I find myself in agreement with this summation ‘a favorite book can be a matter of the season, or a matter of my mood, or just what happens to be prominent in my brain at the moment.’ I do nut understand how anyone can have just one favorite. There are so many books to love and I love 95% of those I have read, both lesbian and mainstream.

Women and Words

Today a friend texted me: Random question, what is your favorite book?

My immediate thought was, “Favorite book?! I don’t have a favorite book. I have a hundred books I love.”

For me, a favorite book can be a matter of the season, or a matter of my mood, or just what happens to be prominent in my brain at the moment. It turns out she needed a recommendation for a book game she was playing, similar to the Lesfic Bingo Jae set up (https://jae-fiction.com/lesbian-book-bingo/). The most recent Book Bingo blog is about favorites. I ended up giving my friend a short list of mainstream books I have loved over the years. I think she will end up choosing Erin Morganstern’s The Night Circus.

“Favorite” has come up a few times recently. A couple of weeks ago Sheena Lemos Ebersohn asked me if she could chat with me on her…

View original post 515 more words