Thursday, November 6, 2008

Booking Through Thursday



This week's question:


What, if any, memorable or special book have you ever gotten as a present? Birthday or otherwise. What made it so notable? The person who gave it? The book itself? The “gift aura?”


My answer:


As much of a bookaholic that I am, I've never received a book as a present. However, I have received gift cards to Borders. I admit, I practically get giddy when I get one of those, my eyes light up and then it's get out of my way while I spend hours in the store. LOL I think gift cards are the best thing invented, so the person can choose whatever they'd like.






8 comments:

  1. Well, you've made me feel better. I always feel uneasy when giving a gift card; it's so impersonal. But after reading your thoughts, I'll be a bit more confident. Happy Booking Through Thursday. I have a book giveaway going on; check out my sidebar if you're interested.

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  2. I second the book gift card glee! You're not just giving a gift - you're giving time in a bookstore, which I love, too.

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  3. ohh yeah - i definitely think Gift cards are awesome... esp for books!

    :D

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  4. Gift cards are wonderful! Whenever I get one I do a Happy Dance. I think I've just about convinced everyone who buys me gifts that bookstore gift cards are the way to go.

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  5. Same, my eyes light up at gift cards! And books! And any sort of present, really :)

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  6. Gift cards are great too! I love visiting bookstores!

    Booking through presents

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