Monday, May 4, 2015

Musing Mondays - May 4

Musing Mondays is a weekly meme sponsored by Jenn of A Daily Rhythm that asks you to choose one of the following prompts to answer:
  • I’m currently reading…
  • Up next I think I’ll read…
  • I bought the following book(s) in the past week…
  • I’m super excited to tell you about (book/author/bookish-news)…
  • I’m really upset by (book/author/bookish-news)…
  • I can’t wait to get a copy of…
  • I wish I could read ___, but…
  • I blogged about ____ this past week…
THIS WEEK’S RANDOM QUESTION: What would you do if you wanted to buy a book for someone, but didn’t know what they like to read? Would you ask them? Would you choose something you, yourself, like? How would you go about buying them something?

What an awesome question for this week. I would definitely ask the person. Unless they are someone I know from a particular civic or religious group, which would give me some insight into their preferences, I want to make sure what I buy is something they are interested in. If it's for a child, I usually just buy something my kids have enjoyed.

How about you?

4 comments:

Faith Hope Cherrytea said...

I probably would know from relationship interaction or listening well in conversations...
My MMs? ChildrensBookWeek Giveaway Hop [signups still OPEN for any to participate in this bit of FuN! May 4-10 and joined a great UK blogger’s RE-READ of our favs

Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Good post and good answers. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

bookmammalmusings said...

I love giving tried and true children's favorites to kids--it often seems to me that choosing books for children is easier than buying books for adults! And my go-to new baby gift is a big collection of board books!

Britt W said...

I always think that hard covers of classic books are good gifts, especially if they are antiques. They look so pretty on a shelf, even if they never get read. And I love giving children's books, especially ones that I grew up with :-)

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