Thursday, October 9, 2008

Booking Through Thursday

What was the last book you bought?
The Little Book by Selden Edwards
Name a book you have read MORE than once
A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving, To Kill Mockingbird by Harper Lee and The Good Earth by Pearl S. Buck
Has a book ever fundamentally changed the way you see life? If yes, what was it?
YES! A Prayer for Owen Meany by John Irving
How do you choose a book? eg. by cover design and summary, recommendations or reviews
Title, reviews and recommendations
Do you prefer Fiction or Non-Fiction?
Forever fiction!
What’s more important in a novel - beautiful writing or a gripping plot?
Must be well-written
Most loved/memorable character (character/book)
Owen Meany and more recently I've been thinking of Mammy from "Gone with the Wind" since my new grandmother name will be "Mami"
Which book or books can be found on your nightstand at the moment?

Selden Edwards "The Little Book" (it is wonderful!!!!)

What was the last book you’ve read, and when was it?
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks (last week)
Have you ever given up on a book half way in?
yes, and usually it's non-fiction


Smilingsal said...

Interesting answers. We agree on the last.

Shana said...

Tami, I LOVED A Prayer for Owen Meany!

Also really liked People of the Book.

The pics of your bookshelves are great!


AVT Coach said...

This is a good list. I have not read A Prayer for Owen Meany. I guess I need to put that on my November list. BTW, I decided to participate in the Poverty blog on Wed. Wrote it today so and scheduled the post. Can't wait to hear your thoughts.