Book Review: Spud by Jon van de Ruit

Tweet Young John Milton (aka Spud) lives with his family in South Africa during the days before apartheid ends. He’s landed a scholarship to a prestigious boy’s boarding school and takes up residence in a house with a group of … Continue reading

Book Review: Brown Girl Dreaming by Jacqueline Woodson

Tweet Growing up in the 1960s and 1970s, Jacqueline Woodson’s heart lived in two places: South Carolina, where she, her mother, and her siblings lived with her grandparents for several years, and Brooklyn, where she moved when she was still … Continue reading

Book Review: We Should Hang Out Sometime: Embarrassingly, a true story by Josh Sundquist

Tweet Looking back on his relationships since middle school, 20-something Josh Sundquist realizes he’s never had a true girlfriend. He sets out to reconnect with the girls whom he almost connected with to help him discover what he’s doing wrong. … Continue reading

Book Review & Giveaway: Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir by Liz Prince

Tweet Today I’m taking part in the blog tour for Liz Prince and Tomboy: A Graphic Memoir. I highly recommend the book for two reasons: it’s an interesting story with great graphics to help tell it, and it can generate … Continue reading

Win A Copy of Mother Daughter Me by Katie Hafner + Sampler of Mighty Leaf Tea

Tweet With the first day of May thoughts often turn to celebrating moms for Mother’s Day. I’m happy to be able to offer a giveaway perfect for moms: A copy of the memoir Mother Daughter Me by Katie Hafner and … Continue reading

Book Review: The Longest Date by Cindy Chupack

Tweet Until she was thirty-eight, Cindy Chupack had plenty of material to write about what it was like to be single. Her New York Times bestseller, The Between Boyfriends Book, scripts for five seasons of Sex and the City, and … Continue reading

Book Review and Giveaway: Little Fish: A Memoir by Ramsey Beyer

Tweet Ramsey Beyer, author of Little Fish is big on making lists of all kinds, like “The Top 5 Things I Like About My Neighborhood,” and “Recent Best Feelings Ever.” As part of the Little Fish blog tour, I have … Continue reading

Book Review: How to Lose Everything by Philipp Mattheis

Tweet Jonathan, Sam, Schulz and Eric are doing what they normally do in summer, hanging out at the skate park, smoking, drinking and talking about sex. But when they hear about an abandoned house not far from their neighborhood in … Continue reading

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