#AmReading Poetry – Sabrina Benaim, Olivia Gatwood

Hello bookworms, and welcome to the newest feature on my blog called “#AmReading”. (Okay, it’s not the most original name, but we’re going with it because hashtags work nowadays.) Not only do I enjoy sharing my current reads with my readers/followers, but I also like speaking about them to keep myself responsible for finishing those books since being busy makes it difficult. With that said, hopefully you may make a note of the two brief poetry books I’m working on and give them a shot yourself.

What are you reading recently? Tell me in the comments or give me some recommendations on my social media pages.

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1. “Depression & Other Magic Tricks” – Sabrina Benaim


The first time I heard Sabrina Benaim’s poetry, I literally got overwhelmed. Throughout the recovery process from depression, you remember that people do understand how you feel to some extent. But something about hearing someone else share a similar experience with such expression struck the suffering child dormant within my spirit who never plans to leave completely.

While I’ve watched her readings in the past, I have never read her words on paper. I have not started it yet, but I hope the power she gives in her readings comes out from the page, too.

2. “New American Best Friend” – Olivia Gatwood


I admit that I watch Olivia Gatwood’s performances less often than I ever have Benaim’s. But since I would get free shipping with $35.00 in my cart, I figured I might give her book a try. From what I saw and heard thus far, I will probably enjoy this book. (Again, I did not begin this book yet due to life taking up my reading time.)

Because I have heard good things about Gatwood’s writing, I will surely let you know in a future review what my thoughts were throughout the experience that is her book. I guarantee they will be honest ones.

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