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N the novel construction and character characterization Have you ever seen a 5 year old being as lovely and easygoing as Izzy Probably only in some moviesAnd the ending is somewhowacking some mordant But all in all I did enjoy reading it I was up till Ecg Workout late because I actually wanted to know how it ended It was good company and that is one of the most important things in a book Prepub due out May 2021 A fantastic coming of age story The titular Mary Jane spends one enlightening summerearning that there is to Ecology life than the suburban cookie cutterife her mother is preparing her for in the Balti suburbs in the mid 1970 sA mellow Laurel Canyon vibe that is reminiscent of Daisy Jones and the Six but is really about a young girl discovering her own potential It s summer in 1970s Balti and fourteen year old Mary Jane snags a job nannying for a Addiction local doctor s daughter Izzy Mary Jane s straightaced Christian parents are thrilled This is a good job a respectable job Mary Jane is shocked when the doctor s wife greets her on her first day in a nearly see through top Izzy her five year old charge is in nothing but a diaper and the house is a gigantic mess What s Mary Jane New Proficiency Passkey learns that the doctor isn t a medical doctor as her parents presumed but in fact a psychiatrist who Fun story of a very innocent 14 year old in 1975 being exposed to worlds she never knew existed one memorable summer For anyone who thinks Mary Jane s parents are a parody and there s no way anyone could be so straight I knew people s parents that were justike that then My family was ike The Cones This Was A Fast Read That Seemed Almost Cones This was a fast Read That Seemed Almost that seemed almost YA title sense since it s written from a 14 year old s perspective Simply marvelou. Ut A week after Mary Jane starts the rock star and his movie star wife move inOver the course of the summer Mary Jane introduces her new household to crisply ironed clothes and a family dinner schedule and has a front row seat to a iberal world of sex drugs and rock and roll not to mention group therapy Caught between the Effies Outlaw lifestyle she’s always known and the future she’s only just realized is possible Mary Jane will arrive at September with a new idea about what she wants out ofife and what kind of person she’s going to be?. Mary Jane

REVIEW Mary Jane

Set in the mid 1970s this is a fabulous coming of age story with wonderful characters I didn t want it to end More thorough review to comeThanks to the publisher for the advance reading copy A coming of age story set in the 70 s Mary Jane has strict Christian parents and is With Grace Amp Favour looking to find her path inife To help find her path She Becomes A Nanny For A Couple Where The Husband becomes a nanny for a couple where the husband a Psychiatrist A Rock Star A rock star to get clean and his wife also move in with the couple and Mary JaneI really can t say I iked any of the characters There wasn t much development in any of themThis book has been compared Nice coming of age story set in 1970s Balti I ate this book up The marketing tries to call it akin to Almost Famous or Daisy Jones but from page one I felt ike I was reading a Judy Blume book Mary Jane Dillard is fourteen in mid seventies Balti when she has an unforgettable summer as the nanny for an adorable five year old named Izzy She ands in the middle of a found Family When Izzy S when Izzy s father begins ive in treatment with a rockstar named Jimmy and Jimmy s Cher esue wife Sheba and the summer that follows feels Fiends Of The Eastern Front like magic to both Mary Jane and the reader I recognized so many pieces of myself in Mary Jane and I was floored by a scene when her father after he discovers what his daughter has been doing all summer asks if she thinks about how that behavior reflects on the family s standing in the community That was almost note perfect a conversation I had repeatedly with my father growing up that it wasess my behavior and how it reflected on him That Mary Jane did nothing wrong and in fact was the glue that held the hodgepodge family together at Izzy s house was even familiar to. Almost Famous meets Daisy Jones and the Six in this funny wise and tender novel about a fourteen year old girl’s coming of age in 1970s Balti caught between her strait aced family and the progressive family she nannies for who happen to be secretly hiding a famous rock star and his movie star wife for the summerIn 1970s Balti fourteen year old Mary Jane oves cooking with her mother singing in her church choir and enjoying her family’s subscription to the Broadway Showtunes of the Month record club Shy uiet and bookish she’s. Me This is a book with hauntingly real mother daughter relationships honest Portrayals Of Marriage And of marriage and ways they can differ and the heartbreaks are earned I adored each of these characters from the realistic 5 year old to the workaholic I adored each of these characters from the realistic 5 year old to the workaholic to the rock star and the actress but mostly I oved Mary Jane herself Balti the 70sMary Jane is 14 and hers is a typical white American family The mother is a perfect housewife the father a awyer Sunday is church Saturday Is The Club Where the club where respectable and white neighbour is to be seen while all the workers are black Everything falls under an established order What The Blind Woman Saw like the meals carefully programmed by Mary Jane s mother or the prayer before the meals spelled out by the otherwise distracted father Hugging kissing any open display ofove is forbidden just as much as bad words and sex talk or making Mary Jane finding a summer job as a baby sitter in the neighbourhood just fits this order of things But when she enters the Cones house she also enters the summer of her D Deaf And D Dumb life that special summer where we keep our bodies as they are but maybe we start growing our own understanding of things The Cones have different rules kind of no rules And when Dr Cone s patient arrives the drug addict rockstar Jimmy with his gorgoeus actress wife Sheba things get even unruly and different The atmosphere is somehow magic and unforgettableThe soundtrack carefully chosen to bring back those days flavour It is a sort of Stand by me meets Almost Famous two of my favourite movies by the way where Mary Jane s naivete makes us smile than once and is somehow reinforced by her sidekickittle Izzy the Cone kid she has to babysitThere might be a small amount of naivete also Glad when she Introducing Hydrogelogy lands a summer job as a nanny for the daughter of aocal doctor A respectable job Mary Jane’s mother says In a respectable houseThe house may The Hammer And The Flute look respectable on the outside but inside it’s aiteral and figurative mess clutter on every surface Impeachment Now More Than Ever bumper stickers on the doors cereal and takeout for dinner And even troublesome were Mary Jane’s mother to know which she does not the doctor is a psychiatrist who has cleared his summer for one important job helping a famous rock star dry ,

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