Listening to: Human Nature – Madonna

[R]ather than spoil all this for you, I’ll simply defend Andrews’ use of the purple — as well as our enthrallment to it — by saying that, as over the top as she was about it, Andrews depicted the internal experience of pubescence for girls with stunning precision.

There’s a review of My Sweet Audrina over on – I almost feel compelled to read it again. (Did everyone read these? We devoured them.)

ETA: See also the rest of their YA reviews! The Cat Ate My Gymsuit! Then Again, Maybe I Won’t! Jacob Have I Loved! Norma Klein can’t be far off.

P.P.S. Harriet the Spy!