judy blume

Lena Dunham And Judy Blume’s First Conversation Was So Compelling That It’s Been Turned Into A Book

We shouldn’t be surprised that when Lena Dunham got together with YA author Judy Blume, their first conversation about writing, celebrity, sex, censorship, and favorite breakfasts” was so earnest and…

Ami Angelowicz | December 5, 2013 - 11:40 am

Gah! The Trailer For Judy Blume’s “Tiger Eyes” Has Arrived!

Judy Blume’s “Tiger Eyes” is one of those young adult novels I read multiple times as a teen, so I was beyond excited when I found out they were making it into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 25, 2013 - 12:20 pm

Rachel Dratch, Martha Plimpton & Other Rad People Read Judy Blume’s Deenie

Growing up, my favorite Judy Blume book was Deenie, because the title character had scoliosis. My dad had scoliosis as a kid and was in a torso cast for two years, and…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | March 4, 2013 - 8:30 am

Judy Blume Is Battling Breast Cancer

Oh, no! Beloved young adult author Judy Blume has revealed on her personal blog that she is currently battling breast cancer. The Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret author…

Jessica Wakeman | September 5, 2012 - 12:40 pm

We Might Be A Wee Bit Excited Judy Blume’s Book “Tiger Eyes” Is Finally A Movie

Finally, finally, one of Judy Blume’s books has been made into a movie … and we might just be a wee excited about that. Tiger Eyes, one of her more…

Jessica Wakeman | February 26, 2012 - 2:00 pm

In Defense Of Judy Blume

As a young girl—ovaries yet to ripen and hymen still in intact—reading Judy Blume books were like porn for me … educational porn. My introduction to sex ed (and Judy…

Anne Ichikawa | March 29, 2010 - 2:00 pm

I Got A B In Judy Blume 101

So I just killed two minutes taking Mental Floss’ Judy Blume quiz and scored a respectable 82 percent — although I think I would have scored higher had there not…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | October 27, 2009 - 6:10 pm

Celebrities Love Reading Kids Books

Although Will Arnett may have ruined “Are You There God, It’s Me Margaret” forever during an episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” he’s not the first celebrity to give…

Justine Fields | July 22, 2009 - 4:51 pm

Will Arnett Reads From “Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret”

Will Arnett ruined Judy Blume forever on “Late Night With Jimmy Fallon” the other night. The girl from Are You There, God? It’s Me, Margaret should not sound…

Jessica Wakeman | July 22, 2009 - 12:10 pm

Nobody Messes With Judy Blume

This week, Planned Parenthood’s mailing list included an email from Judy Blume. Here’s a snippet:If you are the daughter whose mom had the guts to give you the answers to…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2009 - 12:45 pm

Women Who Rock: Judy Blume

March is National Women’s History Month, and we’re celebrating by sharing a lady we admire each weekday.

JUDY BLUME (1938- )

Born Feb. 12, 1938, Judy Blume…

Rachel Krech | March 19, 2009 - 6:30 pm

Does The Twilight Series Promote Abstinence?

I’m going to have to go with “Yes, sort of.” Being that Twilight’s author, Stephanie Meyers, is a devout Mormon, I didn’t really expect to crack open the first book…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 3, 2008 - 5:30 pm