from my bookshelf: queenie by candice carty-williams

papercut queenie (yes, that’s her real name, and you better not ask her if it is) is 26 years old. when the love of her life wants to take what she understands to be a “break,” sh*t hits the fan. she experiences severe anxiety and panic attacks, turns to shallow attention from men who do…

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from my bookshelf: the bell jar by sylvia plath

papercut esther greenwood is a young woman working in new york city, going through typical challenges: deciding which career path she wants to take, which types of friends she wants to have, which type of man (if any) will satisfy her desires, and whether she wants to get married and start a family. esther suffers…

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from my bookshelf: turtles all the way down by john green

papercut while aza holmes (homlesy) navigates the normal high school woes of first love, friendship, and tensions with her mom, she also handles grieving the loss of her father and coping with severe obsessive compulsive disorder. an old friend, davis, comes back into her life when he is thrown into the limelight after his wealthy…

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