Books, Real Life

August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

Dare I say I had a good August? It started raining toward the end of the month. I'm wearing sweats and long sleeves again. I might even break out the beanies. I got to be really social last month: a friend I hadn't seen in a while threw a pool party, my writing buddies and… Continue reading August Wrap-Up: Cooler weather at last!

Books

August: The Month of Rage

Last month's common thread: many of the things I read filled me with PALPABLE RAGE. Here are the lowlights. (Some spoilers ahead.) (CW: rape, abuse, neglect) From Speak: The Graphic Novel Melinda walks into the kitchen with self-harm scars. Her mom notices them and says, "I don't have time for this." Melinda stops speaking, develops scabs… Continue reading August: The Month of Rage