Helping Teens Who Cut by Michael Hollander is a nonfiction book that explains highly effective behavioral therapy for teens who self-injure. It may seem like an odd pick, but I wanted to get some nonfiction onto my list and this popped out at me during a library visit, so I went with it. While self-injury is a
Overall rating: 2.5/5 Ok, so to be totally honest, I have no idea where the fuck to begin with this book. So this is just kind of a battery of comments: 1) I enjoyed July’s collection of short stories (No One Belongs Here More Than You). However, in contrast, I think this book tries wayyyyyy
Overall rating: 3.5/5 Last night I stayed up later than I should have finishing this page turner. This novel was a fun and easy read– definitely a nice way to ease into this challenge, and a wonderful book for the beach or sitting on your porch in the evening. The story is about a guy,
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Michelle’s Summer Reading! Excited to dive into some great books. I’ll be starting with Moonwalking with Einstein and Water for Elephants (like flipping channels, but for books).
Hey out there, Today we kick off the Reasonable Summer Reading Challenge! Let’s turn some pages, people! I will start with Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore. Happy reading, friends! /A
An insightful article from the New Yorker on some of the theories, science, and more on how reading can make you happier. Just another reason to join the Summer Reading Challenge! =) Enjoy. Here’s the link: Can Reading Make You Happier?
My list! As you can see, the picture only has 8 books. The last two are on their way to the bookstore for pick up. From the right: 1. Wind, Sand and Stars by Antoine de Saint-Euxpery 2. The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson 3. Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson 4. Mr. Penumbra’s
I just finished reading Steinbeck’s The Wayward Bus. It was 200pg and a quick and light read relative to his other works. In a nutshell, he drives a bus in California for travelers to San Juan from his deli in San Ysidro. He’s got a wife, Alice, who runs the lunchroom. The bus breaksdown, causing
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