Some weeks I’m itching for a good mystery. Others I’m craving an emotional roller coaster. Or fantasy. Or historical fiction. Or goodness knows what. It might be brand new or something ancient or anywhere in between. In any case, it’s nice to share, so …
What’s Your Read?
There’s a long standing joke between my brother, sister-in-law, my husband, and me. Anniversary gifts to the other couple are smart alec-y twists on the traditional presents for each year of marriage. On our first anniversary, they gave us a ream of printer paper. On their sixth anniversary, we gave them a bottle of iron supplements. That kind of thing. For year seven we received the traditional gift of Wool.
So yeah, this week is a re-read, but if you’re going to re-read something, why not make it a sentimental acknowledgment of wedded bliss?
And what says bliss better than a post-apocalyptic gut punch? Especially one where humanity lives in an underground silo (my claustrophobia is having a field day with this) in order to escape the murderous toxins contained in a single breath of outside air, a place where the population is strictly controlled, and a lifestyle in which everything, everything is recycled.
Have a suggestion for my next read? What’s yours?