A cottage industry of book-related news reminds us that books are dying, or dead, or on life support. But as librarians, we know that’s not the whole story. On National Book Lovers’ Day, let’s look at loving books and re-reading them. As children, learning to read opens doors for us. Laura Miller thinks “the first book we fall in love with shapes us every bit as much as the first person we fall in love with.” That attachment affects choices we make in our lives.