Read, Remember, Recommend

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Overview

The ultimate organizing resource for book-lovers and a self-published hit, Read, Remember, Recommend gives readers a one-stop shop to keep track of their reading. Featuring 60 cross-referenced lists of literary awards and notable picks (Pulitzer, National Book Award, 100 Best Books of the Century), this journal offers more than 2500 suggestions to help readers discover great literature and new authors. The journal also provides room to record books read, jot down thoughts and ideas, and keep track of ...
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Overview

The ultimate organizing resource for book-lovers and a self-published hit, Read, Remember, Recommend gives readers a one-stop shop to keep track of their reading. Featuring 60 cross-referenced lists of literary awards and notable picks (Pulitzer, National Book Award, 100 Best Books of the Century), this journal offers more than 2500 suggestions to help readers discover great literature and new authors. The journal also provides room to record books read, jot down thoughts and ideas, and keep track of recommendations, books borrowed and loaned, and book club history.

Unlike anything on the market, Read, Remember Recommend keeps readers coming back to bookstores to purchase recommended books, creates opportunities for add-on and return sales, and celebrates the readers' love of books.

Praise for Read, Remember, Recommend:

"A combination of carefully thought-out log pages as well as lists of awards, notable picks and suggestions as well as a resource section make for a hefty package. Read, Remember, Recommend is a substantial book, which is a good thing as, in many ways, it's meant to be a book you bring with you for your lifetime." - January Magazine

"The journal is reader-friendly with an attractive cover that book lovers can identify with." - Books Love Me

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Editorial Reviews

A Garden Carried in a Pocket
The book is a real treat for a reader.
Bermuda Onion
I love this reading journal and think it would make a fabulous gift for the readers in your life!
Bibliophile by the Sea
It's GREAT, and would be a welcome addition to any book lovers collection.
Book Chic
I can't recommend this journal enough to those who are like me: you love books, and you wish that you had one place where you could record everything to do with your reading. I'm sure when I've used up the pages provided I'll have to go out and buy an updated version. Now that I have one, I can imagine being a reader and blogger without one!
Book Club Classics
Who would appreciate Read, Remember, Recommend? Honestly, any reader!
Booking Mama
...an absolute must-have for all book lovers. I can't even begin to tell you how much fun I've had looking through this book. This book has so much information in it that I hardly know where to start.
Books and Other Stuff
This spiral bound book would be a perfect present for yourself or a book looker in your life!
Books and Quilts
This is the coolest book journal that I have seen and used.
Books Like Breathing
Anyone who is a compulsive reader, like me, will understand the difficulty of managing the habit. The book buying and reading compulsion that results in manic book buying and lazy days on the couch with nothing to do but read. Read, Remember, Recommend provides so many tools to manage the reading life. It is one of the most useful reading journals that I have found.
Diary of an Eccentric
a fun resource for readers who like to keep track of what they read.
Harriet Devine's Blog
Attractive and informative, so if you are looking for something to use yourself, or to give to a book-loving friend, this would be a good candidate.
— Harriet Devine
Library of Clean Reads
This is a brilliant book for book lovers-how smart of Rachelle to come up with this organizing and fun journal!
Melody's Reading Corner
All in all, Read, Remember, Recommend is a wonderful reading journal which I am sure most bibliophiles would love to have.
Review's By Lola
This journal is a terrific resource. Definitely better than any reading journal I have come across thus far.
Savvy Verse & Wit
Read, Remember, Recommend is an excellent resource for stellar literature, online recommendations and information, and a place to write down reader's thoughts about their books as they go along.
Well Mannered Frivolity
This is where I gush like a frickin' waterfall and demand that you pick up this book immediately if not sooner! Forgive my text-speak here but OMG! Where has this book been all my life?! I have purchased and read several "books-about-books" references in the past: 1001 Books to Read Before You Die, Book Lust, The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Ultimate Reading List (all of which are excellent,) but Rachelle Rogers Knight's Read, Remember, Recommend stands out from the crowd.

— Susan Evans

You've GOTTA Read This
You want a list of all Pulitzers, National Book Awards, National Book Critics Circle Awards, Hemingway Foundation/PEN Awards, Governor General's Literary Awards, Scotiabank Giller Prizes, Trillium Book Awards, Man Bookers, Costas, Orange Prizes, Miles Franklins, New York Times Best Books of the Year, (and more but I'm starting to run out of breath) BY YEAR, here it is in one place. With little boxes next to each book that say "Own", "Recommend", "To Read" and "Want". Oooh, I want, I want, I want.
— Sandy
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402237188
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/1/2010
  • Pages: 320
  • Sales rank: 643,895
  • Product dimensions: 6.80 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Rachelle Rogers Knight is a passionate reader who has enjoyed books her entire life. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Forest Biology from Utah State University and a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science from Weber State University. Rachelle lives in Utah with her husband, two sons, and two dogs.
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  • Posted July 15, 2010

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    organizer for book lovers

    This is a brilliant book for book lovers--how smart of Rachelle to come up with this organizing and fun journal! Its spiral-bound format with tabs renders this book practical and easy to use. There are six tabs indicating six sections: Awards and Notable Lists, To Read, Journal Pages, Recommendations, Loaner Lists, and Resources.

    In the introduction, Rachelle explains how to make the best use of this book. The first half is made up checklists of books that have won awards and were nominated on notable lists. At the end of this section there is also a "blank lists" section where you can record your own lists. (I already started one.) I went through this extensive section (2500 reading suggestions) and realized there are a lot of books I have not yet read but would like to. So I checked off those I already owned and read and marked those I wanted to read. I'm certain my local library will have most of these books. How convenient to have these lists all together for easy reference.

    The second tab is where you can keep track of books you want to read (that haven't been mentioned elsewhere). I've got scraps of papers strewn on my desk with titles I jot down as I visit book blogs and pick up book recommendations. Now I can record them in this handy book. The only problem is that there's only space to record 59 books. A few more pages would have allowed for more book recording. Book bloggers can have long wishlists!

    Next are the Journal Pages where you can record the book you are currently reading along with comments and thoughts, words to define, and passages to remember. This is neat, but again, not enough pages for me. This section takes up less than ¼ of the book. Since this is a reading journal for book lovers I would have added more pages in this section and perhaps removed the next section on listing books you'd like to recommend since the other sections already allow for this to be noted. The Loaner Lists section for keeping track of books loaned and borrowed is so practical. How many times have we lent or borrowed a book and forgot whom we gave it to or whom we took it from? Not anymore!

    Finally, the section on Resources is invaluable-filled with a wealth of book-related information you can find on the Web. There is also a section on Literary Terms, useful for the reader who wants to better understand the craft of writing and thus enhance their reading experience. Since I am a writer, book reviewer and book club organizer, I find this book particularly useful, and I have no doubt it will serve as a constant companion as I indulge in my love of reading and writing.

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  • Posted May 6, 2010

    Great reference book.

    I love this book, mainly because I can keep track of the great books I have read and the great books that I want/need to read.

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  • Posted January 5, 2011

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    For the Book-List Lover!

    I have kept a binder full of reading lists since I was in high school...more than ten years ago...thankfully, I have discovered this great book comprised of many reading lists/journaling space/etc. to keep up with my habit/addiction. There are book lists in here I have never even heard of, so I was excited about that! I am obsessed with keeping track of what I have read from certain book lists and I know I will have fun with this. I would recommend this product to anyone you know who loves reading.

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