Pretty much everything here originally appeared at my actual blog: By Singing Light. I particularly focus on upper middle-grade and young adult books. I also enjoy adult genre books, especially speculative fiction.
An interesting examination of the history of the doll and the culture surrounding her, both supportive and reactive. I felt more like it was an academic paper trying to be a nonfiction book, though. And Stone never seemed to quite clarify her position. I realize she was trying to be clear to both sides, but it just came across as a bit muddled. [Nov. 2011]