The Compulsive Reader: May Book(s) of the Month: The Game of Favorites

Thursday, May 15, 2008

May Book(s) of the Month: The Game of Favorites

In When It Happens, the two main characters, Sara and Tobey, like to play a game called The Game of Favorites, where they'll take turns choosing the topic, and then each of them has to answer with their favorite. Well this week Susane Colasanti has agreed to tell us what some of her favorites are!

Comic: “Mutts” by Patrick McDonnell
Poet: E. E. Cummings
Constellation: Orion
Band: The Cure / R.E.M.
Mineral: tourmalinated quartz
90s TV show: My So-Called Life
Season: I’m all about the springtime
Artist: Paul Klee
Font: Helvetica
Word: love
Atari game: Adventure
Eye shadow: Urban Decay Cherry
Mythical creature: unicorn
Coffeehouse: Joe the Art of Coffee
Obscure 80s song: “Perfect Way” by Scritti Politti
Boy TV character: Seth Cohen / Dawson Leery
Performance artist: Mummenschanz / Blue Man Group
Tree: palm
Photographer: Alan Maltz
Furniture material: wood (light colors)
Way to spend a free hour: reading in the park
Comedian: Demetri Martin / Godfrey
Quote: “It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye”
– Antoine de Saint-Exupery
NYC architecture: Citicorp building
Vacay spot: southern California
Time of day: twilight
Pen: Gelly Roll lightening
Bagel: plain
Origami shape: giraffe
Museum: MoMA
Fish: neon / angelfish
Young-adult novelist: Laurie Halse Anderson / Blake Nelson
Clothing designer: Free People
Gelato flavor: mint chocolate chip
Outfit: T-shirt, jeans, and Converse
Sticker type: oily / metallic glitter
Sticker designer: Mrs. Grossman
Magazine ad: PETA’s We Are Not Nuggets! Please Don’t Eat Us.
Game: backgammon
Flower scent: lavender / lily of the valley
Crumbs cupcake: vanilla buttercream sprinkle
Netflix viewing during the last three months: Gilmore Girls
Movie scene: Lloyd Dobler holding the boombox over his head in Say Anything…

Let's start our own game of favorites! I'll suggest a topic, answer it, and then the first person who comments will give their favorite for my topic, and then suggest a new one and answer it, and then the next person repeats the process. Let's give it a try!

Topic: Reading spot
My Favorite: Outside, on my wicker couch on the deck.

Now continue it!


Tali said...

outside on the grass (when there are no mosquitoes)...

Liv said...

hmmm. Probably sprawled out on my bed. And for a new favorite, what's your favorite thing to do when it rains?

Amee said...

Watch an old movie or take a nap...or both!

What's your favorite comfort movie, the one you watch when you are having a bad day?

Breanna said...

Hmm I'd have to say The Breakfast Club or Sixteen Candles.

Whats your favorite stuffed animal/teddy bear's name?

Anonymous said...


What's your fave place to listen to music?

Anonymous said...

My Bedroom With It Blasting.
What Is The Book You Recommend To Most People Who Ask You What's A Good Book?

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Anonymous said...

Twilight by Stephenie Meyer

What's your Fave book with a not-so happy ending?

Me- The Sweet Far Thing by Libba Bray