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Book Meme for somefink to do

It always seems like LJ memes are different from other memes, and that I'll be stepping on toes when I *noink* them, but this one looked fun, so I'll just snatch this discretely. 

30 Day Book Meme

Day 01 - A book series you wish had gone on longer and/or a book series you wish would just freaking end already
Day 02 - A book or series you wish more people were reading and talking about
Day 03 - The best book you've read in the last 12 months
Day 04 - Your favorite book or series ever
Day 05 - A book or series you hate
Day 06 - Favorite book of your favorite series and/or your favorite book of all time
Day 07 - Least favorite plot device employed by way too many books you actually enjoyed otherwise.
Day 08 - A book everyone should read at least once
Day 09 - Best scene ever
Day 10 - A book you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving
Day 11 - A book that disappointed you
Day 12 - A book or series of books you've read more than five times
Day 13 - Favorite childhood book and/or current favorite YA book
Day 14 - Favorite character in a book (of any sex or gender)
Day 15 - Your "comfort" book
Day 16 - Favorite poem or collection of poetry
Day 17 - Favorite story or collection of stories (short stories, novellas, novelettes, etc.)
Day 18 - Favorite beginning scene in a book
Day 19 - Favorite book cover (bonus points for posting an image!)
Day 20 - Favorite kiss
Day 21 - Favorite romantic/sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships)
Day 22 - Favorite non-sexual relationship (including asexual romantic relationships)
Day 23 - Most annoying character ever
Day 24 - Best quote from a novel
Day 25 - Any five books from your "to be read" stack
Day 26 - OMG WTF? and/or most irritating/awful/annoying book ending
Day 27 - If a book contains ______, you will always read it (and a book or books that contain it)!
Day 28 - First favorite book or series obsession
Day 29 - Saddest character death and/or best/most satisfying character death
Day 30 - What book are you reading right now?

Because it is the third today, I'm going to do the first three. 

Day 1: I could have done with a thousand more in A Series of Unfortunate Events. I mean, Mr. Snicket ended them so beautifully, but at the same time, I think I would trade my end of series hour long cry fest for another book or two. 

If I ever have kids, those will be some of the first books I read to them, because I want my children to have dry humor, a sense of irony, and to not suffer the slings and arrows that come with wide-eyed optimism. 

And while it's not a series, I would just like to take this opportunity to tell vampires that, unless they're Eric Northman, they all need to stop assassining the minds of America's youth. (Eric Northman, it must be noted, may do anything he likes to America's youth, so long as I'm included)

Day 2: This series: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Skulduggery_Pleasant_(series)

Skulduggery Pleasant is the shit. Again with the wry, raw humor of young adult fiction. Every character in these books is essentially a vessel for completely ridiculous, wise-cracking humor. 

Also, skeleton detective. It's just too brilliant to be true.

Day 3: eh. I'll do this later. Remind me to do this later. Right now I have to see if I've actually read an entire book in the past twelve months. 


( 3 comments — Leave a comment )
Sep. 3rd, 2010 10:03 am (UTC)
I really need to check Skulduggery!
Sep. 3rd, 2010 10:04 am (UTC)
Check OUT even
Sep. 3rd, 2010 11:55 am (UTC)
Right now I have to see if I've actually read an entire book in the past twelve months.

Fucking right? I've started a lot of books, but I haven't necessarily ended any of them.
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