Book Talk: Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder and What to Read When by Pam Allyn

Books that talk about books are so fun to read. As you go along, wonderful, highly personal little moments pop into view. Memories come flooding back at the mere mention (or sight) of a title.  You’re reading someone else’s words, but they are somehow becoming part of you, too. That’s how it is with Penny Dreadful by Laurel Snyder and What to Read When by Pam Allyn. Both Pam and Laurel jump right into their respective texts by talking about books. In her Acknowledgments, Ms. Allen names the book she would give to each person who has helped her in writing her book. One by one, she “gifts” a book and explains why that is the selected choice for that … Read more