Yesterday, April 15th, was Tax Day here in the U.S., which means lots of lucky people will get refunds of over-paid taxes. Whether you’re one of them or not, what would you spend an unexpected windfall on? Say … $50? How about $500? (And, this is a reading meme, so by rights the answer should… Continue reading BTT ~ Windfall
The opposite of last week’s question: “What’s the best ‘worst’ book you’ve ever read — the one you like despite some negative reviews or features?” The book that comes to mind first when I think of answering this question is The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards. I read and blogged about TMKD in October of… Continue reading BTT ~ Best Bad Book
Tami inspired this week’s question: What book do you think should be made into a movie? And do you have any suggestions for the producers? Or, What book do you think should NEVER be made into a movie? Of the books I’ve read recently, I think that Sarah’s Keyby Tatiana de Rosnay would make a… Continue reading BTT ~ Movie Potential
We’ve all seen the lists, we’ve all thought, “I should really read that someday,” but for all of us, there are still books on “The List” that we haven’t actually gotten around to reading. Even though we know they’re fabulous. Even though we know that we’ll like them. Or that we’ll learn from them. Or… Continue reading BTT ~ The Best Book You’ve Never Read
It’s a week or two later than you’d expect, and it may be almost a trite question, but … what were your favorite books from 2008? I’ve been meaning to post my Top 10 of 2008 list for about a week now, so I was glad to learn that Booking Through Thursday‘s question this week… Continue reading BTT ~ The Best?
1. Do you get to read as much as you WANT to read? (I’m guessing #1 is an easy question for everyone?) 2. If you had (magically) more time to read–what would you read? Something educational? Classic? Comfort Reading? Escapism? Magazines? When I’m in the zone (which can last for months, weeks, days or hours)… Continue reading BTT ~ Time Is Of The Essence
Okay–here was an interesting article by Christopher Schoppa in the Washington Post. Avid readers know all too well how easy it is to acquire books — it’s the letting go that’s the difficult part. … During the past 20 years, in which books have played a significant role in both my personal and professional lives,… Continue reading BTT ~ What’s Sitting On Your Shelf?