Book Meme

Penseroso posted a neat idea for a book meme (originally from In Spring It Is the Dawn, inspired by a similar science-fiction–themed version).

Hardback or trade paperback or mass market paperback? Trade or mass market paperbacks. I need books that are small and portable so that I can take them everywhere.

Amazon or brick-and-mortar? Overall, I suppose I prefer brick-and-mortar stores. I enjoy being able to flip through a book prior to purchasing it. On the other hand, I find value in Amazon’s customer reviews and even the software’s recommendations. And you can’t beat the selection at Amazon. I end up buying books from both sources.

Barnes & Noble or Borders? I probably have a slight preference for Borders, though in my town we have just a Barnes and Noble. (Actually, we have two, and they’re both good.)

Bookmark or dogear? What book-lover would dare to dogear a book?!

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