53. Divine Secrets of the YaYa Sisterhood

Join Jennifer and Kaylia for a discussion of this sisterhood book that is actually a mother/daughter book which is actually about serious issues but actually isn’t because it is more fun to romanticize the South and drink cocktails with no consequences. Clink!

Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 1996 novel written by Rebecca Wells. It tells the story of the downward spiraling mother-daughter relationship of Vivian Walker and Siddalee Walker.

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Divine Secrets of the Ya-Ya Sisterhood is a 2002 American comedy-drama film starring an ensemble cast headed by Sandra Bullock, among many, many others.


This Pages and Popcorn Podcast episode was produced by Kaylia Metcalfe and featured “Pages and Popcorn Podcast Theme” / M.D. Arms

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Antebellum South

The Human Centipede

The BMI (and why it is BS)

Heroin Chic

Postpartum Period Information

The Great

Jennifer Weiner

Pride and Prejudice

Mean Girls

Little Women

Fried Green Tomatoes: The Book… and Our Podcast Episode

Chick Lit

In Her Shoes

A League of Their Own

Angry Housewives Eating Bonbons

Steel Magnolias

Sources:

That Literary Vittles Review That Was SO Freakin’ Awesome!

That Amazing Roger Ebert Review! 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_Secrets_of_the_Ya-Ya_Sisterhood

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Divine_Secrets_of_the_Ya-Ya_Sisterhood_(film)

https://literaryvittles.wordpress.com/2015/02/28/disturbing-secrets-of-the-ya-ya-sisterhood/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2000/mar/11/fiction

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0279778/

https://fb.me/e/3Wo0FQszH

https://www.rogerebert.com/reviews/divine-secrets-of-the-ya-ya-sisterhood-2002

https://www.refinery29.com/en-us/2019/06/234199/divine-secrets-of-the-ya-ya-sisterhood-movie-review-ashley-judd-sandra-bullock

https://slate.com/culture/2002/07/the-worst-mothers-in-america-are-at-your-local-cineplex.html

https://www.salon.com/2002/06/07/divine_secrets/

https://www.theguardian.com/books/2000/mar/11/fiction

https://www.salon.com/2013/05/24/a_brief_history_of_jennifer_weiners_literary_fights/

https://slate.com/culture/2013/05/likable-and-unlikable-characters-in-fiction-claire-messud-and-meg-wolitzer-against-commercial-fiction-writers.html

https://memory-alpha.fandom.com/wiki/Portal:Main

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Queer,loudmouth,skeptical-agnostic-pagan,book addict,coffee lover,wine drinker, SAHM,writer,editor,producer,podcaster. -She/her

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