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"A Book Survey I Found on the Internet
Hardback or trade paperback or mass market paperback?  Neither! Ebooks!

Amazon or brick and mortar? Ebook stores


Barnes & Noble or Borders? neither! ebooks!

Bookmark or dogear? Duh. Ebooks! The reader keeps your place!

Alphabetize by author or alphabetize by title or random? My ereader lets me switch!


Keep, throw away, or sell? Donate what few dead tree books I have to charity yard sales.


Keep dust jacket or toss it? Dust jackets?  I know not whereof you speak. Ebooks!

Read with dust jacket or remove it? See above.


Short story or novel? Novels, Hate short stories.


Collection (short stories by same author) or anthology (short stories by different authors)?  See above.

Harry Potter or Lemony Snicket? Neither. Not Twilight either. UGH!

Stop reading when tired or at chapter breaks? Stop at chapter breaks if I can keep my eyes open that long.

"It was a dark and stormy night" or "Once upon a time"? .I do hate romance if that’s what this is asking.

Buy or Borrow? Library borrowing only when ebook prices are through the roof or ebook unavailable.

New or used? N/A most of the time. Used for the few dead tree books I buy because usually they are OLD..

Buying choice: book reviews, recommendation or browse? Library Thing Recommendations usually, or from a few trusted blogs.

Tidy ending or cliffhanger? Author's choice.

Morning reading, afternoon reading or nighttime reading? When I can carve out some time and every night before sleeping.


Stand-alone or series? I prefer a series. I like to get to know my characters.

Favorite series? Song of Ice and Fire and Malazan Books of the Fallen

Favorite children's book? Trixie Belden books. Yeah, I was a tomboy.

Favorite book of which "nobody" else has heard? Julian by Gore Vidal

Favorite books read last year? River of Gods by Ian McDonald

Favorite books of all time? Lord of Light – Roger Zelazny.

Least favorite book you finished last year? The Unwritten – Mike Carey .  Obviously not a ‘graphic novel’ fan.

What are you reading right now?
Prophecy – S. J. Parris,  The Enchanted April -  Elizabeth Von Arnim, A Clubbable Woman – Reginald Hill (an audio book)


What are you reading next? Sacrilege - S. J. Parris (an LT Early Reviewer book), and on the ereader either Faceless Killers – Henning Mankell, or Stardust – Neil Gaiman



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