View Single Post
Old 07-11-2013, 11:45 AM   #5
CWatkinsNash
IOC Chief Archivist
CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.CWatkinsNash ought to be getting tired of karma fortunes by now.
 
CWatkinsNash's Avatar
 
Posts: 3,668
Karma: 45403146
Join Date: Dec 2010
Location: Nashville, TN, USA
Device: Paperwhite, Fire HD8 (2015), Dell Venue Pro 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by JD Gumby View Post
It means the book equivalent of movie summer "blockbusters" - mostly big, shallow, easy to read stuff that doesn't make you think much, which you can read in short bursts. The type of thing you'd spot mom-types reading in a beach chair while their kids are off in the water.
+1

I also think it plays into a phenomenon similar to marketing certain items for New Years Resolutions. I've known a lot of people, especially females, that spend all year claiming they don't have time to read, but "This summer I'm going to..." Sometimes it's because they have relaxing vacations planned, or the kids are being shipped off to the grandparents for a few weeks, etc.
CWatkinsNash is online now   Reply With Quote