‘This is Your Story’ Book Tag


I want to thank Sheri Dye for creating this wonderful tag! I first saw it on her blog and although I had decided to not do tags and awards anymore, this tag was too good to resist. I have been a reader all my life and all I’ve ever wanted was to write my own story. However, that’s not possible in real life so I will settle for creating my story with this tag and then daydream about it later. Do check out Sheri’s wonderful blog (especially if you like books!) by clicking here.

The Rules

  • Link back to the creator @ReadBetwixtWords
  • Answer each question by using your favorite (or TBR) book covers, characters, and stories
  • Tag a friend or two
  • And have fun with it!


Who’s writing your story?

Hmm… I’m going to have to say Jack Kerouac. This was such a hard choice to make since there are literally so many brilliant authors out there. I’ve chosen him because I think we have a lot in common and I think if we met we would like each other and get each other. I think it’s always a good idea to be similar to and get along well with the person writing your story- we don’t want to end up as villains in our own stories right?? I think, or at least hope that he would write my story like he did Dean Moriarty’s. Not always perfect but real.

on the road jack kerouac book cover - Pesquisa Google | Best travel books, Jack kerouac, Best summer reads
Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/350858627203275147/

What literary world is your story part of?

This is a tough one since I rarely read fantasy books and I feel like those have the best worlds. But I did recently read Realms of the Mist by Jude Itakali and I loved the world he created so that’s the one I’m picking!

Who will be your love-interest?

That’s an easy one. Mr. Darcy of course. It’s always been him and it’s always going to be him!

Prides & Prejudices | Pride and prejudice, Pride and prejudice book, Jane austen
Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/prides-prejudices–374361787757832109/

What will your character look like?

This was such a hard one but I would have to say Sam from perks of being a wallflower. I think she’s really cool and relatable and I would want to look like her.

The Perks Of Being A Wallflower Book Quotes. QuotesGram
Source: https://quotesgram.com/the-perks-of-being-a-wallflower-book-quotes/

What character/creature would you have by your side?

This is another difficult one but I would have to say Edward Cullen from Twilight. Before you start typing out a hate comment hear me out. If you had someone by your side wouldn’t you pick the super hot guy who was nearly impossible to kill who could read minds?? Because I would!

Twilight: Twilight Series, Book 1 by Stephenie Meyer | Audiobook | Audible.com
Source: https://www.audible.com/pd/Twilight-Twilight-Series-Book-1-Audiobook/B0032NANMW

Good, Evil, or Gray
Where does your character stand?

Most definitely grey. I have always been drawn to books with grey characters because those are most realistic. I think all humans have good and bad- just different amounts of it. I think we all make mistakes and we all make some good choices.

Will Grayson from Will Grayson, Will Grayson 

Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green
Source: https://www.google.com/search?q=will+grayson+will+grayson&client=safari&channel=mac_bm&sxsrf=APq-WBsR_CdWdTRwGiUpwN78ODU3vZGaoQ:1649502795576&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwjrtL7h7Ib3AhVQRPEDHaXFA2QQ_AUoAXoECAIQAw&biw=1440&bih=820&dpr=2#imgrc=loeRkEeDlT3UqM

What will you be? (Human, Fairy, Pirate, Princess, etc..)

Human. Good ol’ human for me. I’ve never liked fantasy much and have never wanted to be anything but human.

Jane Eyre from Jane Eyre

jane eyre book cover | Jane eyre book, Books to read, Jane eyre
Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/256705247485499013/

Who will be your nemesis?

Well I actually already have a real life nemesis but I guess I have to pick a book character for this tag. I would pick Cersei Lannister from Game of Thrones because I think she will be a worthy opponent. She is brilliant, beautiful and truly evil.

A Game of Thrones (Song of Ice and Fire): George R. R. Martin: 8601419915996: Amazon.com: Books
Source: https://www.amazon.com/Game-Thrones-Song-Ice-Fire/dp/0553103547

The Ending
How does your story end?
*Spoiler Alert!*

I think it will be a bittersweet ending because again that’s probably most realistic. I think I’ll get what I want but still won’t be happy with it or fully satisfied. Like the whole, be careful what you wish for. Kind of like these books:

Me Before You

Me Before You: The international bestselling phenomenon: Amazon.co.uk: Moyes, Jojo: 9780718157838: Books
Source: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Me-Before-You-Discover-captured/dp/0718157834

Looking For Alaska

Looking for Alaska by John Green (book cover recreation) | John green books, John green, Looking for alaska
Source: https://www.pinterest.com/pin/367536019580301668/

Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights eBook by Emily Brontë | Official Publisher Page | Simon & Schuster UK
Source: https://www.simonandschuster.co.uk/books/Wuthering-Heights/Emily-Bronte/Enriched-Classics/9781471137266

My Nominees

I don’t want to pick anyone specific now because I can’t think of anyone who deserves to be nominated but because tags and awards can be extremely time consuming and I know a lot of bloggers prefer not to do them. For that reason, I want to nominate every person reading this post. If this is something you would be interested in being a part of please do try out this tag and don’t forget to let me know when yours is up because I would love to read your answers! And if you don’t want to do the whole tag let me know what book is most like your life in the comments below!

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36 responses to “‘This is Your Story’ Book Tag”

  1. Different type of blog. Neat!

  2. Hi, enjoy all of them, and particularly your idea on “Good, Evil, or Gray”. So true. I never like black-and-white characters. I always enjoy gray. That echoes with me a lot. Also I prefer Wuthering Heights more than Jane Eyre, but I know many people would disagree. Mr Rochester is a victim of his own fate and he doesn’t fight back very much, but Heathcliff is a fighter. Very much flawed, but still he is fascinating.

    1. Thank you and I definitely get what you mean about Heathcliff. He doesn’t give up or give in and he is generally exactly what I think of when I think of a grey character. He is so flawed but at the same time he’s still a victim.

  3. Brilliant, hun, just brilliant! I would definitely read your story!
    I love that your love interest was Darcy and the character by your side would be Edward.. That would be such an interesting combination.

    And, can I just say, there’s a very dorky (and much younger) version of myself doing a happy dance in my brain right now.. I am so excited and touched that you did my tag, Pooja, thank you!

    1. Aww thanks so much!! I’m glad you liked it and I’m glad you came up with this awesome tag! I hope more people do it too cos I’m nosy and wanna read their answers 😜

      I feel like Darcy and Edward would hate each other but end up respecting their place in my life?? 😅

      1. Thank me? Thank you! I really enjoyed making this one and it would be great it more people tried it out.. I would love to see what kind of stories everyone came up with, too!

        And I agree.. I see them coming up with some kind of gentlemen’s agreement. (In my head I’m picturing Will and Jack in Pirates of the Caribbean..)

        1. I’ve already seen a couple people do the tag so yay!

          1. Really? That’s so great! *happy dance*

            (But, if you don’t mind me asking, shouldn’t the link have notified me or something? Does it do that?)

            1. If they linked to your blog you wouldn’t get a notification it’s only if they link to a specific page. The last one I saw was on zainab’s blog feel free to check it out: https://zainabchats.wordpress.com/2022/04/14/this-is-your-story-book-tag/

              And I think you’ll find more if you use the search bar to search for the tag!

              1. Ooh.. That makes sense! 😅
                You didn’t have to go out of your way to do all this but I really do appreciate it, thank you!
                And I don’t know why I forget the search bar is useful for such things.. but I do. I’ll try that out.

                Stay safe and have a fantastic weekend, Pooja, Happy Easter! 🌷

                1. No trouble at all! Haha yeah the search bar is easy to forget but super helpful.

                  Happy Easter!

                  1. Still, I’m grateful.
                    And I’m sure it will be more helpful now. I wrote myself a reminder. 😂

                    Thank you! I hope you enjoyed your Easter as well!

                    1. Oh good lol!

                      Thanks and hope you had a great Easter too!

                    2. Lol. It’s the little things sometimes.

                      And thank you! We made the best of it! 🥰

                      Stay safe!

  4. Very interesting reads. Thanks for sharing.

    1. Thanks- glad you found it interesting.

  5. Omg this is such an interesting tag! I’m definitely going to participate – even though I don’t usually do these 😆

    1. I know! I rarely do tags anymore but this one is too good to resist. Let me know when you post yours I’m so curious to read it!

      1. It’s going up in around 15 mins! 😆

        1. Ooh I’ll go check it out!

  6. This looks like fun I think I might do it as I chill and maybe put a little bit of a spin to it

    1. That would be great- let me know if you post it since I would love to read it.

  7. I love your book selection!

    1. Thanks so much!!

  8. Such a fun idea!

    1. Agreed! It was definitely a lot of fun!

  9. This is such a cool tag and honestly an excuse to rave about my dream life. I’ll definitely try it out

    1. Let me know when you post it I would love to read it!

  10. Great answers! But, ugh… Wuthering Heights. I had to read it in high school and hated it! I should probably revisit it, 30 years later…

    1. I read it in high school too but absolutely loved it lol!

  11. […] consider myself a bookworm, but I like reading so I think that this could be fun! I found this on Lifesfinewhine (Pooja’s blog), so keep on reading to see what this […]

  12. this was fun Pooja and almost makes me want to participate… but, well, you know.. hahahaha. Love all of your response. 💖💖

    1. Lol I know you’re already stretched too thin already but I’m glad you enjoyed this!

      1. I did for sure! 💖💖

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