Sunday, September 25, 2005

Book Survey

I've had this survey sitting around in my drafts box, I just now got around to posting it. Enjoy!

1) What are you reading right now?

The Stand: Complete and Uncut

2) Longest book you’ve ever read:

Good question... I have no idea, maybe Lucifer's Hammer

Lucifer's Hammer

3) Strangest title of a book that you’ve read:

Cassandra French's Finishing School for Boys

4) Stupidest ending of a book you’ve read:

5) Which literary character have you related to the most?

In Her Shoes Jemima J.: A Novel about Ugly Ducklings and Swans

6) Do you prefer fiction or nonfiction?

Fiction, although historical fiction is pretty cool!

7) Did you have a series of children’s/young adult books that you once enjoyed?

Black Stallion Double Love (Sweet Valley High Series #1)

8) Can you enjoy reading the source book after seeing the screen adaptation?

YES! I tend to go in search of them!

9) Have you ever read a novelization of a movie or TV show?

I'm sure I have... don't remember which one

10) Book that "turned you on" the most, erotically speaking:

Exit to Eden Heaven (Casteel Series #1)

11) Is there a real-life person that you’ve read more than one book about?

...... can't think of any

12) Book that everyone’s read but you:


13) Favorite "classic" writer/novelist:

The Complete Tales and Poems of Edgar Allan Poe

14) Favorite contemporary novelist (let’s say 1950’s on):

JK Rowling, Orson Scott Card, Jean Auel, Gregory Maguire, Jodi Picoult, Jane Green, Christopher Moore.... the list continues!

15) Favorite short story writer:

see above...

16) Favorite columnist/journalistic writer:

Orson Scott Card and Dave Berry

17) Favorite poet:

Robert Burns: Selected Poems

18) Favorite guilty pleasure book or series:

Angus, Thongs and Full-Frontal Snogging: Confessions of Georgia Nicolson Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants

19) Favorite book written by a famous actor or musician:

Make Love the Bruce Campbell Way

20) Author whose work you once enjoyed but no longer do:

A Spell for Chameleon (Magic of Xanth #1)
Got tired of the many many many silly and downright stupid puns, love Anthony's other work though

21) Favorite comics/graphic fiction author:

Ctrl+Alt+Del, Gary Larson, Garfield

22) Books you were forced to read in school:

A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) 1984 The Phantom Tollbooth

Hot Zone: A Terrifying True Story All Quiet on the Western Front William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

23) Which of them you actually liked:

Most of them except some of the hard core mysteries, Tale of Two Cities, books about war...

24) Which of them you were shown a film adaptation afterwards:

A Tale of Two Cities (Barnes & Noble Classics Series) All Quiet on the Western Front William Shakespeare: The Complete Works

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