books
Here’s why I think Harry would’ve ultimately made a better match for Hermione.
books
Plus, my new necklace that inspired today's wacky pre-school teacher outfit.
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Jun 7, 2012 at 3:00pm | 423 comments

books
Here’s a list of the best moments where the PG-rated sitters verged into some PG-13 (-ish) territory. Mallory fans: you may need to sit this one out.
books
Go find a book you read in high school. It can be one you loved, but preferably one that you hated, and now re-read it.
secret dummy
Or all the things I’ve never read, watched, or understood, but apparently should have.
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Dec 8, 2013 at 11:00am | 330 comments

being like heather duke
I can’t get into it; help a sister out? Also THERE WILL PROBABLY BE SPOILERS.
fertility
The author of a new book about fertility delivers a hard truth: that biology doesn't always align with our rosy feminist ideals.
amanda knox
If I ever made crass or asinine comments about Amanda Knox's attractiveness, or propensity for murder, or very bad ideas, on Twitter, I shamefully retract them.
online dating
I went on HUNDREDS of dates that summer and met a handful of people I could even tolerate for an hour, much less wanted to see again.
in

Jan 16, 2013 at 1:00pm | 286 comments

books
Help me find The Orange-Covered Ghost Book! And Muppets + Crystal Gayle = fear tears.
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Jun 20, 2014 at 3:00pm | 284 comments

books
Books by female authors aren’t “geared toward” women any more than books by male authors are “geared toward” men.
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I didn't want to be a mother, but my husband wanted to be an author. So I agreed to support his dream.
aberrant sex
You can keep your Mr. Darcy -- I'll take Boo Radley, if you please. I like my strange, strange.
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vc andrews
jen kirkman
"I'm just learning how sensitive people are, and sometimes they think that if you're doing something different, then you're judging them."
books
Tucker and I are not great friends, by any means, but he has been one of the few people in my life who not only supports and understands my desire to be a published writer, but actually encourages me to make it happen.
real housewives
And other truths one Real Housewife overlooked in her new train-wreck of an advice book.
books
My parents absolutely policed what I read, but weirdly their barometer of what was appropriate had more to do with quality than it did with content.
books
The only person I care about bringing to the beach is Jennifer Weiner.
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Jul 17, 2013 at 12:30pm | 212 comments

book clubs
I sat down and made a list of books I could honestly recommend with fat characters. Also, let's pick a book to read for the xoBook Club!
shoppables
My father let me roam in whatever section of the bookstore or library I pleased, so no literature was forbidden to me, but consequently, I read a lot of books that, uh, kind of went over my head.