By Margo Hammond
With wit and knowledge, the bibliophile’s Ebert & Roeper suggest greater than six hundred books according to what ladies care approximately such a lot. among the Covers is geared up round their wide-ranging curiosity—about themselves, family and friends, the bigger world—and their issues, from wellbeing and fitness to intercourse to dealing with their funds. With such sections as “Babes we adore” (Role versions actual and Imagined), “The Babe inside of” (Focusing on physique and Soul), and “Love, intercourse & moment Chances,” this detailed choice of fiction and nonfiction displays how girls relatively learn.
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Between the Covers: The Book Babes' Guide to a Woman's Reading Pleasures by Margo Hammond