The Bookshelf Test
How would you prefer to arrange the books on your bookshelf?
Organize? What's that? ;-)
What sort of book would you most like to add to your shelf
An art book
A first edition of some sort
A favorite book from childhood
A quality reference book
A book that's been gifted to you
What's your paperback / hardback split?
Majority hardbacks - some paper thrown in
Almost all hardbacks
Almost all paper
About an even split
Majority paperbacks, with a few harbacks here and there
What material would your ideal bookshelves be made of?
How big is your book collection?
Not quite enough to fill a shelf
A bookcase's worth
Just a shelf or two
A few bookcases can hold it
You wouldn't even try to count
When you misplace a book, you:
Might not even miss it
Can't believe it - this never happens
Feel very sad
Buy a replacement
Shrug - this happens all the time
How do you browse at a bookstore or library?
You pick up a few things that catch your eye
You gravitate towards recommendations and new books
You head to your favorite authors first
You look for books you've never seen before
You scour every part of it
How do you acquire new books?
Here and there in your travels
At indie bookstores
You love used bookstores
You buy them online
Any way you can!
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