Bossy has written before about the neglected stack of New Yorker magazines that live next to her bed and threaten to kill her — either death by guilt, or they will fall on her.
At last count, Twenty-four neglected New Yorker issues plus the five issues since the last time Bossy looked — this hopeless predicament is what keeps Bossy from thinking about the books she’d like to read this summer.
In the old days which equals last year, Bossy would plow through a few books a week during the summer, drawing from a summer reading list she compiled with the help of friend recommendations, online research, and a revisitation of classics.
Bossy needs to compile a reading list for this summer, even though it’s been a year since Bossy picked up a meaningful book, and can summarize the plot of her most recent read this way:
Which is what today’s Ten-Word Challenge is all about. In exactly ten words, can you tell Bossy the plot of a great book so she and her council can consider it for this summer? Please include the title of the book and the author, which does not count as part of the ten words.
And be sure to check back later today for the best summer reading list on the web.