Did you know there’s going to be a lunar eclipse on the 4th of July? To celebrate, I thought I would finally give this vintage children’s book of mine a read: Vintage children’s books tell us a lot about societal values at the time of publication. This book, and others from the Miss Pickerell series, … Continue reading Miss Pickerell on the Moon
The Book Our book club finished it's first book: The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by R. Taraborrelli. The book itself was incredibly well researched, and the amount of effort put into pouring over documents related to Marilyn Monroe shines through incredibly in the writing. I did appreciate Taraborrelli's explanation of each document, and whether or … Continue reading Marilyn’s family and mine: A Review of “The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe”
Today I began reading the first official selection for the book club, The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe by J. Randy Taraborrelli. But before giving my first impressions, I wanted to reflect upon why I began this book club. What are my reasons? Is it to demonstrate appreciation for Marilyn Monroe as a fan? Is it to create a … Continue reading And so it begins…
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