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Thursday, May 29

BTT# 3

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Suggested by: Thisisnotabookclub

What is reading, anyway? Novels, comics, graphic novels, manga, e-books, audiobooks — which of these is reading these days? Are they all reading? Only some of them? What are your personal qualifications for something to be “reading” — why? If something isn’t reading, why not? Does it matter? Does it impact your desire to sample a source if you find out a premise you liked the sound of is in a format you don’t consider to be reading? Share your personal definition of reading, and how you came to have that stance.

Reading is D) All of the above.
read·ing [ree-ding]
1.the action or practice of a person who reads.

I think have read all of the above mentioned types of reading material. Some I like, some I don't. My personal preference doesn't run to the types of reading material but more to the convenience of the type. My personal preference is a regular book, that can be held in my hands. One where passages can be underlined and notes written in the margins. I work best when I can see the words on the page.

I use audio books primarily for my commute. I don't listen as well that way, so there is less retention. I have taken to buying only the books I have already read, so I know the basic story.

I the Ranma 1/2 series years ago....(is that a graphic novel? a comic? Manga? one of
I like it but it wasn't my favorite type to read.

eBooks bother me. Only because I would have to buy some sort of eReader to go along with it or be tied to my computer. If I am on the computer I would rather play in the blog world. Lol!

Though to be honest, if it is an author I like, I'll take it anyway I can get it. Lol!

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