February 18, 2019

I'd Rather be Reading by Anne Bogel - Review

Book details
Hardcover: 160 pages
Publisher: Baker Books (September 4, 2018)
ISBN-13: 978-0801072925

Book description
For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them.

I'd Rather Be Reading is the perfect literary companion for everyone who feels that way. In this collection of charming and relatable reflections on the reading life, beloved blogger and author Anne Bogel leads readers to remember the book that first hooked them, the place where they first fell in love with reading, and all of the moments afterward that helped make them the reader they are today. Known as a reading tastemaker through her popular podcast What Should I Read Next?, Bogel invites book lovers into a community of like-minded people to discover new ways to approach literature, learn fascinating new things about books and publishing, and reflect on the role reading plays in their lives.

The perfect gift for the bibliophile in everyone's life, I'd Rather Be Reading will command an honored place on the overstuffed bookshelves of any book lover.

Meet the author - Anne Bogel
Anne Bogel is the creator of the popular blog Modern Mrs Darcy and the podcast What Should I Read Next? Her popular book lists and reading guides have established Bogel as a tastemaker among readers, authors, and publishers. The author of Reading People, Bogel lives in Louisville, Kentucky.

My thoughts
I enjoy Anne's blog as Modern Mrs. Darcy and her podcast, What I should I read next? so I wanted to give her book a try. I felt like her and I were having a conversation as she is in love with books as much I am. Each chapter is short and easy to read. You will find some good book recommendations as well as a few ideas on how to keep track of books you have read and a few other things. Glad I picked this book up.

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