Entertainment Magazine Volume 69, Issue 1

Where’d You Go Bernadette?

Where’d You Go Bernadette published in 2012 by Maria Semple is a comedic novel surrounding the disappearance of suburban mom Bernadette Fox. She is an extremely smart, yet odd woman who isolates herself from her daughter’s school community, which makes the other moms extremely suspicious. When Bernadette accidentally agrees to take her daughter to Antarctica, she becomes obsessed with the preparations and somehow becomes in contact with an online troll. Read funny emails and overall chaos in this funny take on family life. Or if you’re too lazy, you could go see the recent motion picture based on this book, however, keep in mind that the book is always better than the movie.