Feelings when you hear a thing about yourself that's probably right but you didn't want to hear it

I have some kind of feeling about this and I can’t pinpoint it: amusement? Annoyance? Surprise? My brother is in town (not staying with me because it’s for other things) but we had dinner and I asked about my dad’s new girlfriend, and apparently she is mother-in-law to a guy I graduated high school with. I remember…

WHAT is this book? (also what were your favorite books as a young adult?)

In the past few months I have had a memory of reading a sci-fi/fantasy book as like a 5th or 6th grader (around 1995), and it’s been driving me nuts because I can’t remember enough of it to string a plot together or find it again. It’s going to sound like I don’t know much about it but what I do remember is that I…

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