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Blkosiner's Book Blog

Review YA and Teen books with the occasional NA thrown in.

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He Speaks to Me: Preparing to Hear From God
Priscilla Shirer, Beth Moore
Resist
Sarah Crossan
New Day, New You: 366 Devotions for Enjoying Everyday Life
Joyce Meyer
Politically Incorrect Wife with Study Guide
Connie Grigsby, Nancy Cobb
The Power of a Praying® Parent
Stormie Omartian
Hannah: My True Story of Drugs, Cutting, and Mental Illness - Hannah Westberg Hannah is an emotional and powerful autobiography. She has a strong voice, and it took me on quite a journey. There are so many things going against Hannah, and on the other hand, she builds some promising relationships and has wonderful opportunities but her depression and BPD interferes. This is a book that I recommend, but you have to be prepared for gritty, edgy, and dark. The pacing felt a little off to me- it was not linear but grouped and it was a bit disorienting. I like that she ended the book with a bit of light at the end of the tunnel, but she does not sugarcoat anything. She gives a realistic outlook for herself, and is thinking positive, but not impossible.