I used to commute with a friend who is an avid reader like me. Several other people who rode our bus also loved to read. So when we weren’t reading, we were often talking about what we were reading or planned to read next.
Kurt and I no longer commute together but we exchange periodic e-mails to share recommendations from our reading list.
If you’re looking for a good book to read, you might enjoy several selections from our recent and not-so-recent favorites list.
And since I’m such a fan of books and book lists, I’m including a link to The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2012.
Books recommendations from me and my pal Kurt:
The Book Thiefby Markus Zusak — written for ages 9 and up, but adults will appreciate this book. It’s a moving story about how books feed us. The story takes place in Germany during World War II. One of the most striking elements of the book is the narrator, which turns out to be Death. Read more