And the nominees are …

I am very honored to tell you guys I got nominated for The Entertainer Blogger Award by the lovely Drink Coffee and Read books (make sure you’ll check out her blog ASAP!!)

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Now, the rules of this nomination are as follows:

Thank the person who nominated you and provide a link to their blog. (checkcheck, double check)

Add these rules to your post. (you are reading them right now)

Answer all the questions below. (I will!!)

Display the award picture in your post. (No worries there!)

Nominate 12 other bloggers who are funny, inspiring and most important of all ENTERTAINING! (DONE!)

Why did you start a blog in the first place?

Well, a few years a go I began to blog for a Dutch book review website called Books & Bubbles (awesome name ha?). It was so much fun, but life happened and I was too busy to read, let alone write, but the love for books never left my mind. Then a few months a go I received a lot of positive reactions to a random book-related Instagram post, I remembered I wasn’t the only book nerd in the world and started a ‘Bookstagram‘, and got really into it!

Kristin Rose Reads was born when I realised reading and writing are things that make me really really happy, and I’ve learned that’s what you have to focus on in life! So tadaa! 🙂

What is your favorite book?

You just simply can’t have a favorite book. You can however, have a favorite book by genre or a book that changed your life, or a book thats your all time favorite for now…

When I was little Matilda by Roald Dahl was all I could talk about, and I was over the moon when I could read and finish the whole book by myself!

Then I hit puberty and it will certainly not win the originality price, but I have to be honest; I read the Harry Potter series. At this very insecure stage in a young girls life it helps to have some people around (even though they are in your backpack, hidden between the pages) who’ll always be there for you, no matter what. Thats why I will always have a special place in my heart reserved for those quirky characters.

My book crush right now is Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Max Porter. It is such a beautiful essay kind of book. I am always seeking some secret of life-advice in books, and this book is one of them. It’s very difficult to explain grief, and Max Porter pulled it of in an outstanding way.

But to be honest, Everything Everything  by Nicola Yoon, Holding up the Universe by Jennifer Niven and I’ll give you the sun are now in my top 4!

Ok, this was the shortest answer I could give! Honestly!

What do you dislike the most?

In books? A very predictable storyline. (except when it’s a really cheesy novel *ahum* Nicholas Sparks *ahum*)

In life? People pretending to be someone they’re not.

What is your favourite food item from the mall?

Well, I could go on forever, but i’ll try. Anything cheese (I’m Dutch after all) and anything chocolate.

And if we are in a Dutch mall why not go to the HEMA and have a good old ‘rookworst‘. (you people think I’m crazy yet?)

What is your favourite past time?

Daydreaming about being a successful novel writer, living in a farmhouse somewhere just outside the city with my boyfriend, French bulldog and soccer team of children (i’m under a lot of pressure). We would have big summer barbecues for all of our friends with fairy lights EVERYWHERE and laughter and…  Well you get the picture I guess.

What I love to do in the meantime: Annoying my boyfriend, annoying my best friend, watching Gilmore Girls, reading, writing and wandering around the city on a lovely autumn day 🙂

I’m very proud to nominate these awesome bookish bloggers:

Book slayer reads

Beaucoupbooksblog

I’m a coffee holic bookworm

Jenacide by bibliophile

Hollie ohs book reviews

The black veil ones

Crazy insomnia bibliophile

By hook or by book

The historical diaries

Kee the reader

Mike reads

Words and other beasts

Have fun you guys!! xo

Want more? Check out my Bookstagram account!

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