Trina L Short (trinalin) wrote,
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31 Days - 31 Books (day 14)

Day14 - Book from your childhood

Since I have loved most of the books that I read (or had read to me) from my childhood, I decided I'd mix it up a bit and pick a book from my childhood that I dislike. The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams.

See, for me, it was never a story about a toy rabbit that becomes real. No, it was the story of a child who lost his favorite toy due to illness. And I was always afraid I'd get sick and Teeny Tiny Teddy, my most favorite teddy bear (a gift to me on the Christmas the week before I was born) would be taken from me and I'd never see him again. (And what would Teeny do as a real bear? Surely he'd not be 41 years old and still pootling about these days.)

Anyhoo, I never did get sick like the boy in the story and Teeny and I have been firm friends ever since. He used to travel everywhere with me (to college & back, to Chicago, London, etc.) but now he's retired from travel and stays on the pillow next to mine in bed.

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
Day4 - Book you hate
Day5 - A Book you can read again and again

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

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
Tags: 31days, books, meme
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