Hellooo, welcome back to my blog.
I’m hungover. Again. This may or may not be my second day in a row … and second weekend. 😬😂 Yesterday’s hangover was caused by Vodka Fanta Lemon and today’s because of one too many shots.
I really regret that last shot. I don’t even know what it was. I was literally about to leave and was saying my quick goodbyes because I’m not going to see anybody until Christmas and I got roped in. I think it was Jack Daniels mixed with something. I was pretty numb to it by that point. Drink responsibly kids!!
Anyways, inspired by the nausea and dry mouth I’ve felt these last two days, I thought I’d do the Drunk Book Tag!!
1. Wine Coolers: You’re 16 and you finally managed to sneak one of your mom’s Smirnoff Ices. What is one of your most guilty pleasure reads?
I went into The Deal expecting to hate it. I like reading bad books sometimes, now’s not the time to get into this odd habit of mine. Instead I binged the entire four books series in less then a week and am really fighting the urge to re-read one or two even now, just a couple of months later.
2. Beer: You’ve made it to college and are hosting your first kegger! Pick your favourite new adult or college aged book.
I want more books like I See London, I See France by Sara Mlynowski. It was so refreshing to read a fun and light-hearted read that was more mature.
We see these characters travelling through Europe in such a realistic way as they make the most of the legal drinking age being 18 as well as all the benefits Amsterdam has to offer and follow through on holiday romances.
This is a great example of a book with older characters doing age appropriate things like drinking and having sex, without the plot having to be dark and gritty or anything like that.
Tequila: You partied too hard last night and drank a liiittle too much Jose Cuervo. What’s a book that you never want to see again (or, your least favorite book)?
I know this is always my go-to answer but I never want to read The Summer I Turned Pretty by Jenny Hann ever again. I did not like this book and years later it still get’s me worked up … I might check out the first couple episodes of the adaptation though, for science (and because I like to cause myself pain).
Beer Bong: What’s a book that you read super fast?
Earlier this month I read New Moon by Stephanie Meyer in less then 24 hours after randomly deciding to re-read it in the middle of the night. To quote my friend: “what the fuck Elli??”.
SPRING BREAK!!!!: You’ve thrown your inhibitions to the wind and end up having a sexy night you’ll never forget. What is your favourite smutty read?
This isn’t necessarily my favourite but it is a really good book that got me into reading more adult romances.
I don’t see much hype for it so this is me telling you to check out Kind of Cursed by Stephanie Fournet.
This book is about a girl who swear off romance because the women in her family have a terrible luck with birth control which is the last thing she needs now that she’s the sole guardian of her three younger siblings.
Screwdriver: What the most twisted (HEH) book you’ve ever read?
My Dark Vanessa by Kate Elizabeth Russell made my skin crawl.
There were times when I was reading this when I forgot this was fiction. The way we see Vanessa’s perspective as a teenager when she’s being groomed before going back to present day when she’s realising what their relationship actually was.
Not only was reading about the abuse horrific but how it effected Vanessa all those years later and reading about her processing what really happened was just as hard to read about.
Long Island Ice Tea: The melting pot of alcoholic beverages. What is one of your favourite diverse reads?
I can’t decide which one to plug and mention so I’m going with both. Again, not sure if I’d class them in my “favourites” but both The Black Flamingo by Dean Ata and Like a Love Story by Abdi Nazemian were very insightful and educational for me as they focus on topics I didn’t know much about at all.
Sex on the Beach: A drink that’s great in theory, but wasn’t exactly all it was cracked up to be. What is a book that just didn’t live up to the hype?
… the Bloodlines series by Richelle Mead. I was so excited to read about Sydney and Adrian who I loved separately in Vampire Academy and even more excited to read about them working together. I hate to say this but I’m three books in at this point and really not feeling it.
Wine: You’ve just gone through a rough break-up, so you park yourself in bed with your favourite bottle of wine, some ice-cream, and a bucket for your tears. Name a book that made you cry out all of your feels.
The last book that made me emotional enough to cry was As Many Nows as I Can Get by Shana Youngdal. If you’ve been reading my blog for the last month you might know all about this book. I read it on my train trip to and from Barcelona and it made me so many things that tears leaked from my eyes, and if I hadn’t of been surrounded by a bunch of strangers, I definitely would have sobbed.
Strip Club! Your favorite naked hardback.
I haven’t read Tale of the Peculiar by Random Riggs yet, I actually got it off my shelf to read this month which reminded me how pretty it is. Considering the fact that I leave for England tomorrow (as I write this) and still have over 100+ pages of my current read, I don’t think that’s going to happen.
So there we have The Drunk Tag. I don’t plan on getting drunk for at least the next two weeks when I’m with family. They still see me as the ten year old I was when I moved abroad, I want to ease them back in when it comes to reminding them I’m 19 now. Also I need all my wits about me to deal with my extended family haha.
I’m not tagging anybody because I wasn’t tagged but if you fancy it, leave yours linked in the comments so I can check it out.
I’d love to know your thoughts and feelings on any of these books, I’d also love to know what your go-to drink is, alcoholic or not. Thanks for reading :))