Nothing Is Okay

Nothing Is Okay


  • Author: Rachel Wiley
  • Release Date : 2018-03-28
  • Genre: Poetry
  • File Size: 6710014 Bytes


Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work simultaneously deconstructs the lies that we were taught about our bodies and our beings, and builds new ways of viewing ourselves. As she delves into queerness, feminism, fatness, dating, and race, Wiley molds these topics into a punching critique of culture and a celebration of self. A fat positive activist, Wiley's work soars and challenges the bounds of bodies and hearts, and the ways we carry them....

The Estate

The Estate


  • Author: Martin King
  • Release Date : 2011-11-18
  • Genre: Fiction & Literature
  • File Size: 489645 Bytes


Hailed by the authorites as `the future of housing', The Estate in south London was opened with a flourish by the Lord Mayor of London in the late 1960s. The six 20-storey tower blocks were seen as the new way forward for community life in London. However, within a matter of weeks it had all started to go wrong as racial tensions built up and families of ethnic minorities clashed. Based on true stories, THE ESTATE is a novel based around 11 different families living side by side in The Estate, and their perceptions of it. We find out how the Indion family, the gypsies, the gay couple and the landlord of the local pub all deal with new homes and the dynamics of a multi racial community. Building up to a finale at The Estate's Christmas party, ...

Nothing Is Okay
Score: 1
From 1 Ratings

Nothing Is Okay


  • Author : Rachel Wiley
  • Publisher : Button Poetry
  • Release Date : 2018-03-12
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781943735389


Nothing Is Okay Book Description :

Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work simultaneously deconstructs the lies that we were taught about our bodies and our beings, and builds new ways of viewing ourselves. As she delves into queerness, feminism, fatness, dating, and race, Wiley molds these topics into a punching critique of culture and a celebration of self. A fat positive activist, Wiley's work soars and challenges the bounds of bodies and hearts, and the ways we carry them....

Nothing Is Okay

Nothing Is Okay


  • Author : Rachel Wiley
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Poetry
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1943735301


Nothing Is Okay Book Description :

Nothing is Okay is the second full-length poetry collection by Rachel Wiley, whose work simultaneously deconstructs the lies that we were taught about our bodies and our beings, and builds new ways of viewing ourselves. As she delves into queerness, feminism, fatness, dating, and race, Wiley molds these topics into a punching critique of culture and a celebration of self. A fat positive activist, Wiley's work soars and challenges the bounds of bodies and hearts, and the ways we carry them....

Do Nothing

Do Nothing


  • Author : Celeste Headlee
  • Publisher : Harmony
  • Release Date : 2020-03-10
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984824745


Do Nothing Book Description :

“A welcome antidote to our toxic hustle culture of burnout.”—Arianna Huffington “This book is so important and could truly save lives.”—Elizabeth Gilbert “A clarion call to work smarter [and] accomplish more by doing less.”—Adam Grant We work feverishly to make ourselves happy. So why are we so miserable? Despite our constant search for new ways to optimize our bodies and minds for peak performance, human beings are working more instead of less, living harder not smarter, and becoming more lonely and anxious. We strive for the absolute best in every aspect of our lives, ignoring what we do well naturally and reaching for a bar that keeps rising higher and higher. Why do we measure our time in terms of efficiency instead of meaning? ...

Nothing Feels Good
Score: 4
From 2 Ratings

Nothing Feels Good


  • Author : Andy Greenwald
  • Publisher : St. Martin's Griffin
  • Release Date : 2003-11-15
  • Genre: Music
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781466834927


Nothing Feels Good Book Description :

Nothing Feels Good: Punk Rock, Teenagers, and Emo tells the story of a cultural moment that's happening right now-the nexus point where teen culture, music, and the web converge to create something new. While shallow celebrities dominate the headlines, pundits bemoan the death of the music industry, and the government decries teenagers for their morals (or lack thereof) earnest, heartfelt bands like Dashboard Confessional, Jimmy Eat World, and Thursday are quietly selling hundreds of thousands of albums through dedication, relentless touring and respect for their fans. This relationship - between young people and the empathetic music that sets them off down a road of self-discovery and self-definition - is emo, a much-maligned, mocked, and misunderst...

It s Okay Not to Be Okay
Score: 5
From 2 Ratings

It s Okay Not to Be Okay


  • Author : Sheila Walsh
  • Publisher : Baker Books
  • Release Date : 2018-10-02
  • Genre: Religion
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781493415359


It s Okay Not to Be Okay Book Description :

We've all experienced that moment where we wish we could start all over again. Failed marriages, lost friends, addictions, lost jobs. This is not the life we imagined. Yesterday can sometimes leave us stuck, sad, shamed, scared, and searching. Sheila Walsh encourages readers to face the pain head on and then start again, from right where they are. She shares that when she discovered "I'm not good enough and I'm good with that," everything started to change. In It's Okay Not to Be Okay, Walsh helps women overcome the same old rut of struggles and pain by changing the way they think about God, themselves, and their everyday lives. She shares practical, doable, daily strategies that will help women move forward one step at a time knowing God will never ...

We Are Okay
Score: 4
From 20 Ratings

We Are Okay


  • Author : Nina LaCour
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-02-14
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399538513


We Are Okay Book Description :

Winner of the 2018 Michael L. Printz Award — An achingly beautiful novel about grief and the enduring power of friendship. “Short, poetic and gorgeously written.” —The New York Times Book Review “A beautiful, devastating piece of art." —Bookpage You go through life thinking there’s so much you need. . . . Until you leave with only your phone, your wallet, and a picture of your mother. Marin hasn’t spoken to anyone from her old life since the day she left everything behind. No one knows the truth about those final weeks. Not even her best friend Mabel. But even thousands of miles away from the California coast, at college in New York, Marin still feels the pull of the life and tragedy she’s tried to outrun. Now, months later, alone i...

How to Do Nothing
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

How to Do Nothing


  • Author : Jenny Odell
  • Publisher : Melville House
  • Release Date : 2019-04-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781612197500


How to Do Nothing Book Description :

** A New York Times Bestseller ** "A complex, smart and ambitious book that at first reads like a self-help manual, then blossoms into a wide-ranging political manifesto."—Jonah Engel Bromwich, The New York Times Book Review One of President Barack Obama's "Favorite Books of 2019" NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY: Time • The New Yorker • NPR • GQ • Elle • Vulture • Fortune • Boing Boing • The Irish Times • The New York Public Library • The Brooklyn Public Library Porchlight's Personal Development & Human Behavior Book of the Year In a world where addictive technology is designed to buy and sell our attention, and our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity, it can seem impossible to escape. But in this inspir...

The Okay Witch
Score: 4
From 5 Ratings

The Okay Witch


  • Author : Emma Steinkellner
  • Publisher : Aladdin
  • Release Date : 2019-09-03
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781534431454


The Okay Witch Book Description :

A School Library Journal Best Graphic Novel of 2019 A YALSA 2020 Quick Pick for Reluctant Young Adult Readers A YALSA 2020 Great Graphic Novel for Teens Sabrina the Teenage Witch meets Roller Girl in this hilarious, one-of-a-kind graphic novel about a half-witch who has just discovered the truth about herself, her family, and her town and is doing her best to survive middle school now that she knows everything! Magic is harder than it looks. Thirteen-year-old Moth Hush loves all things witchy. But she’s about to discover that witches aren’t just the stuff of movies, books, and spooky stories. When some eighth-grade bullies try to ruin her Halloween, something really strange happens. It turns out that Founder’s Bluff, Massachusetts, has a centur...

Anything But Okay
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Anything But Okay


  • Author : Sarah Darer Littman
  • Publisher : Scholastic Inc.
  • Release Date : 2018-10-09
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781338177527


Anything But Okay Book Description :

Stella and Farida have been best friends forever, but lately things have been tense. It all started when Stella's brother came home from his latest tour with the US Marines in Afghanistan paranoid and angry. But Stella won't talk about it, and Farida can tell she's keeping something from her.Desperate to help Rob, Stella thinks she just needs to get him out of the house. She definitely didn't expect going to the movies to end with Rob in handcuffs for assaulting one of her classmates after his anger spiraled out of control.When a video of the fight goes viral, everyone has an opinion of Stella and her "violent vet" brother.The entire school takes sides, the media labels Rob a terrorist sympathizer, and even Farida is dragged into the mess despite not...

It s Not Okay
Score: 2.5
From 231 Ratings

It s Not Okay


  • Author : Andi Dorfman
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release Date : 2017-01-31
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781501171390


It s Not Okay Book Description :

"Andi Dorfman, the beloved finalist of season eighteen of The Bachelor who infamously rejected Juan Pablo and went on to star on season ten of The Bachelorette, dishes about what it's like to live out a love story--and its collapse--in front of the cameras, offering hard-won advice for moving on after a break-up, public or not"--...