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Which do you prefer? (Quick answers–we’ll do more detail at some later date)

  • Reading something frivolous? Or something serious?
  • Paperbacks? Or hardcovers?
  • Fiction? Or Nonfiction?
  • Poetry? Or Prose?
  • Biographies? Or Autobiographies?
  • History? Or Historical Fiction?
  • Series? Or Stand-alones?
  • Classics? Or best-sellers?
  • Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose?
  • Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness?
  • Long books? Or Short?
  • Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated?
  • Borrowed? Or Owned?
  • New? Or Used?

(Yes, I know, some of these we’ve touched on before, and some of these we might address in-depth in the future, but for today–just quick answers!)

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!

163 responses

  1. Difficult to answer in short, torture actually :)

    Here’s mine

  2. Happy BTT everyone (Deb)! Hope you guys have a great day!

    Here Mine!

  3. My answer is very quick! It’s here.

  4. That was harder than I thought but what a brilliant exexercise!
    As am on blackberry can’t put exact link so its the top one at..m

    Do have a mill around though! Looking forward to your blogs and your comments!

  5. Here’s mine at Reading Upside Down . The most challenging part was keeping the answes short! :-)

    Happy Booking Through Thursday!

  6. Mostly my answers are BOTH :)
    here is mine

  7. Here is mine. What does lurid, fruity prose mean?

    BTT: Short and Sweet

  8. I kept if short! Mine is here!

  9. My post is up. Happy BTT everyone!

  10. Rebecca @ The Book Lady's Blog

    Did my best to keep ’em short. Look forward to talking about these more later.

  11. I at least tried to keep my answers short! They’re up here.

  12. LOL. I couldn’t just say one or the other for a lot of these — I had to put something like “usually” beside most of them! LOL. Oiy!


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  14. Happy BTT, here’s mine.


    I agree…the short answers were torture! Looking forward to a more detailed version soon! :)

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  17. thebluestockingguide

    Here is mine

  18. at last a quiz I can answer without studying…here

  19. It’s hard to do short answers on a subject you love talking about! :-) Nevertheless, here are my responses…

  20. I could have written a bunch on this, but here are my short answers:

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  22. This is my first time playing along! Mine is here .

  23. […] 23, 2009 at 11:16 am | In Book Blather | Leave a Comment Here is my response to this week’s Booking Through Thursday: Which do you prefer?  (Quick answers – we’ll do more detail at some later […]

  24. Ha I finally got my up on time this week! So here it is short and to the point.

  25. I concur with most people’s responses. A bit difficult to answer in short, but achievable. Mine is HERE.

  26. Lots of grey areas in this one, answers not as clear cut. Full answer is up. :)

  27. It was hard to keep it short, but I did it.

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  29. Short and sweet!

    This is my first time to join. Here’s my answers:

  30. That was fun to do, but I couldn’t decide on many. Here are my answers.

  31. Here’s mine! I’m so bad at short answers!

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  33. Good to do short every once in a while. Great questions! Thank you. :)

    Static8: 23 July, BTT

  34. Here’s mine, short answers are hard!

  35. I know, I know, it’s *technically* Friday in my timezone now…but…but, you can still find my response here.

  36. Here’s my post on this meme! Cheers!!

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  38. Mine is up even though it’s Saturday!

  39. This is my first BTT – I have been reading them for a long time. Here is mine

  40. Better late than never – my post is up now.


  41. Reading something frivolous
    Historical Fiction
    straight-forward, basic prose
    Long books

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  43. On the treshold of next Thursday! And I added my own question as well…

  44. First time participating. A week and a day late. Some of these were hard to answer.

  45. I’m very late but this was fun.


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  48. hehehe I’m catching up on posts here’s mine

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