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All other things (like price and storage space) being equal, given a choice in a perfect world, would you rather have paperbacks in your library? Or hardcovers? And why?


Don’t forget to leave a link to your actual response (so people don’t have to go searching for it) in the comments—or if you prefer, leave your answers in the comments themselves!

114 responses

  1. Ah, the adavantages of living in New Zealand! I’m one of the first. My answer is here:
    http://justaddbooks.blogspot.com/2008/02/booking-through-thursday_20.html

  2. Here’s mine! (If you come visit me, leave a comment and I’ll come visit you…quid pro quo)

    http://trishsdiary.wordpress.com/2008/02/20/format-booking-through-thursday/

  3. Wow, am I first? Happy BTT everybody!

    That was a fun question, and my response is here.

  4. I decided I should let others be first this week. Hehehe.

    Here’s mine! Short but sweet. Happy BTT all!

  5. Happy Thursday everyone (hi Deb!)

    Here Mine

    Julia – Yen

  6. Mine is up at Rhinoa’s Ramblings

  7. I’m a trade paperback guy, and my reply is here.

  8. great question–happy BTT everyone!!

    marianne–that slugline is making me laugh🙂

    here’s mine:

    http://superfastreader.com/format-booking-through-thursday.htm

  9. I’m up :::yawning::: finally…. who decided morning should come so early anyway?

    Here I am.

  10. Up for all to see.
    Happy Thursday!

  11. Goodness, I have a lot of posts to read through already! Here’s mine:

    http://nathanandbecca.com/becca/?p=443

  12. Mine’s here… Happy Reading!!!

  13. I blogged my response. In a nutshell: I prefer trade paperback.

    Here’s the link to my response:
    http://notenoughbooks.blogspot.com/2008/02/booking-through-thursday_21.html

  14. My short answer is up too!

  15. This was a really good question! I had to really think this one through! Here’s my response:

    http://talesofabookaddict.blogspot.com/2008/02/btt-format.html

  16. This was a fun question – a href=”http://pendvasq-readingritingandrandomness.blogspot.com/2008/02/booking-through-thursday-2-21-format.html”>my answer was easy, but I discussed it more than I thought I would!

    Happy Thursday and a great weekend to all!

  17. Here is my answer. I’m a bit earlier today but still I can’t break into one of the first 40! Happy BTT everyone.🙂

  18. I’m up. http://heatherlo.wordpress.com/2008/02/21/booking-through-thursday-paperback-or-hardback/
    I like this question, short and sweet, but fun to see what everyone thinks.🙂

  19. This week’s question led me to some realizations about the total experience for me. Delightful!

    http://yarnknitreadlit.blogspot.com/2008/02/if-its-thursday-its-books-dogs.html
    🙂

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  21. http://xinef.livejournal.com/203992.html

    Depends on far more factors than price and storage space. PB are easier to carry around, esp when travelling. HC are longer lasting. If I expect a book to get read more than a couple of times, I’m likely to buy the HC. Might also buy a PB so that I have a lighter version or for lending. Also, this NOT being a perfect world, I often buy the HC since I don’t want to wait until the PB version is published!

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  24. I enjoyed thinking about this question, reflecting on what I actually have in my library, what I borrow from the library, and what I wish I could really have in my own home library.

    http://opheliasworld.blogspot.com/2008/02/booking-through-thursday-format.html

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  26. I’m up! Happy BTT.

  27. Trade-sized paperbacks. ~ They’re the perfect size ~ The type is not too small nor too large; the dimensions of the book make it easy to carry in a purse, backpack, briefcase, etc. without taking up too much space. They’re always my first choice when buying books.

    http://printedpage.blogspot.com

  28. Oops. I posted last night and forgot to leave my link!

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  30. Here.

    Ooo. Am I #100?

  31. read 102’s wishy-washy post by clicking on her name. the real one.

  32. Holy Cow!! I’m 106?

    Well, better late than never. Here is mine.

  33. I answered this one on my blog last week, but forgot to post the link here. Derrr!
    If anyone’s still reading these comments, here it is at last:
    http://chapteriii.blogspot.com/2008/02/booking-through-thursday-this-weeks_21.html

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  35. I am just a week late, is all.

    http://www.itsaboutmakingbabies.com/2008/02/28/btt-format-and-dust-jacket-protectors/

    I also mention about finding and applying (no glue or tape) protectors for my dust jackets. ‘Demco Polyfit’ rocks.

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  37. I’m new! I decided to go back and post on this one anyway even though it is late…I just liked the question!

    come visit me and leave me a comment!

    http://exlibrisbb.blogspot.com/2008/03/booking-through-thursday-better-late.html

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