10 Questions

Oh, look! A bandwagon.....


It has been really interesting reading everyone else's so here are my answers to Nya Reads' 10 questions:


1. What is your favorite childhood book?


The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain.


2. E-books or printed books?


Both. I love my kindle, but for some books (mostly non-fiction) I prefer printed editions.


3. What is your favorite place to read?


My armchair. 


4. Is there any genre you would never read?


I want to say no, and I want to say that I keep an open mind towards everything, but let's face it, I will never willingly touch romance or NA or similar. 


5. What’s your review rating system?



0.5 - Abysmal. Hated the book so much I would not even use it as a door stop.


1 - Really disliked the book.


1.5 - Blergh.


2 - I don't know how I feel about this book: I don't like it but there are worse. This is still DNF country.


2.5 - This is nearly a good book, but there is still something missing - like depth, character development, a plot, a point, etc.


3 - I like it.


3.5 - This was really enjoyable.


4 - I really like it a lot.


4.5 - This was so great it made me think about the book for quite some time after finishing.


5 - This book has made a such an impression on me that I would call it a game-changer.



6. What is your favorite fictional character?


What is with this picking just one thing...?


How could I possibly choose between













7. What was the best film adaption of a book?


Forrest Gump - because it was nothing like the book. (Didn't like the book.)


8. How do you chose the next book to read?


Purely by what mood I'm in.


9. Top 3 authors?


Only 3? Not fair...


John Steinbeck

Ruth Ozeki

Ali Smith



10. Is there any book release you are particularly looking forward to?


No. I don't follow release dates.