Find out more about the Goodreads group here! This month is books with mental illness representation. Okay, being totally honest, I did a post similar to this last year so I literally just duplicated that post and took the books and added a couple more. sorry not sorry Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky … Continue reading Monthly recommendations: mental illness representaion
Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick From Goodreads Today is Leonard Peacock’s birthday. It is also the day he hides a gun in his backpack. Because today is the day he will kill his former best friend, and then himself, with his grandfather’s P-38 pistol. But first he must say good-bye to the four … Continue reading Book review: Forgive Me, Leonard Peacock
Learn more about Top Ten Tuesday here! This week is Top Ten Unique Book Titles. I recently did a post on my favourite book titles, which you can read here! I tried hard not to copy every title from that post and instead do the ones I thought were unique (as the prompt suggests haha) 1Q84 by … Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday October 24: Top Ten Unique Book Titles
Find more about T5W here! This week's topic is our favourite creepy settings, which is perfect for Halloween! The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman I mean it takes place IN a graveyard! The main character LIVES in a graveyard! Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov I think this one's pretty self-explanatory. I love this book with my … Continue reading Top Five Wednesday: Favourite Creepy Settings
I'm super passionate about mental illness and breaking the stigma surrounding it. Because of this, I think it's really important to portray mental illness in a positive light. Historically, this hasn't been done in TV shows or movies. However, I think there are several books that do it well, so I wanted to highlight some … Continue reading Books that portray mental illness well
I have quite a few, so bear with me. I tried really hard to do books I haven't reviewed/talked about before but it was hard for some.
These are four books I want to re-read soon but haven't yet, for various reasons. Forgive me, Leonard Peacock by Matthew Quick I read this in either grade 12 or first year (I think grade 12) and loved it. I highly recommend it. However, it does deal with suicide, so if that's something that's sensitive … Continue reading 4 books I want to re-read but haven’t
From here! Patrick Ness. I've read Chaos Walking, but I need to read his other ones. Margaret Atwood. The Handmaid's Tale is brilliant so I need to read her other stuff. Matthew Quick. I loved the one book I've read from him. Anita Diamant. I've heard really good things about her other books. George R.R. … Continue reading T5W – Authors You Want to Read More From