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Book Writing #1: Camp NanoWrimo Week 1 Wrap Up!

What is Book Writing…? Click here to read all about this new blog series. I will be honest with you all. I have done Camp NanoWrimo before, but I never managed to stick to it throughout the entire month, writing a max of 7K words in total. This time though, things have changed. I rediscovered…… Continue reading Book Writing #1: Camp NanoWrimo Week 1 Wrap Up!

Book Writing... · Bookish · Camp NanoWrimo · Creative Writing · Introduction · Mental Illness · NanoWrimo · Own Voices · SFF · YA

Introducing: Book Writing…

  In January 2016, Christine from PolandBananasBooks started a series on Youtube called Book Writing, where she documented her book writing journey. The idea might be simple, but it is genius! Imagine having a place where all of the thoughts, emotions, and issues that you went through while writing a book, were documented and saved. I…… Continue reading Introducing: Book Writing…

Book Review · Bookish · Disney Press · Fairy Tale Retelling · Fantasy · Liz Braswell · Mental Illness · Retellings · YA

Book Review- Once Upon a Dream (Twisted Tales #2) : This lyrical Sleeping Beauty retelling will take you on a luscious, insane journey .

Links: Goodreads  .  Amazon    Blurb: What if the sleeping beauty never woke up? Once Upon a Dreammarks the second book in a new YA line that reimagines classic Disney stories in surprising new ways. It should be simple–a dragon defeated, a slumbering maiden, a prince poised to wake her. But when said prince falls asleep…… Continue reading Book Review- Once Upon a Dream (Twisted Tales #2) : This lyrical Sleeping Beauty retelling will take you on a luscious, insane journey .

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.”

Book Review · Bookish · Diversity · Fiction · HMH Books for Young Readers · Mental Illness · MHBingo · Own Voices · YA

Book Review- Under Rose-Tainted Skies: Norah’s voice, and the actions of the people who love & support her are so unique & precious that I didn’t want this story to come to an end.

I LOVE! I ADORE! I STAN! Under Rose-Tainted Skies is an #OwnVoices mental health novel that was brilliantly written by Louise Gornall. I listened to the audiobook, and I was surprised with how perfect the narration was. The way Norah talked and thought was incredibly, well voiced. The rushed thoughts running through her mind, and…… Continue reading Book Review- Under Rose-Tainted Skies: Norah’s voice, and the actions of the people who love & support her are so unique & precious that I didn’t want this story to come to an end.

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…