Book Review: Memo to the President Elect by Madeleine Albright

Tweet When I’m not reading for one of my mother-daughter book clubs or reviewing books for this blog and my Web site, I’m reading for a book discussion group that I’m in with my husband, Randy, and three other couples. … Continue reading

Book Review: Unraveling by Lynn Biederman and Michelle Baldini

Tweet Previously I’ve written about an interview with Lynn Biederman, author of unraveling, and her mom. But I realized I never wrote my official review of the book for my blog readers. So here it is, just in time for … Continue reading

Book Review: Savvy by Ingrid Law

Tweet I recently read Savvy by Ingrid Law with my daughter Catherine, who’s 14. We both liked it, and we thought it finds an interesting balance between realistic and fantasy fiction while giving the reader lots to think about. It’s … Continue reading

The Secret Life of Bees – Mother-Daughter Book Club Meeting

Tweet This past Sunday Catherine and I went to our mother-daughter book club meeting to talk about The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd. Ellen cooked a great southern-themed dinner to go with the book; we feasted on … Continue reading

Book Review: Masterpiece by Elise Broach

Tweet I recently read Masterpiece by Elise Broach and was totally delighted with the story and the characters. Mother-daughter book clubs with daughters aged 9 and up should enjoy reading it—there’s a sprinkling of art history scattered among the broader … Continue reading

Book Review: Call Me Hope by Gretchen Olsen + Mother-Daughter Book Club Library Meeting

Tweet Last Saturday I was happy to be invited as a guest to the Hillsboro, Oregon, public library mother-daughter book club meeting. Gretchen Olson, author of Call Me Hope, was also there to talk about her book and the Hands … Continue reading

Book Review: The Ruby in the Smoke by Philip Pullman

Tweet Fans of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials series will find The Ruby in the Smoke very different, but in many ways just as pleasurable to read. It opens with sixteen-year-old Sally Lockhart visiting her deceased father’s shipping firm and … Continue reading

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...