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31 Days - 31 Books (days 4 & 5)
Alas, I slipped up and forgot to post yesterday. I actually did think of it after work, but didn't have the time. And then forgot after my evening of fun & frolic. (Went to see the Newton HS band & choir perform at state contest with mum. Both were excellent. Oh, and in between performances, we picked up dad and let him buy us Japanese food for supper.)

Day4 - Book you hate

When I first thought of an answer for this, I thought "I don't read books that I hate!" And then I remembered Eternity Weeps by Lawrence Miles from The New Adventures of Doctor Who series. Oh yeah, I hated that book. I even gave it a second chance. Didn't work for me the second time, either. And when I later read Miles' Bernice Summerfield novel, Dead Romance, I realized that Miles wasn't writing for me. (I think I disliked that book even more than EW (ewwww!).) So I've avoided all of his other books.

Day5 - A Book you can read again and again

There are several of these, but the first that pops into my mind is Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Such a joy to read.


The rest of the 31 days:

Day1 - Book you are reading right now
Day2 - The book you want to read next
Day3 - Your favourite Book
Day6 - A book you can only read once (no matter you love or hate it)
Day7 - Book that reminds you of someone
Day8 - Book that reminds you on a certain place
Day9 - The first book you ever read
Day10 - Book from your favourite author
Day11 - Book you once loved and now hate
Day12 - Book that a friend recommended
Day13 - Book that makes you laugh
Day14 - Book from your childhood
Day15 - 4. book from the left on your shelf
Day16 - 9. book from the right on your shelf
Day17 - Close your eyes and get any book from your shelf
Day18 - Book with the most beautiful cover
Day19 - Book, that you ever wanted to read
Day20 - Book that you read at school
Day21 - most stupid book you read at school
Day22 - Book on your shelf with the most pages
Day23 - Book on your shelf with the least pages
Day24 - Book where nobody would expect you read/loved it
Day25 - A book where the main character is almost like you
Day26 - Book you would read to your children
Day27 - A book where the main character is your idol
Day28 - Thanks God this book was made into a movie
Day29 - Darn, why did they make this book into a movie?
Day30 - First erotic book you ever read
Day31 - Book series you are collecting

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rembrandt13 From: rembrandt13 Date: May 6th, 2012 02:11 am (UTC) (Link)
Trying to catch up here at LJ--wow, that's a great list! I really need to reread all of HP again, too; I think the first time I kind of careened through it, desperate to find out what was going to happen next. ;)

It's hard for me to think of a book I hated too; just like you, I don't waste my time on books I don't like, though then I remembered how incredibly disappointed I was by Craig Ferguson's Between the Bridge & the River (did I write about this at SMAS or somewhere else already?) because I adore him, & was shocked to find it essentially unreadable. I may have to go back & read it again, just to confirm this, though that still didn't stop me from putting American On Purpose on my Amazon wish list (though partly because I suspect he might be more entertaining when writing autobiography instead of fiction).

Looking forward to Day 25 & finding out which main character is like you, in any case. :)
trinalin From: trinalin Date: May 6th, 2012 09:34 pm (UTC) (Link)
Looking forward to Day 25 & finding out which main character is like you, in any case.

Heh - I haven't read all of the Meme bits yet, but maybe I should. #25 will require some thinking, just like #6 has. Still not sure if that's my best answer. :-)
ravenskyewalker From: ravenskyewalker Date: May 8th, 2012 01:35 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh dear, Eternity Weeps was by Jim Mortimore, so Mad Larry can't be blamed for that one! I didn't hate it, as I recall, but it definitely upset me.
trinalin From: trinalin Date: May 13th, 2012 06:03 pm (UTC) (Link)
You are so right! Poor Mad Larry, getting the blame... Still, Dead Romance deserves all that ire* plus more, so I don't feel too bad for giving him the wrong credit.

*He actually made Chris unlikable! How do you do that?????

Edited at 2012-05-13 06:04 pm (UTC)
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