Thursday, October 6, 2011

Book Review: Welcome to the World, Baby Girl


Baby Girl follows a morning news show anchorwoman in the 1970s as she deals with the stress and pressure of her job, uncovers family secrets, reconnects to small-town, Southern living and overcomes it all to find her future.

The story is hopeful, romantic and a picturesque look at small town life. The characters are heartfelt and sweet. Some border on the edge of caricature but are so funny I couldn't stop chuckling at them.

This was a book I read countless times when I was younger. I was curious to see how I would feel about it after all this time. While I noticed the writing more this time around, I still found the story as sweet and as enjoyable as ever.

A great book to read if you're looking for a sweet story that won't make you think very much.

Disclosure: No one paid me in any way, form or fashion for this review.

Next month - Moloka'i by Alan Brennert

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