So I once knew this lady who had a son who was a tween when Nirvana's Loser song came out and I remember her telling me that he sang, "I'm a little baby, so why don't you kill me."
Anyway. That just popped into my head. All while I was reading Loser, which didn't take very long. I don't know why I hadn't read it before, as I think that the Spinellis are a wonderful couple and wonderful writers. And Loser was quite a beautiful little story, if sad. It was hopeful. Zinkoff is different from other kids. But a wonderful kind of different and the book shows how important it is to remember that we all are special. That God made us all with wonderful promise in mind.
What's Going On Here?
There are SO MANY wonderful book review blogs out there and I can't compete with them, that is for sure. So this is not a book review blog. This is just a way for me to organize what I have read so that I can be better at matching the right book to the right person. The blog title comes from the brilliant mind of the most talented woman who ever lived, Ms. Judy Garland. The full quote is, "Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of someone else." That is what I hope to do here and in ever aspect of my life.