Hooked on books with Mrs Hible

Hi Everyone welcome to another instalment of Hooked on books. You may not know but I run a book group on Facebook called Hooked on books with Joanna Victoria which you are welcome to join to talk all things books. 

Every Wednesday I will be bringing you a brand new guest series. I’ll be featuring  some lovely bloggers  who will be sharing their answers to reading/book related questions. I hope you manage to find some more wonderful blogs to read.  If you’re a blogger and want to take part then get in touch!

This  weeks instalment features Jess from Mrs Hible 

Hi everyone I’m Jess a busy mum of three my children are 11 years old, 9 years old and 1 year old. So our house is pretty hectic. I started my blog and YouTube channel last summer when I was on my maternity leave and I really love the creative side to it all. In my spare time I really enjoy reading and I aim for at least one book a month. If I manage more then I do a serious happy dance as most evenings it’s a struggle to keep my eyes open. We also love going outdoors and visiting national Trust property’s.

What book(s) are you currently reading?
 I am currently reading Wonder By RJ Palacio

What book is next on your “to be read” list?
 Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine By Gail Honeyman

What is your favourite genre to read?
 My favourite genre to read has got to be thriller books. I love a good mystery with lots of twists and turns.

Who are some your favourite authors? 
I really enjoy books by Sophie Kinsella, Shari Lapena, JK Rowling has to be up here as Im completely obsessed with Harry Potter,Jojo Moyes and lots more.

What are your top 5 favourite books? 
The Couple Next Door- Shari Lapena, Orbiting Jupiter- Gary D Schmidt, Harry Potter and The Philosphers Stone- JK Rowling, Twilight- Stephanie Meyer and Me Before You- Jojo Moyes.

Paperback vs digital books - which do you prefer and why? 
Ive tried both but I have to settle on paperback. There is nothing better than holding a proper book. Feeling every page turn along with the smell of fresh crisp pages.

What was your favourite book or series of books as a child? 
I used to love The Worst Witch Series By Jill Murphy I remember devouring in The Worst Witch All At Sea all in one afternoon. As I loved it so much. Along with The Princess Diaries, The Babysitters club and Sweet Valley High. Jacquline Wilson was one of my favourite authors. Double Act and The Bed and Breakfast Star were my favourites.

Do you ever cheat and skip to the end of a book? Why do you do it? 
I always will look how many pages im up against when I start to read a new book. I have only ever skipped to the end once and that was the first in the Fifty Shades Of Grey series as I hated it so much I wanted to read the last page to see if it was awful all the way through.

Do you hang on to your books once you've read them? Or do you prefer to pass them on to a charity shop / a friend? 
I do a mixture of passing on to friends and family, Charity shops and I sometimes list them up on ebay. I only really keep my Harry Potter Collection and Beatrix Potter collection from childhood. Along with a few others that I have really enjoyed. The majority I get rid off otherwise our house would be overrun with books.

Do you read one book at a time or do you have multiples on the go?
 I can only read one story at a time, completley immurse myself into that story and set of characters. Ive tries reading muliple stories in the past and found it hard to keep up with each story.

Describe your ideal reading nook!
 My Ideal Reading Nook is snuggled up in my bed, wrapped in my cover keeping all cosy and warm. Hot chocolate to drink and nibbles to keep me full. 

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