Tag: best books

2018 Book Favorites

It’s never a bad time  to celebrate great  books, so I am happy to recognize my favorite  titles from 2018.   I read 80 last year (28 more than in 2017), and I had a lot of good reading to choose from. I have narrowed them down to my top ten fiction and nonfiction titles and … Continue reading 2018 Book Favorites

“Best Books” or Personal Favorites?

  I have, for many years, been interested in critical reviews when deciding which books to add to my “to read” list. These examinations of theme, character, tone, plot, and the author’s mastery of the written language have been my guideposts, as have the nominees and winners of the various literary prizes and the ever-growing … Continue reading “Best Books” or Personal Favorites?