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Why Lula Should be the Next Self-Help Goddess
by Natasha Fondrenon Stephanie Plum
The idea popped in my mind before I could stop it: Lula as self-help goddess.
Hah! I laughed at myself. Surely not.
Yet there the idea was, stuck in my head like a mosquito in a tent.
No, Lula? The 230-pound Lula? Goofy sidekick of Stephanie Plum? You mean, Lula the ho?
Yes! Yes, and yes. And no, she’s not a prostitute anymore.
Believe it or not, I thought very little of Lula when I first read the adventures of Stephanie Plum. I loved watching the cars blow up and the coffins pop open–and Ranger. Boy, was I distracted by Ranger. I dreamed of Ranger, fantasized about Ranger, and fell in love with Ranger. I only noticed Lula when she drooled over Ranger (that was something I could identify with).
No, the idea of Lula as self-help goddess was something that came on gradually, after I worked past my Ranger-frenzy … read more»
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