Heather, the Totality by Matthew Weiner

In brief: Heather is the reason her parents remain together long after they have drifted apart. She is their everything and they will do anything to keep her as their sun. The good: So Mad Men-esque in its mysteriousness. The not-so-good: Pretty quick read. Why I chose it: I love Mad Men. Thanks to Allen... Continue Reading →


REVIEW: Play by Kylie Scott

In brief: The second book in the Stage Dive series focuses on the drummer of the rock band, Mal, and his need for a fake girlfriend. The good: So much fun! Sassy and sexy. Plus drummers. The not-so-good: I read this so quickly, I couldn't get enough of Mal. Why I chose it: As Kylie... Continue Reading →

REVIEW: Sour Heart by Jenny Zhang

In brief: Seven linked stories of varying length about life in New York City for the children of immigrants. The good: It's raw, blunt and graphic. No sugar coating here – it's sour! The not-so-good: Is this really what kids get up to these days? (Which makes me Officially Old™ if I'm wondering). Why I... Continue Reading →

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