Friday, February 15, 2008

Books We Love: In Honor of Valentine's Day

I know that yesterday was Valentine's Day, but the Carnegie Center staff wanted to take a moment to honor some of the books that they LOVE. These are the books that they would read over and over and over again, without ever getting tired of them.

Laura Whitaker, our Volunteer and Program Development Coordinator, LOVES A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith. "It's a great read - definitely a classic - and I love that it's autobiographical disgused as a novel. I definitely recomment it to anyone who hasn't had the pleasure of reading least twice."

Charlene Mingus, our Special Programs Coordinator, LOVES Watership Down by Richard Adams. "I didn't read this book until my senior year of college but I instantly fell in love with the world of Hazel and the other rabbits." She also LOVES Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. "I love this book because Mr. Darcy was my first true love in 6th grade and I wanted to grow up to be as witty as Elizabeth."

Sarah Combs, Assistant Director of Marketing and Communications, LOVES Happy all the Time by Laurie Colwin. "It's a generous, warm, hilarious, and is the literary equivalent to a slow-gin fizz."

These are just a few of our favorite books...Stay tuned to future posts for all of them!

Hope that your Valentine's Day was wonderful! Happy Friday!


1 comment:

Rachel said...

When I need a pick-me-up and it's time to turn to that first love I always grab my worn-out copy of Little Women by Louisa Mae Alcott.