Dealing with Toxicity: Tough Relationships in Lara Lillibridge’s GIRLISH: GROWING UP IN A LESBIAN HOME

Monday, April 2, 2018

You do not owe toxic people a place in your life. Whoever they are, whatever they tell you, whatever strings they think they can tug on, you don’t owe them. This is something I thought about a lot while reading Girlish. Lara’s life looks nothing like mine, but a lot of the feelings resonate. I know what it’s like to be gaslit. I know how confusing, disorienting, and infuriating that…

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Judy Batalion, Author of WHITE WALLS + Giveaway

White Walls by Judy Batalion
Saturday, January 9, 2016

Since I first heard about Judy Batalion’s memoir, WHITE WALLS: A MEMOIR ABOUT MOTHERHOOD, DAUGHTERHOOD, AND THE MESS IN BETWEEN, I have been eager for its release. Finally, this past Tuesday, the book pubbed and I have a copy in my hands. I can tell you, it was worth the wait. The writing is crisp and funny, and while you’re reading it, you’ll wish Judy could be your best friend….

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Linda Gray Sexton and Her Years of Being BESPOTTED (book giveaway!)

Saturday, November 15, 2014

For you dog lovers like me, this week’s post is a treat for you. Linda Gray Sexton is here to talk about her new book BESPOTTED: MY FAMILY’S LOVE AFFAIR WITH THIRTY-EIGHT DALMATIONS,  a memoir speaking to the growth of its author into a different phase of her life—one dominated by joy—and uniquely examines how one family, and one breed, found their way through life together. After the death of her mother,…

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