Hello readers, bloggers, authors, and generally awesome people (who happen to love books!) and welcome to This Or That! This Or That is a feature posted every week and it works like this: each person is asked a series of This Or That/Would You Rather-type questions, some serious and some funny, and by doing so we get to learn just a bit more about our favorite bookish people! This feature is currently scheduled through April 2013 but if you would still be interested in signing up, please check out this post and fill out the form!
When I think back to my very first year as a blogger and all of the genuine, awesome bloggers I looked up to Cari is most definitely at the top of the list. She has always been so incredibly sweet and I love checking out all of her posts! She has everything from reviews to HILARIOUS video chats with some pretty awesometastic authors! Well without further ado, let’s meet the one and only Cari!
About the blogger: I started blogging in September 2009. After attending several book events around town and blogging about them I became the Social Media Expert for Blue Willow Bookshop. When I’m not browsing book catalogs I like to keep up with the latest fashion trends. I am never too busy for a new project and my secret is that coffee is a food group.
When it comes to your reading tastes are you a bigger contemporary fan or a fantasy fan?
Guardian Angels (the goody-two-shoes) or Fallen Angels (the bad boys)?
Oh this is a hard one. I’m not an angel fan so pass!
When it comes to music do you sing along or dance along?
Cowboys or rockstars?
Cowboys! Maybe it’s a Texas thing.
Do you listen to one specific type of music or mixed genres?
Yeah I’m all over the place but my go to music is country.
Okay be honest here: Do you fan-girl over your favorite authors quite enthusiastically or do you sit back quietly and stalk them?
Lol I fan girl but I can hold back. Like the time I saw Maggie Stiefvater in the bathroom but I held it together and walked out without embarrassing myself. I hope she isn’t reading this. With some authors I try and play it cool.
Do you tend to be a bigger fan of the fictional boyfriends or the fictional best friends?
Fictional boyfriend! I love you Corndog From (Stealing Parker)
Dessert time: cookies or cupcakes?
Fancy cupcakes for the win!
Are you a cat person or a dog person?
Dog person but my dogs ignore me like cats so I don’t know what to make of it.
A year without books or a year without your favorite food?
A year without food because who am I kidding I always fail at book bans.
Are you a nook girl or a kindle girl?
Books turned into movies or books turned into TV shows?
Books turned into movies! Hunger Games, Twilight, and hopefully Catching Jordan some day soon!
Team bad boy or team boy next door?
Boy next door! Jay from the Body Finder or Cricket from Lola and the Boy Next Door!
Would you rather be turned into a werewolf or a vampire?
Vampire. There Are not enough razors in the world to be a werewolf. Unless I could hang out with the guys from Raised by Wolves by Jennifer Lynn Barnes.
Would you rather read outside in the sun or inside all snuggled up with a book?
Inside. A bird once pooped on my book when I read outdoors.
Do you keep your books on bookshelves or random spots throughout the house?
My whole house is one big pile of books. I either keep them on one of the 7 bookshelves, bags, or one of my nightstands.
Do you do your reading in rooms filled with chaos or do you do your reading in pure silence?
I either read in silence or with my iPod on to drown out the outside world.
When marking the pages in your books do you use a bookmark or dog-ear your pages?
Bookmarks, hair ties, the remote, anything expect fold the page.
Do you like your books to be a part of a series or stand alone?
I prefer stand alone but I have a number of favorite series
If given the option would you take $1,000,000 or an endless supply of books?
The million because then I could use it for books, family, and fashion.
So what did you guys think? If you didn’t already think Cari was made of pure win (most definitely unlikely) you surely do now! I am also a fan of cupcakes and the boy next door (Cari was actually the one to make me read The Body Finder which in turn introduced me to Jay. Love me some Jay!) Please leave a comment below letting us know what you thought of this week’s This Or That and be sure to check out the links below to stalk…err follow/like/be-friend Cari throughout the internet!