"I really wanted to like this book. The author is a gifted word smith, that much is clear, but it's like reading the musings of a manic, well educated fly - it's just all over the place. Sure, connections are made, but I found it a little maddening..."
"I picked up this book on a lark and was pleasantly surprised. It's a coming of age memoir by an Arab-American woman. It's well written, funny in parts, and the battles between daughter and mother definitely ring true. It touches just a bit on the ..."