Every once in awhile, I’m reminded of the years I spent teaching ROMEO & JULIET to fresh-faced ninth graders who loved it for two reasons: They are throbbing hormones preoccupied with all things sexual and Shakespeare delivers with lots of deliciously dirty innuendos and even a sex scene in the third act/climax whereby the two … More Foxy Bibliophile: Home for Unwanted Girls
Swimsuit season has arrived! Before you go running and screaming from the dressing room, remember that it’s not as bad as you think. Dressing room lighting stinks, cellulite looks better poolside or on the beach, and between some Lycra and a little strategic padding (your own natural or a little help from Foamy McRubber) you’ll … More Foxy Bibliophile: Now That You Mention It
What is a bad daughter? Is it that little girl who can whine you right into a wine bottle? How about that preteen princess who creates more drama than Broadway? Or the teenager who pushes your buttons to the point that yanking out your thinning, graying hair is preferable to having this argument one more time.
“Love is as close to hate when it comes to sisters. You’re as close as two humans can be. You came from the same womb. The same background. Even if you’re poles apart, mentally. That’s why it hurts so much when your sister is unkind. It’s as though a part of you is turning against … More Foxy Bibliophile: Blood Sisters
I’m not going to lie. I’m ambivalent about NY Times bestselling author Ruth Ware’s third novel. There are no spoilers ahead and the title is linked to Amazon: THE LYING GAME, Ruth Ware; Scout Press/Simon & Schuster, July 25, 2017. 368 pages. Psychological suspense is hot, hot, hot right now–especially titles targeting women readers. And … More Foxy Bibliophile: The Lying Game