Guilty Pleasure | Booking Through Thursday

Guilty Pleasure | Booking Through Thursday
What’s your guilty pleasure, reading-wise? Deb, Booking Through Thursday My guilty pleasures in book form? Bring on the trashy romance novels and the amateur-written fanfiction! In my Calibre installation, I run three libraries. There’s my main library, I have a Romance1 library and a fanfic library2. I’ll happily read stories (books?) from any of these libraries, though I might not share all that I have finished! [Guilty Pleasure, Booking Through Thursday]
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Recommend | Booking Through Thursday

Recommend | Booking Through Thursday
Somebody walks up to you and says, “I need a really good book to read–any genre. What do you recommend?” What’s the first book off the top of your head? Deb, Booking Through Thursday What a difficult question! Do I know this person? Do I know their reading preference? What have I most recently read that impressed me? These past weeks, I have reread four Chaim Potok books, thoroughly enjoying them and compared to when I read them the first time, on this occasion, I read these in the right order!
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Location Location Location | Booking Through Thursday

Location Location Location | Booking Through Thursday
In real estate, it’s all about location, location, location. But how about books? Does where a book is set affect your reading choices? Are you more or less likely to read books set in places you know or love? Deb, Booking Through Thursday When I find that a book I’m reading seems to walk me through familiar streets and views, I always get an extra layer of enjoyment. But I have also knowingly picked up books and book series because of their location.
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Fanfiction | Booking Through Thursday

What do you think of fanfiction? In general—do you think it’s a fun thing or a trespass on an author/producer’s world? And of course, obviously specific authors have very firm and very differing opinions about this, yet it’s getting more popular and more mainstream all the time. Do you ever read or write it yourself? Confession time? I read fanfiction, I’ve written some, and no: I don’t see it as tresspassing on authors or producers.
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