The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick

The Mother-Daughter Book Club by Heather Vogel Frederick
Posted on August 2, 2013 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main Points Writing Style Even though this is written for younger readers, I still enjoyed the writing. If a bit simple, she didn’t waste her time trying to describe too much. She told just the right amount of story. Some words even I didn’t know, however, so it kept me on my toes a bit. If not an intellectual read, it was worth reading just to see what happened next. Content  It was quite a nice story. Short and simple, yet enjoyable. There were certain points towards the beginning when I felt the characters’ despair, it […]

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Julie and Julia by Julie Powell

Julie and Julia by Julie Powell
Posted on August 2, 2013 in Book Review / 0 Comments

Main Points Length  Julie and Julia is just a little too long. There were several fake-out ‘the ends’. Yes, I recognize it’s supposed to cover a year of cooking. And it tried, it really did. But while it only covered a few weeks out of the year, those were very, very drawn out. Hardly a detail was omitted. If it was interesting to read, I wouldn’t mind. Which brings me to the next point. Content  It seemed, to me, like half the book was Julie whining and complaining about something, and the other half about […]

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