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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…

It's Monday! What are you reading? -- June 07, 2010

It's Monday! What are you reading this week?
This is a weekly event initially hosted by J. Kaye at J. Kaye's Book Blog, now by Sheila @ One Persons Journey through a world of Books, to celebrate what you are reading for the week as well as books completed the previous week.

Books completed last week
- Summer at Tiffany by Marjorie Hart
- Hidden Wives by Claire Avery

Books reviewed
- Saving CeeCee Honeycutt by Beth Hoffman
- Asterios Polyp by David Mazzucchelli

I managed to get out of my reading rut early last week, got a nook, and made up my own Summer challenge.

I am currently reading

Snow Flower and the Secret Fan by Lisa See: I think I am almost done, just a few more hours left. After getting my nook last week, I didn't get much listening done!

The Lion's Game by Nelson DeMille: Soon as I finish my current read, I am promising myself that I will get back to this book.
One Amazing Thing by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni: I finally got back to this book and will hopefully finish it today.
God Don't Like Ugly by Mary Monroe: I wanted to read some book on my nook, before I started splurging. This one caught my eye, as it was offered as a free book on Friday. So far, it is quite engrossing, which I didn't expect it to be.


Comments

I want a nook! Off to read your review of Saving CeeCee. It is about time that I read that:)
Funny that we both had a bit of a slump. I think mine may be associated with the end of school transition to summer.
Lydia said…
I loved the characters in CeeCee =) It was such a sweet story.

Here is my Monday!
Ooh I want to read Cee Cee and really need to get my hands on that book! Have a super week!
bermudaonion said…
I'm glad you're enjoying your nook so much!
Oh, I haven't read a Mary Monroe book in awhile...this one appeals to me!

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jlshall said…
Interesting list of books - I'll have to go check out your reviews. I haven't signed up for any summer challenges, either - making up your own list is a great idea.
Bibliobabe said…
Wow - good week! I loved "Snow Flower and the Secret Fan". Congrats on your Nook - too fun!
Tales of Whimsy said…
I can not wait for your review of One Amazing Thing :)
Unknown said…
Love that..."wanted to read some book on my nook." Cute.

Oh I loved Snowflower so much, and I must read Ms. Cee Cee some day. So many books, so...well, you know how it goes.

Have a good week, Aths.

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The1stdaughter said…
Your summer reading challenge is perfect! I actually was considering doing some challenges soon, but I already feel weighed down trying to get read the books for review and don't need the added guilt. Isn't that sad?! Anywho, glad you liked Saving CeeCee Honeycutt, that quote you included was hilarious!

Have a fantastic reading week and if you get a chance, stop by: Monday Reading's at There's A Book
Nikki-ann said…
I'm glad you got out of your reading rut, I go through phases like that. Take care and enjoy your books :)