Author: hmills96

Nadia Murad: The Last Girl

Read When Safe In this intimate memoir of survival, a former captive of ISIS tells her harrowing and ultimately inspiring story. Nadia Murad was born and raised in Kocho, a small village of farmers and shepherds in Iraq. A member of the Yazidi community, she and her eleven brothers and sisters lived a quiet life.

Blog Update 12/7/2017

Hey guys, just a quick update for the blog. If you follow me on social media, you might know already that I haven’t been doing the best lately. I’ve already removed Facebook and Twitter from my phone in an effort to reduce some of my anxiety triggers. I have some posts lined up for December,

WWW Wednesday 12/6/2017

What are you currently reading? The Last Girl by Nadia Murad For Study:  Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) A Christmas to Remember by Lisa Kleypas A Shadow Bright and Burning by Jessica Cluess Borne by Jeff

Lisa Kleypas: A Christmas to Remember

Romance stars Lisa Kleypas, Lorraine Heath, Megan Frampton, and Vivienne Lorret prove in this collection of stories that love is the most magical during Christmas… I Will by Lisa Kleypas To be reinstated into his father’s will, Andrew, Lord Drake, must court a respectable woman-his friend’s spinster sister, Miss Caroline Hargreaves. After he blackmails Caroline into

Jeff Vandermeer: Borne

“Am I a person?” Borne asked me. “Yes, you are a person,” I told him. “But like a person, you can be a weapon, too.”   In Borne, a young woman named Rachel survives as a scavenger in a ruined city half destroyed by drought and conflict. The city is dangerous, littered with discarded experiments from the Company—a biotech

Books, Booze + Brains: Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan

An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. When twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a hospital room, strapped to her bed and unable to move or speak, she had no memory of

WWW Wednesday 11/29/2017 #NaBloWriMo Edition

What are you currently reading? The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin For Study:  Democracy in America by Alexis de Tocqueville (FINALLY SOMETHING DIFFERENT!)   What did you just finish reading? (As always, click on the link below to see what I thought!) The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport The Sky is Everywhere by Jandy Nelson Frog
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