Sometimes an author gives the amazing gift of a beautiful read that is page-turning and educational. Dolen Perkins-Valdez did exactly that with her 2022 book, Take My Hand. The Tuskegee syphillis experiments are a horrific, tragic part of US history. It’s still unimaginable to think of what doctors did to Black men in Alabama for … Continue reading “Take My Hand for a 5-Star Read”
All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir A Five-Star Book Review All My Rage by Sabaa Tahir is a book about love, culture, and who you turn to when life is unimaginably hard. It is a beautiful story I about desperate people making desperate decisions, and I am here for it. Nope and Salahudin (Sal) have … Continue reading “Five Stars for All My Rage”
Book Review The Existence of Amy by Lana Grace Riva Amy is existing. She goes to work, makes excuses to avoid happy hours, and moves through life while knowing that simple existence is not right. She has something, a voice, a compulsion, a suffocating threat to any semblance of the life she used to have. … Continue reading “In the Existence of Mental Illness”
Mental health is a passion for me. I struggle with severe mental illness (SMI), as I’ve shared on here before. But mental illness doesn’t just impact the diagnosed; it impacts their loved ones and anyone close to them. Mental health and relationships come with their own sets of challenges. I am so grateful for my … Continue reading “Overthinking About You: A Read-Along”
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Hi! I’m Jessica. I love to read, obviously!
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