Author you've read the most books from: Probably Rex Stout. I love his Nero Wolfe mysteries! And he was a very prolific author.
Best sequel ever: I don't know about "best ever," but Christopher Paolini's Brisingr was sooooooooooo much better than Eragon and Eldest.
Currently reading: Middlemarch by George Eliot for the first time.
Drink of choice while reading: Hot chocolate.
E-reader or physical book: Physical book. I don't own an e-reader.
Fictional character you probably would have actually dated in high school: I would have loved to have gone out with Ponyboy Curtis from The Outsiders by S. E. Hinton.
Glad you gave this book a chance: Captain Wentworth's Diary by Amanda Grange. I wasn't sure I'd like Austen pastiches, but I discovered an author I now like so much!
Hidden gem book: An Antic Disposition by Alan Gordon. Brilliant retelling of Hamlet that utilizes elements from the original Scandinavian story of Amleth.
Interesting bookish question you wish this meme include: What's a book you wish you could un-read? For me, it's Longbourn by Jo Baker. Awful mess.
Just finished: Betsy-Tacy by Maude Hart Lovelace -- for the first time!
Kind of books you won't read: Smut.
Longest book you've read: Probably Les Miserables by Victor Hugo. Unless you count The Lord of the Rings as one book.
Major book hangover because of: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows. I was so loathe to leave the world that I promptly read it all over again.
Number of bookcases you own: Seven full-size, six smaller.
One book you read multiple times: ONE? Okay. I reread The Westing Game by Ellen Raskin every few years. I have to let at least 4 years go by between readings so I forget some things and have some surprises while I read.
Preferred place to read: My teal rocking chair. It was my grandma's, and passed down to me when we got married. It's sooooo comfy.
Quote you like from a book you read:
Reading regret: Not having more time to read.
Series you started and need to finish: Jasper Fforde's Thursday Next series.
Three of your all time favorite books: Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte, The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, The Black Stallion by Walter Farley -- those are my top three.
Unapologetic fangirl for: Raymond Chandler. Absolute favorite author!
Very excited for this release more than all the others: Dreaming Spies by Laurie R. King -- the next novel of suspense featuring Mary Russell and Sherlock Holmes!
Worst bookish habit: Turning up my nose at books just because they're popular. Sometimes they're actually good.
X marks the spot: Is this supposed to be about bookmarks? I love bookmarks! I used to collect them, and I still have loads. My favorites include a metal bookmark with a picture of Boromir on the front and a Sherlock Holmes one I made myself that bears the quotation "Education never ends, Watson. It is a series of lessons, with the greatest for the last."
Your latest book purchase: Just bought The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook used online this morning.
Zzzz snatcher book: I remember lying awake thinking about Lucifer's Hammer by Larry Niven and Jerry Pournelle while I was in the middle of it.