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Book Day Q&A


Lover Boy in Space
2 min readMar 7, 2023


Questions for World Book Day. Join the challenge!

My amiga, Jess the Avocado, invited me to share about some of my books read, past, present, future.

1. What was the last book you finished reading?

  • The Killing Forest by Sara Bladell (gifted by my little sister)
  • Red Rising series by Pierce Brown (haven’t read Books 4–6)

2. Tell me about something you are reading right now?

  • Successful Happiness — How to Find and Fulfill Your Passion-Driven Purpose by Dr. William G. Dickerson (given to me by my boss and friend)

3. Do you have a book in mind which you are excited to start next?

  • Love Knot Tantra by Chris Mooney-Singh (sorry I haven’t gotten through it all yet, brother)
  • Sky Tracer by Hayden Moore (book arrived, excited to visit your world soon, brother)
  • The Bad Place by Dean Koontz

4. What are 3 books you’ve read in the last few years that you loved and would recommend to other readers?

  • Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
  • N/A
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5. What were your favourite books when you were a child?

  • Chronicles of Narnia collection by C.S. Lewis
  • Nate the Great series by Marjorie W. Sharmat
  • Encyclopedia Brown series by Donald J. Sobol
  • The Boxcar Children series by Gertrude Chandler Warner
  • Pippi Longstocking collection by Astrid Lingren
  • Cam Jansen series by David A. Adler
  • Fantastic Mr. Fox (& Tales of the Unexpected, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, BFG) by Roald Dahl
  • Hatchet (& sequels) by Gary Paulsen
  • The Phantom Tollbooth by Norton Juster
  • Hundreds more…

6. What did you enjoy reading as a teenager?

  • The Player of Games by Ian M. Banks
  • Dean Koontz (One Door Away From Heaven, Phantoms, Night Chills)
  • Edgar Allen Poe (The Raven, The Red Death, Tell Tale Heart, etc)
  • Necromancer by Gordon R. Dickson
  • Enders Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry (& sequels) by Mildred D. Taylor
  • The Giver (& Gathering Blue) by Lois Lowry
  • A Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events by “Lemony Snicket” (Daniel Handler)
  • So many more, so much poetry

Thanks for inviting me Jess. It was fun to visit my past and the books that shaped me and my writing after many forgotten years. I know it’s not in-depth, but I hope you enjoy this peek into my head’s history.

Joshua Muñoz



Lover Boy in Space

Joshua Muñoz. A spaced out astronaut who paints with poetry. Welcome to my world and thanks for reading. Follow me on TikTok | Twitter | Instagram | Spotify