This week's spotlight blogs are: Fiction Ferver and Book'd Out
And the question is:
Which book genre do you avoid at all costs and why?
Hmmm...I'm not really big on memoirs or Science Fiction, but there are definitely exceptions to that distaste. HOWEVER, (and I know this is kind of twisting the question prompt but go with it!) I absolutely cannot stand time travel! There's just something about it that I cannot ever get into. Everything I've tried to read I just find too many loopholes or things that I don't believe would happen given the time readjustments. It's not like everything I read is real or believable so I don't quite understand my aversion to time travel, but I know it's there. What's funny is this extends to movies and TV shows too, so it's just a life-avoidance, really!
What genre do you avoid? Leave a link in my comments and I'll come check it out! (and of course if you follow I would love to follow back!)
TGIF is a weekly meme hosted by Ginger at GReads. This week's question is:
Buy or Borrow: Where do your books that you read come from? The bookstore? The library? Do you prefer to own a book, or have it on loan?
Most of my books are from the library, and I like it that way. Libraries have been a haven for me all my life: my mother is a librarian, and they've always meant home. It's books and order and familiarity and so many worlds and universes and possibilities all in one room or under one roof - they're amazing. So naturally, I want to support them all I can. Obviously it's much more financially stressful to own every book you read too, so the library is a nice little cash-saver as well.
Also, I feel like having books from the library increases my odds of reading them soon. Having a deadline to return the book makes me feel like I need to read that book and do it quick, before my time runs out. No offense meant to books I buy of course! It's just that I get that oh well, it'll be there later feeling with ones I own and they tend to get lost in my TBR stack.
Of course, if a book is one that I absolutely loved loved loved after reading a library copy, I will eventually go out and purchase my own copy. If I love it I want it available and on hand at all times, even if I rarely go back and read it again.
Happy Friday, everyone!