Look for my library, number 13 on the map!
Today in my readers’ advisory class we talked about the “four doorways;” basically, each book really focuses on one or two of the four basic elements (story/plot, character, setting, language). Say, a James Patterson novel would probably be a “story” book, while Jonathan Safran Foer’s Everything…
I feel this should be some sort of buzzfeed quiz now.
I’m definitely character driven in my book selections. But use of language is uber important as well.
Lately it’s all about atmosphere/setting for me. Give me a good log cabin and I’m there.
Currently reading: The Lighthouse Road by Peter Geye
There’s even an official name for it: anthropodermic bibliopegy.
What I would not give for one of these books.
Well I’ve been off having babies and reading only non-fiction, but I’m back and about to return to work.