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I have been reading Meaning of Mariah

I just finished reading "Lost Connections" by Johann Harri. Its a book about how modern society is very depressed and anxious and tries to find a way out by using antidepressants. However, he conclude

ha ha jk. Is it juicy? And do we really find out the meaning of Moo? 

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5 minutes ago, nwonder said:

@BUWYGF had a similar idea but I have no idea how to go about it. He suggested we choose one book to go away and read and then come back together to discuss it.

It does sound like a fun idea if enough people are onboard to do it!

Well count me in! That's three of us now. My kindle is still new, I have to start using it :gagasmile_smirk_lady_pink:

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My absolute favorite is Perfume: The Story of a Murderer.and it is tbh ben whishaw GIF

My second favorite is Theft of swords trilogy. It's have Witcher vibe to it. Story how two Thefts saved the kingdom. There's no monsters or so much nudity in it. 

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2 hours ago, ObsessedBritFan1 said:

On a serious note, my prepubescent heart is rekindling its love of vampire love recently. I've been tackling this badboy. 

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I recommend  the Night world series by LJ Smith. They are incredible!

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What’s everyone Summer reads?(… aside from the Jailhouse Lynne memoir ofc)? 

I’ve become a little obsessed with Karin Slaughter of recent… 
 

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Blindsighted is really good but also quite shocking 

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1 hour ago, nwonder said:

What’s everyone Summer reads?(… aside from the Jailhouse Lynne memoir ofc)? 

I’ve become a little obsessed with Karin Slaughter of recent… 
 

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Blindsighted is really good but also quite shocking 

i just finished sharp objects! i loved it, its a crime investigation story thats more about mental health tbh

rn im reading song of achilles idk im not vibing w it cuz its a love story but it was recommended a lot

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6 hours ago, lili_ballet said:

i just finished sharp objects! i loved it, its a crime investigation story thats more about mental health tbh

rn im reading song of achilles idk im not vibing w it cuz its a love story but it was recommended a lot

Omg yess love Sharp objects (the show was amazing too) and Dark things and ofc Gine Girl too. Hope Gillian Flynn will release more books sooon! 

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Hey everyone! 
In the most recent lockdown I truly began to struggle with my mental health after so many years of struggling previously. After many sessions of encouragement with my therapist I started to write my story. 
I know you may be asking why it is on a Britney forum and that’s because Britney and the forum is mentioned repeatedly throughout the book as part of my journey. 
I hope this book can reach out to those who it may help and with your help I hope it can. 

Here is a review and the description of the book…

"Raw, honest, hard to put down and incredibly beautiful. Joshua reminds us that we are all many different pieces of a complex puzzle. A continuing story of love, hope and healing." - Gemma Ray, BBC Lancashire

 

“Joshua Gaskell’s story is a complicated jigsaw.

Navigating his youth through confusing and turbulent emotions including bullying, rejection, heartbreak and struggles with his ***uality, everyday normal stresses and strains snowballed quickly.

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing which saw a suicide bomber claim the lives of 22 people and injure 800 at an Ariana Grande concert, Joshua found himself no longer understanding his place in society and how to deal with his thoughts. Severe depression and post-traumatic stress disorder ensued and with that came crippling anxiety, struggles with historical trauma, addiction and suicide attempts.

When the UK lockdown in 2020 shut down his business leaving him in severe financial, emotional and mental stress, it was too much. Joshua finally reached out for help and sought solace and healing in his therapist, Catherine.

It was Catherine who recognised that Joshua’s story of survival could help others. She recommended Joshua write this book.

This book is his story.

And it may be your story too.

“My therapist, Catherine, asked me during our sessions, “What are you living for?” My answer was that I’m living to complete my puzzle”, said Joshua.

In this unfiltered and raw memoir, Joshua recounts the incremental mental toll that led to him feeling that life was not worth living. Gripping and shocking, yet hopeful, this book is a reminder that we are all many puzzle pieces in our jigsaw of life. Some we need help to find, some are hard to place but learning to enjoy the process of fitting the dramatically different pieces together is the most beautiful and meaningful part of life”

Kindle Edition Out Now! Paperback edition coming very soon!

http://mybook.to/puzzlepieces

 

Sorry this is such a long winded post haha! Thanks for your help and support throughout the many years! 

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4 hours ago, DownAndUp said:

 

 

Hey everyone! 
In the most recent lockdown I truly began to struggle with my mental health after so many years of struggling previously. After many sessions of encouragement with my therapist I started to write my story. 
I know you may be asking why it is on a Britney forum and that’s because Britney and the forum is mentioned repeatedly throughout the book as part of my journey. 
I hope this book can reach out to those who it may help and with your help I hope it can. 

Here is a review and the description of the book…

"Raw, honest, hard to put down and incredibly beautiful. Joshua reminds us that we are all many different pieces of a complex puzzle. A continuing story of love, hope and healing." - Gemma Ray, BBC Lancashire

 

“Joshua Gaskell’s story is a complicated jigsaw.

Navigating his youth through confusing and turbulent emotions including bullying, rejection, heartbreak and struggles with his ***uality, everyday normal stresses and strains snowballed quickly.

A survivor of the Manchester Arena bombing which saw a suicide bomber claim the lives of 22 people and injure 800 at an Ariana Grande concert, Joshua found himself no longer understanding his place in society and how to deal with his thoughts. Severe depression and post-traumatic stress disorder ensued and with that came crippling anxiety, struggles with historical trauma, addiction and suicide attempts.

When the UK lockdown in 2020 shut down his business leaving him in severe financial, emotional and mental stress, it was too much. Joshua finally reached out for help and sought solace and healing in his therapist, Catherine.

It was Catherine who recognised that Joshua’s story of survival could help others. She recommended Joshua write this book.

This book is his story.

And it may be your story too.

“My therapist, Catherine, asked me during our sessions, “What are you living for?” My answer was that I’m living to complete my puzzle”, said Joshua.

In this unfiltered and raw memoir, Joshua recounts the incremental mental toll that led to him feeling that life was not worth living. Gripping and shocking, yet hopeful, this book is a reminder that we are all many puzzle pieces in our jigsaw of life. Some we need help to find, some are hard to place but learning to enjoy the process of fitting the dramatically different pieces together is the most beautiful and meaningful part of life”

Kindle Edition Out Now! Paperback edition coming very soon!

http://mybook.to/puzzlepieces

 

Sorry this is such a long winded post haha! Thanks for your help and support throughout the many years! 


Thank you for sharing your story! It’s been a rough ride for us all :tifftear_miss_ny_new_york_ms_crying_wipe_tears_sad: 

But sounds like you’ve taken your trauma and turned into something positive and  beautiful that will help others ❤️ 

 

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1 hour ago, bas che said:

Can’t believe this topic resurfaced after Jamie Lynn announced her upcoming book

JLou’s impact

 

Maybe she’ll do a live reading and AMA in this thread

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On 7/10/2021 at 3:55 PM, nwonder said:

Omg yess love Sharp objects (the show was amazing too) and Dark things and ofc Gine Girl too. Hope Gillian Flynn will release more books sooon! 

Yes! Gone Girl gets all the attention and it’s def a good read. But I think Sharp Objects and especially Dark Places were actually even better. 

I have heard a lot of complaints about Dark Places for being (surprise) dark, so if you’re looking for something light/funny it’s not for you. But it’s a great book 

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18 hours ago, nwonder said:


Thank you for sharing your story! It’s been a rough ride for us all :tifftear_miss_ny_new_york_ms_crying_wipe_tears_sad: 

But sounds like you’ve taken your trauma and turned into something positive and  beautiful that will help others ❤️ 

 

Thank you so much thats exactly what I’m hoping to do! 

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2 hours ago, KatieKat said:

Yes! Gone Girl gets all the attention and it’s def a good read. But I think Sharp Objects and especially Dark Places were actually even better. 

I have heard a lot of complaints about Dark Places for being (surprise) dark, so if you’re looking for something light/funny it’s not for you. But it’s a great book 

Agreed!

Dark places is amazing but I felt like the film was a disappointment.

I think you’d enjoy Blood Orange if you like dark thrillers

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4 hours ago, Broccoli Spears said:

Oooh thanks soo much for recommending! Will look these up ❤️

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