“You are all the colours in one, at full brightness.” | My Thoughts on All The Bright Places by Jennifer Niven | A Spoiler-free Book Review

“It’s my experience that people are a lot more sympathetic if they can see you hurting, and for the millionth time in my life I wish for measles or smallpox or some other easily understood disease just to make it easier on me and also on them.” When the story begins with a young boy […]

“You only really know what a smile means when you own the face behind it. Everyone else just sees the smile they expect it to be.” | My Thoughts on The Shock of The Fall by Nathan Filer | Spoiler-free.

  “Mental illness turns people inwards. That’s what I reckon. It keeps up forever trapped by the pain of our own minds, in the same way that the pain of a broken leg or a cut thumb will grab your attention, holding it so tightly that your good leg or your good thumb seem to […]

“I taught you to succeed. I goaded you. But when things went wrong…I did not teach you to fail.” My thoughts on If I Had To Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu | A spoiler-free book review.

If I Had to Tell It Again by Gayathri Prabhu My rating: 3 of 5 stars In One Line: Read this book to learn strength and patience ; to understand that it’s important to acknowledge and accept ; and learn how to fail. I always find it difficult to “rate” and “review” a memoir. How do […]

Biblio-Comparisons: Turtles All The Way Down & Everything Everything

Hi everyone! Every author has their own way of  creating their characters, specially protagonists. The big and small details, history and struggles. This year, I read two immensely loved books with protagonists that share a few things in common but one in particular – health. But did I equally like them? Here’s a friendly comparison: […]