Tag: Family

Book Review: LITTLE LOVELY THINGS

“She only knew she couldn’t risk shutting off the car, having her girls broil in the heat, like a distracted mother at a shopping mall in the newspaper only a week ago.” “They were at peace, protected from the vicious heat with the car running, the cool air circulating.” “Dropping to her knees, Claire flattened one hand on the greasy floor like a kickstand. She couldn’t pass out.”

Book Review: CLOVER BLUE: A Novel

“Who did I come out of?” Harmony stares at me, her big eyes suddenly mirroring my question, the one I’m pretty sure I’m not supposed to ask. Willow glances at Goji. He shakes his head slightly and whispers to Doobie. Doobie takes my hand. “Let’s go for a walk.” – CLOVER BLUE: A Novel

Book Review: Running Home

“I beg you, to have patience with everything unresolved in your heart and to try to love the questions themselves as if they were locked rooms or books written in a very foreign language. Don’t search for the answers, which could not be given to you now, because you would not be able to live them. And the point is to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps then, someday far in the future, you will gradually, without even noticing it, live your way into the answer.” – Rainer Maria Rilke

Book Review: A Danger to Herself and Others

A Danger to Herself and Others Author: Alyssa Sheinmel  Publisher: Sourcebooks Fire Publishers Author Page Publication Date: February 5, 2019 Genre: Young Adult > Coming of Age > Literature & Fiction > Social & Family Issues > Depression & Mental Illness  Page Count: 320 Pages ISBN-10: 1492667242 ISBN-13: 978-1492667247 SNEAK PEAK & DISCUSSION GUIDE Now…

The Ebb and Flow of Relationships

“We return to each other in waves. This is how water loves.” – Nayyirah Waheed When I chose to write this blog post on the ebb and flow of relationships, I did not stop to consider the raw emotion I would experience while writing my way through to completion. The idea came to me as I was reading emails my dad…