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The Outstanding Blogger #2 | Liebester Award #2

I’m so excited that I’ve been given the opportunity to do both of these again!!

First up, April @ Booked Till Midnight nominated me for the Outstanding Blogger award

Thank YOU!!! Please go check out April’s blog and follow if you aren’t already. She’s the coolest!

Rules:

  • Provide a link back to the creators original post 
  • Answer the questions provided
  • Create 7 unique questions
  • Nominate 10 bloggers. Ensure that they are aware of their nomination. Neither the award’s creator, nor the blogger that nominated you, can be nominated.
  • At the end of 2020, every blog that ping-backs the creator’s original post will be entered to win the 2020 Outstanding Blogger Award.

April’s Questions:

1. What is an oddly specific trope you adore?

The Grumpy One & the Sunshine One. Especially when the Grump is actually soft in the center while the sunshine is more of a knife. I don’t read enough of this & it’s a big ole tragedy.

2. What is your favorite figure of speech?

Oxymoron’s are my favorite. Bittersweet and deafening silence are a two I enjoy.

3. What is your favorite song right now?

IvyWillowLongStoryShortNoBodyNoCrime  LOL  Basically the evermore album is my favorite.

4. What season is your favorite?

Autumn/fall I just love how it makes me feel. It’s very pretty too but it just feels like a new start is beginning and I just love that.

5. Book quote you absolutely adore?

“Angry mothers raise daughters fierce enough to fight wolves.”― Nghi Vo, The Empress of Salt and Fortune

6. If you had a sword what would you name it?

Night’s Edge. A play on Knife’s Edge LOL

7. If you could turn into any food for the day, what would it be?

Cinnamon roll. It’s warm, smells wonderful and it’s just delicious. Wait,, what was the question?? LOL

Thanks again to April for these amazing questions I loved answering them 🙂

I nominate:

Erin @ Rins Reads

Cat @ This is One For the Books

My questions are:

1. On your quest to the fabled Lands of Old your path is blocked by a flying fire breathing dragon how do you get past it?

2. You’re reading an old broken book you found discarded behind a curio when you accidentally summon, what?

3. Over the river and through the woods does not in fact lead to your grandmother’s house where does it take you?

4. Your mode of transportation from here on out can either be a hot air balloon, or a horse drawn carriage, which are you choosing?

5. The Order of Magical Entities has invited you to join them in protecting magic how do you plan to protect the magic?

6. You wish to swim in the starlight sky but you’ll settle for fishing out a wish from the stars, to do so you have to lose one important thing to you, what is it?

7. What are these reindeer games they won’t let Rudolph play?

As always please never feel pressure to do this if you can’t or don’t want too.



My second nomination for the Liebester Award courtesy of Pilar @ The Bookworm Shelf Go follow her she’s funny & I always love reading her posts!

Rules:

  • Thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.
  • Nominate 11 bloggers.
  • Ask your nominees 11 questions.
  • Notify your 11 nominees.

Pilar’s Questions:

1. Favorite Ship?

Hmm, Percy and Annabeth. I like them separately but I also really like their dynamic together plus I’m a sucker for friends to lovers.

2. Favorite blog post you have ever written?

Movies vs Books, I had a lot of fun putting it together. It started off as a project I did for myself before I ever contemplated blogging. It also seems like everyone else enjoyed it too. So thanks!!

3. Most disappointing book you’ve read this year?

Spoilers for my End of Year post but it was The King of Crows by Libba Bray. The last in a series that was wholly enjoyable and great and to end it like that, disappointing indeed.

4. The longest book you have ever read?

According to Goodreads if I don’t count bound ups then its Queen of Air & Darkness by Cassandra Clare.

5. Any series that you’re currently watching or movies that you saw recently?

I’m terrible at watching things but as of the moment being the holiday season I have been watching How the Grinch Stole Christmas both editions, & Home Alone.   

6. If you were a god/goddess of any one thing, what would it be?

Goddess of  Magical Worlds, invoking my name in a doorway would allow you to cross into another.

7. What is one of your biggest pet peeves?

Mine is a petty pet peeve because I’ve had it for so long. Once upon a time, CD’s were how we used to listen to music & inside a booklet was included of some images & lyrics until one day they stopped putting all the lyrics inside. So to the internet we took to find out what was being said in these songs and what was discovered is a TON of songs included words like breathing/breath/breathe & people do not know the difference between breathe with an E, and breath. I would have to constantly check and recheck that my understanding was correct because it happened so frequently. Now, I’m not holy mad at the blessed souls who did what the music industry should have been providing but LORD, it was an exhausting experience. To sum up I hate whoever decided to stop putting lyrics in the booklets. The End.    

8. Name three things that you love doing (besides reading and writing). Why do you love them?

Designing & Crafting are my next biggest loves after reading. I love seeing a vision in my head come together in real life it’s just a different kind of magic. The third thing is playing with my animals. I have a cat & dog and they are just so much fun. 

9. A witch, a siren, & a fairy godmother are all in need of an apprentice. Who do you chose to go with?

It’s not every day I get to answer my own questions! Definitely going with Witch, I teach them to be a human and they teach me a recipe to prolong the life of my pets.

10. If you could have anything right now, what would you ask for?

All my bills paid off for the rest of my life. Haha does that count because I think it should lol

11. Tell me a weird/ fun fact about you.

In eighth grade I literally won an award (a plaque to be exact) for READING. I didn’t even know that was possible. I also believe it was the only award I actually got at that ceremony LOL So, if you didn’t think I was a reading nerd before, now you do!

Thanks again to Pilar for these amazing questions!!

I nominate:

Emilie @ Chronicles of a Bibliomaniac

Julia @ Stormy Reads Girl

My Questions are:

1. You’ve discovered an elixir that will give you magic but every time you use magic you age a year, will you consume the magical elixir?

2. What would you do if you could be Karma for a day?

3. A planet almost exclusively water has to have mermaids but what else does it contain?

4. If you had the chance to create your own Realm what would you call it?

5. You are the first to encounter the elusive BigFoot what is the first thing you will ask them?

6. The Tooth Fairy implies there are other specific fairies, what kind of specific fairy are you?

7. What do you think the Tooth Fairy does with all those teeth?

8. You are a nature witch that means you grow magic like plants, there’s a season for different kinds of spells, what season would harvest dreaming droughts?

9. The vampire community is looking for better PR they’re tired of being called suckers and ask you for help, how would you help them?

10. An Evil Sorcerer, a Shape Shifting Fae, & a Sea Witch have teamed up together to take you down, who are you enlisting to help you fight them?   

11. A wizened old wizard pays you a visit asking for help on taking over his clients while he finds his pet dragon, Fluffy, his clients are ogres trying to divest from the meat industry, are you going to help the wizard out?

As always please never feel pressure to do this if you can’t or don’t want too.


Thanks for reading 🙂

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14 thoughts on “The Outstanding Blogger #2 | Liebester Award #2”

  1. I am with you on the whole ‘no lyrics in the CD booklet’ pet peeve. I prefer having physical CD rather than just a digital file on my laptop anyway and I always liked to flick through the booklets to check the lyrics I didn’t quite catch. I think some CDs might still do it though because out of curiosity, I’ve just gone through the booklet of my newest CD purchase and it does have the lyrics!!

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  2. I’m obsessed with evermore too!! It’s just too good 😍

    Your answer for the god/goddess question is AMAZING!!! How did you come up with that 😱🤩 I think your pet peeve is justified, and I’ve also noticed that so many people don’t know the difference between breath and breathe!! For a long time I thought I was the one with the confusion 😅 Having your bills payed for life is a great idea for a wish, I think I want to change my answer 😆

    Loved your post Alicia!! And congrats on the awards ☺️

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