On the very first page, someone asks, “Did he speak with an accent?” Readers learn this was a question everyone had after the Boston Marathon bombing, which happened the same day Plum’s husband had surgery for his cancer.
Honest, analytical, and carefully constructed, Whitney Way Thore’s memoir is a must-read for those fighting in the #nobodyshame movement.
When you erase the fat and leave the girl, you’re still not getting much person.
Honestly, I’m not sure I would have enjoyed the hardcover book. All the pleading might have sounded forced, and thus I recommend the audiobook over the hardcover edition.
He’s into craft beer and soccer (totally unAmerican) and crosses his legs in such a way that suggests he’s effeminate. What did Sam see in him?
“Why were we only made to die?”
Have I ever told you that my imagination once almost killed me?
Naz over at Read Diverse Books has challenged everyone to read more diversely.
Think about it: Doris Lessing wrote the horrifying story “Room 19,” but not once did the narrator tell her children she didn’t want them. Instead, she quietly committed suicide, but we get what’s going on.
The characters in Only Ever Yours are terribly familiar. If you’ve ever been a devoted fan of the Sweet Valley Twins books like I was, you’ll remember the cast…