What are some great fantasy books that are actually worth reading—and do “must read” lists help or hinder us as readers? Andrew Peterson, musician and author of The Wingfeather Saga, joins me discuss this question and more in the second part of a two part interview on today’s episode of Reading Writers.
In this episode, you’ll hear
- The role of the whim in choosing what to read;
- How reading lists can hinder you as a reader;
- How to protect yourself from distraction; and
- What we really think about Amish Romance and paranormal teen romance
A few of the books and resources discussed in this episode
- The Wingfeather Saga by Andrew Peterson
- At the Back of the North Wind by George MacDonald
- The Man Who Was Thursday by GK Chesterton
- The Book of Dun Cow by Walter Wangerin
- The Rise and Fall of Mount Majestic by Jennifer Trafton
- The Fiddler’s Gun by A.S. Peterson
- Watership Down by Richard Adams
- In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
- This Day: Collected & New Sabbath Poems by Wendell Berry
- The Pleasures of Reading in an Age of Distraction by Alan Jacobs
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