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This week I am on holiday and it’s been amazing! I love sea, sun, salt…everything.

Now I am not one of those people who spend their holiday getting tan, mostly because it gets so hot on the sun and because my skin is so sensitive. 220 more words

Superior Women's Novels: Alice Adams's Listening to Billie & Superior Women

In the late twentieth century, the writer Alice Adams was well-respected and widely reviewed. Her short stories were published in The New Yorker and she published 11 novels.  998 more words

Dating in Alice Adams's Superior Women & Tolstoy's War & Peace

I often think of Barbie Queen of the Prom when I think of dating. In this Monopoly-like 1961 board game, you roll the dice to acquire, among other things, a date to the prom.  767 more words

Book Review Monday: Superior Women

Let’s begin by acknowledging that this book cover is not the cover it had when I downloaded it, THANK GOD. No one wanted to tell the artist that that stalk of wheat (stem? 262 more words

Artful Blasphemy

Five books to read in June

It’s no secret that I love women writers. I’m so happy this list includes five books were written by all females (well, one was co-written by a gay man). 397 more words


Summer Reading List

School may be out but my summer reading list is still pretty heavy. There are some great new releases on the shelves at the moment that are funny, heart-breaking and life affirming, making them the perfect choices for beachside browsing or lounging on the lawn. 215 more words