Over here at Times Reads, we absolutely love our books. So it goes without saying that when we encounter books that are about books, we get extremely excited! For those of you who share our passion for books, here are some titles that you have to check out—thank us later.
England, late 1930s, and Alice Wright makes an impulsive decision to marry wealthy American Bennett van Cleve and leave her home and family behind. But stuffy, disapproving Baileyville, Kentucky is not the adventure—or the escape—that she hoped for. That is, until she meets Margery O’Hare—a troublesome woman the town wishes to forget. Margery’s on a mission to spread the wonder of books and reading to the poor and lost—and she needs Alice’s help. But when Baileyville turns against them, will their belief in one another—and the power of the written word—be enough to save them?... more ... less