Today is World Book Day; Questions for book lovers


#1

Today, Mon, 23 April 2018 is World Book Day, and maybe we can have a little fun by answering the questions below.

  1. What is/are your best read of all time?
  2. Who is your favourite author?
  3. Where is your favourite place to read?
  4. What’s your best movie adaptation of a book?
  5. Is there any old book you would love to have? What’s the title?
  6. Which do you prefer - ebook, paperback or audiobooks?
  7. On a scale of 0 to 10 (0 = no effect and 10 = I’m nothing without books), would you say reading has helped you become a better person?
  8. How many physical books do you own?
  9. How many soft copies do you have (the ones you’ve read oooo)?
  10. What book describes you best?
  11. Which book would you like to make compulsory reading?
  12. What are you reading right now?


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#2

@mira @onaopemipo


#3

I’ll go first

  1. What is/are your best read of all time?
    1.) The Bible
    2.) University of Success - Og Mandino I have soft & hard copy
    3.) Finishing Strong - Steve Farrar; I read this book every year
    4.) Deep Work - Cal Newport
  2. Who is your favourite author?
    Not sure I have any.
  3. Where is your favourite place to read?
    Anywhere. I used to read Lantern books on the road in primary school :grinning:
    Right now, on the stairs in my house.
  4. What’s your best movie adaptation of a book?
    This is tricky, I haven’t seen a lot of movies from a book, I’d say Passion of Christ - Directed by Mel Gibson acted by Jim Caviezel. I like Da Vinci (book) too, movie didn’t do justice to the book
  5. Is there any old book you would love to have? What’s the title?
    King Solomon’s Mine, in fact I’d love to see a movie from the book
  6. Which do you prefer - ebook, paperback or audiobooks?
    Paperback or ebook
  7. On a scale of 0 to 10 (0 = no effect and 10 = I’m nothing without books), would you say reading has helped you become a better person?
    I’ll say 7, I can’t imagine life without books
  8. How many physical books do you own?
    I can’t count, maybe 20s
  9. How many soft copies do you have (the ones you’ve read oooo)?
    Not much, less than 15, I think
  10. What book describes you best?
    The Bible
  11. Which book would you like to make compulsory reading?
    The Bible of course, esp. The Living Bible & The Message Translation
  12. What are you reading right now?
    Concluding “The Final Quest by Rick Joyner” and "Success is who you are by Sam Adeyemi"

#4

Richest Man in Babylon
The tipping point

Malcolm Gladwell

My room, sitting on the floor
My reading table

None.

Can’t think of any atm

All, in this order. Paperback, ebook, audiobooks

6

10

17

No idea.

The Millionaire fastlane.

Additionally I’d love to read The children of blood and bone by Tomi Adeyemi


#5

This is good


#6

@Sucre recommended this book to me too, it’s going to be part of my next read.


#7

I used to love reading back in secondary school…The love has reduced but I’m seriously working on it…


#8
  1. My all time best read - The Bible, Christian Classics for a new generation, Eclipse of the Son,
  2. My favourite author - Trevor Noah - I love him. He’s my all time crush. Jeeez! Just carry my money and be going, Trevor. :sleepy::sleepy:
  3. Favourite Place to read - Cafe Neo Yaba, My house, Anywhere with very little noise and cold air.
  4. Movie adaptation - Hmmmm… I’m not sure tbh.
  5. Lol. Old books, go, new books come. No time abeg
  6. i prefer paperbacks
  7. 15 - Books have changed me!
  8. I own way over 50 books at the moment.
  9. I don’t know how many sopt copy books I have
  10. Arrrrrgggghhhh… This is hard. I find several pieces of my life in different books.
  11. Everyone should read On Managing yourself - HBR
  12. I’m currently swapping between He-motions - TD Jakes and Managing yourself.

#9

Nice!


#10

What is/are your best read of all time?
1.) Bible
2.) Ogboju Ode Ninu Igbo Irumole - I’ve read this book about 3 times
3.) Violence - Festus Iyayi
4.) Rich Dad, Poor Dad
Who is your favourite author?
Don’t know
Where is your favourite place to read?
Don’t know. Got some weird spots though:thinking:
What’s your best movie adaptation of a book?
Don’t know
Is there any old book you would love to have? What’s the title?
Don’t know
Which do you prefer - ebook, paperback or audiobooks?
audiobook
On a scale of 0 to 10 (0 = no effect and 10 = I’m nothing without books), would you say reading has helped you become a better person?
Probably 8
How many physical books do you own?
:smile::smile: I don’t know, maybe 3-5 but I usually claim my Father’s books. He has 500+ of them
How many soft copies do you have (the ones you’ve read oooo)?
None (probably)
What book describes you best?
Which book would you like to make compulsory reading?
The Bible (Let me follow the lead of the boss @Oluwarufus)
What are you reading right now?
** The Five Love Languages **


#11

D.O Fagunwa. I really want to read more yoruba books

Robert Kiyosaki. Nice


#12
  1. Lord of the flies, The Millionaire mind, The Harry Potter Series, Tommorrow never comes, The Monk who sold his Ferrari, Bourne Legacy
  2. Sidney Sheldon, James patterson, Nora roberts , Danielle steele, Robin Shawrma and John Grisham
  3. Anywhere, Usually My room and the toilet
  4. Harry Potter Series and Bourne Legacy
  5. The Hadley chase series.
  6. Paperbacks, e-books, audiobooks
  7. 10 cause I am nothing without books
    8 . At present 25
  8. A legion of ebooks :heart_eyes::heart_eyes:
  9. hard but the Bible has characters that resonate deeply with the ME
  10. The Monk who sold his Ferrari and the Bible.
  11. A series of Unfortunate events

#13

Do you have the Ebook?


#14

Yes boss! Should I send to you?
I sure will


#15

Thank you!


#16

I’m waiting for it too in my DM :raised_hands:t3:


#17

Guess @Aje has been quite busy, i have the book now anyway, would send to your DM


#18

:tired_face::tired_face: I am sorry Sir. Been quite busy. I’m so sorry Sirs


#19

please, send to me too o… gwayne411@gmail.com


#20

Sent sir