The New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter imagines the inspiration for Goodnight Moon Goodnight Moon is an adored childhood classic, but its real origins are lost to history. In Goodnight June, Sarah Jio offers a suspenseful and heartfelt take on how the “great green room” might... show more
The New York Times bestselling author of Blackberry Winter imagines the inspiration for Goodnight Moon Goodnight Moon is an adored childhood classic, but its real origins are lost to history. In Goodnight June, Sarah Jio offers a suspenseful and heartfelt take on how the “great green room” might have come to be. June Andersen is professionally successful, but her personal life is marred by unhappiness. Unexpectedly, she is called to settle her great-aunt Ruby’s estate and determine the fate of Bluebird Books, the children’s bookstore Ruby founded in the 1940s. Amidst the store’s papers, June stumbles upon letters between her great-aunt and the late Margaret Wise Brown—and steps into the pages of American literature.
Publish date: May 27th 2014
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
A fictional story about correspondence of friends, one a bookseller, the other the author of Good Night, Moon takes us back the 1946 and brings us into the present time when it looks as if the book store will be sold. I enjoyed reading the letters between the two women. I also liked how June's a...
Goodnight June by Sarah JioHave read many of the authors works and enjoy them.June Anderson inherits her great aunts book store and this tale surrounds the goodnight moon book by Margaret Wise Brown.The green room in that book comes to life in this book.Love the mystery and how they are found, lette...
Imagine you are a successful thirty-something woman living in New York with a great, but time-consuming, career. You've just been informed that your beloved great-aunt has died and left you her bookstore and that bookstore is in Seattle, Washington. While you're trying to settle your aunt's affairs,...
I first heard of this book from Nadia at The Bookish Way of Life. It wasn’t even on my radar because lately, I’ve kind of fallen out of reading books in this genre. But Nadia’s reference to the popular children’s book [b:Goodnight Moon|32929|Goodnight Moon|Margaret Wise Brown|https://d.gr-assets....
I am a huge fan of Sarah Jio's novels, so this was a must request for me when I saw it on Librarything's Early Reviewers program. Sarah Jio always manages to create such vulnerable characters that turn out to have such great strength and courage and Goodnight June is no exception. This book follow...
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