Books to read while in prison & how to choose them

Books Someone on Quora.com asked what books he should read during his time in prison. Quora.com is a website where people submit questions on any subject you can think of and other people write responses. I’ve asked a few questions and answered a lot. This is a question I found today and my answer. • • • Books offer a wonderful opportunity to learn and be entertained, especially when you are looking at spending time in prison. This is difficult to answer with specific book titles because there are so many unknowns. Do you like to read? What kinds of things are you interested in? Are you reading for entertainment or do you want to learn something? Here are my thoughts about choosing books to read: If you already are a reader, try some books outside of what you normally read. If you are not a reader, start with smaller books based on things you enjoy. Try to have two… Read more

Summer 2017, a few books on my list

Summer, 2017 I read in a variety of genres from historical romances set in various time periods: Regency England, Tudor England, Medieval, Italian Renaissance and modern day, to psychological suspense, memoirs, true stories, literary novels and anything else that catches my attention. I use the website Bookbub.com to find new, discounted, e-books to read on my iPad. Here are a few of the books I’m planning to read this summer. I’d love to know what’s on your list! There is a place to comment at the bottom of every post. The Unquiet Daughter, A Memoir by Danielle Flood. This is a sequel to Graham Greene’s The Quiet American and tells the story of a young girl and her dysfunctional mother. Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line by Michael Gibney. A minute-by-minute account of the life of a sous chef in a popular restaurant owned by a famous chef. Notes from an Exhibition: A Novel by Patrick Gale. From the Amazon… Read more