Found this Meme at Booking through Thursday. It is just about books. Here I go with the Qs and As:
What was the last book you bought?
Seven, actually!…All Indian Authors from the Crossword at Jaipur.
- Almost Single by Advaita Kala
- Dollar Bahu by Sudha Murty
- A Thing Beyond Forever by Novoneel Chakraborty
- Those Small Lil Things In Life and Love by Rahul Saini
- Nothing For You My Dear Still I Love You…! by Arpit Dugar
- 34 Bubblegums And Candies by Preeti Shenoy
- I Too Had A Love Story.. by Ravinder Singh
Name a book you have read MORE than once
Many actually, Master of the Game, Morning, Noon and Night, Bloodline, Stars Shine Down, Stranger in the Mirror all by Sidney Sheldon, Sultry Days by Shobha De, God Father by Mario Puzo, the first 3 Harry Potter books….
Has a book ever fundamentally changed the way you see life? If yes, what was it?
The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho,…it made quite an impression on me… about life, dreams…
How do you choose a book? Eg. by cover design and summary, recommendations or reviews
Mostly, by the summary of a book and recommendations or reviews, but never by cover design!
Do you prefer Fiction or Non-Fiction?
Its only fiction and fiction and fiction for me.
What’s more important in a novel – beautiful writing or a gripping plot?
A gripping plot followed by beautiful writing
Most loved/memorable character (character/book)
Scarlett O’Hara from Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell.
Which book or books can be found on your nightstand at the moment?
New Moon by Stephenie Meyer.
What was the last book you’ve read, and when was it?
Twilight by Stephenie Meyer. Read it in first week of July.
Have you ever given up on a book half way in?
Yes, a lot of times! Many a times, I pick it up again later while many a times, I don’t!!!!
That gave some insights about my love for books…
So, all the book lover FBs, you may take up this Meme too, sometime!
July 26, 2009 2:09 pm|
I have already a tag of this sort a month ago!
You are an avid reader huh!
Never knew it!
July 26, 2009 2:37 pm|
hey..you changed your template too??? it looks good… everything about books..i think you dont have any other work other than reading books… 😉
July 27, 2009 5:01 am|
I love fiction too and Sidney is my favorite too!
July 27, 2009 1:25 pm|
@ pawan: I love books!! And thus the Tags and Memes on books! 🙂
@ Shankar: Yeah, on popular demand! 🙂
I wish I could read only books all the time! 😀
@ garima: Wow! Birds of a feather!!
July 27, 2009 3:35 pm|
Hey a template change !!! Wow !!! this one’s nice …infact better than the earlier one….
I too like fiction but read non-fiction as well when I feel like…
And the earlier tag’s due by me but not finding time for sitting to blog these days… will do it shortly…
July 27, 2009 4:13 pm|
@ Dhiman: Thanks…I know, this one is better than before! 🙂
Great…but non-fiction is not my cup of tea. 🙁
Take your time, but waiting for your tags! 🙂