"Dare Me" is a new and much buzzed about book by Megan Abbott. The cheerleaders at Sutton Grove High have more to think about than their spray tans. Their pretty, hard-driving coach holds the squad in her thrall. She has less control over her own life, which opens up a dark tale of jealousy, physical and psychological abuse, and a mysterious death.
VIDA, an organization for women in the literary arts, recently released a series of charts illustrating the results of “VIDA Count 2012”…that’s a tally of male and female book reviewers at major publications -- including The Atlantic,