Job Title: Bookseller
On your nightstand now: Frost Burned by Patricia Briggs, Seeds of Earth by Michael Cobley, The Passage by Justin Cronin, and The Tiny Book of Tiny Stories vol. 1 and vol. 2 by Joseph Gordon-Levitt et al.
Favorite book when you were a child: Redwall by Brian Jacques
Your top five authors: Jim Butcher, Brandon Sanderson, Jacqueline Carey, A. Lee Martinez, Peter V. Brett
Book you've faked reading: Paradise Lost by John Milton during sophomore year of college.
Book you are an evangelist for: The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson... or Feed by Mira Grant... or The Warded Man by Peter V. Brett... or Good Omens by Terry Pratchett and Neil Gaiman.
Book you've bought for the cover: Hounded by Kevin Hearne – It turned out to be engaging and very entertaining. I liked it so much I bought the rest of the series and pulled an all-nighter to finish them.
Book that changed your life: A Wrinkle in Time by Madeline L’Engle – It was the first science-fiction book I’d ever read, it was also the first book I ever really enjoyed. It opened by eyes to an entire genre and paved the way for me to get my BA in English.
Favorite line from a book: “I thought, it’s a shame we have to live, but it’s a tragedy that we get to live only one life. Because, if I was given two lives, I would have spent at least one of them with you.” – Jonathan Safran Foer, from Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close.
Book you most want to read again for the first time: Luck in the Shadows by Lynn Flewelling
Book you'd take with you to a desert island: Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey
Favorite quotation: “Your hearts are like my hands – some days all they do is tremble.” – Anis Mojgani
Song that has played the most on your MP3 player: This week it’s “Poppiholla” by Chicane (original, none of the remixes).
Best way to spend a weekend: Baking, cooking dinner with friends and family, and reading.
Your go-to pick for movie night: Christopher Nolan’s Inception
Favorite Vacation Destination: Edinburgh, Scotland.
Window or Aisle: Aisle – I need the legroom and hate having to step over people if I need to get up.
What is the first giveaway that a book is going to be good: The first few pages.
Best TV or Movie adaptation of a book: Season 1 of Game of Thrones
Book character you would like to play in a movie: Kitai from Jim Butcher’s Codex Alera series
Website you have spent the most time reading: Usually I’m using gmail, but I spend a fair bit of time on Livejournal and cnn.com