A Good Book

I was a bit yesterday, so I couldn’t really think of anything to blog about today.  Instead, I thought I would ask you guys a question.

Since school is out, I have a little more time to read, though I am also working on finishing my dissertation this summer, so it is not a lot of time to read.  So here is my question to you guys:

Do you have any suggestions for a good lighthearted read?  I’m not looking for anything too serious, so I would appreciate any suggestions.

About Joe

I began my life in the South and for five years lived as a closeted teacher, but am now making a new life for myself as an oral historian in New England. I think my life will work out the way it was always meant to be. That doesn't mean there won't be ups and downs; that's all part of life. It means I just have to be patient. I feel like October 7, 2015 is my new birthday. It's a beginning filled with great hope. It's a second chance to live my life…not anyone else's. My profile picture is "David and Me," 2001 painting by artist Steve Walker. It happens to be one of my favorite modern gay art pieces. View all posts by Joe

12 responses to “A Good Book

  • Kevin

    If you like mysteries, check out the Russell Quant series by Anthony Bidulka. He's a gay private eye in Saskatchewan, Canada whose cases take him to an exotic locale in each book. They're well written, funny, suspenseful, and the characters are great.

  • Queer Heaven

    Hey Joe, It is not lighthearted, by any means.. but my go to book to read ( which I have re-read often) is what I consider one of the great American Novels.James Baldwin's GIOVANNI'S ROOM.

  • Anonymous

    Anything by George Baxt, Tom Sharpe or Patrick Dennis (especially "Little Me" if you can find it). Happy Summer reading.

  • Transgender Dating Site

    I like this concept. I visited your blog for the first time and just been your fan. Keep posting as I am gonna come to read it everyday.

  • Wilfried

    If you like German literature (or maybe you will learn to like it) read "buddenbrooks" of Heinrich Mann. A wonderful historical witness of the life in Germany before 1900. A family story which is funny, dramatic, sensitive, touching …Enjoy and let me know your opinion afterwards.

  • Writer

    Pick up Jenny Lawson's memoir "Let's Pretend This Never Happened." You'll laugh your ass off.

  • James

    Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier is always my first suggestion to anyone asking what they should read.

  • Jay M.

    Sailing the Dream, by Mike PerhamThe Hitman's Guide to Housecleaning by Hallgrimur Helgason"Surely You're Joking, Mr. Feynman!": Adventures of a Curious Character: Adventures of a Curious Character by Feynman, Richard P., Ralph Leighton"Rocking the Boat" (A CalPac Crew Novel) by Koehler, Christopher"Tipping the Balance" (A CalPac Crew Novel) by Koehler, ChristopherAnything by Kroese, RobertAnything by Lanyon, JoshAll by Nick NolanAll by Perronne, Michael HollowayAll but the first three are by gay authors….Peace <3Jay

  • Jay M.

    All of these are available for Kindle!Jay

  • silvereagle

    A Freerange Childhood – Donald Davis….great story teller has placed into the written form some of his stories of growing up in the mountains of North Carolina. Excellent!!!

  • Loki's Log

    Eugenidies new bookThe Marriage Plot

  • Buddy Bear

    Forget the books! I LOVE the picture of you… beautiful legs, especially thighs, nice slim body!!!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Consider Faith: A Blog on Christian Social Justice

A blog on Social Justice from the Christian Perspective

A Gay Christian Life

Love is Love <3


The life and interests of a gay, urban professional from Boston

NAKd.life Opus

Real men. Really NAKd.

Jamie Fessenden's Blog

The musings of a gay fiction author

Stumbling Through Life

the struggles of a Pansexual Christian


exploring life, writing & alternative romance


Authors, Artists, Geeks, Husbands

A Queens' Queen in Exile

Memoirs on the death of camp

Kade Boehme

Southern boy...hold the charm...extra sass.

The Amazon Iowan

Blog of Author Heidi Cullinan • full website at heidicullinan.com

Mia Kerick

Love is What I See

The Novel Approach Reviews

Where Fiction and Reality Meet

badass theology

very reformed. very christian. very gay.

Get It Write

Perseverance Press authors' blog

Lane Hayes

Out in Spring


Close to the Heart Romances

here we are going

Charlie Smith; Single Man, ensorcelled, unreliable narrator, ravenous reader, love child of Jane & Paul Bowles, borne by surrogate, Little Edie Beale, devoted catechumen of Her Grace, Duchess Goldblatt; now living a life of Love & Light, shining from the social-media-free exile of my own personal mirage of Tangier, the Grey Gardens in the Elba of my imagination, here, where I am, going.

%d bloggers like this: