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Carpe Librum ~ 55 Book Related Questions

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Carpe Librum ~ 55 Book Related Questions
Group:Carpe Librum
Swap Coordinator:ImzadiRose (contact)
Swap categories: Books 
Number of people in swap:18
Location:International
Type:Type 1: Electronic
Last day to signup/drop:September 14, 2013
Date items must be sent by:September 30, 2013
Number of swap partners:3
Description:

With @StacyReneeArt 's permission, I'm hosting this swap, which she had hosted back in March

55 Book Related Question to answer and email your answers to 3 partners. Please use BCC or email your partners separately.


1 Favorite childhood book?

2 What are you reading right now?

3 What books do you have on request at the library?

4 Bad book habit?

5 What do you currently have checked out at the library?

6 Do you have an e-reader?

7 Do you prefer to read one book at a time, or several at once?

8 Do you have a blog where you post about books? If so, have your reading habits changed since starting a blog?

9 Least favorite book you read this year (so far)?

10 Favorite book you’ve read this year?

11 How often do you read out of your comfort zone?

12 What is your reading comfort zone?

13 Can you read on the bus or any other moving vehicles?

14 Favorite place to read?

15 What is your policy on book lending?

16 Do you ever dog-ear books?

17 Do you ever write in the margins of your books?

18 Not even with text books?

19 What is your favorite language to read in?

20 What makes you love a book?

21 What will inspire you to recommend a book?

22 Favorite genre?

23 Genre you rarely read (but wish you did)?

24 Favorite biography?

25 Have you ever read a self-help book?

26 Favorite cookbook?

27 Most inspirational book you’ve read this year (fiction or non-fiction)?

28 Favorite reading snack?

29 Name a case in which hype ruined your reading experience.

30 How often do you agree with critics about a book?

31 How do you feel about giving bad/negative reviews?

32 If you could read in a foreign language, which language would you chose?

33 Most intimidating book you’ve ever read?

34 Most intimidating book you’re too nervous to begin?

35 Favorite Poet?

36 What book do you recommend most to others?

37 Do you ever re-read books?

38 Favorite fictional character?

39 Favorite fictional villain?

40 Books I’m most likely to bring on vacation?

41 The longest I’ve gone without reading.

42 Name a book that you could/would not finish.

43 What distracts you easily when you’re reading?

44 Favorite film adaptation of a novel?

45 Most disappointing film adaptation?

46 The most money I’ve ever spent in the bookstore at one time?

47 How often do you skim a book before reading it?

48 What would cause you to stop reading a book half-way through?

49 Do you like to keep your books organized?

50 Do you prefer to keep books or give them away once you’ve read them?

51 Are there any books you’ve been avoiding?

52 Name a book that made you angry.

53 A book you didn’t expect to like but did?

54 A book that you expected to like but didn’t?

55 Favorite guilt-free, pleasure reading?

BONUS If anyone would like, add your own book related questions to the comments below. Answering those questions is just a bonus, you don't have to, but feel free! :)

Discussion

KateKintail 08/29/2013 #

A few bonus ones, if you're up to it...

Do you buy books new or used?

Movie adaptation you liked more than you liked the book?

Fictional character you most identify with?

Is there a book that changed your life?

Who is your favorite author?

Have you met any authors in person?

Stranded on a desert island with only one book... which one is it?

user2637 08/30/2013 #

^^ Nice!

I did this swap when it was public and none of those people are in the group, so hehehe I get to 'reuse' some of my answers. Obvi what I'm reading now is different, but my fav genre is the same. ;)

KateKintail 08/30/2013 #

@user2637 I did it back when it was public, too, but definitely a few of my answers have changed. It'll be great to revisit them and I'll have to do all the bonus questions to challenge myself ;-)

ImzadiRose 09/ 5/2013 #
  • Do you read mainly series or stand alone books?
  • Does your SO read as well? What is there favorite book/author?
  • Do you challenge yourself to read a certain amount of books a year (like the GoodReads challenge)?
  • Have you hit your goal each time?
  • Do you refuse to read books outside your comfort zone, or do you enjoy trying something new?
Littletiscrafty 09/ 9/2013 #

Bonus ones:

If you have seen the movie First, will you go back and read the book?

Have you read 50 shades of grey? Thoughts.

How do you pick out a book to read?

Have you ever been to a book signing?

Where do you purchase your books?

Do you first look up a book online and read the reviews on a book you currently want to read? Has the comments ever swayed you to NOT read the book?

ImzadiRose 09/10/2013 #

LOL at the 50 Shades question @Littletiscrafty . I don't know if anyone wants to hear my rambling negative thoughts on that one. :D

Littletiscrafty 09/12/2013 #

@imzadiRose - that is why I posted it. I have NEGATIVE things to say about it as well lol

ImzadiRose 09/13/2013 #

LOL! Hope to get yours @Littletiscrafty to learn what you think. :)

Sorry for my grammar up there. "There", instead of "Their". UGH!! That's what I get when I type too fast and don't pay attention.

damilola 09/14/2013 #

hope to see this swap again. Wont make it this time....sigh

ImzadiRose 09/15/2013 #

I left the partners at 3, but I love to hear others answers. If anyone wants to send me their list, and get mine, feel free to message it to me. :)

Littletiscrafty 09/16/2013 #

@imzadirose - we are partners so you will definitely get mine - I would like yours as well!

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