Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason

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Sasquatch Books, 2003 - Literary Criticism - 287 pages
133 Reviews
What to read next is every book lover's greatest dilemma. Nancy Pearl comes to the rescue with this wide-ranging and fun guide to the best reading new and old. Pearl, who inspired legions of litterateurs with ?What If All (name the city) Read the Same Book,” has devised 170 thematic reading lists that cater to every mood, occasion, and personality. These annotated lists cover such topics as mother-daughter relationships, science for nonscientists, mysteries of all stripes, African-American fiction from a female point of view, must-reads for kids, books on bicycling, ?chick-lit,” and many more. Pearl's enthusiasm and taste shine throughout in this lively and informative illustrated guide.

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Good for skimming, a nice reference to have about. - Goodreads
Her Latin American fiction selection was not great. - Goodreads
A good starting point. - Goodreads
Good reference book of books for adults. - Goodreads
Good reference for books to be read in one's lifetime - Goodreads
A fun reference book. - Goodreads

Review: Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason (Book Lust)

User Review  - 'Lana - Goodreads

Good intro to some specific genres but not as informative as I was hoping. Read full review

Review: Book Lust: Recommended Reading for Every Mood, Moment, and Reason (Book Lust)

User Review  - Beenish Khan - Goodreads

This isn't really a book, it's a collection of book recommendations. It isn't written in any interesting way, you can't sit and read it like a book. It's more like a catalogue or a recommendation engine, and in the age of the Internet, I am not sure if we need it. I'll pass it. Read full review

Contents

A My Name Is Alice
Academic Mysteries 4
He Say 10
Copyright

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About the author (2003)

Nancy Pearl has been a librarian and bookseller in Detroit, Chicago, Tulsa, and Seattle. She lives in Seattle.

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