Friday's Child (Jordon Family Series)
The Jordon and Parrish families meet! A rather self centered Gwenn tries to push her sister Alice into the background but it just may not work when it comes to Bobby Parrish.
Paperback, 0 pages
Published August 28th 2001 by Image Cascade Publishing
(first published 2001)
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Had this been a true journal entry from a junior high student I would have found this book to have been mildly worth the time to read; however - it wasn't. It was anticlimatic, often times boring, and out-dated in a non-cute way. The only redeeming quality I found in this read was that my gramma sent it to me in a cloth bound first edition and the tireless use of the term 'gay' in the original meaning.
So, I think I liked this one the best of all the Janet Lambert books that I've read thus far. Gwenn was such a bitch, I really wanted to slap her, but watching Alice learn to stand up for herself was fun.
Janet Lambert, born in Crawfordsville, Indiana, was a popular girls' story author from 1941 through 1969 (and beyond to today). She wrote 54 books during that time about a number of different girls and their families. Her most popular series were about the Parrishes and the Jordons. These stories, and many of her other series, became entwined as the various characters met each other, married, and...moreMore about Janet Lambert...