Monday, 9 October 2017

The Longest Book Tag

I was tagged by The Butterfly Reader


Sorry it took me so long to actually complete this tag....I don't think I've completed this before so I'll give it a shot. If I have, sorry....my memory is terrible. 


 



The rules:

1) Make a list of the 5 longest books you've ever read

2) Select 2 of the longest books on your tbr

3) Discuss 


 4) Tag others 



1) 5 Longest books I've ever read

Note: I'm not counting nonfiction, reference books, or bindups. 
Breaking Dawn (Twilight, #4)
Breaking Dawn: 756 pages



Eclipse (Twilight, #3)


Eclipse, 629 pages



Kingdom of the Wicked (Skulduggery Pleasant, #7)



Kingdom of the Wicked, 607 pages



The Dying of the Light (Skulduggery Pleasant, #9)



The Dying of the Light, 605 pages




Mortal Coil (Skulduggery Pleasant, #5)


Mortal Coil, 604 pages




2) 2 of the longest books on my tbr


 Outlander (Outlander, #1)


Outlander, 850 pages


  


Fallocaust (Fallocaust, #1)


Fallocaust, 829 pages



3) Discuss


Well, there are some very long books out there, that's for sure. They actually kind of scare me....I prefer books that are 350-500 pages, usually. That doesn't mean that I won't read a book because its longer than that....I'm just a bit wary. Especially if it's a physical book, because my hands hurt after holding it for a while. Although I also find that when I read a book on my tablet or eReader, that it seems longer? So reading a super long book could take ages.

Some of my favourite books have been super long, though. Many of the Skulduggery Pleasant books are over 500 pages. When I love the characters and the world-building, the longer the book, the better! 


I have a bit of a personal issue when it comes to big books, though. So I'm a writer and I want to write a novel. But I keep getting into depressive episodes or school gets really busy, or I think of a better idea to write about. And I can't finish writing a novel, and then I see these authors writing 500 page novels and I feel kinda like a failure. Yeah I know, woe is me. But it does impact me as both a reader and a writer. 



Tags:


So, anyone who wants to do this is tagged! But specifically I tag Kristen at Metaphors and Moonlight and Lauren at Always Me. 



Also I'd like to apologize for not posting as often....university is really stressful already! Don't worry, I'm not on hiatus or giving up blogging, and I swear I love everyone's blogs and I will keep on blogging, but don't expect me to be too consistent with my post schedule in the upcoming months. 



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