how to come alive again review.

Insightful, heartbreaking, and healing. Those are the words I would use to describe this book. How to Come Alive Again: a guide to killing your monsters, by Beth McColl came into my life at the right time. I have felt the pressures of anxiety more so than usual recently. Let me just say that it […]

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national short story month.

While scrolling through Instagram I stumbled upon the information that it is national short story month. What better way to celebrate than sharing a few of my favorites from my bookshelf? I am very obsessed with the concept of short stories. Reading a few short stories after getting through a lengthy novel is always refreshing […]

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the source of self-regard review.

A writer’s life and work are not a gift to mankind; they are its necessity. I have heard of Toni Morrison, but never read any of her work. When I saw this book in the store I was drawn to it. I am always trying to expand my reading genres and this seemed like a […]

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not in the mood review.

A collection of works that left me breathless at times. Words spun into dictum that made me think, “Did she crawl into my brain?” First and foremost: Too Much and Not in the Mood by Durga Chew-Bose is an assortment of essays exploring creative writing. The title is lended from Virginia Woolf’s A Writer’s Diary, […]

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