I'm cheating a little bit, because Top Ten Tuesday used this topic ages ago. But I already wrote about this week's Top Ten Tuesday topic (My 2018 Reading Goals) and I haven't written about books that I really, truly love in a while, so here we are!
I get a mild feeling of panic every time someone asks me to recommend books to them. I want to just direct them here, to the safe space where all of my thoughts and feelings are already laid out, where they can read my thoughts on the books before they pick them up.
“The thing about a spiral is, if you follow it inward, it never actually ends. It just keeps tightening, infinitely.” ― John Green, Turtles All the Way Down
“We're all weird and damaged in our own way. You're not the only one.” ― Jennifer Niven, Holding Up the Universe
“It was all about trying, and that was what I would do. I would try.” ― Jennifer L. Armentrout, The Problem with Forever
“There are some dreams you can't wake up from. Ever. These are called nightmares.” ― Stephanie Kuehn, Complicit
“We do not remember days, we remember moments.” ― Jennifer Niven, All the Bright PlacesBook Title: All the Bright PlacesAuthor: Jennifer NivenPublication Date: 2015Genres: Young Adult Fiction, Contemporary Fiction, Mental IllnessGoodreads Rating: 4.21 StarsMy Rating: 4 StarsTheodore Finch is fascinated by death, and he constantly thinks of ways he might kill himself. But each time, something good, no matter how small, stops him.Violet … Continue reading Book Review: All the Bright Places
“I asked you here tonight because when you realize you want to spend the rest of your life with somebody, you want the rest of your life to start as soon as possible.” ― Graeme Simsion, The Rosie Project
The first full week of October is designated Mental Illness Awareness Week.It's interesting. Mental illness is so prevalent, yet still so taboo in our culture. According to NAMI, the National Association of Mental Illness, one in four adults experiences mental illness in a given year, and for teenagers, 20% will experience severe mental disorders.When I … Continue reading Mental Illness Awareness Week
“Maybe it’s time to find a new normal.” ― Trish Doller, Something like Normal