Month: July 2019

Ghosts

Ghosts by Raina Telgemeier is a graphic novel about two sisters. Catrina and her family are moving to the coast of Northern California because her little sister, Maya is sick. Maya has cystic fibrosis and the cool sea air could make her feel better. Catrina doesn’t like moving Bahia de la Luna because she will miss her friends. The town has a secret. There are ghosts in Bahia de la Luna. Maya wants to meet a ghost, but Catrina doesn’t want to meet one. At the end of the year, when the ghosts meet their loved ones, will Catrina put aside her fear of ghosts? Will Maya make ghost friends? This novel also explores the relationship between two sisters and their fears. This is my first time reading a graphic novel and I loved the beautiful illustrations. There was so much detail in each picture. I appreciated the sinuous drawings of the ghosts. The story itself had a logical ending, but the series of events were captivating. This is my first Raina Telgemeier novel and …

The subtle art of not giving a f*ck

The subtle art of not giving a f*ck by Mark Manson is a book about how to deal with life and what things you should give a f*ck about in life, because life always throws at you an array of situations that make you give a f*ck. Everyone’s life is filled with problems. The social media paints a picture of a blissful, problem-free life for everybody else, except us, but that is not true. The goal of life should be to have better problems and problems that you can solve because solving problems gives us happiness. A rich man has problems, a poor man has problems. We would rather solve a rich man’s problems than a poor man’s. Whenever we solve a problem, that becomes the foundation for a new problem. Have your priorities in life, that will decide what situations you want to give a f*ck about and what you do not want to give a f*ck about. We have limited time in this life and if we spend time, worrying about non-essential things …