reading is funWanna read something for pleasure before the fall semester begins and you’re forced to read an endless amount of crap you don’t want to? Well, you’re in luck. A new novel by Berkeley’s very own Edie Meidav was just released to some great reviews.

“Lola, California” is a story about a 1970s cult leader who is serving his final days on death row for the murder of his wife. Meanwhile, his daughter, who has been in hiding ever since, is being sought after by her teenage b.f.f. who is looking to reunite daughter and father for one last time.

We were pretty much sold with cults, murder, the 70s and the artsy short film/trailer that was created for the book. read more »