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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? -- August 9, 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
Zilch.

Books reviewed

Books on my nightstand
I had planned to do a readathon this weekend, but that didn't pan out, because I spent most of my time with friends. But I am in the middle of three books right now.

Crazy by Han Nolan: This book is making for interesting reading. The boy protagonist has a bunch of virtual friends, who do actual communications with him. At some point, it isn't hard to believe they exist and become lost in that world. Didn't we all have imaginary friends at some point in our lives?
The Passage by Justin Cronin: This one sure is going exciting. I am not too far into the book, but I have a feeling that I will like this one!
Blankets by Craig Thompson: I surely have to exclaim WOW here! I was initially pensive about reading this one, knowing that it is serious. But one minute into the book, and I couldn't put it down. It was engaging! It IS engaging!



Comments

Jan von Harz said…
The Passage was amazing, but very long. I actually had to red it in bites. Enjoy!
The Passage and Still Missing are on my wish list!


Have a great reading week ahead!
Here are my Monday: Mailbox/Whereabouts and Musing Mondays posts!
bermudaonion said…
I can understand why you didn't finish any books last week - you had a lot going on! I'm sure this will be a great week in books!
I'm curious about Blankets...it piqued my interest.

Hope you enjoy your books.

Here's my Monday:

http://curlupandread.wordpress.com/2010/08/08/its-monday-what-are-you-reading/
Blankets...what's it about? Looking forward to your review
LLM said…
I'm anxious to read The Passage.
I am in part 3 of the audio of The Passage and I am finally starting to put it all together. Glad to hear you are enjoying it too.
heather said…
I'm on the very long waiting list for the Passage at my library. I can't wait to get it.

My Monday list is at http://www.spiritblog.net/?p=2388.