Hollie nominated me for this challenge-slash-interview, which makes me smile all emoji-like. Thanks, Hollie!
Would you rather only read trilogies or only read standalones?
I prefer standalones. I snub series reading all the time. Is the series completed? No? No thanks.
The last trilogy I read was The Witching Hour series, and that’s because I didn’t know it was a trilogy when I picked up that first book. I read that series like a maniac. I couldn’t go to sleep, I forgot to eat, then when I remembered to eat, I read while I ate. Oh mercy, those books! I finished the second one at work and that very same day, The Mister slipped the third book into my car before school let out. To be honest, I’m fairly amazed I didn’t sit there and read it overnight, or call in sick to stay home and finish it.
I cannot hang out waiting for completion.
No, trilogies are not safe for Joeys.
Would you rather only read male or female authors?
I’m completely guilty of preferring female authors. That’s not to say that I don’t read male authors, but that the majority of what I love is written by women, about women, for women.
Would you rather shop at Barnes and Noble or Amazon?
Whose money am I spending? Why isn’t an ancient independent bookstore an option? I go to Barnes & Noble to look around and buy coffee. I sometimes buy bargain paperbacks there, and sometimes gifts, but I buy most books used or from Amazon.com. Seriously, most of the books I read are library lent. Shiny new books are weird.
Would you rather books were made into TV shows or movies?
Movies, I suppose. Although, it always seems to me the people making the movies should probably read the fucking book before making the fucking movie and I may be a tad bit too impassioned about this.
Would you rather read only five pages per day or five books per week?
I’d rather read five books a week.
Would you rather be a professional author or reviewer?
I’d much rather be an author. I seldom write reviews, and only write positive reviews on books I’ve loved.
Would you rather be a librarian or a bookseller?
I’d say I’d rather be a bookseller, but I saw You’ve Got Mail and I don’t wanna be superstored into falling in love with a corporate nepotist. I’d rather be a librarian. A mean, shushing librarian who glares at you over her readers and judges your choices, but then seduces you with the way she constantly inverts numbers and cries over her inability to use the library’s search feature.
Would you rather read only your favorite genre, or every other genre but your favorite?
I’ll be happy to read my favorite genre forever.
Would you rather only read ebooks or physical books?
I would rather only read physical books. And smell them. And finger their spines. And brush my thumb across the edges of their thick, crooked pages. And smell them again.
I’m not nominating anyone specifically. Please help yourself to participation in this challenge-slash-interview.