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?
RONALD BILIUS WEASLEY
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?