Review: Call Me Zelda

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

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