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Mama, Mama, Only Mama is 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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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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Review of SQUEAKY WHEELS by Suzanne Kamata on Mom Egg Review

Fri May 31 2019

Squeaky Wheels is an interesting multicultural conversation about independence and caretaking, as she takes her daughter and her daughter's wheelchair from Japan to Paris and other points around the world. View at momeggreview »


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Author's Note: On Writing Mama, Mama, Only Mama

Fri May 31 2019

Author's Note and Excerpt from Mama, Mama, Only Mama View at momeggreview »


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TBR Tuesday Review: The Sound of Silence By Myron Uhlberg

Tue May 28 2019

A middle grade adaptation of Uhlberg's memoir on growing up the hearing child of deaf parents. Read more »


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Read a Review of Mama, Mama, Only Mama at Online Bookclub

Mon May 27 2019

"Mama, Mama, Only Mama's greatest strength is Lillibridge's comedic storytelling." View at forums »


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Enhanced

Fri May 24 2019

This is for you. The person who scrolls on their phone and feels like shit about themselves. I want you to see what you are comparing yourself to.  Read more »


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TBR Tuesday Review: The Exalted by Kaitlyn Sage Patterson

Tue May 21 2019

This YA fantasy is all about balances and contradictions, with well-fleshed out complicated characters. Read more »


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The Cost/Benefits of Writing Conferences

Mon May 20 2019

was chit-chatting with an author recently about the expense of writing conferences, and, as always, the conversation continued in my head long after I went home. Since I really love to give advice and I’m also avoiding working on other more pressing things, it seemed a good time for a blog post.  Read more »


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Kirkus Review of Mama, Mama, Only Mama

Wed May 15 2019

"A frank and valuable remembrance, and a good coping manual for parents." Kirkus Reviews View at kirkusreviews »


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TBR Tuesday: SPARK by Sarah Beth Durst

Tue May 14 2019

Spark is, at its heart, the story of a quiet girl who learns that she is enough just as she is. Read more »




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