Thursday, August 11, 2011

Train Reading

You've heard of Train Reading, right? It's the lesser known, yet actually more important cousin of Beach Reading. I'd much rather be caught bookless on a beach than on a train. Let's face it, most of the time I only get through a page or two on the beach before I give up to nap in the sun instead.

When I got a free copy of The Last Summer (of You and Me), which was touted as a Beach Read by its jacket blurbs, I actually thought it would make a perfect Train Read during by recent trip to Boston. I was right. Set on beachy Fire Island, it's full of family drama, secrets among friends, and a romance (but not as cheesy or melodramatic as you might think). Quick but compelling, it was the perfect book for my train ride.


  1. Perfect summer read! I will have to check it out.



  2. I'm a big fan of Subway Reading. I think the majority of my word consumption happens on my commute to work. It's my favorite thing about not owning a car.

  3. Train reading is a very underrated pastime. I'm pleased that you're championing it!



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