Jurassic Park Book Tag

It’s no secret that I adore Jurassic Park. Not only is it my favorite movie, but it’s also one of my favorite books. You can imagine my excitement when I learned that such a thing exists as a Jurassic Park Book Tag. I wasn’t tagged in this at all, but Camillea Reads showed me this post from the Literary Phoenix and I knew I had to do it, too!

“Spared no expense.”  ~John Hammond || A series that seems to go on forever. 

The longest series I’ve read recently is A Series of Unfortunate Events by Lemony Snicket. It takes some dedication to wade through all thirteen books! Fortunately they’re quick and easy to get through, so they don’t take that long to read.

“Life finds a way.”  ~Ian Malcolm || A book with amazingly intricate world-building. 

I’m only halfway through The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, but it’s already clear that the world-building here is incredible. I love the way the novel is formatted as stories told within this larger story. It’s easy to forget that all of this happens in such a short span of time.

“Hold on to your butts.”  ~Arnold || What’s the fastest you’ve read a book, and what book was it?

I read I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith in one sitting in Heathrow Airport as I waited for my flight from London to Boston over winter break, which was pretty fast. I was stressed about traveling and definitely grateful for the distraction!

“Mr Hammond, after careful consideration, I’ve decided not to endorse your park.”  ~Alan Grant || A book you refuse to read (or finish).

There are few books that I would flat-out refuse to ever read, so I can’t say that one even comes to mind.

“Your scientists were so preoccupied with whether they could, they didn’t stop to think if they should.”  ~Ian Malcolm || A book that left you going ‘Why?’

I love this question–so many books can apply! I’m going to go with How to be Both by Ali Smith, which I had to read for a tutorial last term. This book is so bizarre that you can’t help but wonder why she makes the writing decisions that she does.

“We need more teeth!”  ~Gray Mitchell || A book with no human MCs. 

Animal Farm by George Orwell. I’ve only ever read the Spanish translation of this book, but I love it all the same. It’s one of those books that haunts you long after you finish the final page. I’d love to read the original English sometime.

“The kids? This will give the parents nightmares.”  ~Simon Masrani || A book that terrified you.

Definitely The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood. I’ve read this book twice now and both times it has made me think twice about the direction in which our society is currently heading. I haven’t seen the TV series yet, but I can only imagine that it’s just as terrifying!

“Monster is a relative term. To a canary, a cat is a monster. We’re just used to being the cat.”   ~Henry Wu || A book that changed your perceptions on an issue/culture, etc.

I’ve talked about this book a lot on this blog, but I adored reading Girl Up by Laura Bates. It’s such a hilarious, fun, empowering read!

What are your answers to these prompts? What do you think of mine? Do you like Jurassic Park, either the book or the movie? Let me know in the comments section below!

Yours,

HOLLY

45 responses to “Jurassic Park Book Tag”

  1. I LOVE this tag!! Wonderful picks! Jurassic park is one of my all time favorites! Some of the flowers for my upcoming wedding are made from a really old and drastically damaged copy of Jurassic Park 🙂

    Erica | Erica Robyn Reads

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    1. Thanks!! 🙂 OMG your wedding flowers sound amazing ❤

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  2. What an awesome tag! Thanks so much for tagging me ❤

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  3. This is a great tag 😂 I might have to try it myself!

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    1. Definitely! Let me know, I’d love to read your answers 🙂

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  4. Oh, oh, oh! I love this tag!! I might have to steal it for myself. 😀 Jurassic Park is definitely one of my all-time favourite movies, even after having watched it more times than I can count over the past 20+ years. 🙂

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    1. Oooh definitely steal this tag! I’d love to read your answers ❤

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  5. Love it! I haven’t seen the Handmaid’s Tale TV series either. The book is scary enough! I’ll check out the TV series when it seems less like a realistic prediction of what things will look like in a few years. I don’t like my dystopia to resemeble real life so much!

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    1. I feel the same way! The Handmaid’s Tale hits a little too close to home for comfort.

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      1. I’m hoping that at some point soon it’ll return to feeling like speculative fiction and I’ll be able to watch it.

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  6. I wasn’t a fan of the book but the movies are some of my favorite movies to watch.

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    1. They’re so much fun! ❤

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  7. Handmaid’s Tale the tv show is CHILLING. Scarier than the book for sure.

    I have such mixed feelings about Ali Smith. I read There but for the a few years ago (about a man who goes to a terrible dinner party and locks himself in a room in the host’s home for several months) and LOVED it, but recently picked up The Accidental and it fell very flat for. There were some ‘experimental’ (gibberish) chapters and a manic pixie dream girl element that I could not get behind.

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    1. Ooooh I just saw There but for the in a bookshop for the first time the other day and nearly bought it. The blurb sounds so intriguing! Glad to know that you enjoyed it 🙂

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  8. I saw this tag and instantly thought it had your name written all over it. 😁

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    1. Hahaha I’m glad my love for Jurassic Park is well known! ❤

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  9. What a creative book tag! I love it when you love a book so much that you just fly through it, like you did with I Capture the Castle. I’ve wanted to read The Handmaid’s Tale for years, but I still haven’t gotten around to it.

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    1. Oooh definitely read The Handmaid’s Tale ASAP! It’s such an amazing novel.

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  10. This tag is beautiful! I can’t think of any other books, except Romeo and Juliet for the “Why?”
    I love Lemony Snicket, but I haven’t read him in a while.

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    1. Thank you! Romeo and Juliet definitely sparks a lot of “why’s” 🙂

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  11. People found my tag!! 😍😍 I had such fun creating it. In the original, each prompt had two choices. Great book choices.

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    1. Yes!! It was so fun ❤ Thanks so much for making it!

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  12. I love this tag!!! I love Jurassic Park. I definitely agree, I could read I Capture the Castle in one sitting – such a charming book!

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    1. Thanks! I Capture the Castle definitely surprised me. I was expecting a bit of a slog, but it was so lovely! ❤

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  13. […] found this tag via Holly @NutFreeNerd,  started […]

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  14. Ahhh, you were actually on the long list when I did this tag, but I whittled it down to three (I always feel a little guilty tagging? Like I’m giving someone more work). I found this tag a year ago and am glad to have revived it a little. 😀 It’s so much fun. ❤

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    1. No worries! 🙂 Got round to me eventually! It’s such a great one.

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  15. I love Jurassic Park!! The Handmaid’s Tale also terrified me tbh. It’s a pretty intense book. A book I refused to finish was Heroine Complex. I was reading it recently and I know a lot of people loved it but it just..didn’t work out for me. Maybe I wasn’t in the right mood for it but I’m thinking of returning to it at another time.

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    1. The Handmaid’s Tale is SO terrifying! It was even scarier the second time around because I knew what was going to happen and I noticed a bunch of little signs along the way.

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  17. I’ve heard so many good things about Patrick Rothfuss. I’m in such a fantasy kick that I might try his series in the near future! 🙂

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    1. I’m about halfway through The Name of the Wind (still–so busy lately!) and it’s fantastic! I had never read anything by him before, but now I definitely have to read more.

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  18. Oh cool. Great answers. I need to remember to do this one in the future!

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  19. Aww, thanks for the tag! 🙂
    I’ve seen the Jurassic Park movies, but I have yet to read the book. Do they differ a lot?

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    1. No problem! 🙂 The book and the movie are a bit different (more details in the book, etc.), but they’re pretty similar!

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  22. What a cool tag!! I love Jurassic Park 😀

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    1. Glad people are enjoying it. I had fun creating it.

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