Book Review: In the Unlikely Event, by Judy Blume

  Like many women my age, I grew up reading Judy Blume's books. It seemed as I grew older, so did the characters Blume wrote about. As far as beloved authors go, I feel like Judy Blume is this really awesome aunt who whispered in my ear the secrets of womanhood. She wrote about issues … Continue reading Book Review: In the Unlikely Event, by Judy Blume

Book Review: Disoriental, by Négar Djavadi (Translated from the French by Tina Kover for Europa editions)

Every now and then, I pick up a book I can't breeze through over a weekend. I love those books: those witty, lovely beach reads. But, sometimes––sometimes, I crave a novel that makes me pause, makes me think, perhaps makes me look at my own prejudices with a bit of vinegary honesty. And, if the … Continue reading Book Review: Disoriental, by Négar Djavadi (Translated from the French by Tina Kover for Europa editions)