“Anne, are you killed?” shrieked Diana, throwing herself on her knees beside her friend. “Oh, Anne, dear Anne, speak just one word to me and tell me if you’re killed.”
Jackpot by Tsipi Keller published by Spuyten Duyvil press, 2004 Tsipi Keller wrote an intense trio of books that all “psychological portraits” of women. In her “Meet the… Read more “Jackpot”
Not all fat people feel bad inside, I must remember.
Title: Noah’s Wife Written by: Lindsay Starck Published: by Putnam; on sale January 26, 2016 Pre-Order: here Read Samples: You can read the prologue and chapters 1 and 2 on Lindsay’s… Read more “Noah’s Wife”
Last week, I reviewed Jenny Lawson’s first memoir, Let’s Pretend This Never Happened (A Mostly True Memoir). Since then, my number of visitors to Grab the Lapels has… Read more “Furiously Happy”
“Keep Calm and Stay Positive.” “Everyday is a second chance.” “S.M.I.L.E.–See Miracles in Life Everyday.” “Positive Mind. Positive vibes. Positive life.” I ask myself, what do positive… Read more “Bright-Sided”
It’s Probably Nothing* (*or how I learned to stop worrying and love my implants) by Micki Myers is a “memoir in poems” about surviving cancer published by… Read more “It’s Probably Nothing”
Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding Random House Audio, 2013 10 Discs Read by Samantha Bond She’s back! It’s Bridget Jones, “Jonesey” to her… Read more “Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy”