Sunday, June 15, 2014

3 Liebster Nominations~ Thank you all for making this blog a success! :)

Njkinny's World of Books & Stuff got nominated for a Liebster and this is my sixth nomination. Thank you to Shelley and Greg from  2 Book Lovers Reviews, Saptarshi Prachi from Read Write All The Time and Tamara Bass from The Avid Book Collector for nominating me..:)


RULES:
  • Thank the blogger who nominated you.
  • Answer the 11 questions asked by whoever nominated you
  • Ask 11 new questions to 7 bloggers with less than 200 followers. You cannot re-nominate the blog that nominated you
  • Go to their blog and tell them they have been nominated!

##1-- Here are my answers to Greg and Shelley's questions. :)

1- If you could meet any fictional character out of any novel that you've read, who would it be…and why? 


I would love to meet and solve a case with Sherlock Holmes, Hercule Poirot or Miss Marple. Anyone or all would be great. :) :)

2- Pick-up, sports car, or mini-van…what best describes you? 


Sports car, I guess.


3- If you were stranded on a deserted island, what would be the only thing you would have with you? (nothing that would save you, and not a book.) 


OMG..I hope I am never stranded anywhere. I would pray for my husband to come rescue me. :)

4- You are in the last book that you've read, where are you? 


In 18th century England.


5- Coffee, tea, wine or water. What is your drink of choice? 


Tea.


6- What is your biggest challenge as a blogger? 


Engage more and more people to come follow and read my posts.


7- If you could meet anyone (alive or dead) and spend one hour with them, who would you choose and why?


I would love to meet Agatha Christie and try to understand how she wrote such ingenious stories.


8- Earthquake, tornado, hurricane, or zombie apocalypse…which are you most prepared for? Which are you least prepared for? 


I am not prepared for any of these but least prepared for zombie apocalypse.


9- If you could travel for free anywhere in the world, where would you go? 


Ireland. I have read so much about the beauty of the place. I would definitely like to feel that kind of serenity and peace.


10- If you could go back in time, what musical or theatrical person would you want to encounter?


Alfred Hitchcock. He was ingenious in his planning and execution of shows that still thrill us.


11- Who is your go-to author? You know, the author who always brings you into your reading zone when you need that “fix” or “lift”? 


Agatha Christie.

##2-- Here are my answers to Saptarshi's questions. :)

1- If you had to choose between taking a flashlight or your books during an emergency and you could take only one of the two things, what would you choose?

If a flashlight was needed then I would choose that else I would pick my fav. books. :)

2- Favorite food?


Dosa.

3- Favorite music?


Depends on my mood.

4- Who is your favorite book boyfriend?


I don't keep book boyfriends. I have the best boyfriend in my life who keeps me happy and so I don't feel the need for book boyfriends. :)

5-How did you come up with your blog's name?


I was known by the name Njkinny and so when I thought of starting a blog I named it after my name. :)

6-What book are you most looking forward to reading later on this year or next year?


I am looking forward to rereading the HP series, the Twilight series and the BlackDagger Brotherhood series.

7- How many books are in your TBR pile right now?


Too many to count and they keep on increasing. I like hoarding books. :)

8- Do you play any instruments or want to learn how to play any instrument?


I played sitar in school and want to restart my practise.

9- Favorite hobby besides reading books?


Gardening and watching mystery/crime series.

10- Top five favorite books and authors?


The Sherlock Holmes books by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
All books by Agatha Christie
All books by Monica McLean
The MacGregor Series by Nora Roberts
The HP series by J.K. Rowling

11- Favorite place (home, backyard, another city, state, country, beach...)?


Home, Goa, Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

##3- Here are my answers to Tamara's questions. :)


1- If you had a magic lamp, what would you wish for?

Peace and satisfaction.

2- Is there one thing about yourself that you would like to change or are you totally comfortable with the way you are?

I would not change anything about me. I am unique as I am. :)

3- If you could live anywhere in the world, where would you choose to live and why?

I haven't decided on a specific place but would definitely choose a place with plenty greenery, pleasant climate and peaceful living away from the chaos of the city.

4- If you could be someone else for a day, who would it be and why?

I would love to be a princess for a day, just to experience their life.

5- What kind of music do you listen to?

I opt for music depending on my mood at that moment.

6- What is the thing you most regret not doing?

I regret not keeping track of age. I didn't notice when I reached eighteen and then twenty five. I would definitely have savored those moments better. I plan on savoring my next twenty something birthday. :)

7- What is your favorite quote?

Live like there is no tomorrow. 

8- What did you want to be when you were a child?

I went from archaeologist to teacher to news reporter to a social worker to RJ and finally became an engineer. But I am still searching for the perfect role for myself. :)

9- If you were to write the story of your life, what might be the title?

Happily Ever After and After.

10- What is your favorite movie?

Too many to count. The recent is How To Train Your Dragon 2.

11- If you could be any animal for day, what would you be and why?

I would be an hawk and feel its magnificence while also experiencing the thrill of flying mighty and high.




I dont know have any new blogs to nominate at the moment and so I am not nominating anyone. If you think you deserve a Liebster do leave a comment and I'll duly nominate you. :)


Thanks for nominating me and making me feel special Shelley and Greg from  2 Book Lovers ReviewsSaptarshi Prachi from Read Write All The Time and Tamara Bass from The Avid Book Collector. :)

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