Thursday, January 14, 2010

Booking Through Thursday: Flaps

I've decided to join in on the Booking Through Thursday meme that I've seen on so many other blogs. For other responses to today's question, go here.

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Suggested by Prairie Progressive:
Do you read the inside flaps that describe a book before or while reading it?

My answer: Yes, I read the flaps/backs of books before I read a book. If it strikes my fancy, I'll pick it up. If not, I won't waste my time with it, especially since there are so many other books out there I could be reading!

What about you? Do you read the flaps/backs of books?


Susan Helene Gottfried said...

Yep, I read the cover copy. I'll refer back to it when I'm reading, too -- especially if I'm having a hard time figuring out what the plot is supposed to be about.

Michelle said...

I read where someone (I can't remember who!) said she doesn't read the flaps. I guess she must pick all her books on cover art alone, which I think is pretty risky!

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