About the Book

John Green’s novels and I go way back. I first picked up Looking for Alaska as a borrowed gift from a friend in middle school. This book and all of his subsequent novels have shocked me and moved me to tears more than once, so I’m looking forward to the emotional journey that Turtles is going to take me on.

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Failure is Always an Option

Sometimes, you can do everything right and then still fail. What’s not important is the failure. What’s important is getting up and trying again.

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The Weight of Eating Disorders

Before I get started on today’s blook report, I want to take a moment to say that this book and the discussion that I’m going to have about it directly addresses the severity and stigma around eating disorders. This may be triggering for some who have struggled or are struggling with disordered eating, and I would like to offer this as a content warning. I’d also like to say that if you’ve reached your rock bottom, and you need someone to talk to, please reach out to the NEDA (National Eating Disorders Association) helpline at 1(800)931-2237.

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About the Book

Stephen King. I can’t say his name without people remembering instant classics like Carrie, IT, and The Shining. His name has become synonymous with the horror genre, and his unique voice and ability to get under a reader’s skin are uncanny and breathtaking.

So which Stephen King novel am I going to be diving into this week? His memoir: On Writing.

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