The Cliches Book Tag

If you have been following my blog, you’ll probably know I’m a  big sucker for book tags.  I found this on a video by booktuber BooksAndLala, and it looked really interesting, so without any further ado(which is what every booktuber says), let’s get started.


Actions Speak Louder than Words. A book that wasn’t or couldn’t be better than the movie.

I haven’t watched that many book to movie adaptations, so I really don’t have an answer to this. I do know a book which I feel is more enjoyable than the book, that is Lord of the Rings. At least I think the first movie is, I haven’t watched the other two. Don’t kill me, Tolkien fans. This is just my opinion.

 The Grass is Always Greener on the Other Side. A rags to riches or riches to rags story.

Paper Princess by Erin Watts. The protagonist is a  young girl who leads a tough life and has to work as a stripper to pay her bills, until she is taken in by the ultra-wealthy Royals.



The Apple does not fall Far from the Tree. A parent child relationship that you love.

The relationship between Demeter and Persephone in The Dark Wife, a Hades and Persephone retelling, was really nice. Though Demeter was unable to protect her daughter all the time, they did have a good relationship.

 You Can’t Judge a Book by it’s Cover. A great book that needs a better cover.

Ready Player One by  Ernest Cline. I absolutely loved the book, but I didn’t think much of either its covers.


You Can’t Please Everyone. A book you hate that everyone loves

Hate might be too strong a word, but I wasn’t a big fan of Anna and the French Kiss by Stephanie Perkins.


What Doesn’t Kill you Makes you Stronger. What’s a book that made you a better person for having read it.

I read this book in the Chicken Soup series, called Extraordinary Teens, when I was much younger. I found it really inspiring.

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A book with a disabled character or actual blind love.

A rather obvious one is The Fault in our Stars, with Augustus Waters having lost one leg due to cancer, and also because of the character Isaac, who is blind.

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Ignorance is Bliss. A book that is bad but you just don’t want to admit it.

The Selection series by Kiera Cass. The entire series was kind of ridiculous, but all the same, I really really enjoyed reading it.

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 There is No Time Like the Present.What is your favorite contemporary book?

There are two books I’d like to mention. One is Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell, and the other is a book I read recently, Hate List by Jennifer Brown.


Better Safe than Sorry. A book you don’t want to read in case it’s bad.

Let it Snow by john Green, Maureen Johnson and Lauren Myracle. While I liked all of John Green’s books, looking back, all of them were rather similar to each other. Also, I’m not a big fan of cutesy love stories.

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So, that’s it. If you want to do this tag, feel free to do it, as I’m not tagging anyone.


6 thoughts on “The Cliches Book Tag

    1. I thought the writing was pretty average, and the plot was centred around a rather generic love triangle set in a dystopian world. However it was a really enjoyable read.

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