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Checking In With The Imaginary Summer Book Club: The Women’s Room By Marilyn French

(Click here for information on the 2020 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  This week, the June Selection, Marilyn French’s The Women’s Room.)  I vowed to complete the “June” Imaginary Book Club title by … Continue reading

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Wrapping Up The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Whatever Happened To Baby Jane? By Henry Farrell

(Click here for information on the 2019 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  For the titles that have filmed adaptations, we will also be looking at the movies as we go along. This week, … Continue reading

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Crash Club By Henry Gregor Felsen

His answer to Outlaw’s bid for power was a new kind of hot rod club- he called it CRASH CLUB! Background: Henry Felsen began his career writing military adventure stories for juvenile readers during World War II, but earned his … Continue reading

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The Lonely Trip Back By Florrie Fisher

If you’ve ever wondered what life on the needle is like, ask a white, middle-class, middle-aged lady named Florrie Fisher- she’ll tell you more than you’re prepared to know! Florrie Fisher’s The Lonely Trip Back graphically details a case of … Continue reading

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Carol By Frieda Friedman

In a completely different context, I have recently been reading about how a combination of post-World War II affluence, fear of being bombed into oblivion, and the Eisenhower Interstate highway system facilitated the flight of the middle class from the … Continue reading

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CHEERLEADING! By Pauline Finberg and Peter Filichia

It is not clear who the target audience is for this slender volume. Is it for high school students preparing for try-outs? Is it for young girls who want to make Playing Cheerleader more factually accurate? Is it for Will … Continue reading

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Recipe For Romance By Terri Fields

I know what this looks like… …but while the story was extremely silly and far-fetched, it was well written. It has a beginning, middle and end, a goal-driven main character, and some nice touches of local color that brings the … Continue reading

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