This is set up by the wonderful Janie over at Bookworms Buddy, and Janelle at MrsJRodsReads. This really fun-to-do segment is basically, as the name implies, a talk each Tuesday about a book-related topic.
And this week's topic is:
If books were allowed scents to signify content, What would your favourite author's books smell like?
This sounds a little bit sinister but possibly blood. I read a lot of books that are gory and feature a lot of death. Please don't think i'm a serial killer!
I really love the Iremonger Trilogy by Edward Carey and I think that would smell of ash, smoke and sewage. I can almost smell it now.
I think Harry Potter would be a blood-like smell mixed with fireworks and dust. I'd like to think it's an exciting smell but ancient at the same time.
Also, when I read Cinder by Marissa Meyer I kept thinking about the smell of oil and petrol. Like a greasy car smell because of Cinder's workshop. Scarlet would be a wet dog smell and blood...again. Cress would be a clinical and sterile smell, whilst Winter would be blood, sweets and cobbled streets if you can imagine that smell...
What about you?
That's it for this week's Tuesday Talks!
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