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Amy Rea, Book Reviewer

Book Review

Girlology

by Amy Rea

Girl stuff. Periods. Sex. Boyfriends. Cranky parents. Friends who used to be enemies, and geeks who are now friends. And what is going on with the body? What do all these changes mean, and why don’t they happen to all girls the same... Read More

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How to Parent with Your Ex

by Amy Rea

Divorce, at best, is an emotionally draining and complex legal process, and when there are children involved, the stress can increase exponentially. Much has been written about not using kids as a pawn during a divorce and the aftermath,... Read More

Book Review

Scary News

by Amy Rea

There have always been unsettling news stories, but since September 2001, the prominence of terrifying headlines-from terrorism to deadly diseases to hurricanes-has increased. Its frightening enough for an adult, who has sufficient life... Read More

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How Shall I Tell the Dog?

by Amy Rea

There seems to be a general assumption that if someone finds out they only have a short time left to live, they will become filled with “big thoughts” and a desire to make their last days meaningful—hence the proliferation of the... Read More

Book Review

Three Minutes on Love

by Amy Rea

Rosie Kettle led a quiet life in the 1960s as an only child, growing up in a desert town. Her father taught math to military brats; her somewhat eccentric mother taught her the secrets of everything from the roots of pen-and-ink drawing... Read More

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Dreamguider

by Amy Rea

The Senoi people of Malaysia have an ancient tradition of teaching their children not only how to behave in their waking lives, but also in their dream lives. Children routinely describe dreams to their parents, who instruct them what to... Read More

Book Review

National Security Mom

by Amy Rea

Being a good parent is like being a good counterterrorism agent, and vice versa. That’s an intriguing concept, and one explored by Gina M. Bennett in her new book, "National Security Mom". She equates her twenty years of work as a... Read More

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