Divergent ruined my life.
Not ruined my life like my puppy died and I just dropped my pizza bagel on the ground, sauce-side down, but ruined my life as in any spectrum of reality I may have had a grasp on, completely vanished.
Suddenly, none of it mattered; I just had to finish this book.
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“Don’t pack away the book with the blood on it,” I said.
My mom scanned the stacks and stacks of books that lined the wall under my window. “Which book?”
“It has blood on it. No. It has blood on it.”
Continue reading ➞ The Perfect October Read
“Good Grief” by
Lotty Lolly Weston, Wilson Winston. Lolly Winston.
The name sounds so simple, and I have YET to say it correctly. It’s like when you forget how to pronounce “of”. Your heart says but it’s so easy and your brain says you’re just dumb.
I was really excited to read this book because I’m a writer, and it’s intriguing to find a book written about grief to be, “Filled with laugh-out-loud humor, struggles, triumphs, and plenty of midnight trips to the fridge…”
Mostly, I read this book just to see if Ms. Winston could pull it off.
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