Category: Book Recommendations

Ten Reasons I Love Book Talking (And Maybe You Will, Too!)

First, let me clarify. I love book discussion in all its varieties – one-on-one, online, group discussion about one title, panel discussion – you name it.  If it’s about books, I’m there! My favorite format is book talking. I learned the term when I was a new librarian attending my first Oklahoma Library Association conference.  … Continue reading Ten Reasons I Love Book Talking (And Maybe You Will, Too!)

My Mid-Year Five-Star Fiction Favorites

It hardly seems possible that 2017 is more than half over. I have read 27 books so far this year, which is pretty close to my average of one book per week. As mentioned in the "About Me" section, my reading preferences include southern fiction; books about family relationships and friendships; books with connections to … Continue reading My Mid-Year Five-Star Fiction Favorites

Book Recommendation for June 2017

This month's recommended title, By the Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review, is one from a subcategory of books I collect about reading, writing, libraries, bookstores, book collecting, and related subjects.  Many of these books reside on my shelves at home while others are in the … Continue reading Book Recommendation for June 2017