Book recommendations for summer | Fresh Reads
Last updated 7/27/2018 at Noon
One of the joys of working with books and the public, whether as a bookseller or librarian, is recommending books and authors to readers.
Often, a reader in a certain situation, such as preparing for travel or planning a vacation, will ask for one or more good reads to keep her company. (Just as often, it’s “What have you read lately that you loved?”)
At Edmonds Bookshop, we respond to recommendation requests by asking about a reader’s tastes, interests, favorite authors and favored genres. The conversation is almost always fruitful, in that each party learns a little about the ot...