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Once upon a time Mandy @ Book Princess Reviews tagged me to do the How to Train Your Dragon Book Tag. Thanks Mandy! And if you bessies don’t know Mandy, well, what are you waiting for? Head over to her blog because she’s got royalty in there! She’s a princess hey! I know it’s been a while but I still wanna do this tag.
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Hiccup started out as a failure to his people. He wasn’t adept at dragon killing. Suddenly, he knows the ins and outs of the creatures he is supposed to despise. He becomes popular, and in turn he tries to use his fame to create an alliance between the humans and the dragons. In the end, he changes the minds and hearts of everyone in Berk.
Uhm… does this book counts?
I don’t actually have any interest in it in the first place. I kept ignoring it in my shelf before but when I finally read it, I found that it was actually a great book!
Astrid is the fierce female viking. She is strong and smart, the perfect contender to be a dragon killer. She is suspicious of Hiccup and eventually discovers his secret. Once she sees the beauty in and of the dragons, she is usually by Hiccup’s side. She stands for her beliefs and helps her friend to the very end.
Uh-huh, this is kind of hard for me because I have a lot of definition of strong female character. Here are some strongest female character for me.
Annabeth Chase from Percy Jackson series by Rick Riordan
Arianna from The Alchemists of Loom by Elise Kova
Sparrow from Sparrow by L.J. Shen
Kacey Cleary from Ten Tiny Breaths by K.A Tucker
3 from The Animal Under the Fur by E.J. Mellow
Mispha from Waiting for Regina by Curtis W. Jackson
Stoick the Vast. He is the leader of the vikings of Berk. He is strong, determined, and caring. He can be thoughtless, but he does feel responsible for his people. He loves his family. After a while, he sees reason and recognizes his son’s greatness. He is a proud man, but he is even more proud of his son in the end.
Well this is hard for I can’t think of anything that is a leader. My definition of leader might not be the same with your definition though so maybe that’s what made this part hard.
But I’m going to put my brother, Percy Jackson, here. I know he’s not the leader type most of us know but his fellow demigods follow him and they also look up to him. He connects with his fellow demigods and he treats them like family. And for me, that’s a leader. 😀
Valka goes out on her own to live with the dragons. She knows untold secrets and comes out of nowhere in the second movie. She sees the world in a different light, like her son. Nowadays, most books are a part of a series. Authors have a hard time containing their words and creative worlds = lucky us!
The Catastrophic History of You and Me. I didn’t expected the twist of the book. This book is one of those books that I was blind for the plot twist. And it surprised me, big.
Gobber is loyal and funny. He is a teacher, friend, blacksmith, and so much more. He supports Stoick and Valka, Hiccup, and all others. “He’s a bit gruff, but his heart is always in the right place.” (credit) If you were Gobber, which book characters would you ship?
Dude, this is hard. I ship all the ships from the books I read. There. Easy answer. 😄
Snotlout is impulsive. He speaks his mind and does what he wants. He is rude and also flirty. If he was a book lover, I’m sure he would buy a book because of an enticing cover, intriguing synopsis, or just because he can. Is there a book that you bought simply because?
Oh this is easy. Torment by Lauren Kate. Talk about impulse! I bought this book because of the cover and I bought it immediately I didn’t even know this was part of a series! While I was reading it, I really feel like I’m missing something big. It turns out I was missing the whole book one. Wtf. -_- Yeah. Now I need to reread the book 2 but I need to read the book 1 first. Though I’m kind of already reading the first book. But yeah, kind of. 😄
Family and friends are the most important aspect in one’s life. Sometimes the representations in books are optimal (while other times the representation is non-existent) Books can contain perfect, desirable relationships that we all want to be a part of, so choose a book with a family or friend bond that you wish were real in your own life.
The Demigod squad! Don’t tell me you didn’t see that one coming? Haha! I love their friendship so much because even though they can’t read each other’s thoughts they know when something is up and bothering their mates. 😀 And they trust each other so much despite coming from two different camps and basically two different mythologies and just met not a very long time ago. That’s friendship. 😀
Also, the squad of Mara from Mara Dyer Series! I know, that’s a bit weird for me to pick but then I’m a weird specimen so… but yeah. I like the friendship bond of Mara and her friends because they are all twisted and all things not normal but they stuck together. They’ve been through a lot but they are together. And because they are not normal, they’re fun. Haha!
Fishlegs is intelligent. He knows dragons by the book, and by the book only. He inspires knowledge in himself and in others. As with Fishlegs, sometimes books make one want to learn something new, research a new topic, try a new experience, or go somewhere exciting. Name a book that makes you want to expand you horizons.
Sensing Light by Mark Jacobson. Well, I’ve learned a lot from this book not just about AIDS and stuff but also about life and the struggles of it and also friendship. This is a good book. A historical fiction that felt like not a fiction at all. 😀
Toothless is a Night Fury. He is the only one left of his kind, making him extremely rare. He is loyal, fast, intelligent, and cute. Find the bookish equivalent to Toothless, a novel that is not read too often/under-hyped that you adore.
The Alchemists of Loom by Elise Kova. It’s not a secret to you bessies how much I love this book. And it’s really a good book! You should really check it out!
Those in the Boulder Class are solid and resilient. Meatlug in particular is tough, obstinate, slow, and lazy. Sometimes it is hard to pick up the motivation one needs to complete a task. Other times, there are bumps in the road, rocky obstacles that get in one’s way. Despite the struggle, we have to rise about the challenge and persevere.
Nico di Angelo from the Percy Jackson series. Nico has been through a lot of stuff, and I mean a lot. He’s supposed to be old but he’s not because he’s got stuck at the Casino Hotel before. And then his sister died and then a revelation happened after that. But still, Nico stayed strong and I admired him for that.
Not much is known about the Mystery Class, hence the name. Dragons in this class are cunning and stealthy making them feared above the others. Barf and Belch are a part of this conundrum. While they share one body, each head has its own personality. To be effective they must work together.
The 5th Horseman by James Patterson. One of the mystery books I’ve read that I didn’t solved all the mystery. Because I thought there’s only that mystery but it turns out there was still more.
“Sharp Class dragons are vain and prideful, and they all possess sharp body parts.” (credit) These dragons are sleek and shine, honor and self-respect. They are beautiful and graceful with their pointed limbs and they know it.
I remember this one girl from The Ghost Huntress series. This girl is really vain that I kind of hated her at some point. But then when she changed, well. Haha! Still, she’s vain.
Stoker dragons are small and unruly. They can literally set themselves on fire making them hotheaded. This class is an explosion in a tiny package. Find a book that is small, in physical size or page number, that is full of action, mystery, or willful characters.
Yup. This book fits the description just right.
Rare, powerful, inflexible, and loyal. These are some of the descriptor words for a dragon in the Strike Class. More prominent traits of the Strike Class also include blazing speed, cleverness, strength, and navigation. They are very rare, but very mighty. They are like a wild mustang horse: hard to train but loyal in the end.
I’ve read the Titan’s Curse in one sitting, about 2 or 3 hours. Haha!
As the title suggests, Tigal dragons are associated with water, specifically the ocean. Those in this class are usually larger than most other classes. Water can be soothing, but not with dragons. For most book lovers, we enjoy a relaxing read near the water (as long as your book doesn’t get wet). For dragons, find a book that matches their habitat in setting.
Haha! Yes! It’s the Dirty Deeds Series by J. Daniels. The first book is Four Letter Word and the second is Hit the Spot. Both are in a beach and both have hot, surfer men! Ahh! I’m blushing so bad! Haha!
“Natural born hunters, Tracker Class dragons have a highly acute sense of smell or taste that enables them to track down and find things.” (credit) Sadly, we humans are not trackers. There are some forms of books that are hard to find, like versions from other countries, special editions, hardcopy VS. paperback, ARCs, and more. Like Stormfly, these books are a torturing “mix of beauty and brutality.”
Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng. I’ve been wanting to read this book for a long while now but every time I go to a book store, I can’t find the book. And when I decide to buy books from online, I keep forgetting to include this book. I know I’ll read this book soon!
There is a lack of knowledge about these dragons, so they have not yet been classified. They could be sorted in the future, but until then they are stuck in the shadows of information. Like debut authors and their books, they are new and haven’t had quite as much publicity and appearances in the book world to be fully understood.
I don’t have an anticipated debut author at the moment. I’m so busy waiting for the release of the series I’m already reading that I don’t have any debut author to discover. Hehe.
I don’t think I have a book I refused to read at the moment. But if I found one I’ll update this. Haha!
That’s it for this tag bessies! Since this tag happened a long time ago, I won’t be tagging anyone anymore. BUT if you want to do this tag, feel free to do it! Just make sure to mention me so I can read your answers!
Thanks for reading up to here bessies! Love you all!