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Episode 36: Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret

By Alli Hoff Kosik

Are You There God? It’s Me, MargaretIf there’s one book that’s been requested for the podcast time and time again by women of all ages, it’s Judy Blume’s Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret. This 1970 novel has served as a kind of guidebook for girls preparing to navigate middle school, puberty, and all of the confusing things that come with them for the last four decades. Joining Alli to talk all things religion and being a lady on Episode 36 is Emma Gray. Emma is a senior reporter focused on women’s issues at HuffPost and the author of A Girl’s Guide to Joining the Resistance: A Feminist Handbook on Fighting for Good. She is also the co-host of the Bachelor-themed podcast “Here to Make Friends,” which was named a “must-listen” by The Daily Dot. Follow Emma on Twitter @emmaladyrose and Instagram @emmaladyrose.CHECK OUT EMMA’S BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS:Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca TraisterThe Wedding Date by Jasmine GuilloryMORE READING:“Are You There God? book redesign has Judy Blume fans in an uproar” (Today, 2018)“Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret remains a guide for puberty” (AV Club, 2017)“If Are You There God? It’ s Me, Margaret Happened in 2014, Here’s What It Would Look Like” (Bustle, 2014)“Judy Blume Grants Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret Screen Rights To James L. Brooks & Kelly Fremon Craig” (Deadline, 2018)Follow SSR on social media!Instagram // Facebook // TwitterSupport SSR on Patreon! **Please note that the Amazon links above are affiliate links. At no additional cost to you, I will earn a small commission if you decide to make a purchase through these links. Please do not feel inclined to purchase unless you are excited to add these books to your TBR list!** 

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