Public librarians do a little thing that we in the biz like to call 'readers' advisory,' which often takes the form of recommended reading lists that are sometimes called 'readalikes.'
I know. Librarian lingo is goofy. Bear with me.
Anyhow, I'm a big fan of these lists, but have always been a little disappointed when I can't find 'readalikes' for anything less predictable than Stephen King or The Da Vinci Code.
I read everything. I love recommending books to my friends. I love having books recommended to me. My hero is Nancy Pearl, rock star librarian, readers' advisory queen, and the author of these fine books .
Hence, this blog.