For Flashlight Worthy, she named five beloved heroines to channel on an off day.
One book on her list:
Little WomenRead about another book on Blakemore's list.
by Louisa May Alcott
Jo isn't just a self-sacrificing Little Woman... she's a hairpin-losing, back-talking hoyden who infuses some much-needed life into her sleepy Concord community. Outspoken, raw, and full of frustrated energy, her passion turns a staid children's book into a timeless one about war and work. She can rescue me from cracked ice anytime.
Little Women also appears on Kate Saunders' critic's chart of mothers and daughters in literature and on Zoë Heller's list of five memorable portraits of sisters. It is a book that disappointed Geraldine Brooks on re-reading.