How Do You Keep Track Your Books?

With the increasing spam-itization of vox causing a lot of angst around here (and for good reason), I’ve been thinking about mechanisms to save the content of this blog, you know, if in the end it becomes necessary to go to wordpress or elsewhere. I mention wordpress specifically because they make it pretty easy to…

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Booking Through Thursday — a day late

Suggested by Barbara: I saw that National Library week is coming up in April, and that led to some questions. How often do you use your public library and how do you use it? I’m glad this question came up, because in the last six months or so, I’ve had reawakening of the pleasures of using…

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Booking Through Thursday — Collectables

Hardcover? Or paperback? Illustrations? Or just text? First editions? Or you don’t care? Signed by the author? Or not? I see this question as an extension of the buy versus library conversation, which I have to admit, I have softened my opinion on after several successful trips to the local library where I was able…

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Apparently, Like Every Town Has One

So, this week the Beloved’s been a somewhat under the weather and so we’re having a very quiet and hopefully recuperative weekend. One thing though is that having to stay home, the Beloved has torn through the books on her nightstand.  So we figured that the one errand today would be to go out and…

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Booking Through Thursday — Why Buy?

I’ve asked, in the past, about whether you more often buy your books, or get them from libraries. What I want to know today, is, WHY BUY?  What made you buy the books that you actually own, even though your usual preference is to borrow and return them?  If you usually buy your books, tell…

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VIQ: Book Purging

Second in an occasional series of questions that have been the source of debate on the homefront…and was inspired a bit by Hannahbanana's meme-post the other day (which I mean to answer)   Hyperbole, I suppose Very Important Question: Do you ever purge your home of books? Read and post comments | Send to a…

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