Booking Through Thursday: Preferences
July 23, 2009
Which do you prefer? (My answers are in green)
Reading something frivolous? Or something serious? Depends on my mood…usually serious
Paperbacks? Or hardcovers? Paperbacks…easier to hold, bend, etc.
Fiction? Or nonfiction? Definitely fiction
Poetry? Or prose? Prose, except in the case of a very few exceptions
Biographies? Or autobiographies? Autobiographies
History? Or historical fiction? Historical fiction
Series? Or stand-alones? Either, as long as it’s good!
Classics? Or best-sellers? Whatever appeals to me at the time…usually contemporary fiction
Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose? I like them both if they’re done well and hate them if they’re not
Plots? Or stream-of-consciousness? Plots or thoughts, but not stream-of-consciousness!
Long books? Or short? Medium to long
Illustrated? Or non-illustrated? Non, or minimally
Borrowed? Or owned? Borrowed, then owned if I like it!
New? Or used? Used if I can find it, new if I can’t (working in a bookstore helps!)