Tag Archives: Judy Blume

September/October 2023 Viewing Diary

I moved in late September. Again. I found a little cozy apartment, the second floor of a little house, with slanted ceilings, little cubbyhole-eaves everywhere, and a big yard. It’s a 10 minute walk to the beach. I found it … Continue reading

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“I gave my eardrums to MGM. And it’s true: I really did.” — Esther Williams

“Critics established a snobbery toward me.” — Esther Williams My formal introduction to aquatic-mermaid-star Esther Williams wasn’t through her movies. Oh, I may have seen some of the numbers on the various afternoon movies shown on local TV, where I … Continue reading

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The Books: Tiger Eyes (Judy Blume)

Next on my YA shelf: My personal favorite of Judy Blume’s: Tiger Eyes. I have the same copy that I had when I was a teenager. I read it to pieces back then. Why isn’t this a movie? All you … Continue reading

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The Books: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret (Judy Blume)

Next on my YA shelf: The immortal Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. by Judy Blume. Now I just can NOT approve of the cover. I remember what the cover was when I had it as a kid. Or … Continue reading

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The Books: Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself (Judy Blume)

Next book on my YA fiction shelf: Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself by Judy Blume. In the author’s note at the end of this book, Blume reveals that this is her most autobiographical book. The book takes place in … Continue reading

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The Books: “Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great” (Judy Blume)

Moving along with my book excerpt project. I am now actually done with my history/american biography bookshelf, sniff, sniff. It didn’t take me as long to get through as the first bookshelf – because the first bookshelf is mostly plays, … Continue reading

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Book Thoughts

Okay, so I haven’t finished a book in … 4 weeks?? 5 weeks?? The last book I finished was, I think, At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O’Brien. After that, I started a couple of different books (I have different needs … … Continue reading

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4 for 3 – Kids Book Special!!

So as a constant Amazon user I get offered special deals all the time. The latest special deal is 4 for 3. Buy 3 children’s books – get one free. This was perfect timing – coming right after this post … Continue reading

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