2009: Booking Thru Thursday – Preferences

It’s been a while since I participated in BTT! Well, here goes… This week’s topic is: Which do you prefer? (Quick answers–we’ll do more detail at some later date) Reading something frivolous? Or something serious? Paperbacks? Or hardcovers? Fiction? Or Nonfiction? Poetry? Or Prose? Biographies? Or Autobiographies? History? Or Historical Fiction? Series? Or Stand-alones? Classics? Or best-sellers? Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose? Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness? Long books? Or Short? Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated? Borrowed?

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2009: Booking Thru Thursday – Storage

This week’s question is suggested by Kat: I recently got new bookshelves for my room, and I’m just loving them. Spent the afternoon putting up my books and sharing it on my blog . One of my friends asked a question and I thought it would be a great BTT question. So from Tina & myself, we’d like to know “How do you arrange your books on your shelves? Is it by author, by genre,

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2008: Booking Thru Thursday – Conditioning

I haven’t done one of these in several weeks! Months, maybe! Mariel suggested this week’s question. Are you a spine breaker? Or a dog-earer? Do you expect to keep your books in pristine condition even after you have read them? Does watching other readers bend the cover all the way round make you flinch or squeal in pain? When I was in high school, I had a friend (Hi Anna!) who was definitely not a

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2008: Booking Thru Thursday – Stories

This week’s topic: If you’re anything like me, one of your favorite reasons to read is for the story. Not for the character development and interaction. Not because of the descriptive, emotive powers of the writer. Not because of deep, literary meaning hidden beneath layers of metaphor. (Even though those are all good things.) No … it’s because you want to know what happens next? Or, um, is it just me? I definitely read for

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