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Butterflyamore
Recursion | Blake Crouch
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Last month when I did the Book Snob Book Tag on BookTube, I started thinking about other things that I am definitely very particular about when it comes to books. As it turns out, I am a bigger book snob than I initially realized! Check out my latest video video and let me know if any of these things bother you, too! https://youtu.be/wMp_dYyTtTQ #booktube #youtube #bookvlog #booksnob #dustjackets #moviecovets #massmarketpaperbacks #librarybooks

EadieB @Butterflyamore Sorry to see that Elliot passed away! He was so cute! In regards to DustJackets, I love them too. I bought a book that didn't have a jacket and made my own by taking a picture of the cover from the Amazon app and printed it out on paper and taped the papers together. I'm not at home or I would show you the cover that I made. I take the jacket off when I read the book but I would never throw it away. I put it back on after reading. 5mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore I also like to remove the plastic covers from library books I own. I hate when they put the barcode on the back of the cover and cover up some of the wording from other's reviews or the description of the book. I hate to get a book where people have bent the edges of pages to mark their spot. I also am a book repairer. I'm forever putting tapes on the backside of older books whose jacket is ripping. Tape bindings that are apart too (edited) 5mo
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EadieB @Butterflyamore I like reading hardcover but sometimes find the trade of mass market a lot easier to travel with. I don't like descriptive sex or bad language in books. I love beautiful poetic writing too where I will read every word. But other styles don't bother me either. Never heard of putting bar codes on the front. Sales stickers on the front are annoying too. I always peel them off. I don't keep books after I read them so I'm not too fussy. 5mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Thank you. It‘s been very difficult emotionally. We did not expect this to happen. Creating a cover for one without a dust jacket is a really good idea! I might have to do that for the one I mentioned. 5mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Yes, I don‘t like those sale stickers either. I‘m usually okay with profanity, as long as it isn‘t ridiculously out of control, but I‘m not a fan of descriptive sex scenes either. 5mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore Making the cover was a lot of fun. I'll have to find the book or I may have sent it on to one of my book swapping sites and I probably explained the cover to the person I sent it too. But I may still have it. 5mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore The profanity that I dislike is when they use the F word throughout constantly when it is not necessary. That really bugs me. I think I mentioned the book YOU by Carolyn Kepnes. Found that really bad for descriptive sex and language. 5mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Yeah, I thought I had wanted to read that but not now, based on what you‘ve shared. I do feel using the F word repeatedly really takes away from the value of the story. The sex stuff - I don‘t know - it‘s just so awkward to read for me. I really am not interested in the sex lives of other people. 5mo
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Butterflyamore
A Monster Calls | Patrick Ness, Siobhan Dowd
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Am I a book snob? You can decide after you watch my next video: https://youtu.be/ZRQ2-abO3L4

Let me know what your answers would be over on #BookTube!

#booksnob #booktag #bookvideo #booktalk #bookpreferences

EadieB 1. I like to read the book before watching the movie. If it‘s a long book and I just want to know the story then I would watch the movie and may or may not read the book. 6mo
EadieB 2. I would prefer physical books. 6mo
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EadieB 3. Would prefer to marry a reader. 6mo
EadieB 4. I could give up sci-fi. 6mo
EadieB 5. Love Mystery/Thrillers. 6mo
EadieB 6. Sci-fi 6mo
EadieB 7. My husband is a reader but he complains that I have too many books and read too much. 6mo
EadieB I don‘t know where to find #booktube. 6mo
Butterflyamore @EadieB Thanks for sharing your answers! BookTube is the book community on YouTube - that‘s what they call it. So basically it just meant comment on my video. 😊 6mo
EadieB @Butterflyamore ok thanks! 6mo
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MollyJCover2CoverCafe
The Wives: A Novel | Tarryn Fisher
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catiewithac
Contagion | Erin Bowman
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Bailedbailed

Bailing on this book. There‘s nothing particularly horrible about it,but it‘s not amazing. The writing isn‘t exceptional, and I‘m only reading exceptional in 2019! #booksnob

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K.Wielechowski
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Pickpick

I hate that it is the movie cover (#booksnob) but I love this book! While much of the narrative revolves around Antonina Zabinski, wife of the director of the Warsaw zoo, it is much more the story of Poland before, during, &after WWII. The Zabinskis risked everything to help Jews escape the Nazis but you also learn what life was like in war-time Warsaw. As the gr. gr. granddaughter of a Polish immigrant, I loved learning about where I come from.

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TheBookbabeblog84
A Reaper at the Gates | Sabaa Tahir
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Ugh...I dislike the US editions cover....I purchased it because I just really wanted to read it. But the UK editions cover is awesome. #coverart #booksnob

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MrsMalaprop
My Sister's Bones | Nuala Ellwood
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Panpan

Ummm, no.

Took this thriller away with me as I hoped it‘d be a good holiday read. My friend had recommended it (sorry @Jeg 😗).

Is it just that my standards are too high these days? Is it that life‘s too short & I don‘t want to waste it on less than excellent books? 🤔

I have just spent a wonderful 5 days away with girlfriends and we talked about having diverse reactions to books. So many variables involved...

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Jeg I can‘t remember it! 😊 2y
MrsMalaprop @jeg 😆. I guess you won‘t mind if I donate it to a Little Free Library then? I can give it back to you if you prefer. 2y
Jeg I don‘t think I wanted it back. In fact I‘m sure I didn‘t. 😊 . 2y
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MrsMalaprop
Tell Tale: Short Stories | Jeffrey Archer
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Panpan

I‘d never read Jeffrey Archer before, and after reading this I feel confident I‘ll never read another.

This book was given to me as part of our book club Secret Santa. As such I felt compelled to read it.

A twee, predictable, sexist and boring insult to my intelligence.

Next...!

CarolynM One of Archer's fellow Tory MPs, Julian Critchley, wrote a very entertaining thriller in the 1990s in which Archer was abducted from one of his own parties and no-one noticed he was missing. I like to think it was a comment on his writing as well as his personality!😂 2y
MrsMalaprop @CarolynM 😂 I don‘t want to be mean, but honestly?? And people still think he‘s marvelous. I heard his books described as Enid Blyton for adults. Far too generous IMO. One of the short stories had a ‘choose your own ending‘ FFS. So many great writers out there & he‘s on the best seller list!? I‘ll simmer down now...🙂. #booksnob 2y
CarolynM Love that hashtag, I may need to use it 2y
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Jeg I have to admit when he first starting writing I got hooked on his books. Especially his short stories. That was a very long time ago. 😊😊 . I should read him again and see how I feel now. 2y
MrsMalaprop @Jeg Well, you are most welcome to borrow this book! Hope it wasn‘t you who gifted it to me? 🤭 2y
Jeg @MrsMalaprop it wasn‘t me! 🙃 2y
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LisaJo
Big Little Lies | Liane Moriarty
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"...I always enjoyed quality literature, not those lightweight, derivative bestsellers. Pure fluff!" Look at that, books snobs, even in books. #booksnob

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AlwaysBeReading
Gone with the Wind | Margareth Mitchell
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#bookhaul from the library Fall book sale, $2 for hardbacks #booksnob #readingisfundamental #nevertoomanybooks

DebinHawaii Nice! 👍📚 3y
DivineDiana I see two loves, "All The Light We Cannot See" and "The Lacuna"! Great haul! ? 3y
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