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To Be Read Challenge Book Reviews

This page contains an archive of book reviews submitted by participants of the To Be Read Challenge.

Neither Here nor There: Travels in Europe

By Bill Bryson

Bryson retraces the steps of a European journey he took in the early 1970s, visiting Scandinavia, Paris, Belgium, Germany, Amsterdam, Italy, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Yugoslavia, Sofia, and Istanbul. Bryson is snarkily humorous as usual, sometimes very tastelessly so, and sometimes with a very forced feel to his attempts at humor. Overall I enjoyed reading about […]

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Welcome to the World Baby Girl

By Fannie Flagg

Dena Nordstrom, the Baby Girl in the title, is a young woman in the TV news business in the 1970’s. Fannie Flagg has filled her story with her usual complement of colorful characters. At times, I felt like I was reading 2 or 3 different books, because it took a while for the secondary and […]

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