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Five Things You Should Know About Jacqueline Susann

All this talk of mixing pills and booze has got me thinking about one of my favorite trashy novelists, Jacqueline Susann, a writer who has seemed to escape the attention of many modern women (well, at least every other woman at The Frisky). Susann is best known for penning “Valley of the Dolls”, loosely based on her own life (it also spawned a terrible movie and a short-lived TV series), but she also wrote two other books that sit on my nightstand — “Once Is Not Enough” and “The Love Machine”. I’m not going to pretend like all three aren’t basically the exact same book, about a group of female friends who drink, do drugs, and have sex during the ’60s — Susann was definitely a one-trick pony, but she was good at all that debauchery. I decided to read up on some facts about the original trashy beach read writer — all the scandalous info, after the jump… Keep reading »

The Top Six Trashy Books You Must Read This Summer

Even if you’re not in school anymore, summer still feels like the time when you can get away with reading complete trash. If you’re not up for diving into War and Peace or something “deep,” try one of our suggestions. Trust us, you won’t strain your brain doing so. Keep reading »

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