Tag Archives: suicide

Review Wednesday: Skim by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki

There are a lot of amazing graphic novels that I would love to talk about but Skim, like The March, really makes you feel the experience of someone-probably-not-you. It builds empathy in readers for a novel situation, which is what I’ve been … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Resource Round-up

Thank you everyone for all of your thoughts and input this month! The winner of this month’s book giveaway (Don’t Touch by Rachel Wilson) is Amber (YA Indulgences). Thanks for all of your thoughts this month, Amber! (Send me your address, and … Continue reading

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Review Wednesday: 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher

I’ve been meaning to talk about 13 Reasons Why by Jay Asher for nearly three years. It is one of the most moving books I’ve read, and it goes well with this month’s topic. I believe, quite simply, that it is the best book … Continue reading

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National Suicide Prevention Month: Thoughts from Ann Jacobus

Ann Jacobus posted on her blog about National Suicide Prevention Month. I’m reposting because there are a lot of important facts on thoughts here that directly relate to this month’s discussion. Thanks Ann! Also, stay tuned for an interview with … Continue reading

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Connecticut Shooting and the Cycles of Abuse

I am sick over the news today. We all are, I’m sure. And I have been reading every news site and facebook status update about the shooting that I can find. I’m sure I’m not alone. And everyone needs to … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

I went and saw The Perks of Being a Wallflower last night. I’d read the novel by Stephen Chbosky a few years ago. He, incidentally, wrote the screenplay and directed the film, as well. I just want to put in … Continue reading

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A Question about Fairy Tales

It turns out that I am a stop and go blogger. I know I haven’t really posted in a month and here I’m about to post twice in one day, and yet the times when I’ve decided to save the … Continue reading

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