• The copper sky
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    The Copper Sky by Milana Marsenich (Review)

    Goodreads Summary The feminine spirit of the West comes alive in early twentieth century Montana. Set in the Copper Camp of Butte, Montana in 1917, Copper Sky tells the story of two women with opposite lives. Kaly Shane, mired in prostitution, struggles to find a safe home for her unborn child, while Marika Lailich, a Slavic immigrant, dodges a pre-arranged marriage to become a doctor. As their paths cross, and they become unlikely friends, neither knows the family secret that ties them together. Review Dark pasts hidden in layers of grief and torture burst through the seams in the mining town, Butte. Kaly, a prostitute in a time where getting…

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    The Sun King by Allison Lee Palmer (Review)

    *spoiler alert* Goodreads Summary A Mother, Her Sun, And Mania In this fictionalized memoir, a mother recounts the emotional journey she and her son take when he becomes mentally ill. Jack is known as the Sun King because as a child he resembled the illustrated boy in his mother’s deck of tarot cards. Already on the verge of madness, Jack leaves for college in Ohio but secretly decides not to take his medicine. When Jack becomes manic, his mother must retrieve him from a psychiatric hospital and bring him home to Oklahoma. She and Jack spend the next year dealing with court hearings, doctor appointments, and counseling sessions precipitated by…

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    The Things I’m Most Grateful For

    Welcome back, Since I’m on a roll with writing at the moment, I decided I wanted to mellow a little bit and do a nice post about all the wonderful things I’m grateful for. I may not have the most glamorous life but at the moment, it’s a happy and content one. So I’m good with that! I ramble on too much – ironically – so let’s get to it. New Opportunities I was starting to get pretty concerned that I’d never get any work placements that I need to do for my 3rd year at uni. Instead of panicking, I dove in head first and started emailing different companies…

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    My Ultimate Travel Bucket List

    ‘Ello, I’m trying to come up with new post introductions but ‘ello is gunna have to do for now. Anyway, as I’m travelling to Egypt this week I really wanted to do a travel related post. Ever since going to New York in 2016 I’ve been obsessed with going to new places. I could not think of anything more incredible or humbling than seeing all the amazing places this world has to offer. Without further ado, here is my ultimate travel bucket list. Australia The truth is I’m not sure which part of Australia I’d love to travel to most. It’d be extremely cool to go from West to East…

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    How do I feel about 13 Reasons Why Season 2?

    ‘Ello, *This post may contain spoilers* This show has caused an intense amount of controversy due to some incredibly graphic scenes across both seasons. If you’re aware of the show and have seen it than this my opinion on THAT scene in episode 13 of season 2. Let me start by saying this is not the first time I’ve watched a show that includes graphic and explicit content… I’ve seen a lot of shows with almost similar scenes in them. However, none have hit me as hard as that episode of 13RW S2 did. This does not discredit the fact that I was a complete wreck after season 1, and…