The best books make characters seem so real that we might expect to meet them around the corner or begin to imagine they really did live, once upon a time. These are the characters that I think would have highly entertaining social media feeds, should they ever make the leap to reality.
Over time, book reviewers (and dedicated readers) get better and better at guessing whether or not they will like a book. Descriptions, genres, author history, even cover art all play a factor in deciding if one should devote several hours to a book.
Some books just beg to be read by the fire or with a snow-filled window nearby. Here are a few of my favorite winter reads.
2019 marks the 500th anniversary of the founding of Havana, Cuba. Here are three books to read in honor of the quincentennial.
Every once in awhile I do a ‘clean sweep’ of my digital books with a brief round-up. Just because they didn’t strike my fancy, doesn’t mean someone else might not be interested.