Author: Erin McCahan

Average Rating: 2.5

Review: Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCah..

Posted 5 May, 2014 by Gabbie in Review / 1 Comment
Review: Love and Other Foreign Words by Erin McCahan

Josie talking about her perfect guy: “He will never ask me to eat gray, slimy, gelatinous food nor will he tousle my hair. Not that he could tousle it since I wear it daily in a neat and tidy ponytail, but there are times–showering, blow-drying–when my hair is, in fact, tousle-able. I’d prefer it if he just never touches my head or touches it only with my permission, which I will grant on special occasions such as Arbor Day, poor, neglected holiday that it is, but never on my birthday. He will not collect white crud in the corners of his eyes or mouth. He will be athletic, but his interest in sporting events will stop well before obsession. He will understand the difference between: coincidence and irony, smart and gifted, ticks and things that are interesting. He will agree that the single greatest musical talent of our times is Dennis DeYoung, whose picture we will enshrine in the foyer of our first home together. He will never criticize my mother’s cooking or my parents’ house but will, instead, fit seamlessly into the Sheridan family dynamic. and his name will easily lend itself to a silent p. He will be Pperfect.” The publisher actually reached out to me and asked if I wanted to review this novel–the synopsis sounded intriguing, so I decided to give it a go! “I can speak […]