Book Review | Essence of an Age

book review essence of an age

"Her touch silences the storms rattling my ribcage, as if she, too, could walk on the tide that rises in my stomach."

Book Review | The Longest Night

You can't always be somebody's 'forever'.
Sometimes you're just their 'summer' or their 'little while' ...
Sometimes not even that.
Sometimes the closest you'll get is their 'almost' or their 'maybe'.
And when they leave, the best you can hope for is to be their 'what if' or 'remember when' ...
Because you can't always be somebody's 'forever' ...
even if they were yours.

—The Saddest Truth of All

Book Review | Out of the Ruins

Maybe the home we are looking for is the home we can find in ourselves and not somewhere else 

Book Review | Your Soul Is A River

It was silent except for the sound of the river rippling through the unknown. It did not mind the past—it just carried on. It was the same river, but never the same water. It was healed.

Book Review | The Sun Is Also A Star

This is the life you're living. It's not temporary and it's not pretend and there's no do-over."

Book Review | The Sun and Her Flowers

You might think Blooming is the most beautiful moment. Personally, I think the whole point of this book is to make us feel comforted in whatever season and part of the cycle we are in. Ironically, there is solace in knowing that things change; that we are not going to stay sad and miserable all our life. And that goes for happiness, too. Life is fleeting. Make sure all moments count.

Book Review | 13 Little Blue Envelopes + Giveaway Winner

Who doesn't want to backpack in Europe, right?

BOOK REVIEW | THE ONES WHO WALK AWAY FROM OMELAS

If you leave, what makes you different from the ones who stayed? If you leave, the child will still suffer. If you stay, the situation stays the same.