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January 26, 2007

SciFi Book Meme

taken from SCiFiChick :

Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror?
Science fiction with some horror

Hardback or Trade Paperback or Mass Market Paperback?

Heinlein or Asimov?
so sad, but neither

Amazon or Brick and Mortar?
Amazon's used books

Barnes & Noble or Borders?

Hitchhiker or Discworld?

Bookmark or Dogear?

Magazine: Asimov’s Science Fiction or Fantasy & Science Fiction?

Alphabetize by author Alphabetize by title or random?
in order by genre

Keep, Throw Away or Sell?
Keep or sell, never throw away!

Keep dust jacket or toss it?
I keep them but take them off the book while I'm reading it

Read with dust jacket or remove it?
Take it off

Short story or novel?
Novel. There's not enough substance in a short story and it doesn't last long enough.

Harry Potter or Lemony Snicket?

Stop reading when tired or at chapter breaks?
Must stop at chapter breaks.

“It was a dark and stormy night” or “Once upon a time”?
Once upon a time

Buy or Borrow?
Borrow, especially through ILL!

Buying choice: Book Reviews, Recommendation or Browse?
All, but more browsing.

Lewis or Tolkien?
Tolkien, but I've actually read all the Lewis.

Hard SF or Space Opera?
Space opera. :-}

Collection (short stories by the same author) or Anthology (short stories by different authors)?

Hugo or Nebula?
Don't care

Golden Age SF or New Wave SF?
New Wave

Tidy ending or Cliffhanger?
Tidy ending, only a cliffhanger if the book is going to have a sequel

Morning reading, Afternoon reading or Nighttime reading?
Usually at work

Standalone or Series?

Urban fantasy or high fantasy?

New or used?
usually used

Favorite book of which nobody else has heard?

Top 5 favorite genre books read last year?
I didn't read much last year

Top 5 favorite genre books of all time?
The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (The Chronicles of Narnia), by C.S. Lewis
The Hobbit by Tolkien
The Forgotten Door by Alexander Key
Star Trek: Imzadi by Peter David
The Magician's Nephew by CS Lewis

5 favorite genre series?
Narnia, by C.S. Lewis
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Middle Earth series by Tolkien

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