Monthly Archives: December 2016

It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel by Firoozeh Dumas

TJ Burns — December 23, 2016 Entertaining, educational, emotional, and informative. I read It Ain’t So Awful, Falafel with daughter and it constantly provided us with food for long discussions. Since I grew up in the US at the same … Continue reading

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Alterations by Stephanie Scott

TJ Burns — December 2016 Alterations is an entertaining and refreshing new take on the age-old “Sabrina” story. In the original Sabrina story, Sabrina goes off to learn how to “be a lady” — I like much more the idea … Continue reading

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