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What’s the biggest book you’ve read recently?

(Feel free to think “big” as size, or as popularity, or in any other way you care to interpret.)

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!

100 responses

  1. Ok, well, I put down two varieties of big. :O)

  2. Mine is up.

    Happy Thursday everyone!!!

  3. […] Through Thursday meme, so I thought I’d put in the effort to get back on board with it. Today Deb’s asks the question: What’s the biggest book you’ve read recently? (Feel free to think “big” as size, or as […]

  4. That’s mine up and it’s only 07:39 in the morning. I’m impressed with myself :):


  5. Here’s mine… it was a whopper!

    …roll on Friday and weekend reading in bed-time!

  6. Mine’s up. Happy Thursday!

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  8. I’ll answer here rather than my blog because the short answer is the unabridged version of Les Miserables — 1400+ pages. But since I am not linking to a BTT answer on my blog I’ll link back to my review of that book if anyone is interested:

  9. Perfect question since I just started a “big” book!

  10. My post is up. Happy BTT everyone!

  11. This was a well-timed question for me! My answer is here.

  12. I’m done – quite early for a change.

    Here goes.

  13. Did I reply already? (I’m getting old…) I can’t find myself… Well: my list is up!

  14. A couple of big books and a bonus question about epic fantasy!

  15. Here’s my answer about those BIG books:

  16. I read Anna Karenina this summer. It was super long, and a ‘big’ challenge for me since I was always so intimidated by thi book. It turned out to be awesome & not as difficult to read as I thought it might be!

  17. […] Through Thursday 9/3 Jump to Comments It’s that time of week again when Booking Through Thursday asks about a recent book you’ve read. This week’s question is “What’s the […]

  18. I answered the question both ways, and it let me spotlight 3 great books:

  19. I answered by size and popularity – and awarded the title to the one book that turned up on both lists.

  20. Big as in if affected me in a big way: as in I smelled and tasted things that weren’t there! Check it out here:

  21. […] in #20, #23, 2009, BTT, books, etc tagged thoughts at 9:16 am by alitareads This Thursday BTT asks: What’s the biggest book you’ve read recently? (Feel free to think “big” as size, or […]

  22. Great question! Here’s my answer: BTT

  23. Big books – big as in big and big as in popular

    My answer is here

  24. hello, this is my second booking!!! my first thought was to feature children’s books since they can become bigger and bigger than other fiction stuff. But thought otherwise. Good day everyone!

  25. Hello all, I am new. Time Travelers Wife and Firefly Lane are my choices.

  26. I tend to read big ones nowadays, and I am enjoying them. Here is my response.

  27. It’s always been hard for me to assess a book’s popularity outside my circle of friends, so I concentrated on the page count:

  28. I chose “big” as in “popular due to word of mouth” —
    My answer is here:

  29. Happy BTT, everyone! My answer is here.

  30. This is my first time participating in this so here is my link. 🙂

  31. Here’s mine – I interpreted this one as “no. of pages” big…

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  33. This is my first Booking Through Thursday, I’ve enjoyed reading some of the other responses, thanks!

  34. After missing several weeks, I’m playing along again:

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  35. Nothing recent… but a very big book…
    S8, BTT Recent Big

    Thanks for looking, and Happy Day. 🙂

  36. I think it was whatever the largest of the Harry Potter books are and that was before I blogged so I have no link! However I am reading them again for the Harry Potter challenge so some day there will be links 🙂

  37. I’ve recently read Moby Dick for the first time, and last for a while at least. It was hard to get through, but I felt a huge sense of accomplishment when I was finished.
    I’m currently working on Anna Karenina but it isn’t moving nearly as fast sense school has started again and I have other books I have to read right now too.

  38. Hi!
    Mine is posted at my place, Just Books. Drop by sometime! My post is here:

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