Friday, February 23, 2018

Book Blogger Hop - 2/23 - 3/1


Question of the Week:

Do you read hardcovers with the dust jacket on or off? Why or why not? submitted by (submitted by Maria @ A Night's Dream of Books)


My Answer:

Another GREAT question.  LOVE IT!!

I ALWAYS read with the dust jacket off.

I can't take the chance of damaging it.






34 comments:

  1. I'm rather careful with mine. The only times they get damaged are in mail transit. Plus a few that were damaged in travel before I wise enough to remove them. Seriously what was I thinking back then?! Lol!

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    1. LOL...it is much more fun to leave them on so I guess that's what you wanted to do. :)

      Thanks for commenting, Jessica.

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  2. I leave the dust jacket on. Don't ask me why.

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    1. Covers are pretty so you may just want to look at it.

      Thanks for commenting, Kathy.

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  3. I also take off dust jackets when I read them. I hate creasing them and don't want to risk it either.

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    1. I like to keep mine like new. :)

      Thanks for commenting, Edel.

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  4. Thanks for ALWAYS complimenting my questions, Elizabeth! You're such a SWEETHEART!! <3 <3 <3

    Of course, you already know my answer! Lol. The DJ comes OFF before I start reading a hardcover. Keeping it on means that the edges will eventually start to get worn. And you know how I LOVE to keep my books in PRISTINE condition! Lol.

    Thanks for sharing!! Have an AWESOME weekend!! HUGS!! <3 <3 <3 :) :) :)

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    1. I like mine to be pristine too. :)

      Thanks for commenting, Maria.

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  5. LOL! I agree. I neatly put my dustcover neatly away until I finish the book. And sometimes I put 'school book' cover over the book while I read!

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    1. I put the jacket on my book case so I know where it is. :)

      Funny about the school book cover, but that is a great idea.

      Thanks for commenting, Kim.

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  6. I agree! I don't want to damage the jacket especially if the art/cover is gorgeous!! Also the sliding drives me insane.

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    1. Mine is mainly to not ruin the cover.

      I have never had trouble with the sliding because I never read with the cover on. LOL!!

      Thanks for commenting, Heather.

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  7. My problem is that I tend to damage more dust jackets when I take them off lol! Great answer, though :)

    Megan @ Ginger Mom's Book Blogger Hop :)

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    1. That is funny.

      Thanks for sharing and commenting, Megan.

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  8. I feel the same way! I can't stand the fact that the dust jacket will get ruined whenever I'm reading it!

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    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

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    1. Definitely do not want the jacket ruined.

      Thanks for commenting, Ronyell.

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  9. I keep them on. I am careful and have never torn one yet, touch wood.

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    1. You must be very careful!!

      Knock on wood for you too.

      Thanks for commenting, Nicki.

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    1. Most answers have been OFF.

      Thanks for commenting, Nicola.

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  11. Yes! I definitely want to keep them in good shape!

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    1. Always nice to have the book look like new.

      Thanks for commenting, J. Aislynn.

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  12. I never thought about removing them before, but it actually makes a lot of sense, especially if you're carrying them around or reading in bed.

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    1. I am glad we gave you a new idea. :)

      Thanks for commenting, Tizzy.

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  13. Seems like a lot of people take the dust jackets off for fear of damaging. I wonder if these are the same people who don't want to break the spine of a paperback. To be fair, though, I also don't like breaking the spines of paperbacks, though my wife doesn't care at all.

    eli @ the (book) supplier
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    1. LOL on your wife.

      I try to be careful with all of my books.

      Thanks for commenting, Eli.

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  14. I leave the dust jacket on all my books and I've never had a problem. :) Have a great weekend!

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    1. Thanks for sharing what you do, FBC.

      And...thanks for commenting.

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  15. I keep the dust jacket on. I'm not that worried about damaging it. I will also use the flap as a bookmark.

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    1. The flap as a bookmark is useful.

      Thanks for sharing your thoughts on this subject, and thanks for commenting, Chrissy.

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  16. I take the jacket off too. I hate to damage it and it makes the book even more clunky to hold on to.

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    1. I worry about damaging the cover too.

      Thanks for commenting, Katherine.

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  17. That's understandable for taking the dust jacket off, thank you so much for stopping by my blog hop last week Elizabeth.

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    1. Oh yes....I love the covers but don’t want them to become damaged.

      Thanks for commenting, Katiria.

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