Reading Recommendations, Comp Titles, and just plain Curiosity

We all have those moments where we are behind the times in one way or another. I just recently learned about the Literature Map (click to try it out)! It creates clusters of similar writers. 

It turned up some intriguing recommendations as I tested the waters with the names of novelists. The depth of its children's authors was disappointing. If you want additional recommendations and want to help it fill in the database, the related website is

Oz, of course

What made me click originally was because my wall currently holds a Map of the Literature, but that's only vaguely related.

Happy travels, whether they are imaginary or honest-to-goodness summer adventures!