Monthly Archives: March 2011

Jumpstarting the World: Lammie Finalists

Everyone was a huge fan of Jumpstart the World by Catherine Ryan Hyde (Knopf for Young Readers) at book club on Monday—well-drawn characters, and a realistic, insightful portrayal of being 16 with a crush—so how great to see it among … Continue reading

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Lesbianville: Galloway, Bledsoe, and Pride & Joy

Last week we discussed Mean Little deaf Queer by Terry Galloway (Beacon, 2009) and it’s very much worth reading—the writing is strong, thoughtful, blunt, and often very funny.  Galloway is highly self-aware and yet has perspective which is a tricky … Continue reading

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“Life is messy. Get used to it.”: Blood, Bones & Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton

I love food. I love to eat it, cook it, watch other people cook it (Top Chef!), and read about it. I can’t get enough cookbooks, baking books (my newest favorite to the left. If that cover doesn’t make you … Continue reading

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