I’ve seen cultural references to Frankenstein my whole life, as the monster is a very common figure to emulate, imitate, and replicate. For the life of me, though, I can’t understand how we got it all wrong?
My high-school experience left me with a loooong list of books I woulda, coulda, shoulda read.
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine. Just ask her. She has a run-of-the-mill office job. She has weekly calls with her mummy. She has a potential love interest. What else does she need?
I realize librarians don’t seem particularly intimidating, but this is where the rest of the world is wrong and I’m right.
If you’re yearning for a world filled with corsets, titled, wealthy landowners, and snobby British folk, pick up Mama’s May Reading Challenge book, The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin.
Last month, I came across The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin and decided it needed a new home on my bookshelf…next to my stacks of other books that I’m sure I’ll get to someday very, very soon.
OK, I don’t care who you are. If you claim “The whole world knows and loves this book,” you have serious backbone, my friend.
The Husband and I have been discussing this since I started the challenge in January, so I always knew it was coming. The book has been haughtily eyeing me from our bookshelf ever since.
Remember all the emotions you felt when you watched that wordless montage in the beginning of Disney-Pixar’s Up!?
To be honest, I considered skipping June’s challenge altogether. I mean, you would’ve understood, right?