Firsts

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Suggested by Joy:

Do you remember the first book you bought for yourself? Or the first book you checked out of the library? What was it and why did you choose 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!

52 responses

  1. Reminiscing.🙂 Here’s MY BTT

  2. I’m pretty sure I’ve been ready for 40 years and my memory is not that good. I truly have no idea.

  3. This was a tough question … as like a lot of people my memory isn’t the greatest … http://wp.me/p1alKN-ed

  4. I really had to think for this one, filter through all those memory filed away🙂

    http://mariquitecontrary.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday-1132011.html

  5. […] Do you remember the first book you bought for yourself? Or the first book you checked out of the lib… […]

  6. Here’s mine–like others, I had to go with memories more than one specific first:

    http://jackieisreading.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/btt-firsts/

  7. Thanks for using one of my questions! My memory isn’t the best either, though.

    http://jlshall.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday-firsts.html

  8. […] more memories at today’s Booking Through Thursday post. And thanks to Joy (hey there! nice name!) of Joy’s Blog for the question that prompted this […]

  9. I don’t remember the book, but I do remember this

  10. […] week’s Booking Through Thursday prompt asks “Do you remember the first book you bought for yourself? Or the first book you checked […]

  11. Those memories feel awfully old. Should I be saying that at age 32?

    My answers: http://www.jennasthilaire.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday-first-books.html

  12. So here it is my very first BTT!
    I have a very bad memory so I didn’t really answer the question but you can check it out anyway!

    http://theelifylop.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday.html

  13. I think I can narrow it down to a few choices:
    http://mervih.wordpress.com/2011/01/13/firsts/

  14. bought: R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps series
    borrowed: Piers Anthony’s Xanth series

    http://readandbead.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday-firsts.html

  15. I have no clue what my first library book was, but the first book I bought for myself is still on my bookcase. Full answer is up.

  16. I am so sorry for being late with my response; I totally forgot about it yesterday. But anyways, here is my response: http://jaynesbooks.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday_14.html

  17. This question brought back fond memories.🙂

  18. The first book I remember loving was The Headless Cupid. You can read my full answer to the question here:

    http://www.ddubsreads.com/DDubsReads/Blog/Entries/2011/1/15_Booking_Through_Thursday_January_13.html

  19. “Big Red” by Jim Kjelgaard. I discovered owning books when the Scholastic Book Service came to my grade school and made ordering them easy and cheap. I was hooked not only on that book but on books.

  20. Hi,
    The first important book i bought was when I was 17 and it was “The Catch Trap” from Marion Zimmer Bradley.
    My answer is here ( however all my blog is in Portuguese…)

    http://ler-por-ai.blogspot.com/2011/01/booking-through-thursday-13jan.html

    Good readings
    Patrícia

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