BTT: Fool
booking through thursday , memes / April 1, 2010

Booking Through Thursday is a weekly meme. Since it’s April Fool’s Day, I toyed with different ideas of questions for today. Who’s your favorite “fool” of a character, and why? What authors have fooled you? By a trick plot twist? By making you think their book was any good when it wasn’t? What covers have fooled you into reading books you hated … even though the covers were wonderful? What’s the best April Fool’s Day trick you’ve ever seen/heard about/done? Ultimately, I couldn’t pick … so choose the one you like best. Or answer all of them! Or make up your own. Rather than talking about my experiences with April Fool’s Day, I’d like to take this opportunity to showcase a book that I heard about recently – called April Fool’s Day – which I think that more people should hear about. I read Courtenay’s The Power of One when I was a teenager, and it really left a lasting impression on me. From the description of this book, I think it will, too … on me and other people. From a reviewer on Amazon.com: APRIL FOOL’S DAY was the hardest book Bryce Courtenay ever wrote, and it’s also one of…