As someone who grew up slightly obsessed with television, I've often found myself wishing that I could reach into the screen and steal some of the imaginary powers that sitcom heroines seem to have so much fun with, like these:
With her flowing hair and her shelf full of trophies, Samantha's the kind of girl you hate because she's good at everything.
Those who loved The Crucible in high school may want to check out Kathleen Kent's debut novel , reviewed in . It tells the story of Kent's ancestors, mother and daughter Martha and Sarah Carrier, and their brutal imprisonment during the Salem witch trials. The review understates the case a little, calling Sarah…