Kat from Life and Other Disasters tagged me in Your Future Book Tag (after I mentioned how fun it looked), and I highly recommend you check out her life as the books have fated: it’s pretty amazing!
Pick 5 books of your own choosing and then use 1 book to answer 2 of the given questions!
Let’s do this! I can’t wait to see what the books have in store for me!
My 5 Books
Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban by J.K. Rowling
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart
Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien
1. Open book 1 to a random page. Look at the first word on the page. If it’s less than 5 letters, you will go to college. If it’s more than 5 letters, you won’t go to college. (Six of Crows)
My whole life revolves around school and going back for more degrees. I don’t know if I want to continue this pattern in a fictional future or break out and try a lack of higher education….here goes. Okay, my word was “her,” so I guess I’m going to college! Continue reading
Sarah E. from Rocky Top Real Talk posted a challenge I couldn’t resist: playing the book version of MASH. For those of you not in the know, I can only assume you were not a girl in the 90s. MASH (Mansion/Apartment/Shack/House) is a game that predicts your future! I’ve played it hundreds of times, which is I guess all the evidence I need for the existence of parallel universes. However, all those previous games pale in comparison to this one.
I’ve always played MASH with three good choices and one bad per category. That way there’s an element of realism? So while I might get the chance to marry Peeta, I might also have to ride a school bus home to Minas Morgul. As you can tell from my potential choices, I leaned heavily on fantasy and sci fi books.
I am so happy with how things turned out! Because my spiral of 8 wiped out most of the bad choices first, I wound up with a really great future! I was sad to lose out on Huan and Taggle (a talking dog and cat respectively), I am quite happy to have a flying mechanical dragon for a pet. The only category I’m disappointed in is my job. Although I’m very glad I missed out on being a Tribute, I was kind of hoping for becoming a cyborg mechanic. Oh well.
I’m super stoked to marry Eugenides (from Megan Whalen Turner’s The Thief series). Having a one-handed husband who is whiny, adventurous, and better than you is pretty much exactly the kind of man I’m attracted to. And I’ve always wanted to travel via Floo Powder! Honestly, this all sounds like a really great book. Someone write my future for me!
Try out a book MASH for yourself and let me know your future in the comments!