Posts Tagged ‘young adult’

advice column. lonely mom. mom advice. relative advice.. Lonesome Mom

Dear Debra: A Lonely Mom

Send your questions to deardebra@renmedia.us. Dear Debra, My daughter graduated college last year and moved to California. She enjoys her work, shares a cute apartment with friends and has a new boyfriend. I know I should be happy, but I am miserable. When we talk, I battle not to make her feel guilty for leaving.…

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summer reading, summer books. book. read. what to read

Soak It Up!

The JN’s annual compendium of what to read this summer — from poolside page-turners to substantial thinkers. FICTION Israeli author Nir Hezroni continues the story of former Israeli secret service operative Agent 10483 in the thriller Last Instructions (St. Martin’s Press). In Memento Park (Farrar Straus Giroux), Mark Sarvas tells the story of a second-generation…

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Love & War: An Alex and Eliza Story

Book Chat – “Love & War”

I have never been a big fan of historical fiction, but I am a big fan of “Hamilton.” So, that fascination led me to Alex & Eliza (Penguin Young Readers Group, 2017) by Melissa De La Cruz. When I heard that a second book was coming out this spring, I knew I had to read it.…

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Alexandra Kirsch-Thompson. Detroit to New York blogger. New. Detroit Jewish News.

Meet Alexandra Kirsch-Thompson – From Detroit To New York

Blogging for the Detroit Jewish News feels like a homecoming of sorts. I grew up in Metro Detroit and spent my childhood flipping through the pages of the print edition after my Bubbie Cyrille had thumbed through it (obituaries first), hoping to spot simchah announcements from family or friends. When I moved to New York,…

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Meet Rachel Hyams – Kitschy Kosher

Rachel Hyams is the Jewish News‘ new “kitschy kosher” writer. Hello! My name is Rachel Hyams, and I’m currently a sophomore at Michigan State University studying advertising. I recently switched to advertising from broadcasting, but hey, what 20-year-old really knows the exact path they want to take when they get older anyway? My interests I’m extremely…

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