Seattle Arts & Lectures (SAL) Summer Book Bingo season is upon us, and this is the first year I am participating! Last year, I helped with recommendations for the kids version. This year I decided to take the challenge very seriously for myself.
I’ve been talking to my coworkers about wanting to read the unread books on my shelf for quite a while. We all get so caught up in the advanced copies sent to the store, sometimes we forget reading older books is just as important. Sure, people like to read the newest releases, but they and their pocketbooks also enjoy recommendations for books in paperback. Ultimately, people want good books, not necessarily the newest ones. So, the next two months I will be trying to get through a pile of books from my personal bookshelf in order to get a full blackout on Summer Book Bingo ... continued