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BTT - Preferences...

July 23, 2009
Another Thursday, another BTT! =)

This week at Booking through Thursday, they're talking preferences:
Which do you prefer? (Quick answers–we’ll do more detail at some later date)
  • Reading something frivolous? Or something serious?

  • Paperbacks? Or hardcovers?

  • Fiction? Or Nonfiction?

  • Poetry? Or Prose?

  • Biographies? Or Autobiographies?

  • History? Or Historical Fiction?

  • Series? Or Stand-alones?

  • Classics? Or best-sellers?

  • Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose?

  • Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness?

  • Long books? Or Short?

  • Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated?

  • Borrowed? Or Owned?

  • New? Or Used?

  • (Yes, I know, some of these we’ve touched on before, and some of these we might address in-depth in the future, but for today–just quick answers!)

    Hmm...
  • Reading something frivolous? Or something serious?
  • Both--depends on my mood.
  • Paperbacks? Or hardcovers?
  • Paperbacks, 'cuz they're cheaper. Unless I want to add it to my permanent collection, in which case hardcovers.
  • Fiction? Or Nonfiction?
  • Fiction.
  • Poetry? Or Prose?
  • Prose.
  • Biographies? Or Autobiographies?
  • Biographies.
  • History? Or Historical Fiction?
  • Both.
  • Series? Or Stand-alones?
  • Both.
  • Classics? Or best-sellers?
  • Depends.
  • Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose?
  • Not fruity! Ugh!
  • Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness?
  • Plots.
  • Long books? Or Short?
  • Long.
  • Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated?
  • Either.
  • Borrowed? Or Owned?
  • Owned.
  • New? Or Used?
  • New.

    Come play along!

    5 comments:

    Susan B. Evans said...

    Great answers! The name of my blog is "Well-Mannered Frivolity" - can you guess what my answer to number 1 was? It was hard to choose between some of the answers this week though...

    Melissa - Shhh I'm Reading said...

    I had to pick both for quite a few of my answers too.

    Cindy said...

    I had to pick both for some of my answers too!

    Cindy
    Socmom213@aol.com

    gautami tripathy said...

    I like short answers. I enjoyed doing it!

    Booking through preferences

    enyl said...

    •Reading something frivolous? Or something serious? each has its place

    •Paperbacks? Or hardcovers? paperbacks for fiction and hardbacks for non-fiction.


    •Fiction? Or Nonfiction? as a historian and teacher I love non-fiction, as an amatuer writer I love fiction.


    •Poetry? Or Prose? prose.


    •Biographies? Or Autobiographies? biogrophies.


    •History? Or Historical Fiction? history.


    •Series? Or Stand-alones? Ellery Queen, Perry Mason, Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple are all great examples of serials.


    •Classics? Or best-sellers? My all time favorite novel is Crime and Punishment, second place goes to The Three Musketeers; however, I read more best-sellers.


    •Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose? straight-forward prose.


    •Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness?plots.


    •Long books? Or Short? if the plot is good it doesn't matter.


    •Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated? non-illustrated for fiction, illustrated for non-fiction.


    •Borrowed? Or Owned? owned.


    •New? Or Used? new.

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