Weekend Reads #26: Harmony With Authors

Weekend Reads is a weekly discussion on a variety of topics. At the end of the post, I’ll include what I plan to read on the weekend.

The question/topic for this weekend:

Does an author’s private life and views matter to you? Do they determine whether or not you will read or purchase the author’s work?

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Exploring My Bookshelves: Shelfies

Exploring My Bookshelves is a weekly meme created by Victoria at Addlepates and Book Nerds and co-hosted with Shannon at For the Love of Words. Visit either blog for the list of topics.

This week’s topic:

Your favorite shelf

It’s my top shelf and it’s stuffed two rows deep with mostly middle-grade fantasy novels. I enjoyed reading and rereading these books and have placed them on my top shelf so I can see them better. Because the sky is currently frowning at me and threatening to smite me with its lightning, I’ll go ahead and mention some of the books on these shelves. I have nothing better to do while awaiting my impending, electrifying doom.

By the way, I haven’t yet read the books I stuffed on top of the books in rows. I placed them there because I ran out of space. Well, here’s the first row:

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