Book Review: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Lia and Cassie were best friends. Both struggling with eating disorders, they competed with each other to see who could be the skinniest. Now Cassie's dead and Lia's still struggling with anorexia. A few days after Cassie dies, Lia starts to feel haunted by Cassie's ghost. Wintergirls is about Lia's struggle with anorexia, self harm, and … Continue reading Book Review: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Book Review: How it Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes

All Sam Wagner wants to do is be a professional ballerina dancer. But after she gained weight and developed curves, she began having panic attacks and anxiety about her appearance. To help deal with this anxiety, she is sent to Perform at Your Peak, a three week summer program for teen athletes and artists that have mental and … Continue reading Book Review: How it Feels to Fly by Kathryn Holmes

Book Review: The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander

Elsie Main's twin brother, Eddie drowned five years ago in the North Shore. To this day, she still can't fully remember what happened that day. Now she sneaks around and hangs out around the boathouse on the beach near the harbor. It's there where she meets Tay McKenzie. He introduces her to freediving, diving under … Continue reading Book Review: The Art of Not Breathing by Sarah Alexander