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olivia joules and the overactive imagination

Olivia Joules & The Overactive Imagination by Helen Fielding

Olivia Joules is a freelance journalist for the Sunday Times. She has been asked by her editor to cover a fabulous Hollywood makeup line launch party. While there, she ends … Continue readingOlivia Joules & The Overactive Imagination by Helen Fielding

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Let Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson

I’ve always sought out stories about families – by birth or by choice – over the years. The Chronicles of Narnia. The Baby-Sitters Club. The Fast and the Furious. I … Continue readingLet Me Tell You: New Stories, Essays, and Other Writings by Shirley Jackson

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Why Do All the Good Girls Want the Bad Boys?

In 2004, I was contacted to assist in the promotion of – as well as providing content for HPWizardry.com (now defunct). This was one of the articles I submitted for … Continue readingWhy Do All the Good Girls Want the Bad Boys?

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Citizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Originally published November 11, 2009 This book chronicles the working escapades of Girl – unnamed because I am assuming the authors want us to know that she could be anybody, … Continue readingCitizen Girl by Emma McLaughlin and Nicola Kraus

Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Not Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith

Originally published August 26, 2008 Basically, the premise of the book is if you could write a memoir in six words, what would yours be? They were taking submissions from … Continue readingNot Quite What I Was Planning: Six-Word Memoirs by Writers Famous and Obscure by Rachel Fershleiser and Larry Smith