“There is a small monster in my brain that controls my doubt.
The doubt itself is a stupid thing, without sense or feeling, blind and straining at the end of a long chain. The monster though, is smart. It's always watching, and when I am completely sure of myself, it unchains the doubt and lets it run wild. Even when I know it's coming, I can't stop it.”
Sometimes a book hits you really, really hard. That was Eliza for me. I have never read anything that speaks so brutally but honestly about anxiety. Something that makes me say “she gets it.” Well,Zappia, she gets it.
Eliza was one of my big surprises this year. But I am so glad I read it. It was a story I needed to read. Even if it wasn’t an easy book to read.
Did any of the books you read this year impact you in a strong way like that?
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