I like to be happy, and I will shamelessly defend my fondness for books that tend to make me that way.
“Like most bookworms,” says Bethany Chase, author of The One That Got Away, “I have an important list of criteria for the books I ritually reread.”
“The book must be funny, romantic, with characters I miss when I’m away from them. It definitely can’t be depressing, offer any dreary meditations on human nature. I have a lot of re-reads I dearly love, but here are my tippity-toppity five.”