Available now: Call Me Zelda by Erika Robuck ****3/5 stars- liked it The author of The House of Hawthorne and Hemingway’s Girl tackles Zelda Fitzgerald. Recommended readers: For book clubs For Hemingway/Fitzgerald Jazz age buffs For fans historical fiction featuring real people Here’s my Rankings: 3/5 characters 3/5 plot 3/5 overall REVIEW FROM BOOKS FOR HER: Call me Zelda enters around Zelda Fitzgerald’s struggle with mental illness and with her famous husband, fictionalizing a … Continue reading Review: Call Me Zelda
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
“That is part of the beauty of all literature. You discover that your longings are universal longings, that you’re not lonely and isolated from anyone. You belong.” -F. Scott Fitzgerald Continue reading Why do we read?