Posts Tagged: depression

[Review] Optimists Die First by Susin Nielsen

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24 February
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I liked Optimists Die First but I didn’t love it was a solid 3.5 star read. It is a story about grief. It is a story about the guilt we feel after grief. It is a story about the coping mechanisms we develop to deal with grief. I think the story handles the grief aspect very well. Because, one thing is for certain grief changes a person. I will get personal for a minute. When I was 11 my grandpa was diagnosed with cancer. For three years I watched him try to fight it, struggle with and eventually die from… Read more »

[ARC Review] Every Last Word by Tamara Ireland Stone

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18 June
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I loved Every Last Word! This book was one of those reads that put me through the feels ringer and I loved every minute of it. I cried, I smiled, and I cheered. I was just going to read a couple of chapters on Sunday but before I knew it was three p.m. and I had read the entire book. It was just that good that I could not put it down. Now I am about to explain why I liked this book and there might be spoilers. I don’t want to put any down but I can’t explain some… Read more »