About the Book

Last week, I terrified myself with Natalie D. Richard’s One Was Lost. After that, I’d love a palate cleanser of a novel I can read at night without worrying about nightmares. That’s why this week, I’ll be reading Jeff Garvin’s exploration of what gender is and isn’t in Symptoms of Being Human.

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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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Got Mercy?

Wow. Okay. Where do I even start with this one? I guess I should start by saying that these books are not for the faint of heart. Every single one of these novels is gruesome, and the graphic violence would have anyone cringing in their chair. And I couldn’t get enough! The horror and carnage from…

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