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I Feel the Earth Move

If you’ve spent a decent amount of time on Twitter—and if you haven’t, I suggest you keep it that way—you’ve probably seen some pithy variation on the notion that being …

by Roxanne Fequiere

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 The Secret of the Attic

Published in 1995, The Secret of the Attic reads like a self-conscious mashup of The Baby-Sitters Club and the American Girl books.

by Roxanne Fequiere

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 Go, Suzuki, Go

Every now and then—by which I mean: quite often, actually—I am overcome with the urge to grab my copy of Harriet the Spy off my shelf and read it for the umpteenth time.

by Roxanne Fequiere

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With Kids Gloves

A funny thing happened over the summer. While I was writing about books written in or set in the 1980s, I discovered that Roald Dahl’s Matilda was released in 1988.

by Roxanne Fequiere

 
 
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 Fear of All of The Above

When my coworker lent me her copy of Lisa Gardner’s Find Her, she said something to the effect …

by Roxanne Fequiere

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Fear of Motherhood

Like several million others over the holiday break, I turned to Netflix …

by Roxanne Fequiere

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Fear of Modernity

Once, my mother and I traveled down to Florida to sit with a sick relative.

by Roxanne Fequiere

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Fear of Male Entitlement

 

“Oh, no,” I thought to myself as I settled into the first chapter of Caroline Kepnes’ You. “I hate this.”

 

by Roxanne Fequiere

 
 

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For When You Don’t Know How to Feel About Family

As the year draws to a close, I am swept into the ceremonial current of heavy dinners, forced …

by Katherine Lu

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For Those “End of Days” Days (aka After Reading The News) 

 

Recommending Tracy K. Smith’s Life on Mars is not a revelation.

 

by Meredith Westgate

 On Post-Grad Girl Gangs

“Based on the novel by Mary McCarthy, The Group was one of the slickest and most highly publicized cinematic soap operas of the 1960s. …”

by Roxanne Fequiere

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You Will Not Own a Porsche One Day 

In the garage of my childhood home is a large blown-up magazine story from Porsche Excellence Magazine mounted …


by Nicole Skibola

 
 

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