The Book Blogger Memory Challenge

Hello, book lovers! Since it’s been a long while since I last did a tag, I decided to finally do one this Saturday and went for The Book Blogger Memory Challenge! I was tagged to do this by the awesome Kerri @ Kerri McBookNerd, who you should follow if you haven’t already done so, especially if you’re a fantasy lover! Knowing how atrocious my memory is, I’m probably gonna struggle with this one (read as: I’ll sit staring at the screen for ages trying to come up with answers)

I knew from the moment I saw this that I was going to struggle to come up with answers for many of these (lol, welp, my memory), so without further ado… Let the struggle begin? 😂

This tag was originally created by Laura @ Laura’s Book Reviews.

The Rules

  • You have to answer the prompts without using the internet or looking at your bookshelves.
  • Your answers have to all come from memory!
  • Make sure to link to the person who originally tagged you (thanks, Kerri! ❤️)
  • Once your done, you can tag five other people if you’d like.

Name a book written by an author called Michael

Jurassic Park by Michael Crichton. I started off my sci-fi journey with Michael Crichton back in 2010 when I came across his books in a second-hand bookstore in Cambodia and I ended up buying all of his books from that place soon after. Glad I remembered his name! 😂

Name a book with a dragon on the cover

The Priory of the Orange Tree by Samantha Shannon! Although I ended up really struggling to get through this great beast of a book, it’s still one of the most gorgeous covers I’ve seen. This one definitely sticks out a lot in my mind 😊

Name a book about a character called George

Uh… Curious George? 😂 (I’m honestly surprised this was the book that came to mind cos when was the last time I read a Curious George book?!)

Name a book written by an author with the surname Smith

Ugh, why is the only name coming to mind Sam Smith?! 😭 The other name coming to me is Ali Smith and I don’t even know if they’re an author? I don’t know… FAIL! 😂

Name a book set in Australia

The Dry by Jane Harper. Btw, if you’re a fan of extremely atmospheric, slow-burn mysteries with fascinating characters, I would highly recommend Harper’s books!

Name a book with the name of a month in the title

The Ten Thousand Doors of January by … I forgot the author’s name OMG 😭 BUT *evil laugh* cos I can’t believe I actually recalled a book title with a month in it!

Name a book with a knife on the cover

My Lovely Wife by… someone? 😬 This book has been on my TBR for ages and I actually remembered this one because I actually really love this cover where the wife is holding a knife and her husband’s face is reflected in it!

Name a book with the word ‘one’ in the title

Uhm… One Day by Dave Nicholls? David Nicholas? Is this even the right author? I’m truly so terrible with names and I think that this book title is correct 🤔 I think it is… I haven’t read the book yet but I did watch the movie and oof, what an emotional journey it was!

Name a book with a eponymous title

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid. Thank you to this Top Ten Tuesday post from a few weeks ago for helping jumpstart my memory for this prompt 😂

Name a book turned into a movie

The Hobbit by J.R.R Tolkien. Popular opinion time that will make the Tolkien lovers want to slay me but I loved the movie so much more than the book! 🙈

Phew, okay, that wasn’t as terrible as I thought I’d do. I did spend a lot of time staring accusingly at my screen for some of these answers but I happily only botched one answer—yay! 😅 I’m not planning to tag anyone but feel free to do this if you want!

Joanna @ The Geekish Brunette
Maria @ The Character Study
Julie @ One Book More
Elli @ AceReader
Andie @ Books, Coffee, Passion
YOU and anyone who’d like to do this tag! 😍

15 thoughts on “The Book Blogger Memory Challenge

  1. Thanks for tagging me, Dini! ❤️ I did it before I commented here, so I don’t forget to do the tag as usual! 😅
    Great job with your answers!
    Jane Harper! I have one of her books in my holds on Libby, I think it’s The Survivors.
    My Lovely Wife! I saw that one around too… didn’t even remember it while I was answering the questions.
    The Ten Thousand Doors of January didn’t even cross my mind! But I managed to answer that question.
    I had fun with my terrible memory! 😅 😂

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  2. Fantastic challenge. I love it. I’ll wait a little until I forgot your answers and then do it. I have copied the questions but I’ll come back to this after I’ve posted mine.


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