Jul 24, 2023
Ali discusses Judy Blume's pivotal coming-of-age novel and its wonderful film adaptation written and directed by Kelly Fremon Craig, Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret.
Apr 26, 2021
Ali discusses the Newbery Medal-winning young adult novel, Holes, written by Louis Sachar.
Mar 16, 2020
Ali discusses Kathryn Stockett's debut bestselling novel, The Help, recapping key plot points amidst the heartbreakingly honest portrayal of racism during the 1960s, all the while praising the realistic characters and how much they truly make you feel.
Nov 4, 2019
Ali discusses the important life lessons learned throughout the lives of the four March sisters—Meg, Jo, Beth and Amy—in Louisa May Alcott’s timeless novel, Little Women.
Aug 19, 2019
Ali discusses the powerful imagery and the connecting theme of motherhood in Sue Monk Kidd’s critically acclaimed novel, The Secret Life of Bees.