Women and YA Fiction - WTH?

What is the deal with grown adult women reading and becoming obsessed with Young Adult fiction? First it was Harry Potter. Then Twilight. Now Hunger Games. Ladies, did you know that there are entire branches of literature that are not geared toward teenagers? ...more
I think that if you're the mom of a child who is reading enthusiastically on his/her own, you ...more

There are some things up with which I will not put

The Transportation Security Administration, in its infinite wisdom, has apparently mandated that new Whole Body Imagery "security" machine - the one that takes pictures of your body through your clothes.  And if you refuse to allow representatives of the federal government to take nude photos of your body, you get to be manually patted down by a TSA representative.  And they will feel your crotch and your posterior and your breasts, if you have them.  Because ...more

Getting to Know Amy Austin from PrettyBabies

All right, seriously, I don't know what is going on with the formatting here.  I wrote it in Word and copied and pasted.  Sorry!! This is my first BlogHer conference, and I’m a bit nervous.  I’m liveblogging, which means that I have actual responsibilities, which makes me even more nervous.  I hope that if I post this (and you comment!) you all will feel like old friends at the conference, and I can let go of some of these jitters. ...more

Hi Amy!

Love the intro - can't wait to meet you in Chicago in 3 DAYS!

Umm ...more