Today we welcome Talia Hibbert, author of The Brown Sisters series, including the upcoming Act Your Age, Eve Brown. We had the chance to talk about the importance of acknowledging mental health in fiction, how representation is evolving, and taking care of yourself.
Welcome back to Shattering Stigmas! Today we welcome Julian Winters, author of The Summer of Everything, to talk about his books, keeping a balance between the good and the bad in fiction, and, of course, mental health! Q: Welcome to Shattering Stigmas! Let’s start by talking about your books, particularly your newest release The Summer of […]
Welcome, everyone, to the sixth year of Shattering Stigmas, a blogging event all about coming together and speaking up to continue to break down the stigmas that surround mental health. Today is the first of a two-week series taking place across several platforms, so come check out how you can follow and get involved!
Book dedications might not always pop out to the reader, but they’re one of the most important, and often very interesting, parts of the book. Here are some of my favorites.
Welcome back to 30 Days of Pride on Ace Of Bens! Today, Harker is here to talk about some books that have made them feel seen. (And they happen to be books I also love.) Talking about representation is a great way to talk about pride, so I hope y’all enjoy their post! I grew […]
Hello friends! Today I’m back with the Reading Habits Tag created by Cornerfolds. Do you have a certain place at home for reading? Nothing special, just my bed. It’s the most convenient place to read. Bookmark or a random piece of paper? I love bookmarks, and I have a ton of them, but I still […]
Hey, everyone! I’m back today with a book tag called The A to Z Book Survey. I’m not going to tag anyone at the end, so if you like it, feel free to do it too. A – Author you’ve read the most books from Okay, so if we’re counting manga, it’s Arakawa Hiromu. But […]
Yeah, yeah, I know we’re halfway through January already, but I really wanted to post this among my other 2018 Wrap-Up posts and 2019 Welcome posts. Plus spreading out posts results in late reactions sometimes, but here we are! Quite a bit happened last year, on and off Ace Of Bens, and I have a […]
My fellow hosts and I have been planning this event since September, and now it’s October 21st, and Shattering Stigmas 4.0 is officially over. I would have posted my wrap-up yesterday, but it has been a long, anxiety-filled weekend for me. So now that I have time I’m just going to spew all the thoughts […]
I feel like I’ve been talking about and planning for this event forever. Now that it’s here, it doesn’t feel real, but oh my goodness do we have a lot in store for all of you. If you haven’t been following along too closely, by “we” I mean me, Tay, Madalyn, Kitty, and Marie. The […]