Zen DiPietro

Zen DiPietro is a lifelong bookworm, an author, a dancer, and a mom of two. She’s also red-haired, left-handed, and a vegetarian. Clearly, she’s terrible at conforming. Although a fan of many genres and types of books, she has a particular passion for books with indomitable female characters. Her website http://www.womenofbadassery.com/ celebrates books that feature women who rule and writing that rocks.

I started reading at a very young age. First it was Sesame Street alphabet books, then I moved on to Judy Blume. I’d happily head to the library and...

My life is exactly like a romance novel. Actually, no, it isn’t. At all. Just in case you aren’t sure about your own romantic reality, here’s a surefire...