Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately

Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately Author Alicia Cook
ISBN-10 9781449487850
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 240
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Structured like an old-school mix-tape, Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately is Alicia Cook's lyric message to anyone who has dealt with addiction. "Side A" touches on all aspects of the human condition: life, death, love, trauma, and growth. "Side B" contains haunting black-out remixes of those poems.

Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately

Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately Author Alicia Cook
ISBN-10 1449487564
Year 2017-04-11
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher
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A poet, journalist, and activist, Alicia Cook offers a soundtrack of survival. Structured like an old-school mix-tape, Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately is Alicia Cook's lyric message to anyone who has dealt with addiction. "Side A" touches on all aspects of the human condition: life, death, love, trauma, and growth. "Side B" contains haunting black-out remixes of those poems.

Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately

Stuff I ve Been Feeling Lately Author Alicia Cook
ISBN-10 1522949259
Year 2016-01-07
Pages 126
Language en
Publisher Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
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In Alicia Cook's second poetic effort, designed in the style of an old mixtape, she sets her thoughts to a nostalgic tune. There is no Table of Contents. Instead, there is a "Track List," making it easy to refer to them to your friends with a, "Hey did you read track seven?!" There are no chapters. Instead, the book is divided into two parts, or as one would say in the 90's, two "sides." Side A holds poetry that touches on all aspects of the human condition like life, death, love, moving on, evolving, growing up, hometowns, family dynamic, life after trauma, and make-ups and breakups. Side B holds the "remixes" of these poems, in the form of blackout poetry, also known as "found poetry." Side B gives the material a fresh twist by creating new poetry out of Side A. There is also a very special surprise at the end of each track. Alicia decided to self publish this effort after leaving her publishing house. She views this book as her "independence" and official separation from that venture. She also drew the front and back cover herself. Alicia is a contributing writer for many blogs and news outlets, including the Huffington Post and multiple Gannett Publications. She writes regularly on drug addiction and how it directly affects families. Because of this, she has chosen to donate 100% of royalties to the Willow Tree Center in New Jersey. www.willowtree.org. Follow Alicia on Instagram: @thealiciacook or check out her website: www.thealiciacook.com.

Pillow Thoughts

Pillow Thoughts Author Courtney Peppernell
ISBN-10 9781449490003
Year 2017-08-29
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Pillow Thoughts is a collection of poetry and prose about heartbreak, love, and raw emotions. It is divided into sections to read when you feel you need them most.

The Anatomy of Being

The Anatomy of Being Author Shinji Moon
ISBN-10 9781300631750
Year 2013-04-01
Pages 104
Language en
Publisher Lulu.com
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This is the anatomy of our being. This is our flesh, our muscles, our sinews and our limbs all tangled up beside each other. And this, is what they found when we left it all behind.

the princess saves herself in this one

the princess saves herself in this one Author Amanda Lovelace
ISBN-10 9781449486440
Year 2017-02-14
Pages 208
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration.

Born to Love Cursed to Feel

Born to Love  Cursed to Feel Author Samantha King
ISBN-10 9781449481124
Year 2016-09-27
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Born to Love, Cursed to Feel is about love—the good, the bad, and the confusing. It touches on morals and how when emotions are involved it’s not as black and white. The poetry is frequently written in a narrative manner that evocatively pulls you in and makes you feel. This book is about falling in love, bad decisions, and ultimately growth. The essence of it all is to show that no matter how far one falls all the mistakes don’t have to be what defines them.

The Chaos of Longing

The Chaos of Longing Author K.Y. Robinson
ISBN-10 9781449491444
Year 2017-09-26
Pages 160
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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Organized in four sections – Inception, Longing, Chaos, and Epiphany – K.Y. Robinson's debut poetry collection explores what it is to want in spite of trauma, shame, injustice, and mental illness. It is one survivor's powerful testimony, and a love letter "to those who lie awake burning."

Whiskey Words a Shovel III

Whiskey Words   a Shovel III Author r.h. Sin
ISBN-10 9781449486891
Year 2017-04-04
Pages 336
Language en
Publisher Andrews McMeel Publishing
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r.h. Sin’s final volume in the Whiskey, Words, and a Shovel series expands on the passion and vigor of his first two installments. His stanzas inspire strength through the raw, emotional energy and the vulnerability of his poems. Relationships, love, pain, and fortitude are powerfully rendered in his poetry, and his message of perseverance in the face of emotional turmoil cuts to the heart of modern-day life. At roughly 300 pages, this culminating volume will be his lengthiest yet.

Heroin Is the Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Me

Heroin Is the Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Me Author Alicia Cook
ISBN-10 1540423263
Year 2017-01-26
Pages 172
Language en
Publisher
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In 2015, 52,000 people in the United States overdosed on drugs and died. Never in recorded history had narcotics killed so many Americans in a single year. According to New York Magazine, the drug-induced death toll was so staggering, it helped reduce life expectancy in the United States for the first time since 1993. Heroin is the Worst Thing to Ever Happen to Me, named after an essay of Cook's that was read over 1.2 million times, is a collection of essays on the topic of addiction both previously published in Cook's "The Other Side of Addiction" series and unpublished. The book is designed to simultaneously inform and comfort those affected by the disease of addiction, particularly the families who bear witness to their loved ones' downward spiral into the world of addiction. Having addiction enter one's home can be isolating and terrifying. There are very little resources made available to the family members of those who become addicted to a substance. This book provides those enduring this utter nightmare with narratives and resources (terminology, additional reading in footnotes, and information on virtual/physical organizations) to empower the reader to push back against the stigma, statistics, and heartache attached to drug and alcohol addiction. In the following pages, you will hear from people who have "been there." Everyday warriors who fight tirelessly and endlessly to create change, in hopes another is saved from the same fate. Though some names have been changed, the pages contain real accounts from real people who battle addiction and are in recovery or love someone who struggles with addiction. Foreword written by PBS Executive Producer, Steve Rogers and Afterword written by State Congressman, Tom MacArthur. Alicia Cook is an established author and activist from New Jersey, where the rate of heroin overdose is three times the national average. Her work has appeared on the Huffington Post, CNN, USA Today, Teen Vogue, and many more. Her best-selling book of poetry, "Stuff I've Been Feeling Lately", was a finalist in the 2016 Goodreads Choice Awards and her series, "The Other Side of Addiction", which focuses on the direct effect addiction has on not only users, but their families, is read by millions of people across the country. Her efforts to combat the heroin epidemic, which include writing, appearing on podcasts, and speaking to students and their parents, caught the attention of PBS Executive Producer, Steve Rogers who created an episode of his Emmy-nominated documentary series, "Here's the Story" around Cook and her efforts entitled "A Family Disease." The episode was dedicated to Cook's cousin, Jessica, who passed away from a drug overdose in 2006.

Stuff I ve Been Reading

Stuff I ve Been Reading Author Nick Hornby
ISBN-10 9780241967966
Year 2013-11-07
Pages 272
Language en
Publisher Penguin UK
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Stuff I've Been Reading by Nick Hornby - the bestselling novelist's rich, witty and inspiring reading diary 'Read what you enjoy, not what bores you,' Nick Hornby tells us. And in this new collection of his columns from the Believer magazine he shows us how it's done. From historical tomes to comic books, literary novels to children's stories, political thrillers to travel writing, Stuff I've Been Reading details Nick's thoughts and experiences on books by George Orwell, J.M. Barrie, Muriel Spark, Claire Tomalin, Charles Dickens, Mark Twain, Jennifer Egan, Ian McEwan, Cormac McCarthy and many, many more. This wonderfully entertaining journey in reading differs from all other reviews or critical appreciations - it takes into account the role that books actually play in our lives. This book, which is classic Hornby, confirms the novelist's status as one of the world's most exciting curators of culture. It will be loved by fans of About a Boy and High Fidelity, as well as readers of Will Self, Zadie Smith, Stewart Lee and Charlie Brooker.

We Were Young

We Were Young Author Fortesa Latifi
ISBN-10 9781329592469
Year 2015-10-01
Pages
Language en
Publisher Lulu Press, Inc
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This is the second book by Fortesa Latifi. In her sophomore collection of poetry, Fortesa revisits themes from past writings with a new maturity. We Were Young explores the heartbreaks, hangovers, and hang ups associated with growing up.

Quarter Life Poetry

Quarter Life Poetry Author Samantha Jayne
ISBN-10 9780751566680
Year 2016-09-29
Pages 176
Language en
Publisher Hachette UK
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Samantha Jayne knows that life post-college isn't as glamorous as all undergrads think it's going to be . . . because she's currently living it. At twenty-five, Samantha began creating doodles and funny poems about her #struggle to share with friends on Instagram. To her surprise, these poems were picked up by twenty-somethings all around the world who agreed, 'This is literally us.' At a time when it seems like everyone else is getting married, snagging a dream job and paying off their student loans, Samantha captures the voice of young people everywhere who know that your twenties can sometimes be the exact opposite of 'the best years of your life'.

Something to Someone

Something to Someone Author Javan
ISBN-10 UOM:39015063156544
Year 1984-05-01
Pages 62
Language en
Publisher Javan Pr
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Anyone wishing to know someone special while seeking the greater challenge of knowing themselves will find inspiration in the poetry of "Something to Someone." 0-935906-03-7$5.00 / Javan Press

I Wrote This For You

I Wrote This For You Author pleasefindthis
ISBN-10 9781926760568
Year 2011-12-01
Pages 202
Language en
Publisher Central Avenue Publishing
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"I need you to understand something. I wrote this for you. I wrote this for you and only you. Everyone else who reads it, doesn't get it." Started 2007, I Wrote This For You is an acclaimed exploration of hauntingly beautiful words, photography and emotion that's unique to each person that reads it. This book gathers together nearly 200 of the most beautiful entries into four distinct chapters; Sun, Moon, Stars, Rain. Together with several new and exclusive entries that don't appear anywhere else, each chapter of I Wrote This For You focuses on a different facet of life, love, loss, beginnings and endings.