Laura (laura0218) wrote,
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Booking Through Thursday - Friendship

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Suggested by Marsha:

Buy a Friend a Book Week is October 1-7 (as well as the first weeks of January, April, and July). During this week, you’re encouraged to buy a friend a book for no good reason. Not for their birthday, not because it’s a holiday, not to cheer them up–just because it’s a book.

What book would you choose to give to a friend and why?

On the one hand, it depends on the friend.  I would choose a book that I liked, which I thought they would also like.  Some might like a classic, like Pride and Prejudice or Grapes of Wrath.  Others might like something light, like one of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum novels.

On the other hand, sometimes you enjoy a book so much that you feel like you simply must foist it on someone immediately.  I did just that with Ex Libris: Confessions of a Common Reader.  I loved it (read my review here), and I knew instantly that my friend Claudia would enjoy it as much as I had.  I wasn't willing to wait for Buy a Friend a Book Week !!

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