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I am a passionate writer and a bookworm and love to share stories regarding pop culture, entertainment and current events

Spoon

She swirls her tongue against the metal utensil. The sticky, crunchy peanut butter coats her tongue. I can hear dry lips smacking together, coats of peanut butter rubbing her tongue. There’s no surprise that she is enjoying it. She’s always loved peanut butter since she was small. Whenever she bounced in her yellow high chair,…

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Wednesday Reads

Here are some new reads for the book worm community to enjoy this upcoming summer. The Corpse Queen by Heather M. Herrman A dark historical novel which focuses on feminist undertones that twist in this thriller about a teenage orphan named Molly Green who is sent to live with her Aunt Ava when her best…

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Allergy

I constantly blink the urge to swipe, rub and dig. Inside my moist cornea. Where I can see has been disturbed. Was it dust or pollen I wasn’t sure, the cause. But annoyance and agony strained my sight. my fingers scrape my lid and lashes. This frightful eye isn’t red. Veins are bulged but they…

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Moon Night

Legs shiver as if drenched in ice water. A heavy sensation fills my limbs. Slumber is almost by my door, but I try to keep my eyes open. The moonlight by my window makes me think of lullabies. My mother flips the pages of Goodnight Moon. Her dark figure by the bedside, a monster in…

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Surprise

Air knocked out my lungs, tickled. Eyes blaze with shock. Balloons, candles, a cake with cream. Streamers, confetti, blow the fire request dreams. A chorus of cheers, smiles all around. Center of attention, imaginary crown As I close my eyes exhale. Candles silent. Unexpected guests, love, gifts, this big event. Friends, neighbors, family, echos of…

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Dark Embrace

Winter fell in the house. AC was on full blast. Her little hands were icicles. The wooden floor creaked when she leaned against it. This was her new bed for the night. Her small pink teddy and a white blanket with stars, were her only comfort tonight. Her room was not an option. The dark…

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Golden

The orange glow glimmers through the the trees and curtains a stirring of whispered winds telling me a secret. To get up and embrace the day. An opportunity to flourish this month April, next is May. I put a smile my face not boorish. A leaf changed, a new mask on to please outside, a…

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Between the Margins

My skin does not determine my story a story of how I got here my parents got here or where we live. It does not determine The language I speak My career choice Or the stereotype placed on me. Violent assumptions Of actions I have never Done. A collective Of fear, doubts, concerns That I…

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The Tortoise

He takes his time, moving across your lawn. You didn’t expect him to be there at all. You would’ve saw him at a zoo or an aquarium behind glass, where children of all ages admire his shell, but complain about how slow he is. But there he is, this reptile slowly walking across, his home…

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Eye to Eye

We always don’t see eye to eye and that’s fine. I won’t feel inclined to visualize how you see the world, its a broad place: Full of ideas, values, morals, emotions and beliefs that we see and believe. I won’t judge you for what you stand for, how you live, how you speak. We all…

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Velvet Rose (Flash Piece)

Rita pushed her mother’s wheel chair towards the edge of the sidewalk. Today was one of her day’s off and she always looked forward to seeing her mom. It has been months since her last day off. Her phone was buzzing with missed phone calls. Her mother fell and was recovering slowly. Rita felt that…

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New Book Covers

It is time for new cover reveals of YA novels that will be coming in 2021. Four new books to dive into that will keep you on the edge of your seat. Have a happy and healthy Sunday and add these to your Book List. All of Us Villains by Amanda Foody and Christine Lynn…

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Five New Novels to Dive Into

Hello everyone it is another day and I am happy to show you new novels that are being released. These five new YA books vary in genre but I hope they find a place on your booklist. Lies Like Wildfire by Jennifer Lynn Alvarez Fire season is on the rise in Gap Mountain, California and…

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New Reads

Here are some new books to check out, I hope you enjoy! The Passing Playbook by Isaac Fitzsimons Spencer Harris is a fifteen-year-old who is a big old nerd, wants to be a famous soccer player like Lionel Messi and is a great big brother, and he is transgender. When he went through transitioning in…

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YA Music Novels

Music unites everyone, no matter who you are and where you came from. Music is one of the foundations that we can all connect and expand our minds and hearts through. With each note and voice expressed in these five novels, get lost in the stories that discuss music, art, and how it brings people…

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Friday Book List

It’s Friday and it’s time for new books to read. I hope you enjoy these four books and give them a try. Game Changer by Neal Shusterman One hit on the football field, and suddenly Ash’s life isn’t what it seems. He has been hit into another dimension and keeps on bouncing through worlds, words…

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Five Body Positive Books to read

We all want body acceptance of all shapes and sizes. In the realm of books here are some titles that embody those values and represent those beautiful big curvy men and women out there that deserve representation and acceptance. Here the Whole Time by Vitor Martins, translated by Larissa Helena If you read To All…

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Try These New Book Titles!

What Doesn’t Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness – Lessons from a Body in Revolt by Tessa Miller Tessa Miller was a writer in New York city and in her twenties. She suddenly began getting pain in her stomach. The pain would consume her life that she had to take sick days from work,…

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Books to Read

Hot Stew by Fiona Mozley Taking place in London both Precious and Tabitha weren’t expecting their home in The Soho to be completely changed. The building that they call home, the brothel that men like Robert enjoy is now in danger. Agatha, a billionaire wants to kick the women out to build a luxury facility…

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Confidence

You wake up and look in the mirror. Hair disheveled, breath that smells like waste, eyes crusted with last night’s “why is it so hard” tears. Brain is barely functioning and you feel that you are about to break. You question how you were able to get up this morning. Day in and day out…

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