Harder (BBT)

Harder (BBT)

All other thing being equal, would you rather read a book that’s hard/challenging/rewarding or light/enjoyable/easy? I’d rather read a hard book. I read books to make me think and wonder. When I read for pleasure, I usually read something I can predict,...
Vacation (BBT)

Vacation (BBT)

I’m on vacation this week. I didn’t go anywhere exciting or exotic, I’m just not at work. Spending time puttering around the house, playing with the dog and … oh yeah. Reading. A lot. Do your reading habits change when you’re on vacation? Do you read more? Do you...
Oddest (BBT)

Oddest (BBT)

What’s the oddest book you’ve ever read? Did you like it? Hate it? Did it make you think? Virtual War by Gloria Skurzynski. I hated it. It was about a way to avoid the casualties of war by doing it virtually. The premise was pretty interesting, the back cover blurb...
Loud (BBT)

Loud (BBT)

1. What do you think of reading aloud/being read to? Does it bring back memories of your childhood? Your children’s childhood? 2. Does this affect the way you feel about audio books? 3. Do you now have times when you read aloud or are read to? I loved being read to,...
Public (BBT)

Public (BBT)

Do you carry books with you when you’re out and about in the world? And, do you ever try to hide the covers? I used to take my library books with me (back when I actually went to the library rather obsessively). I don’t think I’ve ever hid a cover of a...
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