I grew up in the fifties, with a mother whose expectations for me didn’t go beyond wanting me to be a good girl. She urged me to get a college degree in. Wifey by Judy Blume – book cover, description, publication history. Judy Blume’s novel Wifey is not her usual fare. Obviously as an adult fiction book it is automatically set apart from how we all knew her in our.

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Make his friends, your friends. I really enjoy reading steaming sexy stories. Some sturm and drang, but the book ends on a touching note. This classic is as relevant today as ever. But I’m glad I read it. When it’s shown it’s usually for an emotional reason you enter an encounter where it looks as if it’s just for kicks, but then turns into an emotionally overwhelmed man needing a sympathetic ear.

I know, there are probably well-balanced, happy women out there who gulp down the Romances She is not a person, she is cipher for a demographic of women whose crippled condition Blume wishes to convey. The language is a bit rough but yeah. Funny and baaad, Sandy Pressman was raised to lead a fifties life. Check out my About Me page for more!

I was instantly intrigued as I loved many of her books from my childhood. Did you have such forceful feelings about Norman? I liked this book. It was racy, often sexy, and dealt with sex and Sandy’s sexual frustration in ways that felt as taboo as the subjects broached in Blume’s YA books did at the time when I read them.


Putnam- Fiction – pages. Published September 6th by Berkley first published Within this generic mishmash, parts of the book reminded me of other literature.

I hate that Sandy is stupid, that she betrayed her sister, that she can’t figure out a healthy way out of her life, that she can’t iudy a hobby, that she lives in fear and is a victim while knowingly hurts her husband.

I wish that modern “chick-lit” could be this well-written. ContemporaryGrade B. Sandy is in a crappy marriage with a dude she doesn’t love or even really KNOW, she has 3 affairs in just a few months one of which gives her GONORRHEA, and then when she tells her crappy husband bluke it he slaps her and she hides uudy the attic for a night and all this culminates in them a deciding to get to know each other and themselves HOW s!!!

Paperbackpages. With more than four million copies sold, Wifey is Judy Blume’s hilarious, moving tale of a woman who trades in her conventional wifely duties for her wildest fantasies—and learns a lot about life along the way. So, I guess it was one “good girl”‘s realization that she was trapped in a loveless marriage for the sake of security and appearances while she realized all of highly repressed sexualit I read this for last book club.

She urged me to get a college degree in education in case, God forbid, I ever had to go to work.

Books by Judy Blume. Sandy sucked in a shaky breath. Aug 13, Kaley rated it it was ok Shelves: Early on, Sandy daydreams that her husband has died. On top of her distaste for the club activities she starts to observe the people around her and how unhappy they are, and resent jydy husband for his expectations.


That you don’t necessarily need to be single in order to find yourself.

The Baggage of Blumeness: Two Rioters Do WIFEY

It’s warm after all! While I buy that not everyone can succeed in overcoming early childhood conditioning and free herself to find a more fulfilling life, I don’t accept that anyone is this boring.

Sex comes to her: Refresh and try again. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement.

The Baggage of Blumeness: Two Rioters Do WIFEY

Particularly since I have an 11 x 14 sized poster blme Judy next to my desk and whenever I’m feeling particularly down or stressed out, I turn to it for guidance. My mom left her Norman and chose her Shep, but that is neither here nor there, really, in the story.

Jul 24, karen rated it liked it Shelves: A s suburban housewife’s sexual awakening while her kids are away at summer camp.

The book is hilarious but it gets depressing when you relate to Sandy. She wanted to leave Norm and run away with Shep. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. During a bkume encounter, Wifey lays there and describes a ” cock dancing inside me. Or just for fun.

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