The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath (Book and Audiobook Review)

The Bell Jar is a relentlessly honest and haunting book written by Sylvia Plath. It tells the story of fictional character Esther Greenwood as she spirals into the depths of depression. The semi-autobiographical nature of the book makes it an even heavier read, given Plath's own depression and ultimate suicide in 1963, just a month…

Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson (Book Review)

TW: suicide The subtitle of Jenny Lawson's book Furiously Happy is: A Funny Book About Horrible Things. Nothing I can say in this review will match that perfect, succinct description. I don't tend to read memoirs, nor do I gravitate towards humorous books. I heard about Lawson's Furiously Happy on another blog, though, and was sufficiently intrigued.…