A few of my favorites

Dear bookish reader,

Barnes & Noble recently asked me to recommend a few books on their blog, which I was thrilled to do. Here’s my response.

“It’s dangerous to ask a bookseller and avid reader to recommend books – and it depends a lot on what I’ve read most recently and who I am recommending it to. But here are a few of my current favorites:”

I go on to list three books: a collection of poetry, a novel, and a strange and wonderful blend of genres. The poetry book is a tattered and well-loved copy, the novel is an e-book, and the third is a beautiful new hardbound edition.

Read more here.

And how about you? Reading anything good at the moment? What is your favorite to recommend?




5 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. sardav64
    Mar 12, 2013 @ 10:48:09

    Hi Eowyn
    My favourites are orkney by Amy Sackville , the uninvited guests by Sadie Jones and the room of decoration by Grace Mccleeve and I am looking forward to the new Kate Atkinson life after life
    Take care And happy reading

  2. mrchickaloonbaer
    Mar 16, 2013 @ 15:09:41

    Two recent excellent reads: “Why Be Happy When You Could Be Normal” by Jeanette Winterson and “The Yellow Birds” by Kevin Powers.

  3. Bill Sackett
    May 06, 2013 @ 08:03:29

    You might like Brian Doyle’s Mink River. I thought it wonderful.

  4. michele
    May 14, 2013 @ 17:48:34

    “The Howling Miller” is a sort of fairy tale from Finland-it came to mind when I read the beautiful Snow Child. It is a charming story- everyone I have given it to loved it.

  5. th0ughbubbles
    Jun 19, 2013 @ 11:30:53

    Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton, Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, and The Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls to name a few! I think you might enjoy all of them.

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