Favorite Rainy Day Reads

24 Festive Tasks: Door 5 – Bon Om Touk, Bonus Task:

List / tell us about your favorite rainy day reads.

I suppose it only takes one look at my list of read books this year to determine my favorite rainy day books, as 2020 was essentially one extended rainy day: Golden Age mysteries and everything else that makes me feel warm and fuzzy, such as my favorite classics (Austen, Brontës, Gaskell, Forster), historical fiction (Ellis Peters, C.J. Sansom, Michael Jecks, etc.) and other long-standing favorites (P.D. James, Ian Rankin, Michael Connelly, Tolkien, Harry Potter, Discworld, etc.) … as well as this time of the year, also most of the books on my Christmas Reading master list!


 

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