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 Best Catholics in the World


  • Author: Derek Scally
  • Release Date : 2021-03-18
  • Genre: Christianity
  • File Size: Bytes


When Berlin-based journalist Derek Scally goes to the Christmas Vigil Mass on a visit home to Dublin, the once-packed suburban church where he was altar boy is quiet and ageing like its congregants. The dwindling power of the Church in Ireland is undeniable. Scally sees that the Irish are dealing with just as great a shock to their sense of collective identity as the East Germans after the fall of Communism.The Best Catholics in the World is Scally's response - an empathetic and engaging voyage into the story of Irish Catholicism: why the Church had a unique hold on the Irish; what went wrong; and how the Irish are facing - or not facing - a relationship that was dysfunctional in many respects.Researched over two years, and including dozens of interv...

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? ...

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 Nothing is harder to do these days than nothing. But in a world where our value is determined by our 24/7 data productivity . . . doing nothing may be our most important form of resistance. So...

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...

Nothing to See Here
Score: 4
From 24 Ratings

Nothing to See Here


  • Author : Kevin Wilson
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release Date : 2019-10-29
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780062913487


Nothing to See Here Book Description :

A New York Times Bestseller • A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick! Named a Best Book of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, The Washington Post, People, Entertainment Weekly, USA Today, TIME, The A.V. Club, Buzzfeed, and PopSugar “I can’t believe how good this book is.... It’s wholly original. It’s also perfect.... Wilson writes with such a light touch.... The brilliance of the novel [is] that it distracts you with these weirdo characters and mesmerizing and funny sentences and then hits you in a way you didn’t see coming. You’re laughing so hard you don’t even realize that you’ve suddenly caught fire.” —Taffy Brodesser-Akner, author of Fleishman is in Trouble, New York Times Book Review From the New York Times b...

Darius the Great Is Not Okay
Score: 4
From 16 Ratings

Darius the Great Is Not Okay


  • Author : Adib Khorram
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2018-08-28
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525552987


Darius the Great Is Not Okay Book Description :

Darius doesn't think he'll ever be enough, in America or in Iran. Hilarious and heartbreaking, this unforgettable debut introduces a brilliant new voice in contemporary YA. Winner of the William C. Morris Debut Award “Heartfelt, tender, and so utterly real. I’d live in this book forever if I could.” —Becky Albertalli, award-winning author of Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda Darius Kellner speaks better Klingon than Farsi, and he knows more about Hobbit social cues than Persian ones. He’s a Fractional Persian—half, his mom’s side—and his first-ever trip to Iran is about to change his life. Darius has never really fit in at home, and he’s sure things are going to be the same in Iran. His clinical depression doesn’t exactly help mat...

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...

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
Score: 4
From 158 Ratings

Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine


  • Author : Gail Honeyman
  • Publisher : Penguin Books
  • Release Date : 2019-08-06
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0525506349


Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine Book Description :

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A Reese Witherspoon Book Club Pick "Beautifully written and incredibly funny, Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine is about the importance of friendship and human connection. I fell in love with Eleanor, an eccentric and regimented loner whose life beautifully unfolds after a chance encounter with a stranger; I think you will fall in love, too!" --Reese Witherspoon No one's ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fine. Meet Eleanor Oliphant: She struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what she's thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding social interactions, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. But everything cha...

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...