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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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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About the Book

This week, I’m tackling a subject that’s very near and dear to my heart: eating disorders. I’ll be taking on Hannah Moskowitz’s Not Otherwise Specified, a story about Etta: a teenage girl stuck in a small hometown and stuck in the liminal space between worlds.

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