Saturday, February 20, 2016

love-a-thon 2016 questionnaire


1) what is your name?
my name is sophia!
2) where in the world are you blogging from?
i'm blogging from massillon, ohio.
3) how did you get into blogging in the first place?
i got into blogging after seeing lots of other bookstagrammers' blogs and i remember thinking "that. sounds. awesome."
4) how did you come up with your blog name?
even though i'm not fluent, i love spanish, and "viva la" means "live the" so my name translates to "live the book life."
5) what genre do you review most on your blog?
i mostly review fantasy because that's my favorite, but i'll do an occasional sci-fi, dystopian, or contemporary.
6) what other types of posts do you do on your blog, apart from reviews?
cover reveals, discussions, favorite books, bookish things, random stuff. at the moment i am working on snack recipes and trying to think of other more lifestyle-ish stuff.
7) best blogging experience so far?
meeting so many fellow booklovers! i have about 2 friends in real life that enjoy reading, and my other friends tease me for it, so it's nice to have people who actually understand!
8) favorite thing about the blogging community?
the people in it, for sure. i've met some of the sweetest, most amazing friends through bookstagram & blogging!
9) name the 5 books you're most excited for this 2016!
HEARTLESS, throne of glass 5, lady midnight, crooked kingdom, the fever code (gemina, a court of mist and fury, a torch against the night, etc)
10) name the 5 books you want to read this 2016 that you didn't get to read in previous years!
daughter of smoke and bone, the darkest minds, the young elites, PERCY JACKSON, i'll give you the sun
11) what's an underrated book or series that you think everyone should read?
legend! shadow and bone! the stars never rise! a little something different!
12) which book boy or girl would be your book BFF?
13) which book boy or girl would be your boyfriend/girlfriend?
will herondale of course!
14) who would you recruit for your apocalypse squad?
celaena sardothien, william herondale, finnick odair, harry potter, and carswell thorne
15) apart from reading, what are your other hobbies or interests?
learning foreign languages! i'm currently learning spanish, i'll be taking french next year, and soon teaching myself italian and german!
16) apart from book shopping, what else do you like shopping for?
17) at a party, the DJ suddenly changes the song-- and its your song. what song would be playing?
masterpiece by jessie j or ice ice baby
18) pick out either a book you want turned into a TV show or a TV show you want turned into a book.
the lunar chronicles or throne of glass!
19) what would your dream library look like?
20) author you would want to meet and sit down to tea with?
jk rowling or sarah j maas


  1. Ah, language learning! I'm currently working toward fluency in German. It's sloooow going. XD Good luck when you get there!

    1. awesome! german is one i definitely want to learn XD and thanks! good luck to you too! :)

  2. I also really want to get to the Young Elites! I loved Legend so I'm really looking forward to it. Nice to meet you! :D
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

    1. nice to meet you too! :) i LOVED legend as well! but the ending of champion killed me :'(

  3. Hey Sophia! I love that you love languages too! I majored in both Italian and Spanish in college. SO much fun! I'm super excited for Gemina and Crooked Kingdom too! I love that reading nook! It's so cozy!

    1. that is awesome! i'm hoping to learn italian as well! and gemina and crooked kingdom are going to be fantastic! september/october 2016 is gonna be good :D

  4. You like Sarah J. Maas and Rick Riordan too? SOLD. I love both those authors and their books so much! Also, I love this community. Everyone I know is so generous, so kind and so enthusiastic, and it's wonderful. Happy Love-a-thon, and I'm so glad you joined us <3

    1. of course! and the book community is definitely one of the best things that has happened to me. thanks for hosting the love-a-thon, it was amazing and i will definitely participate again next year! :)

  5. I still need to read The Darkest Minds books, too!

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    1. i've heard they're amazing, so hopefully i'll get to read them soon! hope you get to read them soon as well! :)

  7. A billion yeses to your last answer: J.K. Rowling or Sarah J. Maas!! I mean, who doesn't love those two ladies?

    Julia Anne @ Peach Print

    1. right?! i absolutely ADORE their books! :)

  8. i needed to make the amount of comments on this post even oops