Book Tag ~ How I Choose My Books

Hello Peoples! As many of you know, I like tags. I’m not crazy about the blogger awards, but I do like tags. So, here I am again, finding another tag. I discovered this fun tag at the link below ~

Book Tag | How I Choose My Books Tag – Whispering Stories (

Have you met Riddhi? Mmmm. You should. She has a fun blog.

The original created ~ The ‘How I Choose My Books’ Tag (ORIGINAL). | thebookishunderdog (

Bang the drums, throw the confetti blow the kazoo!!!

~ Find A Book On Your Bookshelves With A Blue Cover. What Made You Want To Pick Up This Book?


On A Summer Tide by Suzanne Woods Fisher is the first book in Three Sisters Island. I have read this series from the beginning and enjoyed it. Paul Grayson, the dad, is one of my favorite fictional dads.

~ Think Of A Book You Didn’t Expect To Enjoy, But Did. Why Did You Read It In The First Place?


I didn’t expect to like, A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. I don’t read ghost stories and I never cared for any of the films, so when I read it, I didn’t have much hope of liking this classic tale. But, I loved it! I’m not sure why I read it. I do like to read a novel by Dickens now and then. So, A Christmas Carol might have been my next choice.

~ Stand In Front Of Your Bookshelf With Your Eyes Closed And Pick A Book At Random. How Did You Discover This Book?

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Mimi Lee Gets A Clue by Jennifer J. Chow is hilarious! I laughed out loud throughout the book. If I remember correctly, I chose this book because Jennifer was a new to me author. I decided to give her a try. I’m glad I did.

~ Pick A Book That Someone Personally Recommended To You. What Did You Think Of It?


A friend loaned me N or M by Agatha Christie. She recommended all her books to me, she said, I would love them and I did! She is still my favorite mystery author. N or M is still a favorite.

~ Pick A Book You Discovered Through Booktube/Bookstagram/Bookblogs. Did It Live Up To The Hype?

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Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was a disappointment. It didn’t live up to the hype. It isn’t a bad book, it just wasn’t for me.

Find A Book On Your Shelves With A One-Word Title. What Drew You To This Book?

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Molly by Sarah Monzon. Loved it! The cover drew me to the book!

~ Think Of Your All Time Favorite Books. When Did You Read These, And Why Did You Pick Them Up In The First Place?

Oh my word! That is quite a question! I think all of my favorites were recommend to me. Agatha Christie, Mary Stewart, C.S. Lewis, Jan Karon, etc. etc etc.

I tag anyone who reads this. Happy Reading!

Much Love ~


5 thoughts on “Book Tag ~ How I Choose My Books

  1. I enjoyed reading your answers! Thinking about why you choose to read a book is a good exercise, it helps me better understand what I like and why.

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