Book: "Park Avenue Summer" by Renee Rosen Genre: Historical Fiction/ Women's Literature Five Word Description: New York, Publishing, Feminism, Photography, Self-Discovery Rating: 4-/5 Stars This historical fiction work by Renee Rosen is a coming of age tale that follows main character Alice as she enters New York City in search of a career in photography. … Continue reading “Park Avenue Summer” Book Review
Book: "Park Avenue Summer" by Renee RosenGenre: Historical FictionPublication Date: April 30th 2019Synopsis: (Amazon) "It’s 1965 and Cosmopolitan magazine’s brazen new editor in chief—Helen Gurley Brown—shocks America and saves a dying publication by daring to talk to women about all things off-limits...New York City is filled with opportunities for single girls like Alice Weiss, who leaves her … Continue reading Currently Reading: “Park Avenue Summer”
Book: "A Court of Thorns and Roses" by Sarah J. Maas Genre: Y/A Fantasy Rating: 5/5 Stars "A Court of Thorns and Roses" is the proof that Sarah J. Maas knows how to expertly weave a fantasy novel. The book tells the story of Feyre, a teen forced to keep her family alive by hunting … Continue reading “A Court of Thorns and Roses” Book Review
Walking into the public library yesterday felt amazing! After a long two months with the COVID-19 closure, our local library has finally reopened! Over the past few weeks, our family has been using a lot of the library's online resources to stay connected to literature. We have electronically checked out books, audio materials and accessed online … Continue reading Back to the Library
Our family of four just received our first Bookroo box! This is a subscription box service for children that delivers two picture books that usually range from 32-40 pages. The books include bonus content like author's notes and additional details that make the box extra special! Our little ones (we have two five year olds) … Continue reading Bookroo May Box: Mini Bookworms
In the beginning of "The Southern Book Club's Guide to Slaying Vampires" written by Grady Hendrix, the main character is participating in a monthly book club meeting. She is supposed to be leading this month's meeting and is required to give a speech about the book. Shockingly, she did not read the book and when … Continue reading Should Book Clubs Have Rules?