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What will YOU be reading?

faintingcouch-jpgFollowing  Shoshana’s lead, I’d like to wish you all a Happy Thanksgiving. My plan is to spend the long weekend reading as much as possible–under the direction of Richard (for whom I am very thankful), we have just finished a home renovation project that has added several new reading locations to our house, an array for which I am ALSO thankful even as I wonder how we came to possess four couches. AtAfter work today I intend to finish the new Tana French, so I might go back and fill in the Murder Squad books I haven’t yet read (or figured out: were there actual supernatural forces at work in In the Woods?) and I’ve finally slogged my way through The Beekeeper’s Apprentice because my friend Pam swears it’s totally worth it for the rest of the series. I’ve given up on Donna Leon but don’t know whether it’s her or me. (Like with Orphan Black.)

I know I’ll be drafted to chop chestnuts and onions, to eat a convivial dinner tomorrow with friends, and to go to the movies. (Shoshana would also tell me to get busy on my January editorial.) But, really, I intend to read for fun on whatever couch is nearest at any given moment as often as possible. I hope you get to do the same.

Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.

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