BOOK REVIEW: Eleanor & Park by Rainbow Rowell

Summary Eleanor is a 15-year-old girl who recently moved back in with her mother, stepfather Ritchie, and 4 younger siblings after having been kicked out by her stepfather for a year. Her father is distant, emotionally negligent, and unavailable. Her [...]

2023-09-12T21:00:48+00:00By |

BOOK REVIEW: Dreamland by Sarah Dessen

Summary After her 18-year-old sister runs away to escape the pressure of living out their parents' visions of her future, 16-year-ols Caitlin begins acting out. Behaving both in ways to fill and reject the expectations left behind by the absence [...]

2023-09-12T20:50:49+00:00By |

BOOK REVIEW: Sparrow by Mary Cecilia Jackson

Summary  Sparrow and Lucas are juniors in high school, best friends, and the lead ballerinas at a youth ballet conservatory. Sparrow experiences a near-death dating violence incident at the hand of a powerful upper-class peer around the same time that [...]

2023-08-16T18:54:59+00:00By |

Love You, Love Your Partner

How loving yourself can enhance your relationships with others. “Love yourself before others can love you” - This is a common suggestion for healthy relationships, but what if you are already with someone? Is there a test you must [...]

2023-02-14T16:28:00+00:00By |
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