Tag: 1950’s

Review: Popular by Maya Van Wagenen

I’ve been recommending this book a lot lately, especially to my friends with daughters.  There aren’t that many books out there that feel fresh and original, and this one did.  First, a major disclaimer: I am NOT the target audience for this book.  It’s… Continue Reading “Review: Popular by Maya Van Wagenen”

Review of The Jeeptown Sock Hop by John Harrigan

I didn’t grow up in the 50’s, but this book really seems to put you in that time and place. The town seemed bigger then – and much more prosperous.  The elm trees had not yet died, and the houses had fresher paint.  The… Continue Reading “Review of The Jeeptown Sock Hop by John Harrigan”

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