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I Should Have Read That Book - A Book Tag

Good morning!

While I wasn't tagged for this one, I spotted the "I Should Have Read That Book" tag over on The Hels Project and couldn't resist. A huge thanks to the creator of this tag, Beth from Books Nest, this was a lot of fun and I hope you all enjoy! 

I tag: anyone who wants to partake! No pressure. ;)


Thank the person who tagged you and link back to their post
Link to the creator’s blog ( in your post
Answer the questions below
Tag 10 others to take part

The Questions

  • A book that a certain friend is always telling you to read 
I can't even count the number of times I was told to read Harry Potter. True facts: I've never read a single Harry Potter book. I think I missed the wave when they were first published and just never caught onto the hype...

  • A book that’s been on your TBR forever and yet you still haven’t picked it up
American Gods, by Neil Gaiman. I have no idea why.

  • A book in a series you’ve started, but haven’t gotten round to finishing yet
Skulduggery Pleasant by Derek Landy - I've read the fifth book in the series but as the local library seems to have permanently misplaced the last few in this fantastic middle-grade/YA series I have yet to finish it.

  • A classic you’ve always liked the sound of, but never actually read
The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins. I even have a copy of this sitting on my bookshelf. It's considered to be one of the first detective novels ever written. And I love me some Sherlock Holmes so....why???

  • A popular book that it seems everyone but you has read
And look at that, we're circling right back around to Harry Potter. And Twilight. And 50 Shades of Grey.

  • A book that inspired a film/TV adaptation that you really love, but you just haven’t read it yet 
True Blood - the popular HBO vampire series from a billion years ago, was adapted from the Sookie Stackhouse novels. I've only read one of the books, but it was a lot more light-hearted and fun than the dark and bloody live-action series.

  • A book you see all over Instagram but haven’t picked up yet
The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas. 


  1. Great tag. I've only read the first 5 (?) Harry Potter books but tbh, I don't particularly want to read them. I just read them because I felt like I had to. Although I love the films and the storyline I just don't have this need to read the books at all.

    I did enjoy the Twilight saga when it first came out. I was 14/15 at school and my and all my friends read it and it was perfect for that time in my life.


    1. I've actually never seen the films - I've been told they're okay though.


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