Buy a Friend a Book Week is October 1-7 (as well as the first weeks of January, April, and July). During this week, you’re encouraged to buy a friend a book for no good reason. Not for their birthday, not because it’s a holiday, not to cheer them up–just because it’s a book.

What book would you choose to give to a friend and why?

I would buy His Majesty, Queen Hatshepsut for just about any friend of mine.  I’d choose this one because it is the origin of my Hatshepsut-obsession; a female king makes me happy because I’ve always thought I should be one.  Everyone should read it, because it’s fun!

October Project #2 is here:…