I forgot its Thursday and I already posted something else. As a rule I don't do two posts a day. But anyway. Do visit the other post and let me know what you think of Reader's Digest Condensed editions. Onto BTT. Today’s questions is (are) Which do you prefer? (Quick answers–we’ll do more detail at... Continue Reading →
An idea I got from The Toddled Dredge (via K for Kat). Here’s what she said: “So here today I present to you an Unread Books Challenge. Give me the list or take a picture of all the books you have stacked on your bedside table, hidden under the bed or standing in your shelf... Continue Reading →
BTT: Do you read Celebrity memoirs?
Do you read celebrity memoirs? Which ones have you read or do you want to read? Which nonexistent celebrity memoirs would you like to see? uummm....generally no. I do skim through them if I come across any in the bookstore or the library. But I don't really read them from cover to cover. Although I... Continue Reading →
Now that summer is here (in the northern hemisphere, anyway), what is the most “Summery” book you can think of? The one that captures the essence of summer for you? (I’m not asking for you to list your ideal “beach reading,” you understand, but the book that you can read at any time of year... Continue Reading →
BTT: Fantasy and Sci-Fi…
One of my favorite sci-fi authors (Sharon Lee) has declared June 23rd Fantasy and Science Fiction Writers Day. As she puts it: So! In my Official Capacity as a writer of science fiction and fantasy, I hereby proclaim June 23 Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Day! A day of celebration and wonder! A day for... Continue Reading →
BTT: What niche books do YOU read?
But then there are books that only YOU read. Instructional manuals for fly-fishing. How-to books for spinning yarn. How to cook the perfect souffle. Rebuilding car engines in three easy steps. Dog training for dummies. Rewiring your house without electrocuting yourself. Tips on how to build a NASCAR course in your backyard. Stuff like that.... Continue Reading →
BTT: How many books can you recall in 15 mins?
I saw this over at Shelley’s, and thought it sounded like a great question for all of you: “This can be a quick one. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes.” Okay, here... Continue Reading →
Do you want to forget anything you’ve read?
In the perfect follow-up to last week’s question, as suggested by C in DC: Is there a book that you wish you could “unread”? One that you disliked so thoroughly you wish you could just forget that you ever read it? If a book is that bad, I'm sure I wouldn't have completed it. There... Continue Reading →
BTT: A Second First time?
What book would you love to be able to read again for the first time? (Interestingly, I thought that I had thought this one up myself, but when I started scrolling through the Suggestions, found that Rebecca had suggested almost exactly this question a couple months ago. So, we both get credit!) There are quite... Continue Reading →
Book Gluttony! Are your eyes bigger than your book belly? Do you have a habit of buying up books far quicker than you could possibly read them? Have you had to curb your book buying habits until you can catch up with yourself? Or are you a controlled buyer, only purchasing books when you have... Continue Reading →