The Engagements is one of the best books I read this year, so naturally I had to see what else J. Courtney Sullivan had to offer me. Maine reminds me a little bit of Judy Blume’s Summer Sisters, but instead of focusing on two lifelong friends Maine focuses on one seriously messed up Irish-American family, the Kellehers. Alice Kelleher … More Maine


There are a lot of truly classic movies I’ve never seen — The Godfather, Citizen Kane, Forrest Gump, and, up until recently, Rocky, or any of its sequels. Soon after my Rocky education began, I was helplessly taken with the main character — so lovable, so kind, so very dumb. This much-needed cinematic education began right around when the first Creed trailers came … More Creed