Thank you to Beth @ betwixt-the-pages for this tag AND for her fabulous book blog, which is an endless source of fantastic recommendations.
How do you find out about new books to read?
Most of the books I gleefully add to my TBR come from book blogs. I’m especially likely to try out a book that’s rated all over the place with five stars—case in point, the book I’m reading now: Throne of Glass. I’m only 50 pages in and already loving it.
By the way, does anyone else think this depiction of Celaena looks a lot like author Sarah J. Maas?
How did you get into reading?
My dad and his parents were big readers, so I just remember always having books around. Growing up as an only child, books made excellent companions.
How have your tastes in books changed as you got older?
This may seem counterintuitive, but as I’ve grown older I’ve gotten more into young adult fiction. I went from the classics, to science fiction (because that’s what my dad’s shelves were filled with), to horror and suspense, to literary, upmarket, and women’s fiction, to YA.
How often do you buy books?
I buy books when they’re not available at my local library, maybe three times a month.
How did you get into reviewing books?
I’m not one to shy away from expressing my opinion. This is doubly true of books and movies.
How do you react when you don’t like the end of a book?
This is me when I don’t like the ending of a book because it’s badly written:
This is me when I don’t like the ending of a book because it didn’t go the way I hoped it would:
How often do you take a sneak peek at the ending to see if there is a happy ending?
Never, ever. The thrill of discovery is one of the most delicious things about reading a book. Not only will I never peek at the ending, I’ll even cover upcoming paragraphs with my hand if I sense something big is about to be revealed.
It was kind of fun to think about how I read. If you’d like to do the same, please consider yourself tagged.