Flapper? Or Not a Flapper?

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Suggested by Prairie Progressive:

Do you read the inside flaps that describe a book before or while reading it?

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!


88 responses

  1. […] you can find more Booking Through Thursday answers here. […]

  2. LOL, short answer to it, so I tacked a couple other things on it I’ve been wanting to say.

    I’ll Flap You Silly!

  3. I’m not sure of what flap is….so probably i gave the wrong answer…sorry.


  4. Participating for the first time in a while! http://chikune.com/blog/?p=2009

  5. For me, flaps can be a factor but they’re not all the data I need to buy a book.


  6. It’s been far too long since I’ve done BTT! My answer is here.

  7. […] 14, 2010 in BTT, books, meme, reading This week’s Booking Through Thursday question, suggested by A Prairie Progressive, is: Do you read the inside flaps that describe a book before […]

  8. My answer is here: http://shouldbereading.wordpress.com/2010/01/14/btt-flap-reader-or-not/.

    Library book flaps can be a frustrating read! 😉


  9. Definitely before, I have to know what the book is about before I read it! Sometimes I’ll check back in the middle, but always before.
    Alayne – The Crowded Leaf.

  10. I usually don’t, but sometimes I just have to.

  11. […] 14, 2010 at 9:46 am | In Book Blather | Leave a Comment Here is my response to this week’s Booking Through Thursday. Do you read the inside flaps that describe a book before or while reading […]

  12. Mhttp://cmashlovestoread.blogspot.comy answer is posted at:

  13. oops should have checked before hitting submit…sorry…another senior moment lol

    ok thats better

  14. Great question! I look forward to finding other flappers out there. Here’s my post: Me, a Flapper?

  15. My answer is here This is my first week participating!

  16. My answer’s here. It feels like ages since I’ve participated…

  17. Since I started this, I better post a link to mine.

  18. Sometimes a flapper unless the lead pulls me in.

  19. I read it as long as it doesn’t reveal too much of the plot. My answer is up. Happy BTT everyone! 🙂

  20. I’m a flapper! My post is here.

  21. My answer is here.

  22. My answer is at the end of the post linked above, but I’ll include it here too. I read everything – the front and back covers, the inside flaps, the forewards and introductions, the reviews, the appendixes – everything! I know, I’m sick 🙂

  23. I’m new to BTT. Here is my answer.

  24. Well I am not sure I make sense let alone answered the question. http://www.coreremnant.com/2010/01/19/flapper-or-not-a-flapper/

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