The (Other) F Word edited by Angie Manfredi – A Review

The (Other) F Word: A Celebration of the Fat and Fierce Edited by Angie Manfredi Nonfiction | Essay Collection | Body Positivity | Young Adult Published by Amulet Books Released September 24th, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received a free, unsolicited edition from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in […]

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An Example of What Bipolar Disorder is Like

At least as far back as high school, I’ve dealt with severe depression, anxiety, and mood changes, but it wasn’t until this past year that I was finally diagnosed with bipolar disorder. The diagnosis didn’t lead to a cure for the disorder since there isn’t one, but it’s allowed me to notice the symptoms and […]

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We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson – A Review

We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson Horror | Classics | Gothic Published by Penguin Released September 21st, 1962 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Shirley Jackson is one of those authors whose books I’ve had on my TBR list for years, but never got around to reading. Which is odd, because I adore Gothic […]

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The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco – A Review

The Bone Witch by Rin Chupeco The Bone Witch #1 Dark Fantasy | Witchcraft | Young Adult Published by Sourcebooks Fire Released March 7th, 2017 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: The young adult fantasy genre is oversaturated, but there’s always room for dark fantasy. The Bone Witch is just such a novel, following a young teenage girl named Tea after […]

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Who Says You’re Dead by Jacob M. Appel, MD – A Review

Who Says You’re Dead?: Medical & Ethical Dilemmas for the Curious & Concerned by Jacob M. Appel, M.D. Nonfiction | Medical | Ethics | Science Published by Algonquin Books Released October 8, 2019 Goodreads | Amazon Rating: Note: I received an ARC of this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This in […]

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Children’s Books I Grew Up On – Reviews & Reflections

I’ve mentioned many times on this blog that I grew up in a house of readers, always surrounded by books. I’m so thankful for that upbringing because I’ve loved books as far back as I can remember. Recently, I decided to re-read a few of my favorite children’s books and wanted to provide some brief […]

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January 2019 Wrapup

January just disappeared. One second it was New Year’s, and suddenly I’m sitting at my desk writing a wrapup post. Where’d it all go? Anyway, this was a busy month, and I didn’t get the chance to post as frequently as I’ve wanted to. One of the aspects of the blog that I’ve been focusing […]

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Introducing My Bookstagram!

I’ve been wanting to set up a book-centric Instagram account for a while, and I finally dived in this week! Read Yourself Happy – Instagram It’s just getting started, but I’ll be posting around two to three bookish pictures per day! I’ll also be hosting a giveaway when I get to 1000 Instagram subscribers. I’m […]

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The Light Between Worlds by Laura Weymouth – A Review

The Light Between Worlds

The Light Between Worlds by Laura E. Weymouth Young Adult | Fantasy | Portal Fantasy Goodreads | Amazon Published by Harper Teen Released October 23, 2018 Rating: I remember the first time I heard of The Light Between Worlds – it was in a booktube video about new releases. As soon as I heard the premise I […]

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The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes

The Case Against Sugar by Gary Taubes Non-Fiction | Nutrition Goodreads | Amazon Published by Anchor Books Released December 27, 2016 Rating: I’ve mentioned several times on my blog now that I gave up sugar for the month of January in an attempt to be healthier and to try to get my body to stop craving […]

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