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Judy Blume

11 Controversial Books That We Totally Read Anyway

Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment

It's a sad truth, but some of our favorite books continue to be challenged and banned worldwide. While we think that it's tragic that this form of cen...

Growing Up With Judy Blume: A Retrospective

Jenny Davis | Posted 07.01.2014 | College
Jenny Davis

Let's revisit the eight most important Judy Blume books of all time and remember why we loved them, what they taught us, and -- most importantly -- that legendary moment that made us cringe every single time.

Author Emily Liebert's New Novel -- Cover Reveal

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.19.2014 | Books
Reyne Haines

My latest guilty pleasure was a book titled You Knew Me When by Emily Liebert. I immediately empathized with the challenges her characters were experiencing as they were not too different than those I had experienced in my younger years.

Philanthropic Celebs Devote Everything To Their Causes

The Huffington Post | April Sperry | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

In December of 2013, Taylor Swift was declared the most charitable celebrity of the year, topping DoSomething.org's list of "Top 20 Celebrities Gone G...

LOOK: The ABCs Of Womanhood

Posted 10.22.2013 | Women

Anyone who's spent time with women's media is well acquainted with Jezebel, the fun, smart and appropriately snarky website started by Anna Holmes in ...

Library Releases List Of 100 Great Children's Books

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 10.02.2013 | Parents

NEW YORK -- Beloved authors Judy Blume and Eric Carle helped the New York Public Library celebrate children's literature Monday as the library release...

7 Heartwarming Life Lessons From Judy Blume

Posted 10.02.2013 | Healthy Living

The stress and strain of constantly being connected can sometimes take your life -- and your well-being -- off course. GPS For The Soul can help you f...

What These 21 Amazing Women Were Doing At 25

Posted 09.22.2013 | Women

Author Ann Brashares once wrote: "I look back on my 20s. It’s supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you’r...

Sam Lipsyte Talks Fiction, Kids, Kids in Fiction and More on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 10.28.2013 | Books
Mark Bazer

Fiction writer Sam Lipsyte stopped by The Interview Show to talk his new short-story collection, The Fun Parts, writing about kids, growing up the son of a sportswriter and more.

Inspired by Makers

Katherine Davey | Posted 10.09.2013 | Women
Katherine Davey

These stories are not about women who took no for an answer; they're about women who had dreams, who found a passion for something and went with it.

Judy Blume: 'There Are A Lot Of Sexual Expectations Today'

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 07.09.2013 | Women

It's hard not to love Judy Blume. And thanks to a new wave of interviews the iconic author has been giving to promote "Tiger Eyes," a film based on Ju...

Lunch Date Dilemma: Little Black Book of Scientists or Little Colorful Book of Sci-lit?

Dr Layla McCay | Posted 08.25.2013 | Science
Dr Layla McCay

Is science literature an essential tool for democratizing research, or is it a relic of a pre-internet age?

9 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Judy Blume

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 06.12.2013 | Women

When Judy Blume, author of much-loved books like Forever and Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret announced that she'd be doing a Reddit AMA, we could...

Judy Blume's Intervention Helps Bust School District's Book Ban

Posted 06.11.2013 | Chicago

Thanks to students and legendary "Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret" author Judy Blume uniting in opposition to a suburban Chicago school district...

WATCH: Why Judy Blume Worries About Kids Today

Posted 06.10.2013 | Parents

Judy Blume has given young readers the world over the gift of her books. But what's her advice for parents? The beloved writer and her son, Lawrenc...

The 'Go For It' Dad Who Raised A Literary Star

Katerina Rosen | Posted 06.10.2013 | Fifty

Beloved young adult and children's book author Judy Blume remembers a father who always encouraged her to "live, live, live." Blume grew up in t...

'Must, I Must, I Must Increase My Bust'

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.10.2013 | Women

When Judy Blume, author of beloved children's books and young adult classics from "Blubber" to "Forever," appeared on HuffPost Live last week, there w...

WATCH: Judy Blume On Censorship

Posted 06.10.2013 | Books

Judy Blume came to visit HuffPost Live, and shared her thoughts about censorship of books in schools. "The censors didn't come out of the woodwork...

Are You There, Judy Blume? It's Me, Rachel

Rachel Braun Scherl | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Rachel Braun Scherl

On Monday night, I was on a mission to speak to my favorite author and thank her for one extraordinary act of kindness many years ago -- that I conservatively have repeated 1000 times over the years.

Read This? Drink That

Rachael Berkey | Posted 08.05.2013 | Books
Rachael Berkey

Give one of these three books a try and see if they spark your tastebuds the way that they spark mine. I'd be surprised if you're not at the supermarket by page 50.

Karen Carpenter Meets Judy Blume in a Glorious Musical at Hollywood's Hudson Theatre

Xaque Gruber | Posted 02.03.2013 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Calling occupants of the 1970s (and those who may have wished to experience the decade, but weren't born yet) run don't walk this weekend to the Hudson Theatre's gloriously fun Are You There God, It's Me Karen Carpenter.

Our Favorite Teen Novels

Posted 12.04.2012 | Books

The "Sweet Valley High" books hit e-readers last week, and while twins Elizabeth and Jessica Wakefield are getting introduced to a whole new set of fa...

The Little C

Sarah Albertson-Corkery | Posted 12.10.2012 | Women
Sarah Albertson-Corkery

I did it for a lot of good reasons, but most of all for Lucy. This affects her now too. My surgery is Oct. 10. It's one day before she turns 6. Hopefully, I'll be coming home that day. She said it's okay because I'll probably be bringing her a present, "as long as it's light" she added.

Judy Blume Reveals Breast Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 09.06.2012 | Women

Judy Blume, beloved author of "Blubber," "Forever" and "Just As Long As We're Together," and all-around amazing woman, underwent treatment for breast ...

Judy Blume Diagnosed With Breast Cancer: What Is Invasive Ductal Carcinoma?

Posted 09.05.2012 | Healthy Living

Beloved author Judy Blume announced on her blog that she has undergone a mastectomy because of breast cancer. People magazine reported that the "Ar...