Know Thyself Tag

I was recently tagged by my friend Hannah Davies over at Tomes and Tea. This tag was created by her so make sure you go check out her post by clicking here.

This tag was created for you to sort yourself into different categories in movies/books and I’m really excited to get started!

Harry Potter

hufflepuff

I have always thought myself a Ravenclaw but recently some friends told me I was a Hufflepuff and, after reading a list of their traits, I started to agree. Out of the houses, I think these traits best describe me.

  • Dedication
  • Hard Work
  • Fair Play
  • Patience
  • Kindness
  • Tolerance
  • Unafraid of Toil
  • Loyalty

I was also unsure about Hufflepuff because I thought they had no characters that actually got any page time but my friend proved me wrong there too, reminding me that Cedric Diggory and Tonks both hailed from Hufflepuff. So now I have accepted Hufflepuff, although I’m still not sure if I don’t also have a bit of Ravenclaw in me.

Divergent

Amity (2)

I think I best fit in Amity because I hate conflict. If there is conflict between two of my friends, I will try to solve it. I get super stressed during chaotic, conflicting situations and I have always been a peacekeeper. Plus I love music and I am creative so those are just added bonuses to why I should be in this faction.

The Hunger Games

district11

I think I would probably fit best in District 11: Agriculture.  I don’t like farming too much but out of all the other districts, I would probably fit in here the best. For most of my life, my family has been big on growing our own food and being self-sustaining, so I think I would fit in this district best, even if farming isn’t my favorite thing in the world.

The Delirium Series

uncured

I have never read this series before, but Hannah told me that there are only two choices to choose from: Cured, which means you can never fall in love, and uncured which means you can fall in love. I would definitely chose uncured because, although love can hurt sometimes, it’s also something that everybody needs. It can help to heal you if you have been hurt, and taking away the ability to love shouldn’t even be an option.

Star Wars

This one was a bit of a toughie. I had no idea where I would fit in in the world of Star Wars! I took a quiz to see what my role would be in the Star Wars universe and it said I would be a Jedi. I think that I could almost be a Jedi, but I don’t know about the whole not falling in love thing. If I fell in love with someone, I don’t know if I would be able to push my feelings aside. I do value kindness and fairness but I just don’t know if I would be able to pull the whole Jedi thing off so I’m not sure who I would be.

Lord of The Rings/The Hobbit Universe

hobbit

At first when I was writing this post I thought I would be an elf. I love their home, it’s so pretty, and I also like their peacefulness and kindness but also the fact that they have a warrior spirit when they need it. But then I asked my friend and he said that I would probably be either an Elf or a Hobbit. When he said Hobbit, I started to think and realized I might indeed be a Hobbit. I love home, and peace and quiet but I have the feeling that somewhere, buried deep inside me, I also have an adventurous spirit that I am too afraid to unbury, just like Frodo and Bilbo. But I believe that, given the right push, it might uncover itself, just like Frodo and Bilbo’s did.

I took out two of the choices Hannah had in the original tag. I didn’t do Game of Thrones because I have never seen it (and don’t plan to) and I took out Percy Jackson because I have no idea which cabin I would belong to.

But Hannah told me that I could contribute a few more choices to the list. So here are a few more of my own.

Avatar: The Last Airbender

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Out of the four nations, I think I would belong to the water tribe because they are peaceful and strive to live in harmony with others. I also think it would be really cool to use my bending to heal people.

The Maze Runner

frypan

Out of all the jobs in the Glade, I think I would work best as a cook. I love making food so Cook might be a good idea for me but I also like helping people so Med-Jack would be my other choice.

And that’s all for this tag! I really hoped you liked it.

Now to tag some people.

If you do end up doing this tag, feel free to tag other bloggers to keep it going!

Hope you guys enjoyed the post and thanks again Hannah for tagging me! Until next time, remember to keep writing!

My Favorite Books

Today I will be listing a bunch of my favorite books and sorting them into categories. If you’re running low on reading material, maybe you will find these as enjoyable as I have. Let’s get started.

Books To Help You Write.

Spilling Ink: A Young Writer’s Handbook by Ellen Potter and Anne Mazer. This book is WONDERFUL! If you are a young writer looking to learn some tricks of the trade this book is a definite read. It is fun, easy to read, and the authors offer lots of tips on writing. One of the best parts about it (for me at least) is it’s open and friendly feel. If you’ve been feeling different because you’re a writer, come here and you will know that somebody out there understands what it is like.

Writing Magic: creating stories that fly by Gail Carson Levine is another one that I read when I was first starting to write. It is another instructional book on writing.

The New Baby Name Survey by Bruce Lansky. This is one of my favorite name books. It gives you tons of names along with a list of famous people with the same name and a description of what people normally associate with the name. In my mind, it is one of the best name books out there.

Books I Love.

The Maze Runner series by James Dashner. Synopsis- “A boy wakes up in a strange place, surrounded by strange people, with no memory of who he is or where he came from. As time goes on, he finds that all the people around him have the same memory loss. Strange things are happening in the place he now finds himself in, and it seems he is the cause of it all.” There are three books in the series titled The Maze Runner, The Scorch Trials, and The Death Cure. There is also a prequel called The Kill Order and in 2016 another book, called The Fever Code, is being released.

Chasing the Nightbird By Krista Russell-  Synopsis- “14 year old Lucky Valera is a whaler, who loves the sea and is planning on going with the whaling ship called The Nightbird, when he is kidnapped by his hostile half brother, who claims guardianship over him since their father died. Lucky’s brother forces him to work in a mill, stopping him from leaving with The Nightbird. But Lucky is determined to escape, even though his brother isn’t making it easy for him. At the mill, he befriends an escaped slave by the name of Daniel, who is afraid people are going to come and take him back to slavery. Will Lucky escape his older brother? And will be Daniel captured?” This book is a favorite of mine. I loved it so much.

The Clay Marble by Minfong Ho- I haven’t read this book in a long time, so excuse me if my synopsis is off, but this was one of my favorite books when I was littler so I will try my best to describe it to you. “12 year old Dara travels with her family to the Thai border. They are fugitives in a war torn Cambodia after the fall of Khmer Rouge. At the border, they meet another family, and Dara makes a friend named Jantu, who gives her a magic clay marble. Life is good, until fighting nearby forces them to flee and Dara finds herself separated from everything she loves.”

A Treasury of Christmas Tales- I’m not sure who the author of this book is but every year at Christmas time when I was younger, my mom would take out this book and read from it. It has a collection of different, short Christmas stories in it and it was a family tradition that I loved.

The Book I am Reading Now

Legend by Marie Lu- I haven’t gotten very far in this book, so I can’t really give a synopsis of it. Sorry. :/

So those are my reading suggestions. Till next time, and may many hours of reading be between then and now.