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Review:: I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life by Anne Bogel

I'd Rather Be Reading: The Delights and Dilemmas of the Reading Life
by Anne Bogel (September 4, 2018 / Baker Books)

(Disclaimer: I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. I received no additional compensation)

Summary: For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time--it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them.
I'd Rather Be Reading is the perfect literary companion for everyone who feels that way. In this collection of charming and relatable reflections on the reading life, beloved blogger and author Anne Bogel leads readers to remember the book that first hooked them, the place where they first fell in love with reading, and all of the moments afterward that helped make them the reader they are today. Known as a reading tastemaker through her popular podcast What Should I Read Next?, Bogel invites book lovers into a community of like-minded people to discover new ways to approach literature, learn fascinating new things about books and publishing, and reflect on the role reading plays in their lives.
The perfect gift for the bibliophile in everyone's life, I'd Rather Be Reading will command an honored place on the overstuffed bookshelves of any book lover.

My Review:
This slim volume is like a peek into my brain. Author Anne Bogel discusses all sorts of topics that I love chatting with my bookish friends about: how we love planning our reading lists, organizing our bookshelves, which books are our favorites and why, how the same books mean something different to us when we read them at different times in our lives, and so many other topics that I love discussing. I read this in one sitting and think anyone who loves reading will love this book. 

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