Monday, July 1, 2013

June Book - The Help

Since we were on vacation the last week of June, my review and answers for the Blogger Book Club are just a tad late - oops, I'll try to do better next month!!

Don't remember what it's about?!

I've joined My Name Is Madeline, A Mile in Her Boots, and Confessions of a Busy Busy Bee and we will be reading a book a month and reviewing it on the last day of each month, starting in June 2013 and ending in June 2014. You'll read one book each month that has already been picked out, and write a review on your blog answering the questions provided regarding the book. Be sure to go to their blogs to link up!!!!!

1. What is the book about?
It's been a while since I read this book, I read it back when the movie first came out, I wanted to read it before I saw it, so my review might be a little lacking.

Skeeter, who just graduated from Ole Miss in the 1960's moves back home, and learns that the maid who basically raised her is no longer working for them, she tries to find out what happens. In doing so, she realizes that there are many maids who are mistreated by their employers, so she decides to write a book, Aibileen, and Minny reluctantly, help her write a book that is a tell all about what it's like to work for the white woman in their town in Mississippi.

2. What were your initial thoughts on the book? Were you impressed? Disappointed?
I loved it, it was such a good book. And man was it hilarious at some times!!!

3. Favorite quotations from the book.
It's been so long since I read it, I can't think of any, but my favorite part is when Minny gives Hilly shit pie and Hilly eats it.

4. What did you like most about the book?
It was a fast read, and I loved the friendship that Skeeter made with Aibileen and Minny. I'm glad I read the book before I saw the movie. And it really only took me a week to read. T

5. Would you recommend this book to a friend?
Yes, I would totally recommend it friends, along with the movie, but I'd recommend they read the book and then watch the movie!!