19 Books That Have Helped People Through Some Seriously Tough Times

Last year around this time, I was going through some shit, to put it delicately. I was frantically trying to get a diagnosis for something in my body that just wasn’t right, and the anxiety surrounding my health spilled over into every other aspect of my life (like work, and friends, and even just taking the train without crying.) Oh, and I was single; so, it being January in New York City, not having a warm body to cuddle up to only amplified how much I really fucking hate the cold.

The Sheets.

Stuck between the sheets, I forget to breathe sometimes, held hostage by my pit of self-pity. My fingers are numb, burdened with the fear of what’s to come. My ears […]