I have loved Aladdin since the original film was released. This year (2019) a live-action remake was released, which I thought was amazing, so I thought I would create a tag based upon the unforgettable music that made the film, musical and the original so timeless.

The Rules

  • Link back to the creator of this tag – MatFiction
  • Follow the song titles and include a book that fits the criteria
  • When you’ve finished, tag other book bloggers to spread the tag
  • Why don’t you listen to the songs while you write and read!

“Arabian Nights

a book set in a middle eastern or otherwise hot country

The Power of One

This coming-of-age story written by Bryce Courtenay is one not for the faint-hearted. It takes place in hot South Africa during World War 2 as protagonist Peekay learns to grow stronger despite his bullying when he is young. His life is forever changed when a boxer tells Peekay the secret to his success. I am soon to be releasing this review as its taking me forever to read!

“One Jump Ahead”

a book where the main character goes from ‘rags to riches’

Great Expectations

This classic written by Charles Dickens encompasses the saying from ‘rags to riches’ with the main character Pip climbing the social ladder with the help of an anonymous benefactor. If you’re a fan of classics you will enjoy this book.

“Friend Like Me”

a book with a strong friendship


Written by R. J. Palacio this contemporary fiction children’s book is a feel-good story with strong friendships. Auggie’s life gets flipped upside down when he has to go to school, but he manages to find some strong friendships despite his humiliation and bullying.

Prince Ali

a book with a monarchy

Red Queen

This book has a monarchy ruled by King Tiberius and the monarchy is a major part of the plot. As poverty-stricken Red Mare Barrow breaks into Norta’s royalty as she is found to have an ability Reds weren’t thought to possess. If you haven’t already read it I would recommend it to you as I loved it. You can read the review here.

“A Whole New World”

a book with an amazing map

The Lord of the Rings

A trilogy that sparked a genre, written by J.R.R. Tolkien, LOTR contained one of the most amazing maps ever to be seen in a fantasy book. The trilogy follows young hobbit Frodo make a quest across Middle Earth to rid the world of the One Ring. If you haven’t read the books or seen the movies do so now!


a book with a strong female protagonist

Mitford Murders

This murder mystery written by Downton Abbey expert Jessica Fellowes is lead by Louisa cannon, a nursery maid in the Mitford household. When an old women dies mysteriously in a locked train cabin Louisa sets out to solve the complex mystery which seems to lack a motive. Louisa makes a strong female heroine, leading all others to solve the whodunnit.

Have you read these books? Did you enjoy this tag? I tag every one to do this but specifically Kristin Kraves Books, Eternity Books, The Romance Book Binge and Kiera’s Bookish Thoughts as well as Reads & Reels, because of your wonderful Aladdin 2019 review!

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