Bibliophile Lass (bibliogirl) wrote,
Bibliophile Lass
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Comfort reading

C'mon -- I'm curious. Or, maybe, "nosey". What are the books that you re-read when you're too tired (or otherwise indisposed) to pick up anything new, but you crave words in a line in front of your eyes to help you relax? (I do hope it's not just me with the "words in a line" thing.)

Mine include:

- Elizabeth Moon's "The Deed Of Paksenarrion" trilogy; I have a one-volume edition and dear _god_ is it battered.

- Mercedes Lackey's "Magic's Price" trilogy;

- Nora Roberts' trilogy "Key of Light/Key of Knowledge/Key of Valour" (well, there goes any vestige of cool I may once have had);

- pretty much anything by Arthur Ransome, since I read them innumerable times in my youth;

- possibly somewhat bizarrely, Noel Streatfield's "Ballet Shoes";

- Michael Marshall Smith, either of "Only Forward" or "What You Make It" (the latter being a short-story collection)

- various and sundry Dick Francis books;

- Julian May, "Intervention"

- Katherine Neville, "The Eight"

- Douglas Coupland, "Microserfs"

- Pratchett & Gaiman, "Good Omens"
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