Inside Out Book Tag

I am a huge Disney nerd. If I could I would spend all of my time in the parks and the Disney radio is my go to station on Pandora. So, when I saw this Inside Out tag on Keira’s blog I jumped at the chance to do it. I love this movie and I loved completing this tag. I’m tagging anyone and everyone who has not completed it yet!

Name a book that brings you JOY.

Books altogether make me happy (in general). So, I found it difficult to answer this question. As a whole I relate books that make me joyful to being contemporary novels. Not because other books don’t make me happy. But, because the feeling is totally different. Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell is a book that can always bring me joy. I love this story. I need to reread this ASAP.


Name a book that makes you SAD.

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak I read this 3 years ago. I sobbed while reading this in my dorm room at 3 am. Yes, full blown hyperventilating, snot nosed, ugly crying. It killed me. It’s a beautiful story but it is so damn sad.


Name a book that makes you ANGRY.

This question is actually really difficult for me to answer. I am choosing Heartless by Marissa Meyer. The book as a whole I loved, so it didn’t make me angry. However, some of the characters and their interactions made me angry while reading it.


Name a book that DISGUSTS you.

Yet again I am going to talk about something within a book rather than the book itself. The subject matter of Female of the Species by Mindy McGinnis disgusts me. The fact that we live in a culture that normalizes rape and aggressive behavior disgusts me. McGinnis did an amazing job of pointing this out and giving a voice to people who otherwise may not feel like they have a voice.


Name a book that brings you FEAR.

A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas makes me fear what’s to come next. I have become so attached to this story and these character that I am fearful of what is going to happen next.

 

Did you agree with my answers? What do you think?

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10 thoughts on “Inside Out Book Tag

  1. SPOILER ALERT FOR ACOMAF.
    I definitely fear what is to come next in ACOMAF… we have been promised sex scenes and I really, really hope there aren’t any with Tamlin because that would be unhealthy and I just do want to read it. I also hope we get Feyre-Rhysand interactions in the beginning even though they are separated. It’s a long shot, but we can wish!

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  2. Great post. I’m so glad you mentioned Eleanor and Park. I don’t usually reread books but I’ve read it so many times now. It’s one of my favourites

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  3. I agree with Heartless. I loved the book, but wanted to scream at Cath for her terrible decisions 1/2 the time! Also, I adored ACOMAF. I’m so excited for A Court of Wings and Ruin, but nervous about it as well.

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  4. I had the very same reaction to the Book Thief. I sobbed until my eyes puffed up and I can honestly tell you I have never cried like that reading a book since. Before that it was Goodnight Mister Tom – when I was eleven. This post was interesting and has made me curious about the other books you mentioned! Great read 🙂 I liked how you delved into the hows and whys of the feelings evoked by these books.

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  5. I’ve been tempted to read the Book Thief but something kept holding me back and now I’m glad I didn’t!! I don’t want to cry! But I love Sarah Maas! I think her characters are awesome and I really enjoy her writing.

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