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Falling Down

There’s this meme I saw once that went something along the lines of “The older I get, the more I understand Michael Douglas’s character in Falling Down.” That sums up my mood nicely. 884 more words

An Open Letter To My Mom — This Is What Your Addiction Cost Me

Dear Mom,

I want to start by saying thank you for all the times you actually were “like a mother” to me. Between dance rehearsals and recitals, driving me to school, going with me to get my first tattoo, taking care of me when I was sick, baking cookies together, and watching Red Sox games with me. 1,433 more words

Audiobook: Hillbilly Elegy

by J. D. Vance
Read by the author
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Content: There’s a LOT of swearing, including f-bombs. It’s in the biography section of the bookstore. 296 more words

Non-Fiction

Traitor to the Throne

by Alwyn Hamilton
First sentence: “Once, in the desert kingdom of Miraji, there was a young prince who wanted his father’s throne.”
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YA

See You in the Cosmos

by Jack Cheng
First sentence: “Who are you?”
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Review copy provided by the publisher.
Content: There’s some illusions to difficult situations, but they’re pretty vague. 292 more words

Middle Grade

Top 5 Wednesday: Book Trends that NEED TO STOP

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Samantha on ThoughtsonTomes, where your goal is to find 5 books, topics, or general things that fit the theme!   618 more words

Books

How-to Increase Your Capacity For Forgiveness - Mahatma Gandhi

“The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.”

 Mahatma Gandhi

It takes a certain sense of maturity to forgive. It seems that the greater the offense against you, the more time, persistence, and overall effort is required to commit to accepting an apology.

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