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Wrapping Up The Imaginary Summer Book Club: Bedelia By Vera Caspary

(Click here for information on the 2020 edition of Molly’s Imaginary Summer Book Club Featuring Classics of Women’s Literature.  This week, the September selection, Bedelia By Vera Caspary) Who is to say it is too late to conclude a Summer Book Club? … Continue reading

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The Secret In Miranda’s Closet By Sheila Greenwald

With her mother an ardent feminist full of good intentions and nonsexist theories, Miranda’s experience with dolls is practically nil. Background: This is one of those titles with a cult following where the plot seems to be widely mis-remembered 40 years … Continue reading

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A New Penny By Bianca Bradbury

Or: So You’ve Decided to Ruin Your Life. Most YA works dealing with teen pregnancy end before the baby is delivered; Bianca Bradbury takes a different route and instead paints a relentlessly grim portrait of young marriage.

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