Don’t Let Go; Reflections From the Girl Who Kept On Living.

One year ago today, I decided that I was tired of fighting. I decided November 15/15 would be the last day I drew breath. Emotionally exhausted, frustrated, alone, and losing myself, I reached the conclusion that my only way out of the black hole I was being sucked into was to end my life. Snuff... Continue Reading →


One Mistake

It's so easy to destroy what takes so long to build. A relationship, a friendship, sobriety, a dynasty.  Whatever it is, it takes effort and time and commitment to build something worth while. And it is so easily destroyed. But remember all the work you've done on your journey. All the sober days, all the... Continue Reading →


  I have stared at this screen many times with a massive amount of writer's block. I don't know what to write. I don't normally have this issue, but lately, I don't know what to say.  I am frozen in fear as I try to move forward into this strange new life. So I set... Continue Reading →

The Young Elites by Marie Lu

The Young Elites by Marie Lu Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2015 We are survivors. We are leaders. We are warriors. We are the Young Elites. Years ago, a deadly blood fever infected the nation. Most people infected died. However, a lucky few survived, bearing marks of the fever...... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Spark Joy by Marie Kondo

Spark Joy by Marie Kondo Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry Written as a companion to The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Spark Joy is a wonderful and illustrative addition to those who wish to change their lives through the art of discarding negatives and keeping positives. KC Rating: 5/5 I loved the companion even more than the first... Continue Reading →

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart

We Were Liars by E. Lockhart Read and Reviewed by Kristen Curry Goodreads Choice Awards: 2014 LibraryReads Favorites: 2014 School Library Journal Best Books: 2014 YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults: 2015 We are perfect. We never cry. We keep our chins up and our pride high. We are never wrong. We are the Sinclairs.... Continue Reading →

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