I Love Spring Book Tag

Finally the snow is melting and spring is on the way. That doesn’t mean that Minnesota won’t get another snowfall, but spring snowfalls tend to be wet, heavy, and melts quickly. Let’s hope there will be no more snow! But I thought I’d take this time to do another book tag, this one themed around spring.

I found this tag on Bookmarkyourthoughts, but the original creator was Helene Jeppesen (and another Booktuber) back in 2014. It looked like a lot of fun!

1) How is Spring where you live?

Usually spring is all about melting snow, since I live in cold Minnesota. Spring in the form of blossoming flowers and lively birdsongs doesn’t actually arrive until usually June. And then the unbearable heat comes within a few weeks. But by that time, I will hopefully be living in Ohio, which has slightly more temperate climates.

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2) Most anticipated book release this Spring?

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper

I don’t usually anticipate books anymore, because I’m usually disappointed when I do. But this book, released originally in February, 2019 (though this copy is going to be released April 9, 2019), looks fascinating to me. It examines the lives of Jack the Ripper’s Canonical Five Victims (the five victims most often attributed to him). I have been fascinated with the murders for years, but to be honest I know very little of the lives of the victims before they were murdered. Thus, I’m really excited to read this book…not exactly happy for springtime, I know.

3) Show us a book cover that makes you think of Spring.

The Secret Garden

Honestly, any book with bright flowers on the cover makes me think of Spring, but this copy of The Secret Garden from 2011 Penguin Classics is just so perfect!

4) Where are you going to read this Spring?

Outside, as much as possible! During winter, I’m stuck reading in my room all the time. But in spring (especially late spring), I can finally sit outside and read! Usually I’ll sit on my deck with my dog.

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5) Find a cover with the sun on it!

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

This was a great book, but what drew me to it in the first place was the beautiful cover! It’s crazy how red the sky looks.

6) What are your favorite Spring reads?

I don’t have any. I read new books all the time, so I rarely reread books.

7) Find a book with many different colors on it.

The Vanishers

I haven’t read this book (it’s a mystery), but I saw the cover and I was like, “Wow!” That is a lot of colors. It almost hurts my eyes.

8) Whom do you tag?

As always, I’m not tagging anyone, but if you’d like to do this tag, I’d love to read your answers!

What’s your favorite Spring books? Or Spring book covers? Let me know your thoughts about spring down in the comments, follow my blog for more musings and, as always,

Best wishes in your life full of adventure,

Madame Writer

10 thoughts on “I Love Spring Book Tag

    1. The Five sounded great to me too! And yes, I love The Secret Garden! It’s an amazing child’s classic. Depending on the copy, it has the most beautiful illustrations as well. I highly recommend it, especially since it’s a pretty easy read.


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