“The machine doesn’t have Coke, it has Pepsi. A feeling of defeat chokes me. Will nothing ever go right for me again?”
Rarely do fat female role models appear in the United States (um, or elsewhere), so I put a hold on a copy at the library.
Over 14 stories the message adds up to a strong, unmistakable picture of an oppressive, anti-female Russia
It’s a long, drawn-out process that affects so many individuals, and Simmons captures that reality in her book.
“Daddy was also into something called Mentalphysics. He had his books and encyclopedias in a special place in the living room and couldn’t nobody touch em!”
Some of Hunter’s strength came out in her ability to change one word and scare the crap out of me.
Title: This One Summer Writer: Mariko Tamaki Illustrator: Jillian Tamaki Published: by First Second in 2014 This One Summer is the story of fifteen-year-old Rose heading to Awago Beach for… Read more “This One Summer”
I’m always trying to keep up with content here at Grab the Lapels. A review per week is my goal, and when the mid-semester grading load gets… Read more “Zombie Days, Campfire Nights”
Jenny Lawson’s newest memoir, Furiously Happy, was published this past September. I saw the cover with the crazy raccoon all over the advertisements on Goodreads. So, I looked up Lawson,… Read more “Let’s Pretend This Never Happened”
Who Am I? How My Daughter Taught Me to Let Go and Live Again is a memoir by Megan Cyrulewski (Black Opal Books, 2014). In her book, Cyrulewski details meeting… Read more “Who Am I?”