Thursday, September 02, 2010

A book meme

Favorite childhood book?
The Troll Music, Mr. Pine's Purple House, Pickles the Firecat, Alexander and the Terrible Horrible No Good Very Bad Day
What are you reading right now?
Stop Being Sweet Notebook
What books do you have on request at the library?
None
Bad book habit?
Buying books instead of checking them out
What do you currently have checked out at the library?
None (See Above)
Do you have an e-reader?
I use IBooks on my iPhone.
Do you prefer to read one book at a time, or several at once?
One at a time
Have your reading habits changed since starting a blog?
Not that I've noticed
Least favorite book you read recently?
?
Favorite book you’ve read recently?
The Lucky One by Nicolas Sparks
Can you read on the bus?
I don't ride the bus, but probably could read if I had to.  I read on the subway on our trip.
Favorite place to read?
In bed on a rainy day
What is your policy on book lending?
Even though I do hope books are returned, I typically only lend them if I'm okay with never getting them back.
Do you ever dog-ear books?
Not fiction books.  I have dog-eared recipe books.
Do you ever write in the margins of your books?
Only textbooks
Not even with text books?
see above
What is your favorite language to read in?
English
What makes you love a book?
Enjoyability, complexity with good resolution
What will inspire you to recommend a book?
If it made an impact on me
Have you ever read a self-help book?
yes
Favorite cookbook?
Currently one I picked up in Amish Country
Most inspirational book you’ve read this year (fiction or non-fiction)?
The Bible
Favorite reading snack?
Depends on my mood
If you could read in a foreign language, which language would you chose?
Latin
Most intimidating book you’ve ever read?
Hmm... Intimidating like hard to get into or content?  Not sure.
Most intimidating book you’re too nervous to begin?
same
Favorite Poet?
Alfred Lord Tennyson
How many books do you usually have checked out of the library at any given time?
none
How often have you returned book to the library unread?
very infrequently.  If I do check a book out, I read it.
Favorite fictional character?
Anne Shirley
Favorite fictional villain?
Unknown
Books I’m most likely to bring on vacation?
Easy reads - popular fiction
The longest I’ve gone without reading.
I am always reading something...
Name a book that you could/would not finish.
Founding Mothers
What distracts you easily when you’re reading?
The kids
Favorite film adaptation of a novel?
Anne of Green Gables
Most disappointing film adaptation?
Gone with the Wind ~ left so much out!
The most money I’ve ever spent in the bookstore at one time?
Probably over $200
How often do you skim a book before reading it?
Not usually
What would cause you to stop reading a book half-way through?
I don't do this very often.  If it's just SUPER hard to get into, I guess I might.
Do you like to keep your books organized?
of course
Do you prefer to keep books or give them away once you’ve read them?
I used to hoard them, but recently I've gotten into giving them away
Are there any books you’ve been avoiding?
no
Name a book that made you angry.
Angry?  I remember not liking "I know this much is true" but not being able to quit reading it.
A book you didn’t expect to like but did?
The Twilight Series
A book that you expected to like but didn’t?
Can't think of one at the moment
Favorite guilt-free, pleasure reading?
Anything by Nicolas Sparks

1 comment:

Mim Smith Faro said...

I'm playing along :) Come read my answers.