The DC Universe Book Tag (Original)

I’ve made another book tag! Since I recently read ‘Eleanor and Park’, I’ve been inspired by comic-book-nerd Park to do a DC book tag. I’m also a huge nerd for stuff like this – Supergirl is an absolute babe, and I love the Flash.

Let’s do this!

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1. Captain Cold – a book that gave you chills.

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I have never read a book more chilling than ‘Wish Me Dead.’ It’s disgusting, and horrifying, and blood-curdling, and I never want to pick it up again. I’m not a wuss, but that book scared the shit out of me.

2. The Flash – a book that you just sped through.

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I flashed through ‘Undead and Unwed’ in just an hour or two. It was a fluffy, chick-lit read of about 250 pages, so it wasn’t hard.

3. The Riddler – a book that you tried to understand, but just got confused by.

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Oh, definitely Vonnegut’s ‘Breakfast of Champions.’ I tried this, and about 90% of it flew right over my head. I didn’t understand most of it, but I guess if I was studying it in a class, I’d understand it more then? I dunno.

4. Green Arrow – a character with arrow-sharp wit.

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This one took a bit of thought, but then I landed on ‘Fangirl’ and Reagan is the perfect candidate for this. She’s got a biting wit that seems harsh at first sight.

5. Lex Luthor – a character who is just bad to the bone.

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She’s possibly even more evil than Voldemort, and loves the colour pink – it’s Dolores Umbridge! I can already hear the groans of disgust, and I fully agree. She’s bad to the bone, not a good thing about her.

6. Hawkgirl – a character with wings of some sort.

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I know a lot of people don’t like the ‘Fallen’ series, but I do, and for this question, I choose Gabbe. She’s an angel, and she’s got a cute Southern accent – and she’s got wings of a sort, so she fits the category.

7. Vandal Savage – a character who has lived for thousands of years.

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Just like Vandal Savage himself, who has plagued the earth since the beginning of time, Aro from ‘Twilight’ is immortal, and has been around for a long, long time. Imagine how bored you’d get after a few hundred years, having done everything.

8. Supergirl – a character with a famous relative whom they keep getting compared to.

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I know it’s not technically canon, but I imagine James Potter (the Second) going to Hogwarts, and getting compared to his dad all the time. “Oh, James Potter? His dad’s the famous Harry Potter – he’s probably inherited his dad’s talent.” That’d get tiresome quickly.

9. Reverse Flash – a book that ended up being the opposite to what you thought.

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When I picked up ‘Gone’ by Michael Grant, it wasn’t what I thought it would be. I was expecting something like…I don’t really know what I was expecting, but I was surprised by how much I enjoyed the book. I wasn’t expecting it to be so good.

10. Wonder Woman – a badass female character who fights evil.

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Ooh, where do I begin? I’ve got a whole carousel of evil-fighting females in my head, going around and around, but I know I have to choose one. Hmm…let’s take a nostalgic step into my childhood, and go with Mel Beeby from the ‘Angels Unlimited’ series. These books were a big part of me reading throughout school, especially at age eleven and twelve. They’re about a girl who dies on her thirteenth birthday, and becomes a crime-fighting angel in training. They’re awesome books.

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Now to tag some awesome people!

I tag:

Rebeca @ Books And Messy Buns
Samantha @ Captivated By Fantasy
Jonathan/Aaron @ HusbandAndHusband  (I hope you guys especially like this one!)
Kim @ By Hook Or By Book

And anyone else who wants to do it. Let me know if you do, so I can read your answers.

Happy reading!

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