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Tristy

Musings of a Book Addict

I'm married to a scavenger of sorts and he often totes home rescued boxes of books that I paw through with shiny, hungry eyes. I pull out the odd and interesting and add them to my teetering stack.

Currently reading

The Hound of the Baskervilles
Arthur Conan Doyle
E.B. White: A Biography
Scott Elledge
Murder on the Orient Express
Agatha Christie
There Is Nothing Wrong with You: Going Beyond Self-Hate
Cheri Huber, June Shiver
Living Buddha, Living Christ
Thích Nhất Hạnh
No. 44, The Mysterious Stranger
Mark Twain
The Snare of the Hunter
Helen MacInnes
Paintings of Henry Miller
Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell
Dreamways of the Iroquois: Honoring the Secret Wishes of the Soul
Robert Moss
Pentimento (Back Bay Books)
Lillian Hellman

A Few Good Eggs: Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity of Infertility

A Few Good Eggs: Two Chicks Dish on Overcoming the Insanity of Infertility - Julie Vargo, Maureen Regan Wow. What a horrible book. The tone these two authors take is totally outrageous. Their ongoing "mantra" (as another reviewer said) is that women were duped by feminism, lived their twenties as they wished and are now "paying the price" of infertility. There are helpful facts in this book, but they are buried by these constant snarky comments about "liberated women" how they messed up their lives. I would never "go back and tell my former self to have babies earlier." How ridiculous and unhelpful. There are plenty of good and helpful books about understanding fertility to read out there, and this is not one of them.