Review: My Age of Anxiety by Scott Stossel

Scott Stossel is an anxious human. He is quite possibly the most anxious human I've ever had the good fortune of "meeting," if you can call it that. Scott has multiple, extreme phobias: in particular, vomiting, flying, and public speaking. He suffers terrible anxiety-induced digestive problems. He has had too many panic attacks to count.… Continue reading Review: My Age of Anxiety by Scott Stossel

Matilda Reviews: By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters

Genre: Young Adult Published: 2010 This book deals with some very heavy subjects---bullying, sexual assault, teen suicide---and it doesn't do it lightly, so be warned. The story is about Daelyn, a seriously troubled young girl who has attempted suicide in the past and who plans to do it again. This time, she's using through-the-light.com, an… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: By the Time You Read This, I’ll Be Dead by Julie Anne Peters

Matilda Reviews: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson

Genre: Young Adult Fiction Published: 2009 Summary: Lia and Cassie are best friends, wintergirls frozen in matchstick bodies, competitors in a deadly contest to see who can be the skinniest. But what comes after size zero and size double-zero? When Cassie succumbs to the demons within, Lia feels she is being haunted by her friend’s… Continue reading Matilda Reviews: Wintergirls by Laurie Halse Anderson