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The Truth About Stacey (The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, 2) by Raina Telgemeier

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I borrowed a paperback copy from the kid I babysit. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: The Truth About Stacey
Author: Raina Telgemeier
Genre: Realistic Fiction, Middle Grade, Graphic Novel

Series: The Baby-Sitters Club Graphic Novel, 2
Publisher: Graphix
Publication Date: July 28, 2015 (First published November 1, 2006)

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Six Ways to Have a Chill Day and Relax Your Mind and Body

Sometimes it feels like you’re constantly on the go. Whether you’re busy with work, school, socializing, whatever, it can take a lot of you.

Then there are other times when it feels like the anxiety will never end. Even though nothing major is happening you still have anxiety for some strange reason and it won’t go away.

Or maybe you’ve been feeling utterly exhausted and can’t see to get through your day without itching for a nap.

When this happens, I find it to be super helpful to have a chill day.

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Your Destiny is Inside You: Be Your Own Guiding Light by Ana Pat

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I bought it on my Kindle for Indie Reader. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: Your Destiny is Inside You: Be Your Own Guiding Light
Author: Ana Pat
Genre: Spirituality, Adult

Series: Standalone
Publisher: Amazon Services, LLC
Publication Date: November 13, 2020

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Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis

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I borrowed a paperback copy from the kid I babysit. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: Bud, Not Buddy
Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Genre: Historical Fiction, Middle Grade

Series: Standalone
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
Publication Date: September 14, 2004 (First published January 1, 1999)

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How to Create a Self-Care Kit and Why You Need One

What are some of your favorite things? What are some things that help you feel calm or at peace? A self-care kit will help with just that.

We all have that special something – even if it’s a guilty pleasure – that helps us get through difficult times. Or it simply helps us to relax.

There are times when I’m feeling down that I plop myself on the couch and stare into the abyss, going over conversations and scenarios (what happened, what could have happened, what can still happen, etc.) in my head. It never helps so try doing something that takes your mind off of it.

This is where a care package to yourself comes in.

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Murder My Past by Delia C. Pitts

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I bought it on my Kindle for Indie Reader. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: Murder My Past
Author: Delia C. Pitts
Genre: Fiction, Hard-boiled Mystery

Series: A Ross Agency Mystery, 5
Publisher: BookBaby
Publication Date: February 16, 2021

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The Magic Forest (Fairy Unicorns, 1) by Zanna Davidson

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I bought the paperback for the kid I babysit and we read it together. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: The Magic Forest
Author: Zanna Davidson
Genre: Children’s, Fantasy

Series: Fairy Unicorns, 1
Publisher: Usborne Books
Publication Date: May 15, 2017

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30 Positive Affirmations to Start Your Day

Sometimes it’s hard to be nice to yourself. Sometimes, it hard to believe in yourself. It can be difficult to get through each day.

Each day brings new stresses but it also brings new opportunities as well. One way to feel better and to keep moving forward is to believe in yourself and be kind to yourself.

So, here’s a list of positive affirmations if you’re ever feeling stuck.

You can do this.

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The Mass of Men by Rachel K. Wentz

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I bought it on my Kindle for Indie Reader. The decision to review and all opinions are my own.

Title: The Mass of Men
Author: Rachel K. Wentz
Genre: Fiction, Action, Adventure

Series: Standalone
Publisher: Rachel K. Wentz
Publication Date: January 2021 (originally October 2013)

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