I Thought I Knew You by Penny Hancock

Holly and Jules have been friends since university and have shared every important moment of each other's lives. And they know all each other's weak spots and secrets too. When Jules 13 year old daughter Saffie accuses Holly's 16 year old son of raping her, their lives and the lives of their families will be …

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Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close by Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman

With the way the world is today, friendship is more important than ever, helping us through and keeping us sane, giving us the emotional support. I felt like this book would be a good one to read and share with you all right now, so I took it on without realising that it was written …

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Should You Celebrate When You Don’t Feel Like Celebrating?

This week, a close friend of mine had a birthday. They hate to celebrate their birthday, which I've always felt sad about. But it's not for the reasons that you might think. When they were growing up, birthdays were kind of a challenging time rather than a fun celebration of their life. This friend of …

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Moving Home? Survival Tips From A Girl Who’s Moved Over 20 Times!

I think I've talked about it everywhere on social media, but my boyfriend, Grimoire (our cat) and I are moving from London to Canada (in case you hadn't heard). When we got to talking about how many times we've moved, and my boyfriend said about 3 or 4 times. I had to think for a …

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My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix

With it's cover styled to look like a classic 80's VHS cover, My Best Friend's Exorcism is  playful nostalgia for the 80's era, it's music, TV, fashion, and most of all, it's dodgy horror films. And it's absolutely delightful. In the fourth grade, Gretchen moves to town and soon becomes Abby's best friend. Best friends …

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When Your Friend Is Diagnosed With A Mental Illness or Serious Disease: How Information Can Help You Both Cope.

Recently, one of my closest friends, who has been struggling with depression for years, told me that she has been diagnosed with bipolar disorder. One of the things that she said that really resonated with me was that some of her friends had turned away from her and didn't want to know her anymore. It …

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