book meme

Hardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market Paperback? trade paperback

Amazon or Brick and Mortar? thinking of our local brick & mortar--I'll take amazon

Barnes & Noble or Borders? Barnes & Noble

Bookmark or Dog ear? bookmark

Alphabetize by author, alphabetize by title, or random? random

Keep, Throw Away or Sell? throw away is too painful to contemplate... more than anything I give away

Keep dust jacket or toss it? keep

Read with dust jacket or remove it? read with it

Short story or novel? novel, although I do like short stories

Stop reading when tired or at chapter breaks? I try to go for the chapter breaks

“It was a dark and stormy night” or “Once upon a time”? this is a tough call... I think I'll go with "once upon a time"

Buy or Borrow? I like to borrow but usually buy

Buying choice: Book Reviews, Recommendation or Browse? recommendations, reviews and browsing (in that order)

Tidy ending or Cliffhanger? tidy ending

Morning reading, Afternoon reading or Nighttime reading? I'm equal opportunity... although lately, I've been nighttime reading

Standalone or Series? either

New or used? mostly new

Favorite book of which nobody else has heard? Eureka Street by Robert McLiam Wilson


jon said...

OK! Here's the problem. I read in bed. I just keep reading until I fall asleep. I don't stop between chapters. I usually lose my page. I have spent a week on the same page. I keep reading the same thing. It is like literary "groundhog day" and I'm Bill Murray.

jon said...

Since you are a fanof "Post Secrets", I thought you would also enjoy this.