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Re: Anyone guilty of not remembering authors?

Post by Braunsucre » 04 Sep 2018, 10:12

There are some great books I've read, I really wonder why I forgot the authors.

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Post by Cotwani » 19 Sep 2018, 03:41

Guilty as charged! I only seem to remember authors when I enjoy there books over and over, or, when their books freak me out over and over. I would like to be able to remember all the authors whose works I find outstanding.
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Post by DakotaA » 19 Sep 2018, 10:13

I must admit that I too, am guilty of not remembering authors names. Now that the majority of the book I read I borrow through Kindle Unlimited I am afraid this has gotten even worse! I struggle to remember the names of TITLES now too!

I found that the only way I'll remember the name of a book title or an author is if I talk with somebody about it.. and unfortunately that doesn't happen as often as it should.

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Post by raqstar1 » 26 Sep 2018, 10:41

I'm so glad I'm not the only one! I talk to other book lovers in my area and they quote titles and authors like they have photographic memories. They'll ask me if I've read so and so and my response is generally 'Sounds familiar' and they look at me like I'm speaking Martian. But for the life of me, until they start telling me about the stories I've got no clue! I guess I just read so much that everything just kind of jumbles for me unless it's something truly outstanding.

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Post by serendipity 27 » 08 Oct 2018, 13:29

I can usually remember a few of the authors that I read on rotation. As far as classic books I have a few that stand out like Jane Austen and Charlotte Bronte.

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Post by MsLisa » 10 Oct 2018, 18:26

I hardly remember authors unless I'm reading a book series. Sometimes I even forget titles. I never forget stories though.

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Post by CinWin » 14 Oct 2018, 14:48

I remember authors but I forget the titles. If they have written alot of books I have to read the summary to re-remind myself if I had read it or not. In as far as remembering my own name, have y'all tried to just wear a nametag? It is great... you remember your name and for those who have a problem remembering names they can just read your name - saves embarrasing moments.... lololol
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Post by Zimall » 15 Oct 2018, 11:05

I usually remember author name but yeah sometimes it's hard to recall specially when i dont like the author very much.

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Post by HollandBlue » 15 Oct 2018, 11:30

For me, it's like trying to remember someone's name, sometimes I remember, and sometimes I don't recall it.
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Post by bookdragon7 » 27 Oct 2018, 00:07

The authors I can remember most of the time fall under two categories: either I love them or I can't stand their work. Every now and then I remember authors that fall into neither category, but for the most part they fall under those. I'm better at remembering what happens in the story and characters which becomes problematic when people ask for recommendations. I'm trying to work on this.

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Post by sszb » 09 Nov 2018, 08:08

I am used to forgetting book titles and author’s name. I will narrate the whole book but couldn't get the title or author’s name. My friends call me Spoiler due to this habit. 😂😂😭😭😂😂
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