The Blue Bottle Club
In 1929, four friends gathered in a cold, dusty attic on Christmas day to make a solemn pact. "Our dreams for the future," they whispered, placing tiny pieces of paper into a blue bottle.
But the girls' dreams of love, fame, and success take a twisted path of difficulty caused by seduction, betrayal, and loss--and nothing turns out as expected.
Years later, local news report...more
The characters in ...more
That said, there are a lot of grammatical errors in the book. Not just a few here or there, but a LOT. Missing punctuation and typos are very distracting to me when I'm reading, but I enjoyed the story so much that once I was into it, I happened to notice those issues less often - not that they were occurring any less often, they just didn't distract me as much from the story. ...more
I kept reading to find out just why the reporter found so much fulfillment from tracking these stories -- why was this such a mission? I wasn't quite ...more
That being said, this was better than most of the genre that I have tasted. On Christmas Eve in 1929 four young girls place written dreams and plans for ...more
The story is told one character at a time after the bottle is found. A reporter searches for these women and tells their story. Of course, none of their lives turn out as they had wished as teenagers, This s an uplifting book showing how these women found joy and liv ...more
It is the story of four young girls who swear to remain friends forever but when hardship comes they fall apart. One is forced to care for her mother and the others never go see her or attempt to help because "they know she is busy." Another leaves town without telling anyone, including her "best" friend.
Additionally, it is about life dreams, none of which come true ...more
Brendan noticed papers in the bottle and decided to try and find the 4 women who had put their dreams in the bottle as teenagers back ...more
Fast forward to present day. A local TV reporter is sent out on the human interest story of a historical mansion being dem ...more
What I liked: Dreams come true but not always in the shape you originally hoped for.
What I didn't like: Four stories were one too many. I liked the first three women and the last one as well, but by then I'd grown a bit weary of the idea.
I'd recommend it for a beach read, rainy day or just becaus ...more
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