The 7 Deadly Sins of Reading

So I was recently stalking checking out a fellow bloggers website Ramblings of a Book Junkie. She did The 7 Deadly Sins of Reading and I loved it so much I decided to try it myself. So here it goes:

GREED What is your most expensive book? What is your least expensive book?
A: My most expensive book is Harry Potter and The Deathly Hollows by JK Rowling. I bought it at Barnes and Noble. What can I say? I was one of the eager readers dying to get my hands on it.
My least expensive books are free and on my Kindle App. I happen to constantly browse Kindle’s Free Books Top 100.

WRATH—What author do you have a love/hate relationship with?
A: Sadly and it pains me to admit: Elle Casey. I love her books. I cannot stress that enough. I tend to be an obsessive reader and happen to see that occur most when I read her work. Which believe me, says something. I didn’t know it was possible to be more obsessive than I already am. Sadly, I am also a passionate reader and I regret to say that she was on the other end of one of my most passionate and angry reviews. Not my proudest moment as a reviewer. However, I can’t take back my angry words….

GLUTTONY—What book have you deliciously devoured over and over with no shame whatsoever?
A: The Harry Potter series. They tend to be my go to books. When I have nothing to read and am riddled by boredom I find myself reading the series.

SLOTH—What book have you neglected reading due to laziness?
A: Dracula by Bram Stoker. I always have the intention of reading it but as a master procrastinator it is always put on the back burner.

PRIDE—What book do you most talk about in order to sound like a very intellectual reader?
A: Native Son by Richard Wright. I read this book in high school- on my own. It felt like the longest book in the world at the time. I was proud of myself for finishing it and is also the book that started the habit of me finishing books I start.

LUST—What attributes do you find most attractive in male or female characters?
A: In a female it is strength. I love reading books that feature kick-your-ass type heroines that are physically strong. But the make it or brake it for me is if the female has inner strength.
When it comes to guys, I tend to fall (book wise) for a guy who loves or wants and has trouble expressing himself. I love when they have trouble expressing themselves but always manage to show their feelings. Actions speak louder than words, right?

ENVY—What books would you most like to receive as a gift?
A: The Kelley Armstrong Darkest Powers series. I really loved it and haven’t gotten the time to purchase them yet. (This is one of the many examples of my procrastinations.)


8 thoughts on “The 7 Deadly Sins of Reading

  1. Great post! Love the word ‘stalker’ crossed out. Made me laugh so loud my hubby called out from the kitchen to see what I was laughing at! My most expensive book was a first edition about the life of Margaret Olley, I say ‘was’ because I loaned it to my mother and she doesn’t know where it is now!

    • I’m so very happy you enjoyed my post Dianne! You have made my day! And as it turns out, I hate loaning out books. They are either never returned or they are given back full of grease and other food stains. I hate having something I take so much effort to take care of be ruined…

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