coming of age

LB Gschwandtner’s The Other New Girl [Book Review]

LB Gschwandtner’s The Other New Girl [Book Review]PREP SCHOOL AND EIGHTH GRADE Susannah Greenwood and Daria McQueen haven’t seen each other in over 45 years, since their days at Foxhall Co-Ed Prep School (boarding school). Daria was Queen Bee while Susannah was the new girl trying to fit in. Luckily for Susannah, she was taken in by Daria and her friends, Fath,... Read More »

Chris Curtcher’s Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories [Book Review]

Chris Curtcher’s Athletic Shorts: Six Short Stories [Book Review]THE HIGH SCHOOL YEARS Now that I’m older, I look back on school years gone by and growing up/coming of age. As with all adults, or most, we think “If only I knew then what I know now.” As youngsters we worried about who liked us and who didn’t like us. I’m not referring to... Read More »

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Possible Spoiler) [Book Review]

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (Possible Spoiler) [Book Review]GOODREADS FOR GOOD BOOKS I belong to a reading challenge group on @goodreads (not sure if I mentioned this in my last book review of Judy Blume’s In An Unlikely Event already already) and September’s book is The Perks of Being A Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky. I usually read my books via my iPhone or... Read More »

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