That’s partly because her themes have universal appeal, and it’s partly because she handles her characters deftly — relentlessly engaging her readers in their lives.
I have much more to say about this one here, if you're interested.
I read. A lot. When I'm not reading, I'm often thinking about what I could be reading. When I am reading, I'm often thinking about what I'll be reading next. Sometimes the idea of reading is almost as good as reading and then I'm making booklists about what I will read someday. But later I'll be reading. I'm Buried In Print.