this week (3rd-9th February) is children’s mental health week.
it’s set up by children’s mental health charity, place2be, and highlights the gravity of children and young people’s mental health. the theme this year is ‘find your brave‘.
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TRIGGER WARNING: MENTION OF ABUSE, SUICIDE
faith is a complicated thing.
for some of us, faith and religion are two things we grew up with, not exactly out of choice, but because of the family we were born into. they taught it to us and so it became all we knew.
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thank you ever so much to Page Street Publishing & Lizzy Mason for sending me an ARC of THE HENNA WARS to review! this does not affect my rating or review.
TRIGGER WARNING: HOMOPHOBIA & RACISM
When Nishat comes out to her parents, they say she can be anyone she wants—as long as she isn’t herself.
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if anyone had told me last year that i would be studying English Literature at one of the prettiest campuses in London, i wouldn’t have believed them.
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i read THE PERFECT WIFE a little while ago and . . . well, it’s safe to say it’s stuck with me.
it’s some wild, crazy stuff.
TRIGGER WARNING: ABUSE, DEPRESSION, MENTIONS OF SUICIDE, VIOLENCE
The perfect life. The perfect love.
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Cafe East is the latest hotspot for numerous instagrammers and it’s been making its way round twitter, as the place to go to for brunch.
so of course, i just had to check it out with Nahima. since, you know, brunch is Our Thing.
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thank you to NetGalley & Harper Collins HQ for a free copy of WE ARE NOT OKAY to review. this doesn’t affect my rating or review
TRIGGER WARNING: RAPE, ABUSE, BULLYING, EATING DISORDERS, ISLAMOPHOBIA, SUICIDE, SLUT SHAMING
If only they could have spoken out . . .
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