Bookish Senior Superlatives

bssThis post is one of the Friday Fun Features thought up by Jamie over at the Perpetual Page Turner. It’s basically a bookish yearbook of sorts– where one nominates a certain book or character for a category one thinks they fit in! I hope you like my choices, because I do 😉 Happy reading everyone!

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CHARACTERS

Most Likely To Change The World: Katniss Everdeen (The Hunger Games). She’s done it once before, essentially. Why not twice, if she can help it? (She can).

Cutest Couple: Amy Curry / Roger Sullivan (Amy And Roger’s Epic Detour). I was covered in ants and developed susceptibility to diabetes because of how sweet they were in this book.

Class Clown: Leo Valdez (The Heroes Of Olympus). I was practically in hysterics every time he said something funny! my favorite demigod, hands down.

Most Likely To Become Famous For Their Athletic/Musical/Artistic Abilities: Mia (If I Stay). She’s the only one I remember who fits into this category (forgive me). I do think she’s extremely talented though! So, why not?

All Around Good Person: James Carstairs (The Infernal Devices). Trust me on this one. He can do no wrong.

Biggest Flirt: Declan Lynch (The Raven Cycle). This is probably the least of characteristics Ronan uses against him. I don’t get it, because Ronan is a thousand times more attractive.

Most Likely To Be Fought Over: Maxon Schreave (The Selection). Well uhm. People are actually fighting over him. Team Amerixon / Maxerica, anyone?

Most Likely To Be Friends Forever: Harry Potter/ Hermione Granger/Ron Weasley (Harry Potter). Forever after. Harry will just have to third wheel perpetually.

Most Likely To Have Their Own Reality Show: Kenji Kishimoto (Shatter Me). His lines are the bomb diggity. I MEAN IT.

Most Unique: Cinder (Cinder). I’ve never come across anyone quite like her. And she’s not even human, really, and I like that. Unique is the way to go!

Most Likely To Survive An Apocalypse: Cassiopeia (The 5th Wave) She’s already making progress in this aspect. Who knows? She just might, after all.

Most Likely To Be A Villain: The Darkling (The Grisha). Well, I just knew it. I KNEW IT.

Most Likely To Break Your Heart: Willem de Ruiter (Just One Day). Just One Year is my only hope of putting the pieces back together.

Biggest Wallflower: Charlie (The Perks Of Being A Wallflower). Well, he did admit it.

Most Changed: Aaron Warner (Shatter Me). My thoughts on him seriously did a 360. Please refer to Unravel Me. Chapter 62. He was just. OH GOD.

Most Likely To Get Arrested: Dante Walker (Dante Walker). Arrogant bastards get into loads of trouble. I still don’t disprove of him, though.

Self-Proclaimed God/Goddess: Dante Walker (Dante Walker). Arrogant bastards get into loads of trouble. He is clearly the most bad-ass, anti-hero motherfather I have so far come across (I try to lay low on the profanity, but you guys should know I adore his character despite this. I don’t even get it. So yeah, you go Dante! Drop it like its hot).

Best Person To Bring Home To Mom And Dad: Simon (The Mortal Instruments). I don’t even understand what this means. But just because I’m having a Robert Sheehan hangover, I’m going to have to refer to him somehow in this post.

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BOOKS

Most Likely To Make You Cry: Second Chance Summer (Morgan Matson). It made me cry. You might not be any different, assuming I’m not that sensitive.

Dares To Be Different: Love Is All You Need (Deb Caletti). It’s a two in one, you guys. Never seen anything like it.

Best Dressed: Across The Universe (Beth Revis). Covergasm for this one.

Most Likely To Make You Swoon: Where She Went (Gayle Forman). Because it makes me swoon. And monumentally so.

Loveliest Prose: The Fault In Our Stars (John Green). Classic John Green. It took me two seconds to figure this one out.

Most Likely To Be A Favorite of 2013: Allegiant (Veronica Roth). Hoping against hope.

Books You Are Most Likely To Keep Putting Off: The Mortal Instruments (Cassandra Clare). Until the last book is released, at least!

Most Likely To End Up As A Christmas Gift For Everyone You Know: Eleanor and Park (Rainbow Rowell). Just call me Santa Claus, you guys. Cause I got some serious goodies.

Most Likely To Be Thrown: September Girls (Bennett Madison). This isn’t even a “most likely”.

Most Likely To Be Reread More Than Once: The Raven Boys (Maggie Stiefvater). So much love, it hurts. And yes, I am rereading it this very second.

Most Likely To Make You Read Through An Earthquake Because It’s That Engrossing: Heist Society (Ally Carter). This was a page-turner. Like, legit.

Most Likely To Be Passed On To Your Children: Percy Jackson And The Olympians (Rick Riordan). They will love him, I can feel it!

Most Likely To Break Your Heart Into A Million Pieces: Requiem (Lauren Oliver). Never read it, but people say it wasn’t the ending they had hoped for.

Most Likely To Brighten Up Your Day: Anna And The French Kiss (Stephanie Perkins). Never read this one either, but I feel like I am seriously missing out. I was going to buy it last week, but my mom snuck a peek into the title and told me she disapproved. I don’t think she understands.

designAnd that’s it for this post! So now, it’s your turn! Do you agree with my picks? Who would you pick for this post? Tell me in the comments below 🙂

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Top Ten Tuesdays: Secondary Characters

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This is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke And The Bookish 🙂

I loved putting this list together. I don’t usually pine for the main characters so much as I do for the less vital, yet important characters nonetheless. In this light, I found it quite the challenge to pick just ten– I could have come up with so much more. And for reasons involving clarification (in lieu of the fact that my definition of secondary may not align with yours), my picks include those I don’t consider the main protagonists, only one of which exists in most of the titles I have read thus far. And though it was somewhat a painstaking process to put this list together, I hope you like it anyway! Have a great Tuesday everyone 😉

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ronanExcluding him feels like I’m committing something of a crime. Though he’s quite rash and aggressive, he’s so much than what meets the eye, and because he’s a person who fearlessly stands up for his beliefs, I wholeheartedly approve of his existence.

kenjiHe is probably the funniest, most entertaining and kick-ass character I have so far encountered. Not only does he make me laugh with his crazy antics, but he also gives great advice that, most unsettling, applies to Juliette inasmuch as it applies to the rest of us. His word his absolute. I love him.

finnick

He’s more than just a charmer. Finnick is a loyal and brave person, wise and strong-willed, without having to claim the precedence of age. He is, no questions asked, one of the most impressive and flawless characters I’ve read about thus far.

nicoI don’t quite understand it myself, but Nico to me is an extremely interesting character– I don’t think I’ve heard of anyone quite like him. He’s reserved, keeps to himself, and never seems to say more than is necessary, although he is a loyal and clever person who doesn’t break easily under pressure. There’s not much of him in the books, but if that changes I am not complaining.

magnus

He always seems to be at the right place at the right time. I may, on occasion, have trust issues with regards to his true agenda, but if I look past that, Magnus is easily likeable. He’s entertaining, cunning, and immortal, three characteristics that make an unstoppable combination. He is hands down my all time favorite warlock.

patrick

He’s more to me than just comic relief. Patrick may seem like an easygoing, happy-go-lucky kind of guy, but he’s gone through troubling times himself. Yet, he always seems to serve as the ray of sunshine when needed, and he never fails to make me smile and reevaluate my own pessimistic inclinations. He’s fragile at times, but that just makes him all the more believable.

snape

I always knew he wasn’t all that bad. I agree with Harry– he’s one of the bravest people I’ve ever known myself. He wasn’t given much of a shot at redemption, but I loved him nevertheless.

iko

She’s one of the sweetest characters I’ve ever met. There isn’t much else, but it’s enough for me to like her without reservation. There’s not much of that in YA these days.

darkling

He’s dangerous and overwhelmingly attractive, and I like that. Enough said.

caroline

Caroline is probably the character who’s evolved the most as a person throughout a particular series. I always did believe she was nothing more than a prissy attempt at real class, but she’s proved to be so much more than that. I love how she’s been willing to get her hands dirty to save the people who mean the most to her. Even if it’s risky, and possibly fatal, she stops at nothing to be of help, and  makes sure she isn’t just dead weight, without unnecessarily sacrificing herself. Don’t mind me though, if you’ve read the books and disagree– I haven’t, so my answers are based off of the show (I’m cheating).

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So what do you think? If you have any opinions or suggestions, please don’t hesitate to comment and tell me!

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Week End Recap (August 19- 25)

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This recap was requested by a few of my readers– I’ll be telling you what went down the past week, in and out of Flip That Page, and give you a sneak peek preview of sorts on what to expect for the week to come. Happy blogging! 🙂

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ON THE BLOG

I shared ten of the things that have helped make blogging easier.

I discussed the reasons behind my love for discussion posts.

I asked the question: are we screwed if YA books were real?

I reviewed an ARC copy of Ingrid Jonach’s When The World Was Flat.

I reviewed Tahereh Mafi’s Unravel Me.

I participated in Jamie’s feature entitled My YA Life In Book Titles.

I accepted the Versatile Blogger Award!

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IN MY WORLD

I took a break from school the entire week, due to the heavy rains that kept on flooding the streets. I know I should be grateful for the time given to catch up on sleep, but I seriously feel for all the families affected by the storm, so I’ve been donating some money to raise funds for their well-being. My parents don’t know, but I guess they won’t mind.

I watched the Mortal Instruments: City of Bones movie, and thought it was pretty acceptable. It wasn’t great, but it wasn’t as horrible as my brother thought it was. I guess knowing the premise beforehand makes all the difference. The accents were pronounced, so it was quite challenge to grasp what any of them were saying.

I wrote part of a letter to my Australian penpal. I’ve never had one before, so it’s really exciting. She’s a co-blogger, and an awesomazing one at that– I do believe you may have heard of her! Plus points go to the first person who can tell me her name 😉

I completed a live redesign of the blog, adding the new header (Picmonkey customized, thank you very much), as the final touch! I know I’m not the best of graphic artists (matter of fact, I ain’t one), so I hope that in some way, you approve of the new look.

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COMING SOON!

Review: The Raven Boys (Maggie Stiefvater) and The Woken Gods (Gwenda Bond)

Blogger Bites: On Social Networking

Top Ten Tuesdays: Most Memorable Secondary Character

Special Post: Bookish Senior Superlatives

Crossover From This Week: Day of Debate on Zeroes vs Heroes

Optional: Feature and Follow / News Post

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ELSEWHERE IN THE BLOGOSPHERE

Abria discusses blogger burnouts and shares some thoughts on them.

Amanda tells us more about the importance of book reviews.

Asti shares her reasons for not requesting ARCs.

Bec shares some reasons for breaking a book buying ban.

Cayce shares some likes and dislikes when it comes to Feedly and Bloglovin’.

Cece tells us about what she thinks makes a good character.

Charlotte asks what we consider spoilers and how we avoid them in reviews.

Charlotte and Paola try to debunk some myths about Asians.

Chiara discusses the Disappearing Parent Syndrome.

Christy discusses reviewing every book we read.

Genevieve discusses the broody couple and the fun friend in YA books.

Erin shares some thoughts on the book trailer craze.

Hazel has a moved to a self-hosted site!

Helen discusses jumping on the bandwagon.

Holly also tells us what she thinks of negative book reviews.

Kelly shares some of her weird bookish habits.

Laura tells us about scheduling and managing posts.

Lindsey asks us what type of book shelf person we are.

Liza talks about reading books that include a foreign language.

Melissa talks over-hyped and under-appreciated books in a little video.

Octavia asks us what features have added the “spice of life” to our blogs.

Reem shares her thoughts on the different types of villains.

Sandy discusses the desecration of her books.

Stormy asks us about book cravings and what we do about them.

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And that’s it for this week! If I missed anything else, please don’t hesitate to tell me 🙂

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