Which do you prefer? (Quick answers–we’ll do more detail at some later date)
Depends on my mood, of course, and also on what I’ve been reading recently. Sometimes I want to alternate my reading with different things.

* Reading something frivolous? Or something serious?
Frivolous (with a serious undertone, perhaps?)

* Paperbacks? Or hardcovers?
Paperback for price and functionality

* Fiction? Or Nonfiction?
More fiction than non-fiction

* Poetry? Or Prose?
Prose, hands down. I’m not a poetry person at all.

* Biographies? Or Autobiographies?
I doubt we’re going to find Alexander the Great’s autobiography… So, biographies it is.

* History? Or Historical Fiction?
Urgh. I like them both! Perhaps historical fiction right now.

* Series? Or Stand-alones?
Series. I love to revisit beloved characters and settings.

* Classics? Or best-sellers?
Best-seller in which country and category? If I can choose best-selling SF and fantasy, then best-sellers.

* Lurid, fruity prose? Or straight-forward, basic prose?
Basic prose, please.

* Plots? Or Stream-of-Consciousness?
Plots, hands down.

* Long books? Or Short?
Difficult choice. Perhaps shorter for now.

* Illustrated? Or Non-illustrated?
Without pictures unless you’re talking about comics. (I’m one of the very exclusive heretics who think that even maps are a crutch. Even in fantasy books.)

* Borrowed? Or Owned?
Owned, because then I don’t have to keep to someone else’s schedule.

* New? Or Used?
Either, I don’t really care as long as the book is intact and readable. Maybe new is a bit more special.

(Yes, I know, some of these we’ve touched on before, and some of these we might address in-depth in the future, but for today–just quick answers!)

That was fun!

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