I didn’t have time to read books right now, but I have time to answer book tag questions.
1. How many books are too many in a series?
Never too many as long as it’s supported by proper story arc and character development. Take Ann Swinfen’s Oxford Murder Mysteries series, for example. This is one series that deserves treatment and attention similar to Susanna Gregory’s Matthew Bartholomew adventures. I believe Nicholas’ story would continue if not for her passing. I would have wanted to read more about Nicholas, but it’s impossible now.
2. How do you feel about cliffhangers?
Depending on my mood, it can ranges from mildly annoying to immensely infuriating. I have similar feelings towards series finale on TV.
3. Hardcover or paperback?
Paperback. I’m too lazy, I don’t like coffee table displays, I don’t like my bags too heavy. I like reading while doing Number Two. Paperback.
5. Least favourite book?
Any books with excessive wokeness and/or unnecessary-and-tend-to-be-toxic feminism that ruins the whole story line. I’m looking at you, author of Ela Longespée of Salisbury books. I am dead sure she’s one heck of a character in real life, but the feminism is too much it’s so toxic and I put down the book halfway.
6. Love triangles: yay or nay?
I’m not big on cheesy wheezy love story. But when necessary, love triangle conflicts are tolerable. Nothing too overdone, though.
7. The most recent book you couldn’t finish?
12. Favourite author(s)?
Ken Follett, Matthew Harffy, Candace Robb, JK Rowling, Stephen King, Neil Gaiman, Kathy Reichs.
13. Buying books or borrowing?
Buying. I’m possessive that way.
14. A book you dislike that everyone seems to love?
Some current woke books that I’d hate to mention.
15. Bookmarks or dog-ears?
Bookmarks AND Post-Its.
17. Can you read while listening to music?
18. One POV or multiple POV’s?
One, please… Three at most.
19. Do you read a book in one sitting or over multiple days?
Definitely multiple days. I don’t slow-read, but I research terms and interesting facts as I’m reading. Plus, I got kittens to care for too. They’re my masters.
Having done this, I kinda like it. I think I’m going to do more book tag answers in the future.