July 6, 2012

TGIF (1): Comfort Reads


TGIF at GReads is a feature for Fridays to propose a a book-related question to everyone and to re-cap the week's posts. Definitely a fun thing for book lovers to participate in. This is my first time joining!



This Friday's Question:
Which books do you go to for comfort & familiarity? 
Is there a type of book you seek out when you're needing that extra bit of comfort in your life?


It's funny, if you were to ask me this same question about music or movies, I would have answers in an instant.  But comfort books? I was stumped.  Even though I can rattle off a lot list of favorites, I rarely re-read books.  Then I stared at my book shelves and the answer was right in front of me.

The Iron Fey series! 

Not only do I have hard copies of the books, but I also have them on my Nook.  I haven't re-read the entire series (yet!) but for months, I'd reread all my favorite parts at random moments.  At night after a long day at work or on a Saturday morning when I wasn't ready to start my day.  I'd go back and read all about Megan and Ash.  Yes, just their scenes.  And yes, I know this makes me a total sap but I love their relationship, okay? I can't help it! There's just something about the quiet intensity of these characters and their feelings for one another.  Then throw in this magical faery world and the amazing writing of Julie Kagawa and you've got the perfect escape from reality in the form of these books.  And when I want comfort.. I guess that's exactly what I'm looking for.

This Week's Recap:
Happy Birthday to Me
Latest Read: Office Girl by Joe Meno
Latest Read: My Life Next Door by Huntley Fitzpatrick
Fourth of July

10 comments:

  1. YES! Love the Iron Fey series <333
    Happy Friday!

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    1. Always nice to meet another person who loves The Iron Fey. It's one of my go-to books to recommend. Happy Friday!

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  2. Oh.. I really liked the series, but at the same time.. I didn't like Meghan. XD Such a dilemma! ;]

    Patricia // My Hop

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    1. LOL that is kind of a dilemma. I'm sorry to hear you don't like her though.. I love her character!

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  3. yay! I love that series! I can never choose between Ash and Puck though.. (x
    My TGIF : http://booknookgirl.blogspot.com/2012/07/tgif-1.html

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    1. I was pretty much Team Ash from the beginning :) But I was sad that Puck didn't find love at all throughout the series. He deserves some happiness too!!

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  4. You just reminded me that I MUST start this series. I have yet to read it, but most of my friends loved it. I really want to check it out!

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    1. Yesss, definitely check it out. You won't be disappointed!

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  5. That series is at the top of my list to get to! Even more so now :-)

    Tanya Patrice
    Girlxoxo.com

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    1. Yay! It's really well-done story and I love Julie Kagawa's writing!

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