Sometimes you just want to read a good book, but at others you want to immerse yourself in a certain kind of tale, to match a mood or maybe to create one. Hallie Ephron, a novelist and a Globe columnist, has written a new guidebook for those so-particular moments. "1001 Books for Every Mood" contains dozens of lists of her favorite titles in various genres, and includes capsule summaries and ratings of each.
Here's a sampling of some of her pointed recommendations for if you're in the mood "... for Romance."
Author Hallie Ephron's official website
From "1,001 Books for Every Mood," Copyright(c)2008, Hallie Ephron, Ph.D.
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