Booking Through Thursday: Celebrity

Do you read celebrity memoirs? Which ones have you read or do you want to read? Which nonexistent celebrity memoirs would you like to see?

Generally, no, although I make exceptions for musicians, such as Dylan, Clapton, Zappa or others whose music I’ve enjoyed. I do have a copy of Sidney Poitier’s autobiography that […]

Booking Through Thursday: Sticky books

This can be a quick one. Don’t take too long to think about it. Fifteen books you’ve read that will always stick with you. First fifteen you can recall in no more than 15 minutes.

Quick AND easy, especially since I’m copying my Desert Island Books and a couple books that just fell short […]

Booking Through Thursday: Gluttony? Guilty!!

Book Gluttony! Are your eyes bigger than your book belly? Do you have a habit of buying up books far quicker than you could possibly read them? Have you had to curb your book buying habits until you can catch up with yourself? Or are you a controlled buyer, only purchasing books when you […]

Booking Through Thursday: Symbolism — or not

My husband is not an avid reader, and he used to get very frustrated in college when teachers would insist discussing symbolism in a literary work when there didn’t seem to him to be any. He felt that writers often just wrote the story for the story’s sake and other people read symbolism into […]

Booking Through Thursday: Order in the shelves

How do you arrange your books on your shelves? Is it by author, by genre, or you just put it where it falls on?

Okay, I’m thinking answering this may indicate a degree of anal retentiveness or, perhaps, even OCD.

The first case of my main bookshelves contains autographed or collectible works, the […]