Musing Mondays: The economy and book buying

How has the economy impacted your book buying? Do you think it’ll change the reading and book-buying habits of the country? Will it increase your library visits? Will it make you wait for the paperback edition instead of buying the hardcover?

Although the current state of U.S. reading habits are embarrassing, I think it […]

Very split reading personality

I guess I’m not sure if I take this as a compliment, a criticism or a cop out.

BookBrowse has a “What’s Your Reading Personality?” quiz. After answering the seven questions, here’s what I got:

Your responses showed you fitting equally into all four reading personalities:

Involved Reader: You don’t just love to read books, […]

Weekend Edition: 10-25

Bulletin Board

I’ve posted a review of Broadcast Sessions 1958-1959 by the Miles Davis All-Stars over at Blogcritics.

Bookish Linkage

Amazon gives a book review thief his comeuppance — sort of.

Flashlight Worthy combines lists and books to come up with “handpicked book recommendations on hundreds of topics.” (Via.)

Meanwhile, here’s some recommendations for drinking […]

Booking Through Thursday: Coupling

Name a favorite literary couple and tell me why they are a favorite. If you cannot choose just one, that is okay too. Name as many as you like–sometimes narrowing down a list can be extremely difficult and painful. Or maybe that’s just me.

Since it is one of my Desert Island Books, I […]

Tuesday Thingers: Series

Do you collect any series? Do you read series books? Fantasy? Mystery? Science fiction? Religious? Other genre? Do you use the series feature in [Library Thing] to help you find new books or figure out what you might be missing from a series?

I don’t “collect” book series per se and those that I […]