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Mama, Mama, Only Mamais hilarious, achingly real, and one of those books that will end up being passed around the carpool line. You'll crack up, you'll relate, you'll wish you could hang out at Lara Lillibridge's house on Saturday afternoons. ”
—Lisa Daily, bestselling author of Single-Minded

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TBR Tuesday Picture Book Review: The Rabbit Listened by Cori Doerrfeld

Tue Jun 18 2019

I’m more of a Middle Grade than Picture Book reader, but it has come to my attention recently that I am perhaps not always that great at listening, so after getting multiple recommendations for this book I took it as a sign. Read more »


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Listen to Lara Lillibridge discuss Mama, Mama, Only Mama with Charlene Jones

Mon Jun 17 2019

Listen to Lara Lillibridge discuss Mama, Mama, Only Mama with Charlene Jones on the Soul Sciences podcast View at soulsciences2019 »


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Pride Month Book Club: Graphic Memoir and Graphic Novels

Sat Jun 15 2019

Welcome to Pride Month Book Club the Graphic Memoir/Novel Edition! Here are three graphic memoirs for adult readers, and three books appropriate for all the readers in the household. Read more »


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We Ran the Great Inflatable Race and Lived (Mostly)

Fri Jun 14 2019

My kid and I ran the “Great Inflatable Race” last Saturday and mostly lived to tell about it. Read more »


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TBR Tuesday Review: The Story Web by Megan Frazer Blakemore

Tue Jun 11 2019

It's a haunting, enchanting story of friendship, love, mental illness, PTSD and gossip, of what makes a hero and the power of story--both negative and positive stories. Read more »


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Pride Month Book Club: Young Adult Bookclub

Sat Jun 08 2019

Each week of Pride month I will give your book club a few recommendations in queer categories of my choosing. This week is the Young Adult edition! Read more »


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Book Review: Mama, Mama, Only Mama: A Single Mom on Parenting, Divorce, Dating, and Cooking, with Heavy Doses of Humor and Advice

Wed Jun 05 2019

It’s funny, real, and while it applies most to single moms and dating it has so much for any mom to relate to. View at smroffey »


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HIPPOCAMP 2019 SPEAKER & SESSION PREVIEW: LARA LILLIBRIDGE

Wed Jun 05 2019

I will be moderating the panel “Oh you WRITE? That’s interesting!”: A Panel on Writing While Parenting, leading the session Lightening the Load, and co-leading Hybrid Truth: From Mongrel Essays to Comics Poetry. View at hippocamp2019 »


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TBR Tuesday Review: Basilio Boullosa Stars in the Fountain of Highlandtown by Rafael Alvarez

Tue Jun 04 2019

This week's suggestion for your TBR list is a rich, evocative work of literary fiction that I discovered at AWP. Read more »


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Writing Prompt: Homage

Mon Jun 03 2019

I was going through old residency notes from my MFA and found this poem I wrote, and I actually don't write poems, but I like it. Read more »


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Pride Month Book Club: Adult Book Club Picks: The Gender Edition

Sat Jun 01 2019

Each week of Pride month I will give your book club a few recommendations in queer categories of my choosing. The first week is the gender edition. Read more »


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How to Make a Sandwich

Fri May 31 2019

A few years back my friend Amy Fish said that she wrote an essay about how to make a sandwich. I've been meaning to write my own essay on sandwiches ever since. Read more »




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