The Bookshelf of Emily J.

My most popular, most viewed, and most commented post is Unwanted Reading Recommendations: Borrowing, Returning, and Remembering Books.  It is my complaint about people recommending books to me or giving me books to read that I’m not interested in or that I know I won’t like.  Since I started this blog, I tend to get more of these recommendations—from strangers!  I’ve learned to say “no” in a nice way.  It is usually something like: “That book sounds interesting, but it just isn’t my thing.  Sorry!”

But today, I want to encourage you to recommend books, to me and to everybody else who may see or comment on this post.  We are all readers, and I suspect that we all want to know about other good books.

My purpose in this is selfish: I want to know about those classics or page-turners that must not be missed but that I have…

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