What Book Would You Read?


This is a reblogging of a post from last summer, and I enjoy this topic and question. I thought I would pose it again.

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One of my best memories from summers when I was a child was of those days when I didn’t have to do anything. Work had not yet reared its head, chores were finished, and the weather was just right. It wasn’t too hot, and the humidity was low. The sky was filled with imagination-inducing legions of clouds.  On such days, I remember sitting under a tree, leaning back against it and reading a book—all day, with the exception of going in for lunch and supper. They were perfect days.



Now, imagine something like that. For one day, you have no responsibilities, the weather is nice—75 degrees, almost no humidity, and a sky of bright blue and cumulus clouds like scattered cotton candy—and you have the time to indulge in reading a book. At your side is a container of coffee, iced tea, or whatever you like. You also…

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19 thoughts on “What Book Would You Read?

  1. Khaya Ronkainen

    Beautiful and calming scene! As for reading, I have a growing pile but for a day you just described I would go for a classic, and possibly Jane Austen.


  2. Among the maze of boxes here I just finished reading Bob Goff’s Love Does (yeah, finally). It’s been so crazy and hot that sleep doesn’t come easily, so I began The Narnia Chronicles (yet again, not kidding). The Complete Sherlock Holmes and Jane Austen are still missing in action 😉


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