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Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret by Judy Blume | Thoughts

Published in: 1970 Format read in: ebook Location: New Jersey Rating: 5/5
Why I read it: After hearing over and over about how crucial and life changing this book was for many in their adolescence period, I wanted to give it a try.
One line review: Excellent and fast-paced, this book follows young Margaret as she navigates the challenges of a new school and new friends while also searching for God.  
Who should read it: If you enjoy middle grade books or an honest uncensored account of pre-adolescent experiences, this book may be for you.

About: Margaret Simon, almost twelve, likes long hair, tuna fish, the smell of rain, and things that are pink. She’s just moved from New York City to Farbook, New Jersey, and is anxious to fit in with her new friends—Nancy, Gretchen, and Janie. When they form a secret club to talk about private subjects like boys, bras, and getting their first periods, Margaret is happy to belong. But none of them can believe Margaret doesn’t have religion, and that she isn…

Look at what just arrived! - May 31, 2010

mailboxmonday This meme is hosted by Marcia @ The Printed Page. It is the gathering place for readers to share the books that came into their house last week (checked out library books don’t count, eBooks & audio books do).

Five books this week. Plus thanks to Armchair BEA, I won/got 9 other ARCs. Woohoo!


  1. Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart from Harper Collins, courtesy of TLC Book Tours. (This is a memoir about two girls who are the first girls to work at Tiffany, written from the perspective of one of them. A real feel-good book)
  2. After loving The Lumby Lines, I received the remaining four books in the series from FSB Associates - Stealing Lumby, Lumby's Bounty, The Promise of Lumby and Lumby on the Air. You can imagine my excitement when I got the full set!

What do you think of any of these books?

Comments

Lisa said…
That's quite a bunch.

<a href="http://when-she-reads.blogspot.com/2010/05/mailbox-monday-3152010.html>Here's mine for the week</A>
CMash said…
ou have some great books there...enjoy. My listing is here
CMash
I think they look beautiful!

I just bought Lumby Lines a few weeks ago based on several favorable blogger reviews. I hope to read it sometime this summer.
Booksnyc said…
Summer at Tiffany looks like a charming read!

Enjoy!
Summer at Tiffany sounds awesome; enjoy.
Bookventures said…
Hi,

I just received Lumby on the Air as well. I had no idea that it was part of a series. Hope you enjoy them all. Here's my mailbox.
I really want to read The Lumby books. They seem like a series I could enjoy! Summer at Tiffany sounds like a good one too. Enjoy all your new reads!
Tales of Whimsy said…
Ooo I want to try this series.
CMash said…
Nice pile of books..Summer At Tiffany's has caught my eye. Will wait for your review to see if I should add it to my tbr list.
CMash
Wendy said…
I've got all those Lumby books too...and I really need to read at least the first one in the series! I love the covers :) And I got lucky and picked up a copy of Summer at Tiffanys at the BEA, so looks like we can exchange views on that one too :)
Jenny Q said…
Lucky you! I'd never heard of the Lumbys before, I'll have to check them out. Happy Reading!
bermudaonion said…
It looks like you're in for some good reading!