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Booking Through Thursday (09.17.09)

September 17, 2009

This Thursday BTT asks: What’s the most enjoyable, most fun, most just-darn-entertaining book you’ve read recently?

Hot_SixI’m going to have to go back to one of my answers for Recent Fluff for this one: Hox Six by Janet Evanovich. It was fun and entertaining, nothing more, nothing less. Stephanie gets in over her head, destroys a couple cars, enjoys some sexual tension with both Morelli and Ranger. Lula gets all excited about bustin’ some caps and breakin’ down doors. Ditto Grandma Mazur.

It’s what I sometimes like to call literary crack. It’s not good for you, but man is it enjoyable, and when it’s done you’re left wanting more.

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13 Comments leave one →
  1. bluestockingbb permalink
    September 17, 2009 10:35 am

    I finally read a Stephanie Plum book. It was a nice fluffy read. Here is mine

  2. September 17, 2009 12:52 pm

    While I never joined the Janet Evanovich bandwagon, I completely understand the need for “literary crack” – or “mind candy,” as I call it. Sometimes, you have to lighten up.

  3. September 17, 2009 6:08 pm

    I love, love, love the Stephanie Plum books! I’m up to book #14 in the series.

  4. September 17, 2009 6:40 pm

    You were right! I do love your BTT! I have never heard of Breaker High. I am def. going to have to look it up!

    • September 17, 2009 6:55 pm

      Maybe that’s because it was a Canadian series. But you should check it out, if only for the young Ryan Gosling :)

  5. September 17, 2009 7:17 pm

    Bluestocking – The are great fun :)

    MissMeliss – The Stephanie Plum series is fantastic mind candy! I highly recommend trying one next time you need to feed your literary sweet tooth.

    Yvonne – I know, I’m a bit behind, but I’m taking my time, savouring the series :)

  6. Cathy permalink
    September 17, 2009 8:44 pm

    I’m loving the term ‘literary crack’. It’s pretty accurate!

    • September 18, 2009 2:57 pm

      It’s the term my mom and I use for pretty much any chick lit :)

  7. September 18, 2009 6:28 am

    I read my first Plum story this past month and found it to be a blast!

    • September 18, 2009 3:02 pm

      I’m glad you liked it! I tend to space them out, but I know I’m going to be in for a good time when I crack a new one open.

  8. September 23, 2009 6:22 pm

    this series cracks me up! i actually live in ‘jersey’ and have an extra appreciation for some of the humor. :)

    • September 23, 2009 7:07 pm

      I love that these books are so packed full of outrageousness, but I’m sure there are some things that fly right over my head!

  9. September 23, 2009 6:23 pm

    oops! i commented as my ‘alter ego’, curly wurly! i’m natalie from book, line, and sinker too!!!

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