On a serious note, I don’t highly suggest this book, but I can see why it was so popular with Belletrist and Emma Roberts. In this rare case, I recommend this book to Millennials everywhere.
This was another one of those books that went viral on all the major Insta-famous girl’s news feeds, & again, I felt the urge to be trendy.
A bittersweet story, tearing at your heart the whole way through. A story of a mother & daughter, the mystery of their history, & the very real & sumptuous realities of the broken, but beautiful, American family life.
Weird. Weird. Weird. Weird. Weird. Weird. Weird. Weird.
First, I’m surprised Puzo isn’t more of a household name. Most people don’t even know the famous mafioso movie The Godfather was a book first. Yes, Puzo wrote that, too…
I’ll admit that I often refer to Nora Robert’s novels as “middle-aged-mom-books”, only because my mom has stacks of them & read them all when I was growing up. The truth is, I’m hooked on them.
Going through something? Let this little black book be your healer. Not going through something? Let this little black book allow you to feel. Empathy is a virtue.
The Social Animal by David Brooks flows with a hilarious eloquence thats breathes the truths of social norms & etiquette that will make you laugh at all the silly idiosyncrasies that make up our daily life.
The plot is a surprisingly morbid for a fifth grader (death cave???) considering my little brother or I probably got this at a Scholastic Book Fair in elementary school.
“What is so wrong with the idea of God as a motivation, as the way for us to understand our purpose in life? Well, if it really, truly does motivate you to be good, then nothing. I have no quarrel with you. Again, this book is neither an attempt to convert you nor attempt to debunk your purpose.”