Getting to Know Me – Book Blog Tag + Giveaway

Books:

Can you stop reading at any time, or does it have to be a certain page or chapter? 

Beginning of a chapter. I’ll also stop if there are breaks throughout the chapter.

Do you eat or drink anything while reading?

No eating. Sometimes I will have a tea or soda next to me.

Can you read listening to music or watching TV?

No. Too distracting for me.

One book at a time, or several at once?

I like to read one book at a time. Easier to keep track and remember the story.

Reading at home or everywhere?

I tend to read at home if I can.

Reading out loud or silently in your head?

Silently.

Do you read ahead, or skip pages?

Sometimes I will catch myself looking, but I am trying to stop myself.

Breaking the spine or keeping it new?

New. I like to keep my books nice.

Do you write books, or just read them?

Mostly reading. I write occasionally.

5 of my favorite books: (In no particular order)

  1. Infernal Devices series
  2. Inheritance Cycle series
  3. The Book Thief
  4. Darker Shade of Magic series
  5. Illuminae Files

What is the last book you read?

Last book I finished was Verity by Colleen Hoover. Currently reading Bridge of Clay by Markus Zusak.

What is your favorite genre?

I read young adult and adult fiction, fantasy, sci-fi, and historical fiction. My favorite would be young adult fantasy.

What are your thoughts on audiobooks?

Just not for me.

Physical or ebooks?

Technically, I have a kindle and I use it on occasion. However, I love physical books.

What’s your favorite fictional world?

Close call between Red London from ADSOM and 19th London from Infernal Devices.

What books got you into blogging/writing?

I don’t know if I have a specific book for this answer, but I would say the Inheritance Cycle fueled my desire to read.


About me:

Name:

Tyler Galbreth

Name meaning:

Tile Maker

Named after anyone:

No

Hair color:

Brown

Hair length:

Short, usually buzzcut.

Eye color:

Brown

My birthday:

November 3

Height:

5′ 4″

Place of birth:

Southern California

Currently Living:

Oregon

Star Sign:

Scorpio

Best feature:

I would like to consider myself smart.

Braces:

Not anymore, in high school

Piercings:

None

Tattoos:

One on my left forearm. Quote saying ‘We live and breathe words” <– Wanna guess what book that’s from??

Right or Left Handed:

Left-handed

Pets:

Siblings:

2 half-brothers, ages 22 and 18. 1 half-sister age 16

Do you have kids:

No

How many children do you want:

Depends, but at the moment, I don’t know if I would want any.

What would you name your children:

Girl – Athena after the greek goddess of wisdom. IDK about boy.

Marriage:

I hope so.

What did you want to be when you grow up:

It changed a few times as I grew up. Police officer, Psychologist, and now Author.

Career goals:

I’m in my 20’s so I am still trying to figure things out.

Hobbies:

Reading, video games, listening to music, writing.

Five random facts about me:

  1. I have a speech impediment. I can’t say my r’s.
  2. I have only been to 3 states; California, Oregon, Washington.
  3. I don’t know how to swim.
  4. I have never met my biological father
  5. I’m interested by Greek mythology.

Favorite:

Five favorite films: (In no particular order)

  1. Armageddon
  2. Billy Madison
  3. Despicable Me 1,2,3
  4. Talladega Nights

Five favorite songs: (In no particular order)

  1. Anything by NF. He is my FAVORITE. But I will choose Therapy Session by NF.
  2. Details in the Fabric by Jason Mraz
  3. Three Cheers for Five Years (Acoustic) by Mayday Parade
  4. Play Crack the Sky by Brand New
  5. I Don’t Want to Miss a Thing – Aerosmith

I listen to a lot of 90’s alternative and early 2000’s pop punk.

TV shows:

  • Live PD
  • Manifest
  • Blue Bloods
  • Impractical Jokers

YouTubers:

  • Gabbyreads
  • Seagull
  • Emongg
  • Harbleu
  • Timthetatman

Food:

  • Nutter Butters
  • Potato Salad
  • Anything Cherry flavored – OBSESSED

Drinks:

  • Arnold Palmer (Half ice tea/half lemonade)
  • Soda (Dr. Pepper is the best)

Animals:

Three Favorites:

  1. Penguins
  2. Polar Bears
  3. Platypus

Restaurants:

If I eat out, Applebee’s.

Fast food: Popeye’s and Taco Bell

Shops:

Target, Barnes and Noble, Amazon store.

Perfume: 

No

Smells:

Not really something I’ve thought about much.

Colors:

If I had to choose, blue?

Music genre:

90’s pop/alternative, 2000’s pop punk

Musician:

NF

Sport to watch:

Football


First:

Holiday:

If this means first vacation, Disneyland.

Concert:

NF, only concert I’ve been to.

Best friend: 

Throughout grade school, his name was William.


Currently:

Feeling:

Excited

Eating:

Not currently eating

Watching:

Emongg, a Twitch streamer

Wearing:

Pajamas


Do you:

Believe in miracles:

Somewhat, it may be more of a hope than anything else.

Believe in love at first sight:

I hope so.

Believe in ghosts:

No

Believe in aliens:

No

Believe in soulmates:

I hope so.

Believe in Heaven/Hell:

No

Believe in kissing on the first date: 

Sure

Believe in yourself: 

Not all the time.


What:

If you won the lottery, what would you buy:

BOOKS. My own personal library.

Your favorite/worst subject in High School:

Favorite is math, worst is spanish

Subject you were best at?

Math

Sports do you play/Have you played:

Used to play baseball, basketball, soccer. A long time ago.

Phone – (iOS v Android):

iPhone all the way

Something you wish you were talented at:

I wish I was more creative.

First thing you notice about people:

The way they hold themselves. How they project themselves.

On top of your bucket list:

Visit London.

3 long term goals:

  • Have my own private library one day.
  • Advocate for mental health
  • Fall in love.

3 short term goals:

  • Keep posting consistently here
  • Reach 100 followers
  • Read a variety of different types of books.

What are you doing today to help you achieve those goals:

I have been working on my blog consistently

3 things you’d take with you to a desert island:

A friend, a favorite book, and cherry pie.

Biggest accomplishment:

Graduate high school

Ideal first date for you:

A simple date. A date where we can focus on learning about each other.

Something you look for in a partner:

Understanding, trustworthy, always there for you.

Something you dislike:

Discrimination.

Special talents:

Used to know how to play the violin.

Favorite fairytale:

N/A

App you use most:

Twitter, Goodreads, Twitch

Piece of technology can you not live without:

Phone

Countries have you visited:

None

Countries would you like to visit?

England, Canada, France

Most embarrassing memory:

Throwing up in the middle of my 4th grade class.


Random final questions: 

Summer or Winter: 

Winter

Furthest you’ve ever been from home:

1 state.

If you could live anywhere in the world, where would it be:

London.

Sweet or savory:

Sweet. I have a crazy sweet tooth.

Last time you cried:

Don’t recall.

If you were another person, would you be a friend of yourself:

I would hope so

Do you use sarcasm a lot:

YES

Scary movie or happy endings:

Happy

How would you describe your fashion sense:

Plain.

Are you competitive:

Yes

Describe yourself in a single sentence:

Short person who likes sweets and books too much.

Who is your role model?:

Abraham Lincoln?

If you could give your younger self any advice what would it be:

Accept yourself and others for who they are.


Credit to:

https://ashleighbekkah.wordpress.com/

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