Melissa Jacobs

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If you only read one book this summer … make it this one

If our 2017 holiday reading list was too long for you, here are some suggestions, from beach reads to history, science to sci-fi<p><b>Literary page turner</b><b><br>The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead</b> (Fleet)<br>Both harrowing and thrilling, this is a genre-bending tour de force in which the abolitionist …

The Most Intelligent Girls Are Always Stressed Out

By Holly Riordan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2pjh4pW<p>She’s always stressed out, because she has high expectations for herself. No matter how much …

Somewhere on a Highway by Marisa Donnelly (Signed Copy!)

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Bloodline by Ari Eastman

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Out of the Ruins

An achingly raw narrative about what it is like to feel the full spectrum of human emotions. Out of the Ruins is an honest attempt at breaking down …

All The Words I Should Have Said by Rania Naim

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Your Soul is a River

This is a book about the journey of healing from trauma and becoming whole again.<p>Directions: apply to your soul gently, whilst sitting under the …

Seeds Planted In Concrete, by Bianca Sparacino

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The Strongest Girls Are The Girls With Anxiety

She’s strong, because she’s in a constant battle with her anxiety. It’s telling her that she’s weak. That she shouldn’t speak up. That she shouldn’t …

You Shattered Me, But Now I See That I Am A Million Times Better Without You

By Lucy Aslanyan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2me64s6<p>It has been a year without you and I have had a lot of time to analyze and understand what …

Nostalgia Is A Bitch, But Memories Are Important

By Liv Schumann,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2l4931D<p>First, let me start with you deserve to be happy.<p>Second, people will leave you. People who …

I Miss The Place I Used To Call Home

By Rania Naim,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2kRc9uE<p>I miss the place I used to go to when I was tired, the place that used to comfort me when I was …

Before You Turn Thirty, You Have To Learn How To Live

By Sweta Nair,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2mbBdwl<p>In October this year I turn twenty eight,<br>And I still haven’t found a mate.<br>But, this isn’t a …

7 Stunning Books To Read If You Are An Aspiring Writer

You're reading 7 Stunning Books To Read If You Are An Aspiring Writer, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If …

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5 Ways To Be More Productive In The Morning (Even If You’re Not A Morning Person)

You're reading 5 Ways To Be More Productive In The Morning (Even If You’re Not A Morning Person), originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation …

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10 Books That Will Make Your Pussy Wet And Stomach Fill With Butterflies

By Holly Riordan,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2edWzBx<p>1. Beneath the Vine by Lillian Bryant<p>Warning: this novel might destroy you. It’s not a …

30 Sobering Realizations You Need To Have In Order To Be Truly Happy

By Megan Bruneau,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2eEfoib<p><b>1. Change is inevitable and uncomfortable, and you’ll survive it.</b> We go to great lengths to …

You Deserve Better Than Him (And I Think Deep Down You Know That)

By Becca Martin,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/2eQLETf<p>I know this is probably hard for you to admit to yourself because you don’t want to believe …

What It Means To Love A Girl Who Has Lived Through Trauma

By Kendra Syrdal,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1tdvS7B<p>A girl who has lived through trauma has lived through a situation where her body, her mind, …

17 Signs You’re What’s Known As An ‘Indigo Child’

<b>1. You’ve never understood people who can be cold and calculating.</b> Indigo children are identified because they are born with more empathy than past …

Me, Myself, And My Medication: They Don’t Tell You Antidepressants Can Lie

By Sydney Moore,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1KbQ6pB<p>Antidepressants lie. <i>“Depression can hurt. Antidepressants can help.”</i><p>They don’t tell you is …

Books I Read In September (That You Should Read Too)

By Johanna Mort,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1LuwyfZ<p>September was a bit of a slow reading month for myself (probably because I had a birthday and …

6 Ways To Be The Best Girlfriend He’s Ever Had

By Sabrina Alexis,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1RHileG<p>There is so much misinformation out there on what it takes to be a great girlfriend. It’s …

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Here Is How You Love Without Expectation

By Heidi Priebe,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1MyhSZx<p>Here is how you love without expectation:<p>You love yourself first. Not necessarily most or …

Can You Choose To Be Happy?

I was depressed. I was very depressed. I had tried medication and found the side effects too high a price to pay for joy. I had tried yoga and …

To All The Girls Who Struggle With Body Image, Please Read This

By Ellen Nguyen,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1Ea0tQW<p>Hey Gorgeous,<p>Before I say anything further, I just want to let you know that you’re not alone …

24 Fiction Books That Can Change Your Life

“Just because I work for a big corporation doesn’t mean I don’t like fiction books. In fact, fiction books is one of my favorite kinds of …

22 tips, tricks and shortcuts for Android Lollipop

<b>1. Settings Search Bar</b><p>Settings now has its own dedicated search bar. While this may seem like a very minor addition, it’s actually a great timesaver when you know exactly what you’re after. For example, let’s say you want to change your network settings, but you don’t know where to look. Just head …