No return and no deposit (eldelphia) wrote,
No return and no deposit

Book related meme

--Hardback or paperback?

Unless it's something really special – paperback.

--Highlight or underline?

Neither!. Hear the cries from the librarian across the aether. Ok, so may be pencil underlining many years agaon for uni.

--Lewis or Tolkien?

Tolkien without a doubt.

--E.B. White or A.A. Milne?

A. A. Milne

--T.S. Eliot or e.e. cummings?

T. S. Eliot

--Stephen King or Dean Koontz?

Not fussed but when I was into it all Stephen King

--Barnes & Noble or Borders?

Whichever is cheaper or more accessible?

--Waldenbooks or B. Dalton?


--Fantasy or science fiction?


--Horror or suspense?


--Bookmark or dogear?

Book mark with all sorts of strange things – mostly bus tickets and train tickets

-Hemingway or Faulkner?

Hemingway. Definitely.

--Fitzgerald or Steinbeck?

Steinbeck was schoolwork – Fitzgerald was a self discovered joy.

--Homer or Plato?

By choice neither, by necessity – Plato

--Geoffrey Chaucer or Edmund Spenser?

No thanks

--Pen or pencil?


--Looseleaf or notepad?

Letters, looseleaf – notepad most of the time


I beg your pardon?! No. Books in my world are classified into subject areas

--Dustjacket: on or off?

On for display but off for reading

--Novella or epic?


--John Grisham or Scott Turow?

No idea.

--J.K. Rowling or Lemony Snicket?

Not read snicket – Rowling is fun

--John Irving or John Updike?

No idea.

--Fiction or non-fiction?


--Historical biography or historical romance?


--A few pages per sitting or finish at least a chapter?

As much as possible. This has included a series – overnight.

--Short story or creative non-fiction essay?

Short story

--"It was a dark and stormy night" or "Once upon a time"?

Give me tempestuous!

--Buy or borrow?

Buy, beg, borrow but not steal.

--Book reviews or word of mouth?

All of the above and some investigating of my own.

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