Stop for a second, okay? Ask yourself. Why did you start reading? I'm assuming that you did, in fact, stop and think. I feel like reading has always been something I just, did. But if I look deeper, I never gave up on words and books because of who they make me into. I felt … Continue reading branching out
This is a letter to anybody that is stressed, worked up, in trouble, in pain and in failure or just.. in stagnation. I am not an expert in dealing with any of the above mentioned. I am however highly motivated right now and would like to transfer this motivation as effectively as possible in a piece of literature so that people an revisit it to part take in motivation.
FOR WHEN YOU ARE FACED WITH AN ISSUE.
This too shall pass. But for that, you need to let it pass. As much as wallowing in self pity makes you feel comforted, prolonging the matter will be of little use. Whatever it is that is troubling you, you need to forget it. Even if it is glaringly obvious. Forget it so that you can work on it. Sit down. Take a book. Make notes of your problems. Make notes…
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in the privileged middle class suburban household, there is a girl. there is a girl and she is loud and beautiful and once in every 28 days she bleeds. she bleeds in her privileged middle class suburban household with discomfort and pain in her limbs and tears in her eyes. but pick yourself up, girl. … Continue reading blood / a slam poem about menstruation
if you run, you die. if you stay, you die. i am so sorry you have had to face this fate. i am so sorry that i am living my priveleged life with my biggest worries being ones like my future choices while your next breath isn't guaranteed. if i could, i would take you … Continue reading for alan kurdi and omran dagneesh
i was hit by this today maybe i can exist. maybe i can exist and not hide. my scars can be moulded from ugly to "hey, i felt that too!" my people can know that i'd cried myself to sleep my darkness is not foreign and i do not need to cover it with fake. … Continue reading a very odd realisation
/ personal, not legally binding opinion. respect it. / how many people that you meet daily are people who are not like you? how much do you presume that your differences make conversation halter and your relationship deteriorate? how many people do you think are shallow and don't think and wonder and dream like you do? … Continue reading not like other girls
Author- Adi Alsaid Length- 320 pages. Genre- YA Contemporary Rating- 7/10 Goodreads Synopsis- Never date your best friend. Always be original. Sometimes rules are meant to be broken. Best friends Dave and Julia were determined to never be cliché high school kids—the ones who sit at the same lunch table every day, dissecting the drama from … Continue reading Never Always Sometimes – book review and discussion
Author- Morgan Matson Length- 468 pages Genre- YA Contemporary Rating- 9/10 Goodreads Synopsis- Taylor Edwards’ family might not be the closest-knit—everyone is a little too busy and overscheduled—but for the most part, they get along just fine. Then Taylor’s dad gets devastating news, and her parents decide that the family will spend one last summer all … Continue reading Second Chance Summer- book review and discussion
okay. someone needs to say it. dear extroverts, this is not about you. this is about the introverts, the quieter ones, the exhausted, boring ones. please don't hate us. when we cancel on a plan, its because sometimes, getting out of the comforts of our solitude drains us. being with a lot of people can … Continue reading dear extroverts,
I HAVE THINGS TO SAY. OPINIONS TO EXPRESS. Author- Kiera Cass Length- 279 pages Genre- Dystopia, YA Fiction Rating- 8/10 Goodreads Synopsis- When Eadlyn became the first princess of Illéa to hold her own Selection, she didn’t think she would fall in love with any of her thirty-five suitors. She spent the first few weeks of … Continue reading The Crown- book review and discussion