Take the poll: What made you buy your last book, and where did you buy it?

What makes you decide on a particular book to purchase? A review? Word of mouth? A blog post? And where did you buy your last book?
Visit the polls over at Book Buzz and cast your vote!

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Comment by Kathryn Lilley on November 13, 2009 at 3:05am
Thanks Susan, IJ, for your comments! That's one vote for buying based on a bookstore browse, one for social networking. Be sure to vote in the poll over at Book Buzz so we have a record! Thanks!
Comment by I. J. Parker on November 13, 2009 at 12:20am
I bought Hilary Mantel's WOLF HALL from Amazon because I saw someplace on the Internet (perhaps Sarah Weinman's blog) that it won the Man Booker award. Before clicking my "buy with one click" tab, I read a sample page of text. She can write.
Comment by Kathryn Lilley on November 12, 2009 at 9:55pm
I confess I'm also a "first two sentence" watchdog. If I don't like the very first paragraph, I'm very unlikely to purchase a book. Thanks for your comment, Dan!

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