Harper Perennial and The Savvy Reader have come up with a wonderful summer reading event – Summer Is Short, Read A Story!
Here is a blurb from Harper Perennial:
And can you believe this video! This really made me laugh :)
Now moving over to the Harpercollins blog/newsletter The Savvy Reader, you can find out about the Summer Is Short, Read A Story reading challenge. Basically all you have to do is read two books collections. Which is easy-peasy. But I know I’ll be reading more than that, since short story collections have always been something I enjoy.
I chose 4 books from the recommended list that I thought looked perfect for the summer - My Mistress's Sparrow is Dead edited by Jeffrey Eugenides, Fragile Things by Neil Gaiman, Wild Nights by Joyce Carol Oates and Ugly Man by Dennis Cooper.
But the following classic short collections were what made my inner biblioholic drool like a madman. Are these not the most gorgeous book covers you’ve ever seen? I’m a sucker for matching sets!
So what do you think about the Summer Is Short, Read A Story program? How do you feel about short stories in general? Do you have any plans to read any this summer while relaxing, on vacation, or even just during those small 10 minute breaks at work?
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