This Will Only Hurt a Little

Thank you to the ever wonderful Kelsey Manning at Touchstone Books for my copy of This Will Only Hurt a Little by Busy Philipps.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: This Will Only Hurt a Little
Author: Busy Philipps
Genre: Memoir
Pub date: October 16, 2018
Read if you like: laughing, crying, people who are just freaking real. Celebrity memoirs with heart, like Bossypants and Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me?. Continue reading

Places I Stopped on the Way Home

One huge massive shoutout to my wonderful friend Heather for gifting me this book on my last birthday.  Heather and I met this past May and she just gets me.  Her passing of this book to me on a special occasion just shows the level to which that is true.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Places I Stopped on the Way Home
Author: Meg Fee
Genre: Essay collection
Pub date: May 3, 2018
Read if you like: falling in love, NYC, falling out of love, hope. Continue reading

My Own “Girls Write Now”

As a tribute to Girls Write Now‘s publication today, I’ve written something in the style of the other essays in the book.  Something I’d like to talk about with my past self.  I wouldn’t call it advice, per se, because I’m not sure what advice I’d give.  But it did force me to think.  Thank you to Tin House for sharing this book with me, and for giving me the chance for this self-reflection.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Girls Write Now: Two decades of true stories from young female voices
Genre: Essay Collections
Pub date: October 16, 2018
Read if you like: female voices, honesty, and vulnerability.

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Passing for Human

Thank you to the lovely people at Random House for my copy of Passing for Human by Liana Finck.  All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Passing for Human
Author: Liana Finck
Genre: Graphic Memoir
Pub date: September 15, 2018
Read if you like: graphic novels and admittedly unreliable narrators. Continue reading

Slothilda

Thank you to Dante Fabiero for my copy of Slothilda. All thoughts and images are my own.

THE DETAILS:

Title: Slothilda
Author: Dante Fabiero
Genre: Comic Series
Pub date: October 2, 2018
Read if you like: the illustrations of Liz Climo and all things sloth. Continue reading