Last week I introduced my new book review series. Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity was published in 2008. It was written by Kerry Cohen. This book is a memoir but the story reads as if it is fiction. I have never read a book written by a female author who was so honest about sexual promiscuity since Karrine “Super Head” Stevens published “Confessions of a Video Vixen.” While both books are about the same underlying subject (sex), they don’t share many other similarities. Continue reading
Are you between the ages of 20 & 30 and feel like you don’t know what direction is for you? Did you always have family support and are now trying to figure it all out alone for the first time (and you’re terrified)? Do you feel like now is when you’re supposed to jump start your career and think a life of suits, business meetings and business via smartphone is what you should want but all you really want is to be a housewife? Did you spend a significant portion of your 20’s in school and feel totally unprepared for the real world of life, love and paying your own rent? If the answer to any of these questions is yes, you may be having a quarter life crisis. Continue reading
It came to my attention that some people, not you of course, think that all I do is watch reality TV. In an effort to dispel that rumor, I’m starting a new book review series. Every week (approximately) I’ll post a quick review of a book I’ve read recently. Most of the books will be non-fiction. Growing up I was really into novels and lately I’ve been obsessed with the New Yorker’s fiction podcast. However, after I finished law school and found out that I passed both the New York and New Jersey bar exams, I was really afraid that the sudden lack of constant academic pressure for the first time in my life would cause me to slide into the same intellectual mediocrity as most of America. That thought terrified me. Check out the first review here and check back every Wednesday for the next review.