Tag Archives: books

November 2019: How I Read Two New Favorite Books and They Were Both Memoirs About Identity

What I Read: Ninth House by Leigh Bardugo Juliet Takes a Breath by Gabby Rivera The Spitboy Rule: Tales of a Xicana in a Female Punk Band by Michelle Cruz Gonzales The Body by Stephen King Sorted: Growing Up, Coming … Continue reading

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October 2019: How My Attempted Spooky Read AND Punk Book Turned Out to be Flops

***Sorry no photos! I have some that I may add later but my computer is malfunctioning at the moment. 😦 What I Read: Mooncakes by Wendy Xu and Suzanne Walker Opal by Maggie Stiefvater Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward … Continue reading

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August 2019: How I Got a Concussion and Lin-Manuel Miranda Narrated a Book to Me

What I Read: Skyward by Brandon Sanderson Ultimate Spider-Man: Ultimatum by Brian Michael Bendis Sheets by Brenna Thummler Bloom by Kevin Panetta and Savannah Ganucheau Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda (re-read; audiobook) by Becky Albertalli Aristotle and Dante Discover … Continue reading

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Listening: How Recovering from a Concussion Forced Me to Develop New Self-Care Habits

This concussion has been the worst injury I have ever sustained in my entire life. I’ve been sad, lonely, hurting, foggy, lazy, and most of all, BORED. So that’s why this blog post is going up so late—I finally have … Continue reading

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Mom Hugs and Puppy Snuggles: How I Let Depression Get the Best of Me Before I Explored Why Life is Worth Living

As you already know, this summer has been rough for me. I have been lonely, dealing with an emotional new roommate, and starting a job at Walmart that was slowly sucking my soul out like a Dementor. I won’t go … Continue reading

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May 2019: How I Read Too Much Because of Boredom, Anxiety, and Unemployment

What I Read: The rest of Do What You Want edited by Ruby Tandoh Crown of Feathers by Nicki Pau Preto Anya’s Ghost by Vera Brosgol The Bad Beginning (re-read) by Lemony Snicket The Reptile Room (re-read) by Lemony Snicket … Continue reading

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Mixed Media and Turning the Page: How I’m Learning to Deal with (and Embrace) Uncomfortable Situations

The spring semester has been over for what feels like ages, but I can’t stop thinking about my photography class. I spent the entire semester complaining about how I wasn’t good at photography, how I had to try really hard, … Continue reading

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