Tag: Humor


Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Review: Everything, Everything by Nicola Yoon

Madeline Whittier is allergic to the world. Suffering from SCID, or “bubble baby disease,” means that just about anything can make her sick. For seventeen years she has been confined to her house, never stepping foot outside, only ever having contact with her mother and nurse. Although most could never imagine living such a life, Madeline is happy filling her days with learning, books, and inventive games with her Mom. Then one day, Madeline hears a moving truck and everything changes. Olly is dark and handsome and just moved...


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Review: Barbara the Slut and Other People by Lauren Holmes

Review: Barbara the Slut and Other People by Lauren Holmes

Barbara the Slut is a collection of ten short stories that explore sex, emotions, relationships, and many points in between. In “Pearl and the Swiss Guy Fall in Love” a woman comes to the realization that she would rather spend time alone with her dog than with the fling whose charm has quickly worn off. In “Barbara the Slut” an ambitious, Princeton bound, young woman is forced to deal with the inequities of slut shaming, all because she likes sex. In “Desert Hearts” a law grad moves to San...


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