Now that we’ve hit lots of literary spots in California, our road trip is taking a big departure and heading to the United Kingdom where Stefani from Caught Read Handed is going to give us some advice for traveling around Edinburgh. Without further ado, here’s Stefani:
When Alison emailed me about doing a post for her virtual literary road trip, I immediately started missing Edinburgh. I knew that I had to write about that city. It’s my favorite city in the world and it’s FULL of literary history. Continue reading
If you are going to read one review of Eleanor & Park, by Rainbow Rowell, don’t read this one. I’m serious. Instead you should read this New York Times book review, written by John Green. I’m pretty sure when you look up rave in the dictionary, what you see is a copy of this review. It was compelling enough that my nana cut it out of the paper and mail it to me, and intriguing enough that upon reading it I immediately sent it to Alee with the request that we make this our next review. She quickly agreed. So read that review. It will convince to read the book, better than I can.
While reading the book, I worried that it wouldn’t live up to the high expectations set by the review. This was not a problem. It lived up to the hype. Continue reading