Daddy-Long-Legs by Jean Webster

Written way back in 1912 for children or young adults, by Jean Webster, a woman who believed in women's rights and other socially progressive issues, this book has been made into films and stage plays. And for some reason, I had never read it. Which is crazy, because as a kid I was a reader, …

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society – Mary Ann Shaffer & Annie Barrows

A novel in letters, the sole novel by Mary Ann Shaffer and completed and published posthumously by her relative, Annie Barrows. In tone, it’s very much like the letters between the Mitford sisters, and is by turns funny, delightful, tragic and touching. It follows protagonist Juliet, a writer, who receives a letter from a man …

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