Sunday, January 27, 2013

Liebster Blog Award

Hey guys! Just wanted to let you guys know, we got nominated for the Liebster blog award! Thank you Oana @ All Fantasy Worlds for nominating us!
What is this? Well:
Liebster Blog Award is given to upcoming bloggers that have less than 200 followers and the purpose is to get to know them since we think that they deserve it. The world "Liebster" is German and means favorite.

In order to accept and participate there are some steps:

1. Tell 11 things about yourself.
2. Answer 11 questions from the blogger who nominated you.
3. Post 11 questions for those who will be nominated by you.
4. Nominate 11 bloggers who have less than 200 followers.
5. Get in contact with those 11 bloggers in order to inform them that you nominated them.

Alrighty then! Let's start!

11 Things About Us:

1. I have three sisters and a baby brother who I love to death!
2. I have a popcorn addiction, quite strange. . .
3. I'm a volunteer at our local hospital and class secretary, but am actually not very social.
4. Call me cliche but personality in a guy matters the most to me, most pretty boys are douchey!
5. I want a white convertible Volkswagon Bug named Dixie, don't judge!
6. I get bored very easily but books are one of the only things that have stuck with me for a long time. The other? My bestie, Cassie :)
7. I get annoyed really easily but its hard for me to hate a person.
8. I've always wanted to travel but my parents are really overprotective.
9. I want to live in New York City or California.
10. I love music and listen to really random songs. . . my phone has more variety than most radio stations!

1. I have three cats, and someone told me he thought I'd end up as an old cat lady.
2. I have an older brother who I totally love, even if I don't show it, and hope he dates the sweetest girl out there.
3. I'd totally crush on a bad boy, but I'd have to be his princess :)
4. I absolutely LOVE alternative/indie/alt-rock music. Rafia makes fun of me for it, but I don't care ;)
5. If I could live anywhere, I'd either 1) have a farm in, like, New Zealand or Australia or something with my hubby or 2) have a white stucco, terra-cotta tile roofed house on a cliff overlooking the ocean in like Italy
6. Really weird but true- If I had a car, I'd get an electric blue Jeep and name her Hunter. (Pitch Perfect scene, anyone?)
7. I think girls who wear a lot of make-up, wear push-up bras, or tight clothes really shouldn't. If you can't find a guy that likes you for you, he isn't worth your time.
8. I love donuts, and ice cream is my comfort food!
9. My life's goal is to go cliff diving in Malta, Italy!!
10. My favorite color has always been blue, even when I was five.
11. If someone talked bad about someone I really, really cared for I would physically fight that person if it came down to it.

1. What other hobbies/ obsessions do you have besides reading and writing?
Rafia:Well. . .my obsessions are ramen noodles, attractive book guy characters (see below), and decorating my room! And Once Upon a Time, totally awesome show! And collecting random quotes.
I used to play soccer and I love it, but its too competitive and I'm not good at all!
I like cooking, sleeping, popcorn, and watching awesome comedy movies with my sisters.
Cassie: Ah, my strong point. Well. Kaiden Rowe, Will Herondale, that guy from Skylark (basically a lot of guy book characters), For Darkness Shows the Stars, and movies my dad and I watch together :)
I also do lacrosse, but I'm not great at it.
I used to run, but then I had a really mean cross-country coach so I quit.
I love painting and drawing, but usually don't get to.
I really want to cliff jump.
Ice cream.

2. Do you lend your books to friends?
Rafia: Yes! I don't normally buy books, but when I do. . .
Cassie: YEAH! Well, if they want one. But a lot of the time just with Rafia :)

3. Have you ever convinced someone who hasn't read a book in their life to start reading? How?
Rafia: I have tried! Actually pestered my intense math buddie who doesn't read a lot but eventually read Crewel by Gennifer Albin. Check out Cassie's review on it!
Cassie: Err. . . No. I'm afraid not :(

4. What book did you hate despite everyone saying it was awesome?
Rafia: Such a Rush by Jennifer Echols. . . loved the concept but hated everything else.
Cassie: Oh boy. Don't hate me, but I couldn't finish Across the Universe. I just . . . Couldn't.

5. Which book character would like to date and why?
Cassie: OH MY GOSH. 
Noah Shaw from The Unbecoming of Mara Dyer because he's SO sweet, funny, adorable, protective, amazing, and perfect.
Or, (but they wouldn't be so great boyfriends) Will Herondale, Gabriel from Spark, and Kaiden Rowe. They are SO swoon-worthy (and misunderstood).

Rafia: Ah . . . this is hard. . .but I have to steal Cassie's man and say Noah Shaw! He's sweet, overprotective, cares about Mara so much! And possibly Nathan from A Midsummer's Nightmare. I'm all for the good guy thing ;)

6. If your life could be turned into a movie, which actress/ actor would you like to play you and why?
Rafia: Definitely Zooey Deschanel! I love her quirkiness and bangs that I know I can't pull off.
Cassie: Ah . . . Well. I'd have to go with Emma Stone. She's pretty awesome.

7. Which is your favorite villain?
Rafia: Very difficult. . . But I love Warner from Shatter Me, especially after reading Destroy Me.
The Magister from Infernal Devices. . .weird but he's an evil genius.
Cassie: Ooooooh! This is good.
Warner from Shatter Me. OH YEAH.
The Darkling. I LOVE HIM.
Sebastian from TMI. He's so messed up, I love it.
SETH. From the Covenant series. At least, I'm hoping he's evil.
The list goes on . . .

8. Is there a genre you would never read?
Rafia: Hmm, probably not! I tend to go through phases with different genres and I don't think I've missed any yet!
Cassie: Ummm, not really. Although there are some I would TRY not to read, if possible.

9. Which is your favorite classic novel?
Rafia: Definitely Pride and Prejudice and Jane Eyre! I have a thing for Jane Austen and Bronte.
Cassie: I haven't read many, but I do like Jane Austen books

10.What magic power would you like to have and why?
Rafia:Mind reading, always wanted to know others thoughts and it'll keep me entertained in class ;)
Cassie: Being able to control the elements- so cool.

11. Who is your favorite author and what question would you ask him/ her if you had the chance?
Rafia:Taherah Mafi- How on earth did you come up with Shatter Me? And why am I so divided between Adam and Warner?! This has never happened . . .
Cassie: Leigh Bardugo- How did you even come up with Shadow and Bone?? And what about the Darkling? What's up with him? (I LOVE HIM [don't know what that says about me . . .])

We nominate the following bloggers for the Liebster Blog Award:

1. Liana @ Book Addict.
2. Heather B @ Owlnestly Book Reviews
3. Nuzaifa @ Say it with books
4. Rhomy @ I know that Book!
5. Carmen @Shadows of the Past
6. Fam Min @The Bookling
7. Kayla @ Ramblings of a Book Junkie
8. Gemini Rising @Gemini Rising
9. Raafia @ The Peanut butter Fairy
10. Annie & Demi @ Characterized Book Reviews
11. Anacrasia @ Reading with Anacrasia

And here are the questions for our nominees:

1. If you could choose one book to be made into a movie, which one would you choose?

2. When people ask you what your hobbies are, do you include reading/ writing in them? Why or why not?

3. If you could be the inspiration for one author's book/ series, what author would you hope to inspire?

4. Have you ever gone into a rant about a book with someone? If so, what book and what were you saying? If not, what book could you see yourself doing that with, and what would you say?

5. What's your favorite genre and why?

6. If you could get inside the head of one character/author, whom would it be, and why?

7. If you could meet one character you've always wished you could date, and there was an immediate spark between you two, whom would it be and what would you do?

8. Say your whole book collection got burned down, and you have only twenty dollars to spend on books right now. What books would you immediately buy?

9. If you could tell a heroine a piece of advice, who'd you tell it to and what would it be?

10. What part in a book do you secretly like, even though you shouldn't? (villain obsessed with the girl, good guy being snubbed, prude turned player...)

11. What's the funniest line you've read in a book?

Please don't forget to leave me a link to your post if you choose to accept the Liebster Blog Award! We're really looking forward to reading your answers!


  1. Thanks for accepting the award!

    Loved your answers! :)
    Everyone loves Warner from "Shatter Me". I have to admit I liked him more than Adam from the very beginning. I haven't read "Destroy Me" yet, but I'm going to if Warner is so hot in it.

  2. Thank you for thinking about me, too!I already got nominated for the Liebster award by Oana from All fantasy World, so I will add your name to the list of people that nominated me, on the post I made about the Liebster award!

  3. Thank you so much,Rafia & Cassie! :)
    Since I've been already nominated like carmens007(^) I've added you guys to my list of nominators.

    Loved reading your post-We all seem to want a piece of Warner!:D