The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Six

A Thousand Ways to Please a Husband with Bettina’s Best Recipes, by Louise Bennett Weaver and Helen Cowles LeCron (Published 1917) To every little bride who has a “Bob” to please; and says she’s tried and tried and tried to cook with skill and ease; and can’t — we offer here as guide, Bettina’s Recipes! To her whose “Bob” is prone to wear a sad … Continue reading The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Six

The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Five

Walden Two, by B.F. Skinner (Published 1948) I think all people dream about a better world. I think most people would describe that better world in similar ways, following similar moral characteristics — a world of peace, a world of abundance, where justice and fairness are the rule, and all peoples are free. I think of the hippies and their search for a way of … Continue reading The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Five

The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Three

Mrs. Mike, by Benedict and Nancy Freedman (Published in 1947) I don’t know exactly how old I was when I first read this book, but I’m going to guess that I was probably about twelve years old. I know it was at a time when I was just beginning to notice boys as something other than playmates. I was just developing romantic notions about what … Continue reading The Ten Meaningful Books Challenge: Day Three