A book of essays (or short stories) can be a little hard to get a handle on talking about or recommending. Some always hit harder than others. And some that eh you don’t really care for one way or another. That’s the case with Run Towards the Danger for me. Luckily the standout essays really … More Run Towards the Danger
Blonde By: Joyce Carol Oates I read this book ages ago probably around the time it was first published and remember loving it. I was determined to give it a reread after I heard the upcoming Ana de Armas movie is based on Blonde. This time around and once again in a bit of a … More Not My Blonde ANymore
Do you guys sanitize your books? Honestly until recently it’s not something that ever crossed my mind. And I say that as someone whose always been a germaphobe. When this started I noticed people talking about it for the first time which naturally made me look at my TBR pile with worry.
Turtles All The Way Down By: John Green Grade: A Aza and her best friend Daisy are trying to solve the disappearance of a local millionaire for the cash reward. But Turtles isn’t about that so much as Aza battling her anxiety and OCD and that’s what makes this is a hard book to rate … More Turtles All The Way Down, OCD & Friendship
Bright Lights Starring Carrie Fisher & Debbie Reynolds Directed By: Alexis Bloom & Fisher Stevens Grade: A I watched this documentary on Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds when it premiered not long after they passed and again more recently. (October 21st was Fisher’s birthday.) I had been familiar with their relationship and really enjoyed seeing … More Bright Lights Starring Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
Project Semicolon September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness month. I saw this book around starting last week (which was also the three-year anniversary of my friend’s passing) and I thought I’d pick it up.
Eliza and Her Monsters By: Francesca Zappia Grade: B+ It’s a little odd to recognize a lot of your personality traits in a character, understand why they are doing things and they still get on your nerves. It’s also hard to want to like a book more than you did or to feel like you … More Eliza And Her Monsters
A World Without You Author: Beth Revis Grade: A “You are not one person. You are a different person in each moment of time.” Bo believes that he can travel through time. He believes that the special school for troubled youth his parents sent him to is to help him learn to control his superpower. … More A World Without You