2019 · Bingo · Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult · Emi Ali · Laurie Halse Anderson · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Muslim · New Adult · Own Voices · Penguin Books · Wrap Up · YA

Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

  My most anticipated month of the year has come and gone; unfortunately, I failed to make the best of it because my mental health sucked big time. Being a part of this amazing team and seeing other people join #mhbb definitely made have a couple of highlights while I was stuck in thy gloomy cave.…… Continue reading Mental Health Book Bingo 2019 Wrap Up #MHBB

2019 · Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Edgar Award Nominee for Best Young Adult · Fiction · Penguin Books · YA

Book Review of Speak: A powerful story with a difficult narrative during a time where such stories had no place to echo in this cruel, cold world. #mhbb

Blurb The first ten lies they tell you in high school. “Speak up for yourself—we want to know what you have to say.” From the first moment of her freshman year at Merryweather High, Melinda knows this is a big fat lie, part of the nonsense of high school. She is friendless, outcast, because she…… Continue reading Book Review of Speak: A powerful story with a difficult narrative during a time where such stories had no place to echo in this cruel, cold world. #mhbb

2018 · Book Writing... · Bookish · Creative Writing · Depression · Diversity · I Graduated, Now What?! · Introduction · Journal · Mental Illness · Muslim · Poetry · Short Story · Thinking out Loud · Yes, I am a Muslim

Update-Thinking Out Loud #1: Where I have been & where I am going

Well hello there. I was supposed to post my review of Toxic by Lydia Kang, but it is getting pretty dark up there. my heart is racing when my body is idle, and my soul is sinking into this dark hole, while my body stays sitting on the shore.  A can of worms is now…… Continue reading Update-Thinking Out Loud #1: Where I have been & where I am going

Bingo · Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Fantasy · Fiction · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Non-Fiction · YA

#MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

  Ayah, it is the 9th of February!!! Isn’t it  kind of too late for you to post this?  *Sighs* I know, I know! However, I am still going to do this. Last month, January, we (Wendy, Sar, Laura, Inge, Christine, and yours truly) hosted our very 1st Mental Health Book Bingo. To learn more about this, click here. We hosted…… Continue reading #MHBookBingo 2018 Wrap Up!

Book Review · Bookish · Depression · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Non-Fiction · Own Voices

Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”

I loved the title because it showed that you can still be okay and move on with your life despite your childhood trauma. However………… What I liked: The author failing many times after deciding to try to no tallow the past influence his present and future. This was so realistic and authentic that I was…… Continue reading Book Review- Ending the Cycle of Abuse:”He decided that he can get over it by just saying that he is what he sets himself to be.”

Depression · Diversity · Journal · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Through the Shattered Glass

Through the Shattered Glass #8 / I find it ironic how…

About the series : In case the title didn’t give it all, Through the Shattered Glass is going to be my Grey Journal. I am going to document my lowest, darkest moments in life. It is also a Journal, but it will only display my darkest days, perhaps even a bit about the aftermath. I wasn’t…… Continue reading Through the Shattered Glass #8 / I find it ironic how…

Bingo · Bookish · Depression · Diversity · Fiction · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Muslim · Non-Fiction · Own Voices · YA

#MHBingo TBR

What is it? A Bingo read-a-thon for Mental health books that begins this January!!! Click here to know more about  it + see our schedule! Follow us on twitter. So here are the books that I will ” Hopefully” read this January: The Girl in Between- Kleine–Levin syndrome (KLS) Rep. Under Rose Tainted skies – Agoraphobia Rep (own…… Continue reading #MHBingo TBR