BY MARIA VAN WOERDEN
I’ve learned that the pressure of this world is too strong. Going into high school brought on too many expectations that I couldn’t meet. With all these pressures, I was feeling trapped and I needed a way to escape.
That’s when I really found my passion for books.
Teresa Mummert once wrote,“Reading was my only escape from reality. Through books, I could be whoever I wanted.” This quote began to ring true in my life; I started to find it a relief to spend time in a world that wasn’t my own. […]