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: Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay

Tweet Set in both 1942 and modern times, Sarah’s Key by Tatiana De Rosnay is a mystery as well as a heartbreaking look at the round up and deportation of Jewish families from Paris to Auschwitz in what was known … Continue reading

Book Review: This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff

Tweet My mother-daughter book club with Madeleine met last week to discuss This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff. This was our first memoir, and it’s unfortunate that it came so close to the end of school that many of the … Continue reading

Book Review: West with the Night by Beryl Markham

Tweet West with the Night, a memoir by Beryl Markham, is one of my all time favorite books to read. Both for the glimpse it gives into life in Africa during the early decades of the 20th century, and for … Continue reading

Book Review: A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly

Tweet Last night my daughter Catherine and I met with our mother-daughter daughter book club. We had read A Northern Light by Jennifer Donnelly. The girls are in eighth grade, and this book addresses more mature subject matters than we’ve … Continue reading

Book Review: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape by Peter Hedges

Tweet My daughter and I hosted the meeting for her high-school mother daughter book club a few days ago. We only host once a year, and it’s always in January. We switched to a lighter schedule when all the girls … Continue reading

Book Review: I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith

Tweet My middle school Mother Daughter Book Club met last night to talk about I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith. What an interesting book. As we talked, we all discovered even more layers than we had thought of before. … Continue reading

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