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Bridget Jones Is Coming Back This October!

It’s finally coming: Bridget Jones: Mad About The Boy, to be published this October, will be Helen Fielding’s third — but I hope not last — installment in the mixed-up…

Jessica Wakeman | May 28, 2013 - 4:30 pm

The eBook You Never Knew You Never Wanted: Rep. Michele Bachmann Erotica

Though Sarah Palin can see Russia from her house, it is Tea Party darling Rep. Michele Bachmann who’s cast off into the northern country’s snowy forest in this summer’s smoldering romance…

Sarah Gray | May 23, 2013 - 9:20 am

Quiz: New York Times E-Book Best Seller Or Completely Made Up Book?

A friend turned us on to the fact that there are tons of people self-publishing e-books now, and more than a few self-published e-books that have made it to the…

Julie Gerstein | May 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

Michigan Mother Is Very Concerned About Anne Frank’s Clitoris

Meet Gail Horalek, the busybody parent to top all busybody parents. She is very concerned that her daughter’s copy of The Diary Of A Young Girl is pornographic. It would…

Jessica Wakeman | April 29, 2013 - 1:40 pm

10 Life Lessons From The Book From The Mixed Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler

I turned into a teary-eyed sap as I read the New York Times obituary of Newbery Award-winning author E.L. Konigsburg, who died last Friday. Her classic young adult novel, From the

Claire Mysko | April 24, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Sarah Erdreich On Her Book Generation Roe

Forty years after the landmark decision, Roe v. Wade, which legalized abortion, a woman’s right to make her own reproductive decisions is still a hotbed of discussion in state legislatures and a…

Sarah Gray | April 14, 2013 - 12:00 pm

The Only Sloth Book You Need

Grumpy Cat is an intergalactic superstar for his sour little pussycat face. But some of us prefer animals with a bit of whimsy and happiness, like …  sloths! In her…

Jessica Wakeman | March 22, 2013 - 9:40 am

Shailene Woodley Cast As Hazel In “The Fault In Our Stars”

It’s official: Shailene Woodley will be playing Hazel is the big screen version of John Green’s The Fault In Our Stars. Yay! I approve! And you must go find…

Jessica Wakeman | March 19, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Chicago Public Schools Pull Graphic Novel Persepolis

Update, 5:15p.m.: Chicago Public Schools have rescinded the order to yank Persepolis from the shelves. This is great news! [Chicago Tribune]

Persepolis, by Marjane Satrapi, is one of…

Jessica Wakeman | March 15, 2013 - 4:20 pm

Frisky Q&A: Authors Jennifer Armstrong & Heather Wood Rudulph Discuss “Sexy Feminism”

It’s no big secret that one of the many battles the feminist movement fights against is its own poor PR. Many see feminism as the other “F-word” due to  stereotypes…

Avital Norman Nathman | March 15, 2013 - 12:00 pm

Mindy Kaling Is Writing Her Second Memoir

Shhh. Don’t tell Mindy Kaling, but I didn’t read her first memoir. (Yet!) From what I hear, 2011’s Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) was okay. Her…

Jessica Wakeman | March 12, 2013 - 9:40 am

Our Favorite Travel Books: How To Travel The World In $20 Or Less

I love traveling — it’s basically why I work. That, and to feed my cat. But sometimes it’s difficult to scrape together enough money to get on your way –…

Julie Gerstein | March 6, 2013 - 11:00 am

How To Fake It ‘Til You Make It

Every woman that’s looking to conquer the world knows you’ve got to fake it until you make it. And no, we’re not talking about fake hair, fake nails, or fake…

Jessica Wakeman | February 27, 2013 - 11:40 am

Adorable 89-Year-Old Grandpa Confesses Been Writing Romances Novels Under A Girly Pseudonym

Sometimes when I’m reading stories on, I feel like I can tell when a man has written a story and given himself a woman’s pseudonym. Some stories are just…

Jessica Wakeman | February 17, 2013 - 10:00 am

Shailene Woodley Up For The Lead Role In “The Fault In Our Stars”

Shailene Woodley is up for the role of Hazel in the big screen adaptation of John Green’s young adult novel The Fault In Our Stars. That book is SO GOOD.

Jessica Wakeman | February 15, 2013 - 6:00 pm

Amy Poehler Is Writing The Greatest Book In The World

Suck it, Tina Fey! Feck off, Lena Dunham! Amy Poehler is here to write the greatest book in all the land. HarperCollins is publishing a memoirish “illustrated, non-linear diary” promising…

Jessica Wakeman | January 29, 2013 - 1:20 pm

If Jane Austen Had An iPad Cover…

If Jane Austen had an iPad today, she’d be tweeting about boys just like us. And she’d do it with this rad Pride And Prejudice iPad cover, which fits iPads…

Jessica Wakeman | January 23, 2013 - 11:40 am

The Most Amazing Connecticut Stereotypes In The New York Times’ Candace Bushnell Profile

No one would accuse Sex and the City author Candace Bushnell of being not-fancy. This is the woman, after all, who popularized Manolo Blahniks and finance fiancés named Mr. Big.

Jessica Wakeman | January 19, 2013 - 10:00 am
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