Monday, December 24, 2018

The Naughty or Nice Book Tag

The Naughty or Nice Book Tag

I originally saw this tag on Confessions of a Serial Reader! I haven't been tagged (as far as I am aware of), but I just couldn't wait to dive in! This is such a fun tag originally created by Jenniely.

Here are the rules:

  • Tag & link the person who tagged you
  • Tag and link the original creator, Jenniely
  • Tick/cross off the ones you’ve done
  • Tag another 10 people!
  • If you’ve not been tagged, go ahead and do it anyway!

Let's dive in!

The Naughty or Nice Book Tag


Received an ARC and not reviewed it- Naughty
Unfortunately I have received a few ARCs that I didn't finish reading and therefore did not review. With these books, I just could not get into them for one reason or another. If I'm reading an honest review and feel that my rating will be less than three stars, I will DNF the book rather than giving it a negative review.
 
Have less than 60% feedback rating on Netgalley- Nice
My current feedback rating is 100% on Netgalley.

Rated a book on Goodreads and promised a full review was to come on your blog (and never did)- Nice
I will only post "Review to come soon!" when it's an ARC that the publisher or author requested that I post on a certain date, and since someone is waiting on me to update that, I always make sure to go back and add my text.

Folded down the page of a book- Naughty
I will fold down the very edge of a corner of books I own when I want to mark my favorite quote or passage. I would never fold down the corner of a library book or one I am borrowing of course!

Accidentally spilled on a book- Naughty
Ugh... I've spilled tea on books far too many times.

DNFed a book this year- Nice
Oh yes. I'm marking this one as nice because it was something that I never used to do and it drove me crazy. I used to force myself through books I wasn't enjoying and life is just too short to read books you don't like!

Bought a book purely because it was pretty with no intention of reading it- Nice
Nope, not yet anyway! I only buy books that I want to read.

Read whilst you were meant to be doing something else (like homework)- Nice
Unfortunately my anxiety has never let me just relax and read when there is something else I should be doing instead.

Skim read a book- Naughty 
Oh I've definitely skimmed books many times before. Usually when I'm bored with the story and want to see if it gets any better before I decide whether or not I will DNF.

Completely missed your Goodreads goal- Nice
Not yet!

Borrowed a book and not returned it- Nice
Never.

Broke a book buying ban- Naughty
Ha! Yup. However, I think book buying bans are a bit silly. I've been much better with my restrictions lately.

Started a review, left it for ages then forgot what the book was about- Nice
Not yet! Though there are books that read before I started writing reviews that I want to reread so I can write reviews for them.

Wrote in a book you were reading- Naughty
I highlight some books I own to mark my favorite passages and I've written in many textbooks.

Finished a book and not added it to your Goodreads- Nice
I'm marking this one as nice out of technicality. I've only not added something to Goodreads when the book isn't listed on the platform.

Am I Naughty or Nice? 

Out of 15 questions, I had 9 nice and 6 naughty... so overall I'm pretty nice!

Thanks for reading!
If you haven't been tagged, but would like to take part, consider yourself tagged!

Merry Christmas Eve!

16 comments:

  1. Fun tag! You are way more nice than I would be with these questions. Merry Christmas!

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  2. Merry Christmas! I agree, DNFing is a nice thing, no sense in wasting my time!

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  3. I’m doing this tag on Thursday. It’s a little late for Christmas, but it was fun, so whatever. I think DNFing is nice, too. Especially because I don’t review books that I DNF. Those books won’t be getting a ranty 1-star review from me.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  4. I've embraced DNFing as well this year too. So freeing.

    Merry Christmas!

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  5. Yay for you not forcing yourself to finish books any more! I used to do that too, but now I just try to give them an honest chance - then I don't waste my time.

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  6. Hey Erica! Sorry it's been a long time! I was taking a break from blogging but I'm back now :)

    Belated Merry Christmas to you :) Love this tag! It seems so fun and ugh i know what you mean about DNFing books! It's so hard for me to DNF books but I'm slowly learning to. Happy holidays!

    Uma@Books.Bags.Burgers.

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    1. Absolutely no worries!! I hope you had a fun break!! :-D Merry Christmas to you as well!

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  7. I've never seen the point of buying based on cover if you aren't going to read it-seems a bit silly to me! And I agree with you about DNFing. Sometimes it just needs to be done so we can move on to something better!

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