Rereading: The Deadly Dance by Cora Taylor

At some point in my childhood I read Cora Taylor’s The Deadly Dance. Having finally (re)discovered what the book I remembered was actually called (I remembered: bull dance. time travel. Crete. eating disorder. a scene by the hotel pool. an earthquake. an escape. a scene at the airport with her (reincarnated?) …

Notes from the Wild: Vol. 15

Cities around the world are marking June as the first-ever Pride Month, and to celebrate, we’re taking a look at a few young adult titles that feature bisexual protagonists or strong secondary characters. These five novels explore, discuss, and celebrate young people’s explorations of their sexuality and gender identity and emergent identification as bisexual, and …

Hope and Other Luxuries: A Mother's Life with a Daughter's Anorexia by Clare Dunkle: A Dialectical Review

Hardcover, 560 pages Expected publication: May 19th 2015 by Chronicle Books Source: Raincoast Books Janet and I received review copies of this book from Raincoast Books and as this is a rather heavy book in terms of the themes it tackles and the experiences it narrates, we decided to buddy-read …