On your nightstand now: Stephen King's The Stand.
Favorite book when you were a child: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeleine L'Engle or The Giver by Lois Lowry.
Your top five authors: Meg Cabot, Neil Gaiman, Terry Pratchett, Stephen King, Jane Austen.
Book you've faked reading: The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (I Watched the movie).
Book you are an evangelist for: American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
Book you've bought for the cover: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld (the hardcover).
Book that changed your life: The Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. Tolkien.
Favorite line from a book: "It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life." - Terry Pratchett, Discworld series.
Book you most want to read again for the first time: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee.
Book you'd take with you to a desert island: American Gods by Neil Gaiman.
Favorite quotation: "Friendship is born at that moment when one person says to another, 'What! You too? I thought I was the only one.'" - C.S. Lewis
Song that has played the most on your MP3 player: "Jungleland", Bruce Springsteen.
Best way to spend a weekend: Hanging out with my friends.
Window or Aisle: Window.
Best TV or Movie adaptation of a book: The Lord of the Rings trilogy.
Website you have spent the most time reading: Goodreads.com.

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“There once was a king, and he had three daughters…” Cadence, Johnny, Mirren, and Gat, known as the Liars, spend all their summers at the Sinclair family estate on Beechwood Island. But two summers after Cadence’s accident, a rift has formed between her and the others and she sets out to repair her relationships. As family tensions rise, Cadence has to figure out the truth behind her accident. Haunting and lyrical, e. Lockhart’s latest is a gripping tale that you won’t want to put down until the very end.
 
 
 
 
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