Pop Culture Nerd has revived the “my life as a book” meme for 2011. If you follow the link at that blog to find out where the meme started, you go to Reactions to Reading, Petrona, Book Dilettante and Books and Bards. Books and Bards has moved house since last year, so that’s as far back as I tracked the meme’s origin.
Returning to this year, Margot at Confessions of a Mystery Novelist and Norman at Crime Scraps Reviews have both undertaken the 2011 version, so I’ll have a go here. The idea is to answer the questions about yourself, using only book titles that you’ve read this year.
One time at band/summer camp, I: [followed] The Track of Sand (Andrea Camilleri)
Weekends at my house are: Open Season (C J Box)
My neighbour is: [the opposite of] Silent Voices (Ann Cleeves)
My boss is: Drawing Conclusions (Donna Leon)
My ex was: The Caller (Karin Fossum)
My superhero secret identity is: The Leopard (Jo Nesbo)
You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry because: [it’s] A Cold Day for Murder (Dana Stabenow)
I’d win a gold medal in: Body Surfing (Anita Shreve)
I’d pay good money for: Proof of Life (Karen Campbell)
If I were president, I would: Fear Not (Anne Holt)
When I don’t have good books, I: [feel] Outrage (Arnaldur Indridason)
Loud talkers at the movies should be: Frozen Out (Quentin Bates)
*UPDATE!* Bernadette of Reactions to Reading has posted on this meme, pretty much simultaneously with this post of mine.
LOL this is fun! I did one last year and the results can be hilarious… thanks!
But reading mainly crime fiction does give the responses a certain slant, JoV! 😉
I think we all agree about those loud speakers!
Great minds think alike eh? I need to write some review posts but was feeling a bit too lazy today so this fit the bill
I needed to read a book called “Stop talking spin and start focusing on what’s important” for the presidential question but there was nothing like that in my list of books read 🙂
Maxine – Oh, this is is terrific! Your choices are really fine! I especially like your answer to Weekends at My House are: – that’s inspired :-). I’m so glad you did this, and thanks for linking to my post.
Haha. Glad I don´t go to the cinema very often – seems you risk being killed and tortured in several unpleasant ways today 🙂
Had fun reading this! Good job.
Not if one is quiet, Dorte, so all commenting here would be fine I am sure 😉
Since this morning, more posts on this meme:
Apologies if I’ve inadvertently missed any.
Another one here! From Karen at Euro Crime: http://eurocrime.blogspot.com/2011/09/my-life-as-book-2011.html
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