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Book 14 of #20BooksofSummer AudioBookReview – The Choice by Edith Eger #TheChoice @penguinaudio

From Goodreads: ” In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. 406 more words


Adulthood - Mehak Aggarwal

Today’s post will be a short nonfiction piece about adulthood. It is exceptionally written and captures the feeling of change perfectly.

From the author herself: “Every stage is interesting; so is adulthood, of course. 202 more words


Why Not Me?, Mindy Kaling

5 stars
First Sentence: In seventh grade I started at a new school.

Thoughts: I have never gotten into The Office. I tried watching it, but it’s not my kind of humor. 605 more words

Shirley and Proffy: Coming Soon!

I’m currently working on a writing project inspired by Shirley Chisholm, the first African-American congresswoman.  The story will focus on Chisholm’s relationship with her mentor Louis “Proffy” Warsoff and social and political changes in Brooklyn between 1946 and 1972.


Class of 2020

When I graduated from high school, my mother, father, and middle school aged brother and sister sat in the bleachers and cheered. They got pictures, clapped when the principal announced my name, and hugged me after the ceremony was over. 347 more words

Creative Nonfiction

The Co-Conspirator

Early March.

Just last week my breath formed heavy clouds as I spoke,

and tonight my words dissolve in the foamy, temporary warmth.

It is just as well. 109 more words

Why I Went to Grad School

When I was an undergraduate, I was faced with a particular problem: Virginia Tech had so many students that the desirable classes and time slots filled up quite quickly. 840 more words