Wednesday, September 16, 2009

BBAW: Reading Meme

We encourage you to be creative with this! Please choose one or two questions to answer or try to answer all the questions in five words or less. Or choose a picture to answer a question! Brevity is the goal of today!

Do you snack while you read? If so, favorite reading snack?


Do you tend to mark your books as you read, or does the idea of writing in books horrify you?

If I must: pencil.

How do you keep your place while reading a book? Bookmark? Dog-ears? Laying the book flat open?

Dog! Lay! *sigh* Damage.

Fiction, non-fiction, or both?

Mostly fiction.

Hard copy or audiobooks?

Hard copy. OF COURSE.

Are you a person who tends to read to the end of chapters, or are you able to put a book down at any point?

Must. Keep. Going. To end.

If you come across an unfamiliar word, do you stop to look it up right away?

No. Context.

What are you currently reading?

Résistance by Agnès Humbert

What is the last book you bought?

Lindqvist and Menand.

Are you the type of person that only reads one book at a time or can you read more than one at a time?

I am a monogamous reader.

Do you have a favorite time of day and/or place to read?

Afternoon sun: coffeehouse with latte.

Do you prefer series books or stand alone books?

Stand-alone complex. (Anime reference.)

Is there a specific book or author that you find yourself recommending over and over?

Unforgiving Years by Victor Serge.

How do you organize your books? (By genre, title, author’s last name, etc.?)

Non-fiction → poetry/drama → fiction → year.


claire said...

I've never heard of Cictor Serge but I'll keep that in mind. I always love recommendations from like-minded readers. :D

claire said...

I meant Victor. My baby was all over me while I was typing!

E. L. Fay said...

Have you read The Crimes of Paris? (A lot of bloggers were reviewing that one and giving it away.) Victor Serge appears as a "character" in there. It talks about his days as an anarchist in Paris.

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