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30 Day Book Meme: Day 28

First favorite book or series obsession The very first was probably Dracula. Holy moly I loved that book. I read anything to do with it at all and was soon the foremost sixth-grade expert on the fellow. I could talk … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 27

If a book contains ______, you will always read it (and a book or books that contain it)! Hm. The answer to this used to be “vampires,” but with the current Twilight craze I’ve had to give that up. There’s … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 26

OMG WTF? OR most irritating/awful/annoying book ending Easy. The original final chapter of A Cl0ckwork Orange. Needless to say, there are spoilers here. If you don’t want to hear about the ending to the book (and film), STOP READING NOW. … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 25

Any five books from your “to be read” stack Hah! Try my “to be read” shelves. Or even, “to be read” bookcases. I have a lot of books I haven’t read yet. Anyway. Five picked more or less at random: … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 24

Best quote from a novel Wow. I have read quite a bit of Oscar Wilde, among many other witty fellows. How the hell am I supposed to pick a single quote as “best”? I used to collect quotations from novels, … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 23

Most annoying character ever Hm, a tricky one. I tend to avoid books with characters who annoy me. Generally, it’s relationships that bug me in books, not characters. An exception would probably be Rincewind n the Discworld books. He’s a … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 22

Favorite non-sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships) This is a tricky one. The first thing that springs to mind is the relationship between Commander Samuel Vimes of the Watch and Lord Vetinari, Patrician of Ankh-Morpork, in the Discworld books. The … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 21

Favorite romantic/sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships) To answer this, I must confess a secret: I don’t just like Jane Austen, as previously mentioned. I am hopelessly fond of Georgette Heyer. I know. Not very rock ‘n Roll. But she … Continue reading

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 20

Favorite kiss. WTF? What is this, a meme for Harlequin-reading romance fans? All I can think of is that line from “The Princess Bride” — “Is this a kissing book?” FFFFffffff. *rude gesture*

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30 Day Book Meme: Day 18

Favorite beginning scene in a book It’s a cliche (and one hardly befitting a rock’n’roller like m’self) but I have to go with Pride and Prejudice. I know, I know. But! It is easily one of the snarkiest openings ever. … Continue reading

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