Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

*** 3.5/5: Liked it to the edge of love- a stage 1 crush You would never guess this novel came from a renouned children’s author. It’s dark. And real. Recommended readers: If you loved The Wrinkle in Time and want to be surprised by the famous author’s other works If you like slow reading storytelling with too-real character Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 3/5 for plot … Continue reading Ilsa by Madeleine L’Engle

Get beyond the Great Gatsby: The Diamond as Big as The Ritz

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Diamond as Big as the Ritz **** 4/5 stars- loved it A young prep schooler is invited out West by a classmate, to a house of unparalleled riches where all is not as it seems. Recommended readers: Fitzgerald Fans anyone who wants a quick read in the Classics Here’s my Rankings: 4/5 for characters 4/5 for plot 4/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: I flatter … Continue reading Get beyond the Great Gatsby: The Diamond as Big as The Ritz