How to Buy a Love of Reading
Publish date: May 14th 2009
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
, Adult Fiction
, Books About Books
, Coming Of Age
I LOVED this book. I was so sad last night when I finished reading it, and not only because the ending is tragic.Essentially, this is a modern day Great Gatsby. Not that it's a stretch to come to that conclusion, the book kind of hits you over the head with it. There's so much more to it as well! ...
When Carley Wells's English teacher asks which is her favourite book, she answers "Never met one I liked", inspiring her parents, part of the Fox Glen potlach set, with the perfect way to celebrate Carley's sweet sixteen. They will buy her a love of reading, hiring an author to write a book to her s...
Sobbing uncontrollably at work while finishing this book is probably really unprofessional.
I feel like I should re-read the Great Gatsby.
This was a strange book. Did I like it, did I not like it? I got it from the YA section at the AADL, but I think it might have a better audience in the Adult section. Sure, the main character is a teenager, but themes of literary and social classism, pseudo-intellectualism, and the fact that the sto...