Top 5 Wednesday: Authors I Want to Write Like

Top 5 Wednesday is a weekly blog meme started on Goodreads. You can check out the group and keep an eye out for the topics here.

I find this topic broad and very subjective, obviously, so I figure I’d take a look at some of my favorite authors in a variety of genres and discuss why I like them and what I admire about them, not just their writing skills. Let’s see how this goes. 😉

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Top Ten Tuesday: 10 Recs for Those on the Fence about YA Contemporary

Top Ten Tuesday has been on a hiatus ever since Jamie at The Broke and the Bookish has been on maternity leave. But I’m glad to be back with the themes, and I’m really excited to share this one with you. The overall topic is “10 Book Recommendations for _________” and you can insert whatever you want. I decided to go with YA contemporaries since I used to not read them at all. But over the past year or so, I’ve definitely read some great ones, and I wanted to share some of my favorites with you! 🙂

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Review: “Girl in Pieces” by Kathleen Glasgow

Wow. Where do I even begin reviewing a book like this?

I self-harmed for a little over 5 years so I’m fairly open-minded when it comes to book with characters who also self-harm. The truth is there aren’t many of them but the ones I’ve read are quite good. Girl in Pieces is more than good. It’s harsh, brutal, raw, honest, and powerful. Sometimes I found it overwhelming, sometimes cliché, but it’s always nice to know you aren’t alone–that you were never alone in your pain. Continue reading