Throwback Thursday (November 7) – The Finches’ Fabulous Furnace

Welcome to Throwback Thursday, a weekly meme hosted by The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books!

It’s the nature of book blogging to focus mainly on new releases, but there are thousands of great books out there that haven’t seen the “New Releases” shelf in years. We hope to be able to bring attention to some older titles that may not be at the top of the current bestseller list, but still deserve a spot in your To-Be-Read pile.

You don’t have to be a book blogger to participate! You can put up a Throwback Thursday post on your non-bookish blog; or if you don’t have a blog at all, just use the comments to tell us about a book you remember fondly.

Here’s how it works:
1. Pick any book released more than 5 years ago. Adult, YA, Children’s; doesn’t matter. Any great book will do.
2. Write up a short summary of the book (include the title, author, and cover art) and an explanation of why you love it. Make sure to link back to The Housework Can Wait and Never Too Fond of Books in your post.
3. Link up your post at The Housework Can Wait or Never Too Fond of Books.
4. Visit as many blogs as you can, reminisce about books you loved, and discover some “new” books for your TBR list!

Feel free to grab the Throwback Thursday button code from the sidebar to use in your posts.

Thanks for participating, and we look forward to seeing which books you choose to remember!

My Throwback this week is…

The Finches’ Fabulous Furnace by Roger Wolcott Drury

 This early reader, about the Finch family and their desperate attempts to keep the volcano in their basement hidden, was one of my favorites when I was in elementary school. It’s funny and imaginative and thrilling (or at least, it was thrilling when I was still in single-digit ages). I read it over and over as a child, until my copy was tattered and torn. Sadly, I no longer have it, but I need to find a copy for my daughter. It’s the perfect book for young readers with big imaginations.

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