The Cookie Book Tag

Top Ten Tuesday(58)

I was tagged to do this by both Jessica @ The Awkward Book Blogger and Ann @ Ann’s Reading Corner! Go check out their tags and answers as well and thank you both for tagging me! Who doesn’t love cookies?

The Rules:

  • In addition to linking back to the person who tagged you, it would be awesome if you link back to Nicole’s original post!
  • Pick a book that corresponds to the cookie’s ‘theme’.
  • Have fun!
  • Tag 1-3 people.

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Chocolate Chip

A Classic Book That You Love or Really Enjoyed

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Dracula by Bram Stoker

I think a lot of us can agree on the fact we don’t read many, many classics because we are usually forced to read them in school. I know that’s part of my problem! I’d rather read them for fun than for school! However, “Dracula” was one I read of my own volition and absolutely adored, so much that I bought my own copy. I found that the language wasn’t too hard to comprehend and it IS the original vampire story after all, it’s very eerie and thrilling!

Thin Mints

A Fandom That You Really Want to ‘Join’ AND/OR a Hyped-Up Book You Want To Read

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Strange The Dreamer by Laini Taylor

There’s actually quite a few hyped books I’d like to get around too but I do actually own a copy of “Strange The Dreamer” now to read! I absolutely adore Laini Taylor’s writing style so I’m very excited to read her newest book.


An Author You Can’t Get Enough Of


Jay Kristoff

I cannot get enough of this man’s books! I have loved and adored the three of them that I have read “Stormdancer”, “Nevernight”, and “Illuminae (with Amie Kaufman) and it’s all proof to me that he is a diabolical genius! His plots are so dark, gritty, and full of plot twists and on top of that his world building is extremely unique and immersive. I want more books!

Samoas/ Caramel DeLites

An Emotional Roller-coaster (this cookie was hard … so any book that made you feel more than one emotion, strongly. The choice of emotions is up to you)

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Illuminae by Amie Kaufman & Jay Kristoff

This book covers all emotions on the emotional roller coaster! There is so much action and so many plot twists that I couldn’t help but be all over the place, it’s such a thrill ride of a book!


A Book Whose Cover Was Better Than The Story OR Vice Versa, Where The Story Was Better Than Its Cover

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The Crown’s Game by Evelyn Skye

Sorry if you loved this one, I know I’m disappointed in myself for not loving it too!  I love how it’s a Crown made up of Russian architecture and it’s just sooooo pretty but I really didn’t like the story…..

Tagalongs/ Peanut Butter Patties

A Book That Wasn’t What You Expected (good, bad, or just different, interpret how you wish)

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Heartless by Marissa Meyer

In this case it was GOOD! I read the first book in the Lunar Chronicles “Cinder” and was not really impressed honestly so I wasn’t really too eager to read “Heartless” but it’s an Alice in Wonderland retelling/Queen of Hearts retelling so my curiosity won. I am so happy I gave it a chance though because it was so much fun to read!


A Book You May Never Stop Rereading/ Loving

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Vicious by V.E. Schwab

I actually am really terrible about rereading books because I have so many other books to read but I’m planning on rereading more than a few! I’d have to say the one I’m looking forward to the most (besides Harry Potter and Percy Jackson because those 2 are just a given) is “Vicious”. The characters are just absolutely fantastic and the story is as well, everything about it is amazing! I mean morally ambiguous super powered people, what more could you want?

Oatmeal Raisin

An Awful Surprise.

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Blackhearts by Nicole Castroman

Another book that I REALLY wanted to enjoy but sadly didn’t. This is supposed to be a Blackbeard origin story so I thought it was safe to assume there would be um…pirates? Piracy? Any sort of pirate-y action? But nope! That was too much to ask for! All I got was a very mediocre historical romance, with ZERO action. I wanted pirates!!!

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If you’d like to do this tag then give it a go…I tag you!

The Sassy

19 thoughts on “The Cookie Book Tag

  1. Emma The Book Lover May 25, 2017 / 5:10 pm

    I loved this tag omg it is so cute! I also enjoyed reading all your choices! I need to read some Jay Kristoff soon!

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    • thesassygeek May 31, 2017 / 1:29 pm

      Thank you! Jay Kristoff is one of my favorite authors I hope you enjoy one of his books! 🙂

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      • Emma The Book Lover June 1, 2017 / 5:35 pm

        No problem! And me too!!

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  2. stephaniesbookreviews May 25, 2017 / 5:30 pm

    I wasn’t a huge fan of Cinder either, but I still decided to read the next book and I enjoyed the rest of the series so much more! It’s one of my favorite YA series. I found Heartless a little disappointing in comparison, actually. BUT I got to go to one of Marissa Meyer’s tour stops for Heartless, so it will always be a special book for me.

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    • thesassygeek May 31, 2017 / 1:33 pm

      I’ve been hearing the Lunar Chronicles gets better after Cinder so I do plan on continuing on with the series at some point, really glad you enjoyed them better after Cinder!
      I really liked Heartless so if you thought the other Lunar Chronicles were even better I’m sure I’ll like them! 🙂

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  3. judithcmoore May 26, 2017 / 1:23 am

    Jay Kristoff was one of those authors that I didn’t realise I loved until I looked at his Goodreads profile and saw how many of the books I love he has written!

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    • thesassygeek May 31, 2017 / 1:34 pm

      That happens! I love all of the series he’s put out though I’ve read book #1 of each and they’ve all been fantastic! 🙂

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  4. Reg @ She Latitude May 26, 2017 / 8:15 am

    I LOVE Vicious to bits and pieces and honestly did a little dance when you included it! That book is amazing and I don’t think V. E. Schwab can do anything wrong in my eyes. 😂

    I also agree re: The Crown’s Game. I’m actually not a big fan of the cover in the first place, and the story was just really disappointing. Do you reckon you’re gonna give the sequel a chance?

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    • thesassygeek May 31, 2017 / 1:38 pm

      Same here, I would probably KILL to get my hands on the sequel for Vicious! I need more!

      I also probably won’t read the sequel to The Crown’s Game because I just had zero interest in the characters and I don’t feel like it will get better. However, I’d probably check out some reviews and see if people who didn’t like the first one liked the second one more, then maybe I’d give it a go! 🙂


  5. Birdie May 26, 2017 / 10:43 am

    I adore that gif of Illuminae! Every time you post it I pause and watch it for like 5 minutes in awe. 🙂

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    • thesassygeek May 26, 2017 / 12:08 pm

      Thank you I love it as well! It’s just really neat to show off both covers and I have to use it every time!


      • Birdie May 26, 2017 / 12:16 pm

        Heck yes! Because it’s awesome. The clear covers are one of my favorite parts of that series.

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  7. booksanddrinks1 June 4, 2017 / 2:37 pm

    I love this book tag! I’m gonna try it 🙂 Thanks!

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