Thursday, February 26, 2009

Catching Up on Booking Through Thursday

From 12 Feb, Authors Talking:
Do you read any author’s blogs? If so, are you looking for information on their next project? On the author personally? Something else?

The only author's blog that I read regularly is Susan Helene Gottfried's West of Mars: The Meet and Greet. If I happen across an author's blog, I'll read a bit of it, but I don't usually go searching for them.

From 19 Feb, Storage:
How do you arrange your books on your shelves? Is it by author, by genre, or you just put it where it falls on?

Our books are arranged on the shelves to maximize the space (because we have so many books that there are piles all around the apartment). That being said, we have a book case specifically for BookCrossing books and have started segregating our books in the book cases in the bedroom just to make it easier to find what we are looking for.

Today's, Collectibles:
* Hardcover? Or paperback?
* Illustrations? Or just text?
* First editions? Or you don’t care?
* Signed by the author? Or not?

I'm pretty flexible. If I really like a book and think that I'll be reading it again, I'll keep it (I prefer trade paperbacks and hardcover copies and will avoid mass markets whenever possible). I keep my college books that are all marked up with my notes. I buy pristine hardcover copies of books that I love. I don't need first editions or volumes signed by the author, but they are nice to have.

1 comment:

  1. I only have hardcovers and trade paperbacks, too. Don't like mass market pb's, like you. :)