Book Tag.Tag yourself =)

Science Fiction, Fantasy or Horror?

All three.

Hitchhiker or Discworld?


Bookmark or Dog ear?

Flip through till I find the page.

Asimov’s Science Fiction or Fantasy & Science Fiction?

Haven’t read Asimov much.

Alphabetize by author, Alphabetize by title, or random?

By author.Sometimes random.

Keep, Throw Away or Sell?

Keep of course!

Keep, dust-jacket or toss it?


Harry Potter or Lemony Snicket?

Haven’t read Snicket.But I love Harry Potter.

Stop reading when tired or at chapter breaks?

Stop when sleepy or get distracted.

“It was a dark and stormy night” or “Once upon a time”?


Buy or Borrow?


Buying choice: Book Reviews, Recommendation or Browse?

Browse browse. sometimes recos.

Lewis or Tolkien?

Both of course!

Morning reading, Afternoon reading or Nighttime reading?


Standalone or Series?

Mostly standalone

Favorite book of which nobody else has heard?

Curses in Ivory-Anjana Basu
Bet Me-Jennifer Crusie

(I am not sure of the ‘nobody’ bit though)

Top 5 favorite genres of all time?

Historical(with wars,politics and sensual stories of people eloping thrown in)
Adventure types
Romances :D. Mills & Boons/Sweet Valley/Summer Snogs types.

Top 5 favorite genre books?

Random books I love.Not specified according to genre and not in this order.

Little Women/Good Wives-Louisa May Alcott
The Great Automatic Grammatizer-Roald Dahl
The Catcher in the Rye-J.D. Salinger
One Hundred Yeras of Solitude/Love in the time of Cholera-Gabriel Garcia Marquez
All Frederick Forsyth books.Especially The Day of the Jackal and The Odessa Files.
His Dark Materials Trilogy-Phillip Pullman
Dr. Zhivago-Boris Pasternak
The Kite Runner/A Thousand Splendid Suns-Khaled Hosseini
The Lord of the Rings-JRR Tolkein
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy-Douglas Adams
Wuthering Heights-Emily Bronte
HArry Potter series.especially The first,fourth and the last one.
The World of MAlgudi/Malgudi Days/Swami and Friends-R.K.Narayan
Agatha Christie-Her books.
Chronicles of NArnia-C.S. Lewis
Twillight-Stephanie MAyer
…………and many many more.
Currently Reading?

A lot actually.

1.Dublines-James Joyce
2.Vernon God Little-DBC Pierre
3.Mark Haddon-The Curious Case of the Dog in the Nighttime


2 responses to “Book Tag.Tag yourself =)

  • phenomenal woman

    as a child, i had always admired your reading tastes. akhono eki rokom achhis dekhe, sei saha bus-er dingulor katha mone pore galo when you literally dragged me from thumbelina to malory towers.

  • sghosh007

    @Phenomenal woman: 😀 😀 I remember! We used to squabble a lot but make up for it pretty soon and man! you could sing! I used to be so jealous!

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