Ep 434: Hospitable books with a strong sense of welcome

Reading offers a wide range of vicarious experiences, and today’s guest is looking for books that make her feel warmly welcome.

Adrianne Carnes is a bookseller and marketing director for a local independent bookstore in Texas, where she loves to create an inviting space for the readers who frequent her shop. Adrianne’s interest in hospitality started in her youth, when she traveled often with her parents and was charmed by her experiences.

These days, Adrianne enjoys finding inviting books as well as stories set in a hotel or restaurant, but finding the right titles feels overwhelming. Today Anne helps Adrianne navigate the massive availability of interesting books and discuss how to know she’s found a title that feels worth spending time on. Anne closes with recommendations of books that offer a sense of hospitality and welcome.

Find the full list of titles mentioned today and share your recommendations for Adrianne on our show notes page at whatshouldireadnextpodcast.com/434.

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