Why Chick-Lit Matters

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Some chick-lit books are better than others. I thought Bridget Jones was quite a howl. There’s good, bad and mediocre in everything. If you really wanted to, you could say the original chick-lit book is Pride and Prejudice. So what is it, if it’s about young women we’re not supposed to take it seriously? It should be judged on its …

Freedom to Read

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Margaret Atwood – The Handmaid’s Tale John Ball – In the Heat of the Night Harper Lee – To Kill a Mockingbird Anthony Burgess – A Clockwork Orange Timothy Findley – The Wars William Golding – Lord of the Flies Alice Munro – Lives of Girls and Women Mordecai Richler – The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz J.K. Rowling – Harry …

Why Book Clubs Matter

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After writing the post, “Snarky Over Bookclubs…“, I decided to ask a few people what they’ve gained from the book club experience. Here’s what one woman had to say… As a SAHM (stay at home mom) it is important for me because I get supportfrom other mothers. Not only do we discuss the novelsbut we discuss current events, our family, …