recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

recommendations and reviews for the aspiring reader

Category: Comedy

Recommendation: Weekend In Paris

Recommendation: Weekend In Paris

Weekend In Paris by Robyn Sisman ” People can be so frightened of failing that they do nothing, or choose something so dull they have no chance of shining. “ Not every book is meant to be meaty and award-winning, like the classic War & Peace. Not […]

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

Recommendation: The Undomestic Goddess

The Undomestic Goddess by Sophie Kinsella As I sat down to make my recommendation today, I was having a hard time. One goal with this year’s blog is to not repeat authors. That is already proving to be difficult; as I have weekly combed through […]

Recommendation: Something Blue

Recommendation: Something Blue

Something Blue by Emily Giffin ” I ripped out a page and wrote: “Steps to Becoming a Better Darcy.” I thought for a second, replaying Ethan’s speech. Then I wrote: 1. Go to an ob-gyn in London and prepare for motherhood! 2. Be more healthy, […]

Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Review: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams ” “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is a wholly remarkable book. It has been complied and recompiled many times over many years and under many different editorships. It contains contributions from countless numbers of travelers […]

Review: Certain Girls

Review: Certain Girls

Certain Girls by Jennifer Weiner ”  Peter had talked me out of it. “It’s one quarter of seventh grade,” he’d argued. “All she needs is time.” Time, I thought now. I sipped my drink and shoved the worries away. I’ve gotten good at that. At […]

Recommendation: Size 12 Is Not Fat

Recommendation: Size 12 Is Not Fat

Size 12 Is Not Fat by Meg Cabot “Less Than Zero looks relieved. “Good,” she says. “Well, I guess I better go and find a store that actually carries my size.” “Yeah,” I say, wanting to suggest Gap Kids, but restraining myself. Because it isn’t […]