Do you read religious books or books on religion? Do you only read those pertaining to your faith or do you read them all?
I read all genres. All books that can hold my attention is fair game. While my favorite is still fantasy and historical novels. I have been known to get wrapped up in romance, mystery, biographical, non-fiction, and yes, even religious genres.
I have noticed on my online reading groups that there is a strong contingent of readers who read strictly Christian books. I have read quite a few religious novels and my new favorites are the Amish books that have been gaining popularity lately. I am just intrigued by them.
The title of the article is You Should Date an Illiterate Girl. Being a person who is often touched (or should I say cursed?) with sarcasm, I realized right away that I liked the article. I love to read and I hope that I have imbued the same propensity on my daughters. They all love to read albeit different genres. But I don’t care, at least they like to read other books that aren’t assigned to them.
But the essay about not dating a girl who reads is really not the point of the story. I think it is about choosing someone who can keep your interest to spend the rest of your days with. It’s about knowing who you are and what you want and need in another person. So if you truly would rather be with someone vacuous but meek rather than with someone opinionated with a perspicacious tendency, then I suppose there’s nothing wrong with dating a girl who doesn’t read. At least she would probably know who scott kay is; because I swear I had no idea who that was!
Who doesn’t like free books? Not me. I love them! Good thing there’s plenty of places online to get free books from. One of the best places to get good books for free is FREE BOOK FRIDAY. They give away free books every Friday and all you have to do to win one is to leave your email address. No extra hoops to jump through, no reason to get the ekg machine a run for its money, just enter your email address and they will draw a winner every Friday. If you like reading Young Adult novels or if you have teens who do, they also have a Free Book Friday Teens version.
They are closed for the holidays right now though, but keep the sites in mind. They will be back in the new year and their books are always new and exciting reads.
You know the year is almost over when these BEST OF lists start popping up. Amazon just released their BEST of 2010 list and I just realized how out of date I am as far as reading new releases.
Maybe in 2011 I can keep up with some of the new releases. Especially if I keep writing about fast way to lose weight on my blogs and keep receiving Amazon gift cards for my blogging efforts. I am starting to love those gift cards! They have come in handy whenever theres something I want to order on Amazon.
Anyway, if you want to catch up on what was up in 2010, check out these lists:
Top 100 Editor’s Picks
Top 100 Customer Favorites
Editors’ Top 10: Literature & Fiction
Editors’ Top 10: Picture Books
And my favorite, Editors’ Top 10: Cookbooks
Category: Web Finds