Booking Through Thursday asks a question about books or reading.
This week's question is: What’s the largest, thickest, heaviest book you ever read? Was it because you had to? For pleasure? For school?
I was 13 years old and visiting my Grandmother's farm. A hardback copy of Gone with the Wind was on my Aunt Virginia's bookshelf. I started reading it one summer afternoon. Finished it at 2 am the next morning! A very satisfying read for a Georgia girl!
Just remembered another thick one, with even more pages, Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett, in hardback. It was a library book; liked it so much I searched for an out-of-print hardback on the Internet and bought it. Going to be a movie soon.
And I loved James Michener's books -- Hawaii, Chesapeake, Centennial, and others.
What about you? Your heaviest books? Boring school textbooks don't count! (wink)