poetry

Review: Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

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My Rating: ★★★★★

My Review/thoughts:

In light of National Poetry Day (October 6th, 2016), I made sure I was able to celebrate with a poetry book that touches heavily on survival; a poetry book that does not shy away from the topic of violence, abuse, love and loss. In Milk and Honey, Rupi Kaur grabs you by the heart, sits you down, and takes you on a journey of both the bitter and beautiful things that we are faced with in life. (more…)

August Wrap-Up

Okay okay, I know I missed the past two months for wrap-up’s, but hey, I’m here again now and that’s all that matters, right? Right…? Lol.

I feel like we (meaning us bookworms who do monthly wrap-up’s) say this all the time, but wow! Another month gone by! Phew. I’m not complaining though, now that we’re finally transitioning out of Summer and into Fall, my favourite season! Before I end up rambling on about my excitement for Fall, let’s just get to the wrap-up part. I’ve had such an amazing reading month this August and I couldn’t be happier about it! I read a total of 10 books. I read 4 physical books, and 6 ebooks. Let’s start with the physical books. (more…)

Review: Crank by Ellen Hopkins

Crank by Ellen Hopkins

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My Rating: ★★★★★

My Review/thoughts:

The
Screaming
flashed me back to a time
when Mom and Dad were still together
if you could call
miles apart together.

Having divorced parents and knowing firsthand what it’s like to have to deal with the constant bickering, words thrown at each other back and forth between two people you love, this verse struck very close to home. I was pulled right in. (more…)