Sometimes embarking on a new literary journey is just too much to contemplate. Sometimes, you just need to read a known quantity, a story you love — something comfortable. Here are some of my favorite comfort reads.
Top Ten Tuesday: Leaving for other worlds
This week’s Top Ten Tuesday topic is bookish worlds we’d want to live in, or at least visit. Since I have spent most of my life imagining other worlds, this should be a cinch.
Armchair Book Expo: Dining with Authors
If you haven’t read a PG Wodehouse book, I suggest you do so immediately. Start with The Inimitable Jeeves. I reread them all the time, often when I can’t sleep. They are amusing and comforting all at once.
Top Ten Tuesday: Beach Reads
We’re gonna go for five titles today — I’ve never been one for flashy, empty airport reads like The Abacus Conundrum. And I cringe at the categorization of “beach reads.” Still, I admit that there are books that are quick, fast-paced and comparatively easy reads — books that don’t require rumination or notes in the margin.…
Armchair BEA 2015: Introduction
Somehow it is already time for Armchair BEA again! Cheers to the lovely folks who organize this virtual get-together each year. It’s always great fun. Tell us a bit about yourself: How long have you been blogging? Where are you from? I began blogging about books nearly seven years ago. I’d been writing film…