2020 Mid Year Book Freakout Tag

Saturday, 20 June 2020

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I was going to do the whole, "wow has it been six months already?!" thing, but nobody in 2020 has the time, energy or patience for that level of bullshit.

REVIEW: What Doesn't Kill You: Fifteen Stories of Survival, Elitsa Dermendzhiyska #BLOGTOUR

Monday, 8 June 2020

REVIEW: What Doesn't Kill You: Fifteen Stories of Survival, Elitsa Dermendzhiyska BLOG TOUR graphic

An explorer spends a decade preparing for an expedition to the South Pole; what happens when you live for a goal, but once it’s been accomplished, you discover it’s not enough? A successful broadcast journalist ends up broke, drunk and sleeping rough; what makes alcohol so hard to resist despite its ruinous consequences? A teenage girl tries to disappear by starving herself; what is this force that compels so many women to reduce their size so drastically?
In this essay collection, writers share the struggles that have shaped their lives – loss, depression, addiction, anxiety, trauma, identity and others. But as they take you on a journey to the darkest recesses of their mind, the authors grapple with challenges that haunt us all.