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Publisher's Summary

For so many people, reading isn't just a hobby or a way to pass the time - it's a lifestyle. Our books shape us, define us, enchant us, and even sometimes infuriate us. Our books are a part of who we are as people, and we can't imagine life without them.

I'd Rather Be Reading is the perfect literary companion for everyone who feels that way. In this collection of charming and relatable reflections on the reading life, beloved blogger and author Anne Bogel leads people to remember the book that first hooked them, the place where they first fell in love with reading, and all of the moments afterward that helped make them who they are today.

Known as a reading tastemaker through her popular podcast What Should I Read Next?, Bogel invites book lovers into a community of like-minded people to discover new ways to approach literature, learn fascinating new things about books and publishing, and reflect on the role reading plays in their lives. The perfect gift for the bibliophile in everyone's life, I'd Rather Be Reading will also command an honored place in the audio library of any book lover.

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"Bogel doesn't mull over the reading life--that would be too sedate. Instead, she busts with enthusiasm and joy, and it is infectious and absolutely charming." (AudioFile)

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What a lovely book

I listened to this book and loved it so much I bought the book. I have to say if you listen to this book you will love Anne's voice. As a long term fan of her podcast I loved listening to this book. It is the perfect book lovers book.

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What a lovely book

I listened to this book and loved it so much I bought the book. I have to say if you listen to this book you will love Anne's voice. As a long term fan of her podcast I loved listening to this book. It is the perfect book lovers book.

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What a lovely book

I listened to this book and loved it so much I bought the book. I have to say if you listen to this book you will love Anne's voice. As a long term fan of her podcast I loved listening to this book. It is the perfect book lovers book.