Finding Chika: A Little Girl, an Earthquake, and the Making of a Family by Mitch Albom Chika Jeune was born three days before the devastating earthquake that decimated Haiti in 2010. She spent her infancy in a landscape of extreme poverty, and when her mother died giving birth to a baby brother, Chika was brought… Continue reading 6 Lessons I Learned from Little Fighter, Chika Jeune (perhaps a book review)
... my third baby book is here!!! Do you also believe that long-distance love is tough and scary? Do you also believe that relationships, the romantic ones, require so much of bravery? This book of poetry believes so. Containing over 100 poems written for several years, this collection features the unsure and the blurry beginnings… Continue reading Poems for S: Book Cover Reveal
Rain in the Mountains: Notes from the Himalayas by Ruskin Bond Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ As I remember that this blog is A Reading Writer, and as I want to fuel my reading pace again, I'll start to post quotations and wise words I loved from my recent reads, starting with Rain in the Mountains by India's… Continue reading Book Quotes: Rain in the Mountains
When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi Rating: ❤❤❤❤❤ What is it about: At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's worth of training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with stage IV lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, and the next he was a patient struggling to live.… Continue reading Book Review: When Breath Becomes Air
"Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightened and even sickened by human behavior. You're by no means alone on that score, you'll be excited and stimulated to know. Many, many men have been just as troubled morally and spiritually as you are right now. Happily,… Continue reading history and poetry
And the baby of my darling Lonna named FLYLēF just turned 2! To celebrate, an amazing group of bloggers and I have planned posts for you to enjoy, all centered around the theme... FRIENDSHIP Please make sure to visit them, and perhaps make a new friend along the way. FRIENDSHIP I am delighted when I learned… Continue reading FLYLēF turns 2!
https://youtu.be/_4rrAlLfdJY And this is it, beautiful souls! 🙂 Revealing the title of my debut poetry book: Between My Bleeding Lines. ❤ Will be available on May 2017! Cover reveal soon! 🙂 --- Have a blessed week, everyone! ❤ --- Background Music: Breathe Again by Sara Bareilles No Copyright infringement intended.
Breathe in. Breathe out. Repeat until you calm your restless heartbeat. Hi! I am glad to finally be able to seat with you again. Order your coffee now, or maybe tea, or maybe beer? 🙂 Lend me some of your precious minutes and let's talk. 🙂 Time is fleeting. 2016 is now down to two… Continue reading Coffee Date: November Edition
46th - My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga Rating: (Good read, definitely!) What is it about: Sixteen-year-old physics nerd Aysel is obsessed with plotting her own death. With a mother who can barely look at her without wincing, classmates who whisper behind her back, and a father whose violent crime rocked her… Continue reading Book Review: My Heart and Other Black Holes by Jasmine Warga
“It's what's in yourself that makes you happy or unhappy.” 45th - A Murder Is Announced (Miss Marple, #5) by Agatha Christie Rating: (BEST, GREAT read!) What is it about: Villagers expect a fun game after a Gazette announcement of murder, but when lights flash off, shots ring out, and a masked burglar falls dead,… Continue reading Book Review: A Murder Is Announced by Agatha Christie