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Halloweentown Book Tag

Halloweentown is such a great movie and I love watching it every year in October. So when I saw this tag I knew I had to do it, the questions are so fun. The original creator is Bookish Coffee Blog.

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QUESTIONS:

Halloween gives kids ideas about there being magic

1) Name a book that is full of magicBurn for Me (Hidden Legacy #1) by Ilona Andrews – The magic in this book is interesting as it’s passed down through generations and each magic user is a different rank.

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Halloween is cool!

2) Name one book from your October TbrBeetle & the Hollowbones by Aliza Layne

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Nobody really appreciates my taste in weird stuff

3) Name a favourite underrated bookThe Exact Opposite of Okay by Laura Steven – I loved this book and I feel like I haven’t heard many people talk about it.

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The Cromwells are powerful witches, and it took the power of all of them to defeat the evil

4) Name a powerful fictional familyHouse von Hasenberg from The Consortium Rebellion trilogy by Jessie Mihalik – This series centres around the different siblings of House von Hasenberg, which is a powerful political House and each sibling had their own unique skill.

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Halloweentown was written about in a book, so maybe it’s real, maybe it’s not

5) Name a favourite non-fiction or historical fiction bookThe Air You Breathe by Frances de Pontes Peebles – This is such a beautifully written historical fiction book.

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Mayor Kalabar wants revenge

6) Name a book that you thought you would enjoy but ended up notSignal to Noise by Silvia Moreno-Garcia – I really thought I’d love this book since it has a lot of the things I like in it (friendship, characters reflecting on the past, past/present timeline) but I really disliked the main character and thought she was very selfish.

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Instant Witch’s Brew: Sometimes it works, sometimes it doesn’t

7) Name your favourite or least favourite book under 200 pagesThis Is How You Lose the Time War by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone – This is one of my favourite books and even though it’s technically over 200 pages (I think it’s around 210) I’m still counting it for this question.

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Time works differently in Halloweentown

8) Name a book that was so good it made time stopHouse of Earth and Blood by Sarah J Maas – I felt like I flew through this book, I was so enamoured by this story.

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Mortals see mortals do

9) Name a book featuring non-human characters interacting with human charactersThree Mages and a Margarita (The Guild Codex: Spellbound #1) by Annette Marie – This book is about Tori, a human, who ends up being a bartender at a magical guild.

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Luke helps save the day

10) Name a character who you thought was bad but ended up having redeeming qualitiesMurhder from The Savior (Black Dagger Brotherhood #17) by J.R. Ward – Murhder’s character had been talked about and speculated about in this series for a long time before his book and he’s been described as an unhinged character but he wasn’t nearly as unhinged as he was made out to be.

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An evil force is at work in Halloweentown. We have to put Merlin’s Talisman in the giant pumpkin to save everybody

11) Name a favourite fictional villain and heroRenegades by Marissa Meyer – I read this trilogy this year and loved it and I thought it was such a great spin on superheroes and I loved the dynamics between the villains and heroes in this book which is why I picked it for this question.

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Halloweentown is saved!

12) Name a book with a really satisfying endingThe Toll (Arc of a Scythe #3) by Neal Shusterman – I loved reading this book and seeing how the author wove this world together, I was so interested in every little detail in this last book.

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Have you watched Halloweentown? Have you read any of these books?

2 thoughts on “Halloweentown Book Tag

  1. Ah yes I loved the hero-villain mash-up / morally grey theme in Renegades. And also, I am so glad that you flew through Crescent City… I just read ACOTAR and I loved it so I will definitely be heading for other books of Sarah J. Maas. 😊

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