A Five Word Book Meme

Got this from About Books:

Do you snack while you read? If so, favourite reading snack?
Yup; tea/coffee/cocoa; chocolate; buttered toast.

Do you tend to mark your books as you read, or does the idea of writing in books horrify you?
Nope! Mostly pencil; many Post-Its!

How do you keep your place while reading a book? Bookmark? Dog-ears? Leaving the book flat open?
Memorise page number (also Post-Its).

Fiction, non-fiction, or both?
90% fiction, 10% autobiographies, collected letters, etc.

Hard copy or audiobooks?
Hard copy, always. With pen(cil).

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?
Usually read cover to cover.

If you come across an unfamiliar word, do you stop to look it up right away?
OED access at work only.

What are you currently reading?
The Dragon Book and LOTR.

What is the last book you bought?
The Dragon Book and Cat Who...

Are you the type of person that only reads one book at a time or can you read more than one at a time?
Generally juggling too many books.

Do you have a favourite time of day and/or place to read?
All day. Every day. Anywhere.

Do you prefer series books or stand alone books?
Both, depending on fiduciary status.

Is there a specific book or author that you find yourself recommending over and over?
Tolkien. Gabaldon. Lewis. Nesbit. Little. Pearson.

How do you organise your books? (By genre/title/author's last name, etc.?)
Favourite author groups vs. “other”.


In the bulk foods aisle in Whole Foods Market they have twist ties that are specifically wide so that one can write the item number on them. I use those as bookmarks.

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