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My Life According to the Books I've Read

I saw this bookish meme over at Today's Adventure and figured I'd give it a shot. Some of the prompts are a bit inane, but the idea is a fun one. If you do it, make sure to let me know so I can check it out.

Using only books you have read this year (2009), cleverly answer these questions. Try not to repeat a book title. It's a lot harder than you think!

Describe Yourself: Silent On The Moor by Deanna Raybourn

How do you feel: Impossible by Nancy Werlin

Describe where you currently live: Jellicoe Road by Melina Marchetta

If you could go anywhere, where would you go: Westmark by Lloyd Alexander

Your favorite form of transportation: Bloodhound by Tamora Pierce

Your best friend is: The Queen of Attolia by Megan Whalen Turner

You and your friends are: Bad to the Bonehttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1416551786 by Jeri Smith-Ready

What's the weather like: Cast in Shadowhttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0373802366 by Michelle Sagara

Favorite time of day: Morning is a Long Time Cominghttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0141306351 by Bette Greene

What is life to you: Balladhttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0738714844 by Maggie Stiefvater

Your fear: Catching Firehttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0439023491 by Suzanne Collins

What is the best advice you have to give: Bloomhttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=1416926836 by Elizabeth Scott

Thought for the Day: The Language of Beeshttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0553804545 by Laurie R. King

How I would like to die: Magic Strikeshttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0441017029 by Ilona Andrews

My soul's present condition: Soullesshttp://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=angieville-20&l=as2&o=1&a=0316056634 by Gail Carriger

Comments

  1. I never tire of reading these.

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  2. The state of your soul frightens me... lol

    I like yours, glad you had fun!

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  3. Anonymous10:46 AM

    What great fun! I've seen this meme going around...

    I like your answer to what life is to you! Hehe, when I read your favorite form of transportation I was thinking, "Does she plan on riding on a big dog?" stupid..stupid..

    --Sharry

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  4. Juju, I'm glad! As they don't appear to be going away any time soon. :)

    Vanessa, LOL! It frightens me as well. Seriously, that one worked too well not to use, even if it wasn't entirely accurate...;)

    Marie, yeah, I thought it was as well.

    Sharry, I know. That one probably works least of all but it was the only one remotely connected to transportation, and still a stretch at that!

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  5. Angie, this was a lot of fun. I liked our answers. I decided to copy you and did this meme as well. It was fun!

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  6. Fun fun! I think I'll be trying this meme!

    Thanks for posting :)

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  7. I posted one too! It was harder than I thought!

    http://fallingofftheshelf.blogspot.com/2009/09/my-life-according-to-books-ive-read.html

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  8. Kath, I'm glad! I saw yours and they are particularly good. Though to die by the Hunger Games *shivers*.

    Jenni, wow, that was fast! And you're right! It is harder than you think. I particularly like your way you would like to die. ;)

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  9. Loved this! I think I'll try it...I'll let you know when I do!

    Also, sending you an email...hoping it doesn't go to spam...

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  10. Trish, definitely do! Got the email.

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  11. I love this little meme. Your answers are so cool. How often does one read a book with the name of a road in it??

    Oh wow. My word verification is "tryme" !

    *cue twilight zone music*

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  12. nice. I posted it on my blog too.

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