Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William

Summary This novel satirizing first love by Booth Tarkington was published in 1916. Over the summer, 17-year-old William is convinced he has found true love and desperately pursues aspiring actress, Lola. Buy on Amazon Free Digital Copy Book Club Information Date and Time: December 14, 2021 @ 5 PM PT / 8 PM PT forContinue reading “Seventeen: A Tale of Youth and Summer Time and the Baxter Family Especially William”

Linda: or The Young Pilot of the Belle Creole

Summary This Southern morality tale by Caroline Lee Hentz and written in 1850 is set on a Mississippi plantation. The main character, Linda, rebels against the conventions about women of her day as she is abused by her stepmother. A sequel was published as “Robert Graham.” Buy on Amazon Free Digital Copy Book Club InformationContinue reading “Linda: or The Young Pilot of the Belle Creole”