Hello! Welcome to SF Girl Reads, a blog about the bookish life of a San Francisco girl and thank you for dropping by!
My name is Connie and I am a San Francisco native who works in a bookshop in the city by the bay. When I am not at work, I can found with a book in front of face or wandering the neighborhoods of the city. Below is a lovely bookish survey if you wish to know more about me. I would also like to add a disclaimer that all opinions found on this blog is purely mine and not associated with my workplace at all. This blog is personal.
Contact me at: sfgirlreads [at] gmail [dot] com.
ABC Bookish Survey
Author You’ve Read The Most Books From: Sarah Dessen. I’ve read all 10 of them.)
Best Sequel Ever: Dreams of Gods and Monsters by Laini Taylor. Oh man, the first book is this brilliant epic love story and wham, she hits you in book two with a war story. So good!
Currently Reading: Great by Sara Benincasa
Drink of Choice While Reading: None – if I’m absorbed in the book, forget food or drink. I’m completely focused on the story.
E-Reader or Physical Books: Always physical books, but I do have an e-reader.
Favorite Fictional Character: Elizabeth Bennett from Pride & Prejudice
Glad You Gave This Book A Chance: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe by Benjamin Alire Saenz
Hidden Gem Book: Chime by Franny Billingsley
Important Moments of Your Reading Life: Joining the book review group at the library which led me to discovering a bookstore gem and my first and current job as a bookseller.
Just Finished: What I Thought Was True by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Kinds of Books You Won’t Read: Most types of non-fiction.
Longest Book You’ve Read: Les Miserables by Victor Hugo
Major “Book Hangover” Because Of: Daughter of Smoke and Bone trilogy
Number of Books You Own: over 250
One Book That You Have Read Multiple Times: Daughter of Smoke and Bone by Laini Taylor
Preferred Place to Read: In bed under the covers
Quote From A Book That Inspires You: “It’s like falling in love, finding your best friend.” – Code Name Verity
Reading Regret: The Twilight series – not the first book, but the subsequent two. I never did finish it and probably never will.
Series You Started and Need to Finish: Matched series by Ally Condie and I am one away from finishing Ally Carter’s Gallagher Girls series
Three Of Your All-Time Favorite Books: Pride & Prejudice by Jane Austen, Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery, and Mists of Avalon by Marion Zimmer Bradley
Unapologetic Fan Of: Hunger Games, Sherlock and Doctor Who
Worst Bookish Habit: acquiring more books than I can read fast enough – my tar pile is monstrous
Very Excited For This Release More Than Any Other: Isla and the Happily Ever After by Stephanie Perkins
X-Marks The Spot: (start on your bookshelf and count to the 5th book): The Strange & Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender
Your Latest Book Purchase: Two BBC’s Sherlock titles
ZZZ-Snatcher (last book that kept you up WAY late): I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson
(survey completed March 28, 2014)