Thursday, September 11, 2014

Blogiversary & Liebster Award

It's my blogiversary today! Yeah!!! I've had so much fun and had the chance to meet some great people over the course of the last year, and I hope I'll get the same from the next year!
And now let's celebrate with this drawing of a cupcake I did.
On other great news, the lovely Maggie Wilson from "Three Cheers Four Butterbeer" has nominated me for the Liebster Awards! Thank you so much, Maggie!

The rules to the Liebster Awards are these:
Thank the blogger who nominated you and link to their blog!
List 11 random facts about yourself.
Answer their 11 questions.
Nominate 11 bloggers who have less than 200 followers.
Ask them 11 questions.
Let them know you have nominated them

Eleven random facts about myself:
1) I used to be really tomboyish when I was a child, but I've grown into a girly girl. 
2) I'm ambidextrous
3) When I was a child, there was a book I loved so much that I had it memorized, and would tell my mother when she had to turn the page. 
4) I got my ears pierced the week before I turned thirteen 
5) I have an older sister
6) I know how to knit
7) If I'm stressed, singing always makes me feel better  
8) I am a huge mythology lover, I have favorite gods and everything
9) If I could pick any historical period to live in, I'd stay in this historical period
10) Sometimes I think that the "Italians are fixated with pasta" cliché is an exaggeration, but then I remember that I was distraught when I found out that the house I spent a week in in England didn't have the utensils necessary to cook pasta. 
11) I have always loved to read, as far back as I can remember. 

Maggie's questions are:
1) What is your favorite book cover?
Right now I really love the cover to Joanne Harris's Gospel of Loki (which by the way is a fantastic book and I will be doing a review of it soon!)
2) What was or is your most anticipated new release of 2014?
Probably City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare, since it's the last installment of a series I loved.
3) E-books or physical books?
E-books, since they take up less space, they weigh less and I can buy them whenever I want.
4) Buy your own books or go the library and why?
Buy my own books, since I reread the books I like several times.
5) Favorite contemporary and why?
Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, it really made me want to start working on my novel again, and it's so heart-warming!
6) What genres of books do you most enjoy reading?
Speculative fiction, definitely, mostly fantasy.
7) Where are you from?
8) What is your favorite place to read?
Any place that allows me to change my position often.
9) The weirdest book you have ever read?
That's a though one, I'd say probably Smoke and Mirrors, by Neil Gaiman
10) Fast reader or slow reader?
Fast reader
11) What is your favorite animal?
Either the hawk or the cat

My eleven questions are:
1) What book would you like to see turned into a movie/tv series and why?
2) What is your favorite fairytale?
3) What book made you fall in love with reading?
4) Who is you all-time favorite author?
5) Do you sometimes judge a book by its cover.
6) What was/is your favorite school subject?
7) What made you decide to start a blog?
8) Do you like taking personality quizzes?
9) What's the last book you read and loved?
10) What do you like to do when you're not reading?
11) If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?

I nominate:


  1. HAPPY BLOGOVERSARY! & Thanks for the nomination Sofia *love your name*

  2. Happy blogoversary and congrats on the award!

  3. Happy blogoversary! Fact #3 is pretty darn unique, and kinda cool. I'm probably more amazed than I should be simply because I totally suck at memorizing things. XD