FF Question of the Week: Recommend some of your favorite back-list books – books that are at least a few years old (I’m thinking 5-10 years old rather than classics)
Some of my favorite oldish books, but not that old include:
This book was the first to hook me on Neil Gaiman’s writing. I loved the snarkiness of the book, but it was combined with love, longing, and pain that all felt realistic. It made the story seem real to me, which is what I have always found amazing about his books and stories.
This children’s series about 4 sisters is charming and fun. My 7-year-old daughter and I are reading the first book right now, and we both enjoy the story, characters, and setting of the book.
This is another amazing children’s series written by the ever-talented Suzanne Collins (of Hunger Games fame). Gregor is a normal kid from New York, but when his sister falls down a tunnel into the underbelly of the city, he uncovers a whole new civilization, to which he is somehow connected.
This story about a country witch-in-training/guardian of tiny Scottish leprechauns is hilarious, fast-paced, and fun. The books move along at incredibly fast speeds, but the entire experience is enjoyable. Set in the Discworld universe.
This book was one I read just a few weeks ago, and I was quite impressed. If you love somewhat sad, but well-written stories, you will enjoy this book.
BBH Question: Do you have a schedule set for blogging and reading time? Or do you not have a set time and just let it happen?
I have a set time for blogging; normally I try to post at least 2-3 days in advance (I aim for a week in advance, but that usually doesn’t happen). Reading I let happen at any time when I can squeeze it in, which is usually at night and on the weekends.
What about you? Do you schedule reading time? What are your favorite somewhat old, but not that old books? Share your answers below!