Monday, August 19, 2013

A to Z survey


I stumbled upon this blog earlier this week and thought it would be fun to post this survey for everyone to share and give their thoughts If you like this check out Perpetual Pageturner

Author you've read the most books from - Diane Mott Davidson, 14 of them.  I've stopped reading because HF took over (and I was gaining weight - they have some wickedly good recipes)

Best Sequel Ever -An Echo in the Darkness by Francine River (Mark of the Lion Series)

Currently Reading - I usually read more than one book at a time.  For my audio it is The Stolen Crown by Susan Higginbotham. The Age of Desire by Jennie Fields (for book tour) and enjoying a chapter or two a day of Falls the Shadow by Sharon Kay Penman (I am savoring this book and don't want this series to end)

Drink of Choice While Reading - Usually a flavored coffee.

E-reader or Physical Book - I have a kindle and prefer it, especially for larger books. Doesn't stop me from buying physical books also

Fictional Character You Probably Would Have Actually Dated in High School - Oh tough question,

Glad You Gave This Book a Chance - The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Hidden Gem Book - Daughters of Time by Josephine Tey

Important Moment in Your Reading Life - When I read The Other Boleyn Girl by Philippa Gregory, which made me fall in love with Historical Fiction.

Just Finished - The Serpent and the Pearl by Kate Quinn

Kinds of Books You Won't Read - Science Fiction and Epic Fantasy

Longest Book You've Ever Read -  The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George - 964 pages (50 hours for audio)

Major book hangover because of - staying up way too late to finish a book

Number of Bookcases You Own - 11 (oh my!) of varying sizes

One Book You Have Read Multiple Times - Amazing Maurice and His Educated Rodents by Terry Pratchett (makes me smile)

Preferred Place to Read -comfy chair in living room or the wing chair in my quiet office
Quote that inspires you/gives you all the feels from a book you've read - Reading gives us somewhere to go when we have to stay where we are...

Reading Regret -Only that I am sure my house would be cleaner if I didn't read.

Series You Started and Need to Finish (all books are out in series) -Tudor Court series by Philippa Gregory (3 out of 6)

Three of Your All-Time Favorite Books - (tough one) The Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George, As Sure as the Dawn by Francine Rivers and  When Christ and His Saints Slept by Sharon Kay Penman

Unapologetic Fangirl for -Sharon Kay Penman

Very Excited For This Release More Than All The Others -The King's Ransom by Sharon Kay Penman
Worst Bookish Habit - buying more books then I will ever be able to read, but it is fun trying

X Marks the Spot: Start at the top left of your shelf and pick the 27th book - The Sisters Queen by Sophie Poinet

Your Latest Book Purchase - The Reckoning by Sharon Kay Penman (ebook, have the 1st edition HC on my shelf)

Zzz-snatcher book (last book that kept you up way too late) - The Age of Desire by Jennie Field (last night actually)

What are your answers? I would love to hear some of them. If you want to do the survey and leave me a link I would love to stop by your blog and read your comments. 

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