Picks and Pans Review: Judy Blume Turned to Teen Lust

updated 03/07/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 03/07/1994 AT 01:00 AM EST

Her daughter complained that teen romance novels always ended with a girl dying from an abortion, so Judy Blume wrote Forever...The story: Boy meets girl. Thanks to the Pill, they do it—and life goes on. Blume would write it differently today. "Now," she says, "sexual responsibility also means preventing diseases—like AIDS."

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