
Speechless by Hannah Harrington
Time Between Us by Tamara Ireland Stone
Open internationally. I'll accept entries until Monday at 8 am EST! To enter, just leave a comment, and you can also leave an email in the Google Doc.
And don't forget to enter my Hot Off the Presses giveaway -- you can win Venom! SORRY THAT I FORGOT THE GOOGLE DOC. I APOLOGIZE IF YOU HAD TO LEAVE AN EMAIL!
I would probably grab "Willow" by Julia Hoban. I've read it about 3 times and each time, its like I'm reading it for the first timeReplyDelete
I'm going to look that one up!Delete
I was going to be smart-ass and say that I would grab my iPad loaded with books and movies...but then the battery would probably die pretty fast...ReplyDelete
So I think I'll go with The Host by Stephanie Meyer. That book is pretty thick and I think I've re-read it no less than 20 times already. :P
Grabbing the iPad is a great idea, but I think you need an old-school book too.Delete
I've been wanting to read the Host!
I haven't read any of your choices! Honestly, if I could pack a book, or a few, it would probbaly be the Harry Potter series. I could, and used to, read those over and over on repeat. Especially the last few books.ReplyDelete
I was going to pick Harry Potter but I couldn't decide which book to pick. My favorites are probably Goblet of Fire or Prisoner of Azkaban.Delete
I would choose The Other Boleyn Girl by Phillippa Gregory! It's like 600 pages long, and just amazing. Ooooh, I've got another one: Little Women. My all-time favorite classic. I think I would actually take Little Women over Boleyn GirlReplyDelete
Little Women is a great choice. I did that as a readaloud with my daughter recently and it took quite a while.Delete
I'm thinking I'd pick Pride and Prejudice but I'd also take the complete works of Jane Austen :) Then I get all 6 finished works and maybe some other writing too depending on the volume.ReplyDelete
Genius-- I love the idea of getting a complete works!Delete
Ha, I always overpack when it comes to books, even though I also take my ereader, too. You can never be too prepared, right? Um, I like Bookworm's answer of the complete works of Jane Austen. But if I were going to go with some of my more recent reads, I'd have to pick some fantasy (DoSaB, TGoFaT) and my new fave contemp Meant to Be by Lauren Morrill. :) Also, how have I not read Revolution yet? I even have it sitting on my shelf. The very fact that you would choose it as a desert island book means I need to read it ASAP.ReplyDelete
I really loved Revolution!!!Delete
This is a tough one. Obviously any of the Harry Potter books would be a great choice. I have re-read those over and over. Maybe The Host by Stephanie Meyers. It's a long book, but I really liked it. Or Deity by JLA. I just finished it and want to read it over and over again.ReplyDelete
Ooh -- now that I'm back home I need to go over and check on your review of Deity :)Delete
A Game of Thrones. It's such an amazing book and I'd love to reread it but I just don't have the time right now.ReplyDelete
I have never tried it -- not a huge fantasy reader -- but it has so many fans that I should give it a chance. That gives me another good idea. Tolkien! I've never read any of his books!Delete
I would probably grab This Lullaby by, Sarah Dessen it is my all time favorite book and i can read it over and over again. My 2nd book would also be Revolution by, Jennifer Donnelley I read it this summer and loved it such a intense book.ReplyDelete
This Lullaby is my favorite Sarah Dessen and I could also read it over and over.Delete
Glad to find another Revolution fan :)
Lord of the rings complete antholy with bilbo included and all the patricia briggs books too ( kate daniels series too ) man it's hard to decided but i'm sure i could add some moreReplyDelete
Yep -- see my comment above. I should definitely squeeze in some Tolkien!Delete
Oh Good Question. I might bring Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire... or The Fault In Our Stars... or The Great Gatsby. I am dying to read P&P though and LOVE LOVE LOVE Revolution... not a fan of The Odyssey.ReplyDelete
I'm a huge classics nerd. If I could go to college again, I'd be a classics scholar. I also read the Iliad but it was too much war and flying bloody body parts.Delete
Without a doubt, I would grab The Book Thief. I read it several times throughout this storm and it means so much to me. If I had to pick any others, they'd probably be The Kite Runner and The Great Gatsby as well. There is no other books that can be re-read a million times and forever adored besides classics!ReplyDelete
The Book Thief is a fantastic book and -- I agree -- it might inspire us to tough it out through difficult times. Also loved the Kite Runner and Steph (above) and I are HUGE Great Gatsby fans!Delete
I wouldn't mind rereading The Host as well. And I'm quite sure I'd like it again :)ReplyDelete
So many people mentioning The Host. I need to read that!!!Delete
Pride and prejudice would be on my list, too. And Harry Potter, the whole series. It's my security book. Farheneit 451, too!ReplyDelete
I love the idea of all you guys trying to cram seven Harry Potter books into a small bag. We need them combined into one volume!Delete
I'd probably grab The Bronze Horseman by Paullina Simons. Absolutely PHENOMENAL book. And... if I were to be stranded on some forsaken, hot island, this thick tome set in freezing northern Russia would help cool me down (though the romance would keep me definitely warm!). : )ReplyDelete
Wow -- love the sound of that one and I'm going to check it out!!!!Delete
And by mentioning Russia you are giving me new ideas -- Anna Karenina! War and Peace!
I'd LUNGE for Lola and the Boy Next Door by Stephanie Perkins. It's fun and funny, Lola is like a best friend, Cricket is the perfect quirky boyfriend and the story is deep and meaningful:)ReplyDelete
I'd love Time Between Us:)
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Cricket was the best. I loved that book!!!!Delete
Oh gosh, if I said Twilight would I be shunned? I remember loving that book when it first came out and reading it over and over again ... it's been a LONG time since I read it, so I'm sure I could read it another few times!ReplyDelete
OR something by Stephanie Perkins ... her books give me that happy feeling that I could have all day long!
No one gets shunned! Twilight is very entertaining -- I could not stop reading it!Delete
There are a few books that I would be more than happy to read and re-read multiple times. I would bring the mediator series by meg cabot or harry potter probably.ReplyDelete
I really want to read the Mediator series!Delete
I would MOST DEFINITELY grab FANG GIRL by Helen Keeble. I Laughed out loud so many times I was crying! PLUS it had a super cute romance that I was like "awww". I would read & re-read that book @ least 100x more!ReplyDelete
-Have an AWESOME weekend Jen!
Love the sound of that one!Delete
Light of AsteriaReplyDelete
Don't know that book but I am putting it on my list to look up!Delete
I might choose Iron Knight because I really love the ending of the series and I love Ash determination...ReplyDelete
Thank you for this!!!
I have not read Iron Fey -- maybe I could find all the volumes in one book!!Delete
I would bring one of the Harry Potter books. I'm honestly not sure which one.. I wish I could bring the whole series!ReplyDelete
I couldn't decide which one either!!!Delete
The Visions of Ransom Lake by Marcia McClure. I spent 10 min going over my read list to decide which one I would take. I would go back and forth in real life too trying to figure it out in an emergency. LOLReplyDelete
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Now you are ready -- let's hope you never need the information :)Delete
That would be The Girl Next Door by Selene Castrovilla because this book was so sad, one of the most morbid YA books I've ever read... I couldn't put it down, and I wanted Jesse to live, so that he and Sam could have their happily ever after. It doesn't always turn out like you expected.ReplyDelete
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Whoa -- love morbid books. I'm looking that one up for sure!Delete
We Children from Bahnhoff Zoo by Christiane F. I think that's the English title, but I'm not sure. I could re-read that book over and over.ReplyDelete
Adding that one to my list.Delete
And again, I'm so sorry that I forgot the Google Doc. I had a crazy kind of day.
I would choose The Hunger Games, Pride and Prejudice or Harry Potter. I never get tired of those! I have read them more than 50 times, maybe! :)ReplyDelete
Those are great choices!Delete
I would probably choose one of the longer Harry Potter books. Should keep me entertained for a long time!ReplyDelete
I couldn't decide which one!!Delete
I would like to be original and come up with a new book to bring, but I thought long and hard, and the Harry Potter series is definitely the books that I could read and re-read multiple times! Harry, Ron, and Hermione are my friends :)ReplyDelete
It's a great choice!!Delete
I'd grab Catching Jordan. It's hilarious no matter how many times I read it, and it has a sweet story to it. I just love it, and I'd read it over and over again. :DReplyDelete
I really loved that book!!Delete
That's not easy! There are so many I'd want to take! I think if I really had to choose...ReplyDelete
I have the whole Chronicles of Narnia series in one large book, so I think it would be that because there are many stories in one and they are timeless and definitely re-readable.
Thank you! :)
Wow -- you are all ready. I'm going to start looking for Collected Works!Delete
That's a great question! Since you decided we can make a list, I'd definitely take the entire Harry Potter series. If there was enough room (heehee), I would take A Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night too. Those should keep me entertained for quite awhile!ReplyDelete
Discovery of Witches and Shadow of Night were very long!!!!Delete
I'd choose The Ultimate Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy. I love this series, it's one of my favourites and it never fails to make laugh!ReplyDelete
I haven't read that yet but I've heard that it's really good!Delete
I am such a cheater...ReplyDelete
My first choice would be my Harry Potter books. Never mind the fact that there are 7 of them, to me, they are one.
My second choice would be... wait, there is no second choice. It's Harry Potter or bust!
Okay -- I wonder how many pages they are all together??Delete
Hmmm, probably A Rick Riordan book, Percy Jackson never gets old!ReplyDelete
Percy is a lot of fun!Delete
I would probably grab a Gena Showalter book..The Darkest Passion maybe..I've reread her books several times and I never get tired of them..or the Lords ;)ReplyDelete
I have never tried those -- I'm getting great ideas this week.Delete
I would definitely bring Black City by Elizabeth Richards! :)ReplyDelete
That's on my TRB pile! Glad you loved it!Delete
Red Blood Road by Moira Young because it has a lot to do with surviving against the odds so it's quite inspiring.I really loved it and it has been one of my fave books this year so yeah it's definitely worth re-reading!ReplyDelete
The protagonist,Saba is not wimpy-she's pretty kick-ass.& Jack is really entertaining too! :P
I've heard about that one - it sounds really interesting!Delete
I would definitely take Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone!ReplyDelete
A very popular choice!Delete
I will probably be shunned from this site but I have never read the Harry Potter books and have heard they are fantastic so if my kindle was not an option I would probably grab those hoping they were as good as everyone says they are. OK, I'm ready hit me with the nasty comments...I can take it!ReplyDelete
Don't worry, I have read them and I wouldn't take them with me! I find they're better when read whilst playing the online 'pottermore' game, where you can go through chapter by chapter and read all the bonus material that goes along with it.Delete
No shunning here!Delete
I read them as an adult and really loved them. And I've never tried Pottermore, but it sounds fun.
Gosh - that is a tough one! I'm going to narrow it down by looking at books that I could actually grab - i.e. not on my kindle (cause that's just cheating), and books that I've read more than once because otherwise - how would I know that I liked re-reading them?ReplyDelete
I would probably grab some books off my favourites shelf - a book from the shifters series by rachel vincent, probably shift because ooh - Jace!, Dark lover by J R ward because I love that one, and oooh, so difficult... The host by stephenie meyer, that one takes ages to get through!
great question :)
I've never heard of Dark Lover, but great title! *adds to list*Delete
I would probably pick something like Lord of the Rings or maybe the one volume collection of the Chronicles of Narnia. I know I would never tire of those and they are definitely a favorite! :)ReplyDelete
Those are great choices. I've never read any Lord of the Rings and only the first Narnia book.Delete
A book I wouldn't mind reading over and over? Easy. The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson:)ReplyDelete
Of course I would blow through that pretty quick so I guess I should add something else: I really love Sunshine by Robin McKinley and I guess I could also take The Lumatere Chronicles as well. I'd love to read through them again and again:)
I like the idea of the favorite "comfort" book and then something longer and more involved!Delete
That would be The Perks of being a Wallflower. :]ReplyDelete
Thank you so much for the giveaway!
Ah-- I still haven't read that one. I need to get going on that so I can see the film.Delete
Wow... that's really hard. I would probably grab The Lost Conspiracy. It's over five hundred pages of awesomeness! And I would cheat a little and grab the complete works of Jane Austen! One can never have too much Austen!ReplyDelete
Just looked up Lost Conspiracy. Wow, that looks really interesting! *adds to list*Delete
What a tough question ?! I think there should be a complete Harry Potter collection. But can you imagine how heavy that would be?!ReplyDelete
I know -- even with teeny-tiny print, it would be huge!Delete
It would be a very tough choice but I'd have to go with The Giver by Lois Lowry! Great question :)ReplyDelete
The Giver is such a great book!Delete
I would bring Just Listen by Sarah Dessen. Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyDelete
Ooh, my second favorite Sarah Dessen. (Someone above picked This Lullaby, my #1 fave)Delete
Moby Dick or Huck Finn I've read them countless times and they never get old :) In a pinch I always go for the classics.ReplyDelete
I've never read Moby Dick but Huck Finn is good!Delete
The Obsidian series :)ReplyDelete
Yeah, you could probably grab both of those!Delete
I think I would bring Whuteung HeightsReplyDelete
Oooh, another romantic! Yay for moors and brooding...Delete
arrancame la vida by angeles mastretaReplyDelete
I'll check that one out!Delete
I have no idea what I would bring! I would cry if I could only have one book :-( Maybe Harry Potter series or no wait I change my mind! I need Adrian Ivashkov! I would take the VA series and Bloodlines series. Thanks!ReplyDelete
Aw, I don't want to make you cry!Delete
I think you should have Adrian -- all those books :)
I would take The Complete Brothers Grimm Fairy Tales! It's a big book, and the original tales are far from the Disney versions!ReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway!
That is an excellent idea!Delete
Maybe The Complete Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales. Just because it was the first thing that I could think of :)ReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway! :)
I love the idea of bringing fairy tales!Delete
Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier. I'm just addicted to it.ReplyDelete
I love that book too!Delete
I would choose Gone with the Wind or Colleen Hoover's Slammed and Point of Retreat if I were stranded on a deserted island. I enjoy love stories, with a lot of romance :)ReplyDelete
Gone With the Wind is a fantastic choice!Delete
Great question! I would definitely bring along my copy of Pride and Prejudice because who doesn't love P&P? But I'd also bring a copy of The Host by Stephenie Meyer. It's one of my favorite books of all time and I could read it over and over. Actually both of these books are the only books I've ever finished reading and immediately read again, because I just didn't want to leave their world's behind yet!ReplyDelete
Jesse @ Pretty in Fiction
So many votes for the Host. I better get to reading that soon!Delete
I would take The Thorn Birds and The Notebook. Both of my favorite books that I never tire ofReplyDelete
Oh, I love that you picked The Thorn Birds!!Delete
I can't tell you how much I've begun looking forward to your Freebie Friday discussions. :) I would also pick Pride and Prejudice. It's all that witty banter and being a favorite for so long. I would probably also choose David Copperfield, Jane Eyre, Anne of Green Gables, Edenbrooke, Seeking Persephone, etc. Okay, so I think I'd have to take a bag full of books. I don't know if I could choose! Hopefully I will never have to. My heart goes out to those who are dealing with the aftermath of that terrible storm.ReplyDelete
It's SO hard to choose! And the book I choose might depend on my mood.Delete
Thanks for your kind words. It is such a sad time around here. Those of us nearby are doing what we can -- making sandwiches and toiletry kits, collecting water and food and cleaning supplies and baby formula. While all that helps, none of it gets people back in their homes. It really makes you appreciate just having a roof over your head with food and electricity and water...
I have desperately been trying to think of something other than the Harry Potter books, but I always come back to them! They are books that I have reread the most and don't seem to get sick of. If I had to choose only two of them, I'd go with The Goblet of Fire and the Deathly Hallows. If I could, I'd also bring a contemporary for some lighter reading, but which one, that is the question!ReplyDelete
I think if I had to choose, I'd take Goblet of Fire!Delete
Part five of Harry Potter.ReplyDelete
Heart's blood of Juliet Marillier
or The book thief from Markus Zusak :p
Loved the Book Thief!Delete
I would grab any of the books from the series A SONG OF ICE AND FIRE by George RR Martin. I LOVE GEORGE!!ReplyDelete
He's the Game of Thrones author, right? I need to try one of his books!Delete
I can't choose just one. Cat's Eye by Margaret Atwood, The Last Unicorn by Peter S. Beagle, and right now I am obsessed with T.S. Eliot poetry so probably The Wasteland and Other Writings. I think I really need some fluffy romance in there but my head is not in that place right now :(ReplyDelete
Thanks as always for the awesome giveaways!
Ooh, those are some interesting choices that I will have to check out!Delete
VENOM by Fiona Paul! DEFINITELY.ReplyDelete
That was a very fun book!Delete
I would choose Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows and also The Mortal Instruments City of Bones. Both are such amazing stories and also with a lot of humor. I have already read these more than once and I could easily read these anytime.ReplyDelete
Yes, a Cassie Clare is also a good choice and you're the first person to pick one of her books :)Delete
I'm so original lol :)Delete
This is a GREAT question! I would grab all 5 in the series The Faerie Wars Chronicles by Herbie Brennan. I've read and re-read them several times and it's just fantastic.ReplyDelete
I'd also grab The Dovekeepers by Alice Hoffman, I know it's a little bit religious-y, but such a solid story that's just brimming over with everything I love in a book. I'll be reading it again in December and can't wait.
I'm enjoying seeing everyone's responses and I've added several to my TBR list. I think I may be the only person on the planet who hasn't read P&P, or anything else by Jane Austen for that matter. I feel like I'm missing out on something good.
Anyway, Happy Friday!
Happy Friday to you too!Delete
Glad you like the question. Today I went to check on an elderly lady who hadn't been out of her apartment for a week due to the hurricane. I brought her food and a flashlight, and she was happiest to see the flashlight -- so she could read. I forgot to ask her what book...
I would pick His Dark Materials trilogy by Philip Pullman and The Stand by Stephen King!ReplyDelete
Cannot believe I have never read any Philip Pullman!Delete
Ohh, this is such a difficult choice! A part of me would pick Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows because it's really long and I loved it, but then, I also want to pick the Vampire Academy series- one book would be too hard. :P Then I also want to bring the entire Soul Screamers and Iron Fey series with me... Err, this is very hard! :P Maybe I'll just bring my kindle... it should entertain me for a month or two. ;)ReplyDelete
That's true -- those batteries on the regular Kindle do last a long time!Delete
I think I'd bring Robinson Crusoe. A, I've never read the entire classic, and B - maybe it would be inspirational plus I'd pick up some valuable tips lolReplyDelete
Mary DeBorde M.A.D.
I have never read it either. And I love the idea of learning survival tips!Delete
I would bring Just Listen by Sarah Dessen.ReplyDelete
Yay for another Just Listen Fan :) :) :)Delete
I'd totally bring Jellicoe Road! I never get tired of it and even after I've finished reading, I'm still thinking about it for hours.ReplyDelete
Oops! Almost forgot! Email is:ReplyDelete
I agree -- that book is such an intricately written and interesting book that I wouldn't mind re-reading it!Delete
I'd grab Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta without hesitation. It's superb and it's my all-time favourite book. It's thinky and just all round amazing. I could read it again and again.ReplyDelete
It's one of my all-time favorites too!!Delete
I'd prally grab The Infernal Devices Series by Cassandra Clare, Fathomless by Jackson Pearce, A time to Kill by John Grisham, The Rescue by Nicholas Sparks, VA series by Richelle Mead, Heroes of Olympus by Rick Riordan, Trylle Trilogy, ... God, that's a whole lot! I can't really decide! I'd prally bring classics like Jane Eyre and Anna Karenina... SO HARD TO DECIDE. :) hahaReplyDelete
Yep, you better leave some room for food and a flashlight and stuff!Delete
it's too hard to choose. i would be the crazy girl and try to grab every book off my shelve( which let me tell you is a lot) i love them all.ReplyDelete
I know how you feel!Delete
Aaaah I would probably sweep all the books of the shelves and cry that I can only take one! Maybe Goodnight Mister Tom by Michelle Magorian or Between Shades of Gray by Ruta Sepetys..those two books are timeless and I LOVE THEM TO BITS!ReplyDelete
I did read Between Shades of Gray and agree -- that would be a very inspirational book. Have not read the other!Delete
My first thought were the Harry Potter books. To narrow it down further, I would go with either #4, #6, or #7.ReplyDelete
It's so hard to choose a favorite Harry Potter!Delete
I'd probably choose The Giver by Lois Lowry. I've read that book over and over and love it more every time I read it : )ReplyDelete
It is a great book!Delete
I totally laughed about your overpacking of books. I do that, too! Sometimes half my suitcase is books... opps!ReplyDelete
Yes, my husband always grumbles about that. Not only is my suitcase heavy, I usually have to buy some clothes!Delete
I'd probably bring Outlander by Diana Gabaldon. I've had it forever, but it's so long it feels like a big commitment to start reading it.ReplyDelete
I've never read that one either!Delete
I would choose The picture of Dorian Gray =] It is one of the books I've most reread in my entire life XDReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway =]]]
I always wanted to read that!Delete
OH I'm the same way. I'm always afraid I will change my mind and won't have other options. Revolution by Jennifer Donnelly is really good, by the way. I think if I was gonna grab a great read that I wouldn't mind having to read and re-read, I would choose something with action and romance. Some picks might be the Discovery of Witches series or Divergent and Matched series... However, having a series, I guess, defeats the purpose of packing lightly. Possibly, Legend by Marie Lu. The sequel isn't out yet haha.. Oh well, it would be very hard to pick one.ReplyDelete
It would be hard!!!Delete
I know how this is going to sound but, I fell in love with this series and read it many many times. Twilight...I know! It was the fist YA book about any kind of supernatural stuff. It kind of opened my eyes to these awesome books. So I kind of have a soft spot for it. My copy of Twilight has been read so many times it may fall apart soon haha! Thanks for the chance to win!ReplyDelete
If you love re-reading it, why not???Delete
I love the Vampire Academy series so much! I usually don't like Vampire books very much, but Richelle Mead just got me hooked on them!ReplyDelete
I just read them over the summer and really enjoyed them!Delete
What happened to so many people on the eastern coast is tragic. My heart goes out to them. I have family there, but thankfully, they are all okay. They just lost power for a few days. They were one of the lucky ones.ReplyDelete
I would have to choose Graceling or Fire by Krsitin Cashore. I absolutely loved them and think they could definitely keep me entertained! ;)
Thank you for the wonderful giveaway.
I love Kristen Cashore's books!!Delete
Glad your family is safe and well :)
I've read all your picks, except Revolution. I'll have to get to that one soon. I'd probably say something in the Percy Jackson, series? Maybe that's just me, though? :DReplyDelete
Thanks for the giveaway!
~(Annie) & Demi @ Characterized
Percy Jackson is a lot of fun to read!Delete
Probably either one of the Harry Potter or Vampire Academy books :)ReplyDelete
I honestly don't think I would be thinking about books, but if by chance I actually did I think I just grab a few without looking, make sure my family was ready to go and taken care of, and get the h-e-double hockey sticks outta dodge. Hopefully I would be happy with my hasty choices once I got to a place where I could actually read them.ReplyDelete
After 9/11, I actually had backpacks packed and ready to go, though I did not put books in them.Delete
This is a hard one. I always overpack books and clothes, you never know when you'll run out of books to read that you brought with you. I'll pick three:ReplyDelete
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (that's my most favourite HP book, I already re-read it a few times, and I could do it again and again, (although Deathly Hallows is pretty close). Another one is one of the Lux books by JLA, I just finished Onyx a few days ago and I can't wait for the third book to release, which is going to be pretty soon. And my last choice is one of the Vampire Academy books maybe, Frostbite or Shadow Kiss.
Thanks for the giveaway.
-Nazish @ Nazish Reads
All great choices!Delete
I would like to reread The Iron Fey series by Julie Kagawa or Vampire academyReplyDelete
Oooh, good point. I have never read the Iron Fey series. I can't decide if picking a new book for this purpose is a good idea or not. What if I didn't like it??Delete
I'd definitely take Harry Potter, maybe #3 & 7, if I had to narrow it down. Also the complete Jane Austen works, so I wouldn't have to decide. And Anna and te French Kiss, because I love Anna and Etienne!ReplyDelete
I love the idea of the Jane Austen collected works. All you guys are so smart!Delete