Daniel is a thirteen-year-old boy who gets Zaps. He can’t really explain what they are or why he gets them, he just knows there are things he needs to do to get rid of them. Whether that’s flicking the light switch on and off ten times, or making sure the milk glass is moved just right. He just wants the crushing feeling to go away.
Other than the Zaps, Daniel’s a normal enough kid. He “plays” on his school’s football team, but really he’s the backup kicker for a sport he doesn’t even like.
One day he finds a note in his backpack. It says:”I need your help,” signed Fellow Star Child. Following the note, things start to change pretty quickly for Daniel.
I loved reading OCDaniel. I picked it up at the library while checking over the A.S. King books and I’m glad I did. The novel approached Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and other mental illness in an honest and understandable way.
Saoussan tells the true story of her family’s flight from war-ridden Lebanon. She wrote a letter to Robert Munsch, and together they made her letter into this book.
I enjoyed the honest depiction and truth found in Saoussan Askar’s culture shock and coping with the change that took place for her. It’s a good conversation starter for introducing other points of view to elementary age children.
This was the perfect pick-me-up I needed for battling my procrastination.
Inside, you can find the break down of the four main types of procrastinators, along with some common root causes to this procrastination. There are also tips on what can be done to overcome the issue and how to incorporate this work into an everyday life. This book seems great for teens, young adults, and anyone else who can be described as a serial procrastinator (much like myself).
This was the perfect pick-me-up I needed for battling my procrastination. After completing this book, I’ve learned that I am a Warrior/Perfectionist hybrid procrastinator. I have also begun to come to terms with the root of my procrastination and what I can do to become more productive.
I read this book through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. The expected release date is November 1st, 2017 and it can be preordered here:
Inside, you’ll be able to find everything from how to open your Etsy business, to marketing, to stories of successful Etsy business owners.
Opening an Etsy shop can be stressful, I know from experience, but this book has many incredible tips that I’ve begun incorporating into my own shop. I would recommend this to those who are thinking of opening an Etsy or any other kind of online store as well as those who already have shops.