For book club last month, we read Attachments by Rainbow Rowell. The Plot: The story takes place in 1999. The Internet is still relatively new. The clothes are phenomenal. The male lead, Lincoln, has been hired to monitor emails at a newspaper. (Big Brother is watching.) While at work, he starts following the correspondence of two of his… Continue reading On My Bookshelf
The follow-up to Spoiled, Messy is the perfect beach read. Written by the ladies of Go Fug Yourself, it has their sense of humor and wit and offers both an insider and outsider’s view of L.A. Targeted to young adults, it has a great message about individuality, determination and dreaming big. Personally, I’d love to… Continue reading Messy
Somehow I managed to escape reading The Great Gatsby in high school and college. I’m not really sure how. I’ve always wondered about it, but when given a choice, I always selected different books. With the movie out in theaters, I now had daily advertisements reminding me that I should check it out. So, this… Continue reading Gatsby
Have you read Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling yet? If not, you should. It’s really funny. Here’s an excerpt from the book: “Don’t Peak in High School Sometimes teenage girls ask me for advice about what they should be doing if they want a career like mine one… Continue reading Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?