Her Body and Other Parties – Carmen Maria Machado

I have heard all of the stories about girls like me, and I am unafraid to make more of them. This anthology isn’t so much a collection of stories as it is a collection of experiences. Carmen Maria Machado writes beautifully; her voice is so incredibly unique, and no matter the content of the tale, she transports […]

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Miniature Monday #1

Hello, everyone, and happy Labor Day to those of you celebrating it! I have been on a kick lately of reading a lot of graphic novels, comics, and even a bit of manga, and I have more on my TBR for the next month, so I decided I would start a new series. Every 1-2 weeks, […]

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The Art of Starving – Sam J. Miller

“That’s one of the more infuriating bugs in the human software. You can have two ideas that are total opposites and believe them both completely.” Since this is a book about eating disorders, I’ll go ahead and warn that my review on its own could potentially be triggering. I’ll add full content warnings for the […]

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Book Beginnings: The Art of Starving

* Book Beginnings is a meme hosted by Rose City Reader, where every Friday, bloggers post the first sentence (or few sentences) of their current read, as well as their first impressions of the book! * This week, I’ll be highlighting one of my current reads, The Art of Starving by Sam J. Miller. Congratulations! You […]

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What I Lost – Alexandra Ballard

Elizabeth is proud of the forty pounds she’s lost; after a lifetime of seeking her figure-obsessed mother’s approval and failing to find it, she feels like she’s finally what her mother has always wanted – even if she’s not what her ex-boyfriend wants anymore. The ride is only beginning, when Elizabeth is packed up and sent off […]

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