Book Club Discussion and Review: Goose Girl by Shannon Hale

Tweet My daughter Catherine and I recently attended our book club meeting to talk about Goose Girl by Shannon Hale. It was a delightful book that got the approval even of the readers who don’t much care for fantasy. The … Continue reading

Reading Nancy Drew in Mother-Daughter Book Clubs

Tweet A few years ago, Madeleine and I read a Nancy Drew mystery for our mother-daughter book club. Each mother-daughter pair picked a different mystery, then we talked about the similar styles and things that seemed to hold each of … Continue reading

Book Review: Stolen Voices, Edited by Zlata Filipovic and Melanie Challenger

Tweet My seventh-grade daughter, Catherine, and I read this collection of war diaries from World War I to Iraq for our book club. We read it aloud together, and I’m glad we did. It gave us a chance to talk … Continue reading

Millions: Read the Book, Watch the Movie

Tweet My daughter, Madeleine, and I decided to try something different the last time we picked a book for her mother daughter book club. We chose to read Millions by Frank Cottrell Boyce, which is also available to watch as … Continue reading

A Youth Librarian Comments on The Higher Power of Lucky by Susan Patron

Tweet Here’s a guest posting about The Higher Power of Lucky from the youth librarian at my local library: As Cindy has described, over the past few weeks, the blog-o-sphere has been abuzz over The Higher Power of Lucky, this … Continue reading

Book Club Discussion: Remember Me to Harold Square by Paula Danziger

Tweet Last night twelve moms and daughters gathered for our February book club meeting. This is my book club with my younger daughter, Catherine, who is in 7th grade. Our hostesses planned a lively evening with activity ideas from the … Continue reading

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