I’m not a kid, I happen to be 18

Were Judy Blume books essential reading for you when you were young? She certainly was for me and all my friends, but all these years later, I'm still never sure quite how universal the Judy Blume love is, because luckily, she was a local author for us. We devoured the Fudge books, Blubber, Freckle Juice etc. when we were little, then when we got older it was all about Tiger Eyes, Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret, Deenie...she was the tween queen before tweens were even a thing. But of...

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18 years and still unspoiled

I've been hearing for a while that Harry Potter is pretty good. I've missed out on it for all these years, mostly because it hit at the wrong time for me. I was too old to get into it myself but was also pre-kids so it sort of passed me by at the time. I always appreciate when people really love something, and I loved seeing kids lining up at midnight to buy a book, but I was content to admire from the sidelines. I'd just smile and nod when people talked about horcruxes and patronus charms...

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