Blog Awards

The Mystery Blogger and Awesome Blogger Awards

Happy Friday Lovelies!

I hope you all had a lovely Thanksgiving! Today I will be posting on two more awards that I have been nominated for several times. I am aiming to have next Friday be my last “Award Friday” so I can move on to Faerie Tale Fridays. I wanted to post on the nominations I had already received because I am so grateful for each one and I have always loved connecting with you through the awards and tags! Thank you everyone for thinking of me!

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The first is the Mystery Blogger Award. I was nominated by the awesome Siobhans Novelties / My Life as a Sports Fangirl / Never Not Reading Blog / Melissa’s Book World / Stephanie’s Novel Fiction / Coffee Loving Bookaholic / The Wanderlust Reader

Check out and follow each one of these amazing bloggers! Thank you guys for the nominations! ❤

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Award Rules

  1. Put the award logo on your blog.
  2. List the rules.
  3. Thank whoever nominated you and link to their blog.
  4. Mention the creator of the award and provide a link as well.
  5. Tell your readers three things about yourself.
  6. Nominate roughly 10-20 people for this award
  7. Notify your nominees by commenting on their blogs.
  8. Ask your nominees five questions.
  9. Share a link to your best/favorite post that you’ve written

The Mystery Blogger award was created by Okoto Enigma of Okoto Enigma’s Blog.

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Three Things About Myself:

  • I may be a passionate reader, but I cannot live without music!
  • I wish I could dress in 50’s/Rockabilly Fashion every day!
  • I went so long without reading for pleasure while I was in college that I feel like I am making up for lost time!

My best post is probably my review on Gunslinger Girl, my current fav!

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Siobhan’s Questions:
  1. What was your 2017 most anticipated book that disappointed you?
    The Girl in the Tower
  2. Which books are you eagerly awaiting for 2018?
    Daughter of the Siren Queen
  3. Who’s your least favourite author? Why?
    I don’t have one at the moment.
  4. What would you like to see authors incorporate into their stories that you don’t see now?
    Characters with diabetes.
  5. Which character in a series you’d love to fight?
    Alosa from Daughter of the Pirate King!
My Life as a Sports Fangirl’s Questions:

1. What’s your favorite season?

Fall

2. Do you have any Booktube or general Youtube channel recommendations?

I don’t.

3. Who is your favorite superhero?

Wonder Woman
4. Do you like to read classics? Why or why not?

I do, depending on the classic. Most of them are very elegantly written.

5. What’s your least favorite book you’ve read this year?

The Bone Witch

Never Not Reading Blog’s Questions:
  1. If you could have any super hero be your personal body guard, who would you choose and why?
    None because they need to be out saving the world!
  2. Movies or TV?
    TV
  3. What is your favorite animal?
    Cat
  4. If you didn’t have to work for money, what would you spend your life doing?
    Reading and going to concerts
  5. What keeps you blogging?
    The connections I have made!
Melissa’s Book World’s Questions:

1. What do you love most about (book)blogging?

Sharing my love for books with other book lovers, and making amazing connections!

2. When you aren’t reading/ blogging, what hobbies and activities take up your time?

Video games, scrapbooking, and music.

3. What is your favorite book to movie conversion? Why?

The Host. I just loved the feel of the movie.

4. Do you have any pet peeves?

Bent pages.

5. How do you organize your bookshelves?

Alphabetical order usually.

Stephanie’s Novel Fiction’s Questions:
  1. What is one thing that is on your bucket list (or thing you really want to do in your lifetime)?
    Pub hopping in Scotland or Ireland!
  2. How would you describe yourself in a few words?
    Ecclectic, punky, and colorful!
  3. What is your favorite book genre?
    Your least favorite? Fantasy/ Romance
  4. Describe the perfect relaxing evening.
    Roaring fireplace, a cup of hot chocolate and baileys, and a good book.
  5. What is your guiltiest pleasure?
    A cute dress up game on my tablet.
Coffee Loving Bookaholic’s Questions:

1.) recommend one bookstore you love and tell us why you love it?

In Boone North Carolina there is a beautiful occult shop called The Dancing Moon, I think. It is full of great stuff and an amazing vibe!
2.) what were the last three books you bought?

Heir of Fire, Berserker, Invictus.
3.) if you’d win in the lottery right now, what would be the first thing you would do?

Pay off debt.
4.) if you could be any animal for one day, which one would it be?

Cat
5.) how would your perfect library/reading room look like?

Wall to wall book shelves with a fireplace in the middle and cozy chairs and a coffee bar.

The Wanderlust Reader’s Questions:
  1. WHY AND HOW DID YOU DECIDE ON YOUR BLOG NAME?

Darque Dreamer is pronounced Dark Dreamer. I came up with the name a long time ago and think of it as my online nickname. I knew I wanted to use it for my blog.

2. IF YOUR LIFE WERE TURNED INTO A MOVIE OR BOOK, WHAT WOULD THE TITLE BE?

Rockabilly Reader

3. WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE GENRE TO READ?

Fantasy

4. WHAT’S A HOBBY OF YOURS?

Scrapbooking

5. IF YOU COULD GO ANYWHERE, WHERE WOULD YOU GO?

Ireland and Scotland

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I Nominate:

Anyone who has not received this award yet! You know who you are, and if you are reading this and have never been nominated, choose a set of questions above and consider yourself nominated! ❤

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This is an award for the absolutely wonderful writers all across the blogging world. They have beautiful blogs, are kind and lovely, and always find a way to add happiness and laughter to the lives of their readers. That is what truly defines an awesome blogger.

I was nominated for this awesome award by the fantastic The Book Corps / Bookster Thoughts / Coffee Loving Bookaholic

Thank you guys! Make sure you all check out their awesome blogs! ❤

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The Rules:

  • Thank the person who nominated you.
  • Include the reason behind the award.
  • Include the banner in your post.
  • Tag it under #awesomebloggeraward in the Reader.
  • Answer the questions your nominator gave you.
  • Nominate at least 5 awesome bloggers.
  • Give your nominees 10 new questions to answer.
  • Let your nominees know that they’ve been nominated!

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The Book Corps’ Questions:
  1. What kind of genre to you refuse to read? Why?
    Erotica. I hate graphic sex.
  2. What fictional character do you relate to the most? (Book, TV, or movie character)
    Audrey Rose
  3. What is the worst ending to a book/series you’ve ever read? (Spoilers, obviously!)
    Nothing, yet.
  4. If you could travel anywhere in the world, right now, where would it be and why?
    Ireland or Scotland for the beauty, history, and culture.
  5. What is your favourite post on your blog?
    My Gunslinger Girl review because it was so easy to write and that book is still my favorite!
  6. If you could have one superpower, what would it be?
    Mind reading.
  7. Do you read fan fiction? If so, what’s your favourite one?
    I have not tried it yet. I am afraid it would ruin the feel of whatever it is about.
  8. What book are you most excited to read next year?
    Daughter of the Siren Queen
  9. Do you have any hobbies aside from reading?
    Video games, scrapbooking, and music.
  10. Are you currently watching/binge-watching a show at the moment?
    Catching back up on The Walking Dead.
Bookster Thought’s Questions:

1. Favorite quote from a book?

“Though she be but little, she be fierce.”

2. Best plot twist(s) of all time?

So far its the plot twist in The Punch Escrow. You have to read it to find out!

3. Favorite classic that few know about?

Wuthering Heights. This next generation is clueless.

4. If you can only read poetry or plays for the rest of your life, which would you choose?

None, haha! I love them, but would never read them for the rest of my life!

5. A character the majority loves but you don’t?

Hermione. In the movie she is so snobby.

6. Literary trope(s) that you like best?

Strong female character!

7. How do you pick your next read?

Order of requirement, lol. Requests first, then mood.

8. A book character that’s the most like you?

Probably Audrey Rose since she is determined, stubborn, and above the times.

9. Do you read multiple books at the same time or do you stick to one until you’re done?

I do now. It took some getting used to.

10. A book you’d like a movie/TV adaptation for?

All Patricia Cornwell books. Gunslinger Girl. Vengeance Road.

Coffee Loving Bookaholic’s Questions:

1.) what food would you recommend everyone to try at least once?

Mac and cheese burger!
2.) which character do you love with a burning passion?

Kaz Brekker
3.) do you prefer reading in first or third person? present or past tense?

Both, depending on the story.
4.) if you could spend a day in any city, where would it be?

Paris
5.) do you collect anything other than books?

Dragons, faeries, and plushies.
6.) what was your favorite movie to watch as a kid?

Willow
7.) what do you spend most of your time doing?

Reading, blogging, and playing video games.
8.) tell us something about yourself?

I am very ecclectic with my music and fashion taste. I go from goth to rockabilly to hippy, and classical to metal to dubstep.
9.) favorite smell?

Pumpkin
10.) what’s your favorite love triangle that actually worked??

Celaena, Dorian, and Chaol in Throne of Glass.

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I Nominate:

Anyone reading this who has not been nominated yet, because you are all awesome! If I had the time, I would nominated each blogger I am following!

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26 thoughts on “The Mystery Blogger and Awesome Blogger Awards

  1. Oh Patricia Cornwell’s books would make for a good TV adaptation. I went off the books a while ago but there’s enough crime and drama in them for an action-packed and intriguing show. There is always the market for a crime drama based on forensics so I bet it would be picked up almost instantly.

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      1. Oh no, that sucks. I think I actually bought most of mine when I was at university because I knew I would read them very quickly and they wouldn’t take away too much time from the readings I had to look at.

        I started re-reading them earlier on in the year and whilst I thought they were okay and interesting, they weren’t as good as I first thought them to be. I only got to book 3 or 4 but it was around that point where there was a big time gap between two of the books (I think two and three) and it threw me. I do want to continue re-reading them though, even if they are no longer the crime books I automatically reach for.

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      2. It will. Maybe you can find some in a charity shop or online for cheap somewhere. It might just be my charity shops but I tend to always see at least one of the books on the shelves. Or the library. In fact I think I have some missing books too so the library might be worth using.

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