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[Book Review] A Child Called 'It' by Dave Pelzer

A twitter debate on Stockholm Syndrome first introduced me to this book. Stockholm syndrome is delicious fodder for twitteratis, and especially those who wish to deride people in toxic relationships, or the electorate herd that keeps voting the same unworthy politicians into public office. 623 more words


Life control

Be happy!

“Today you are you! That is truer than true! There is no one alive who is you-er than you!”

Dr. Seuss

You are in charge of your life.

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A Child Called 'It': Dave Pelzer

A Child Called ‘It’: Dave Pelzer (A Book Review)

Graphically intense and utterly heart-wrenching. Its narration truly feels like child’s call for help, yearning for a sense of belonging from a family who’s disowned him for their mother’s sake. 853 more words

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A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara

I was drawn to this book on a dinner/window shopping trip to White City Westfields about a month ago. I had no money due to my current unemployment as I try desperately to get in to the publishing industry, and so initially set the tome back down like a good little girl and moved on. 913 more words

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Book Hooks #1

High school teachers, how many students in your class have read a book before? Actually read a whole book?

It might seem like a question with an obvious answer. 856 more words