young adult

What Happened to Goodbye – Sarah Dessen

June 28, 2011
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What if your father was the slightly kinder, gentler, and less profane version of Gordon Ramsey? What if your mom left an unhappy marriage and became the pampered wife of a Big-10 basketball coach? What if you’d moved nearly half a dozen times in the past two years and created a new identity for yourself, […]

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Dear Julia

September 29, 2008

Elaine Hamilton is a wallflower. She’s shy, awkward, and desperately doesn’t want to go to her mother’s alma matar Dartmouth. What she does want is to quietly perfect every recipe in Mastering the Art of French Cooking, attend Smith College, and eventually study at the Cordon Bleu in Paris — just like her hero Julia […]

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I Demand an Egg Cup

August 11, 2008

With all the excitement surrounding the announcement of production beginning on the Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs movie, shopping for foodie baby shower gifts, and flipping my lid over the Foodie Babies Wear Bibs book I started remembering all of the stories I loved as a kid that involved food in some way or […]

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