The world stopped in 2020 and lots of plans were cancelled. A positive of this is it helped me read a lot more than normal! Here are my top 5 books that I read in 2020, and would recommend to everyone!

Becoming — Michelle Obama

The first book of my top 5 is this…

Fans of True Crime may not have heard about the interesting, yet tragic unsolved death of this talented musician.

Ana Taglioretti was born in Paraguay, three months earlier than expected — on Christmas Day in 1995. After spending the early months of her life in hospital, she was finally discharged — however, Ana had no home to go to as her birth mother abandoned her.

Ana was taken in…

A flash fiction story, telling the tale of a troubled runway model.

As Charlie took a swig of rum to help force the tablet down, her eyes were transfixed on the mirror.

How could anybody love… this?” she thought to herself.

All Charlie could focus on were the large pores…

Trigger Warning: Brief mentions of mental health, self harm and attempted suicide*

Dear 4 year old Bekk,

Just a heads up, life is going to get crazy and your are going to struggle but please continue to be you and love the things you love (and you will love things or people that the world will disagree with), including the box of fuzzy felt you received last…

I thought I wanted her to propose to me, but I changed my mind.

After four years together, my girlfriend and I knew the next step would be marriage.

It has been a conversation topic for us, more so in the past year, and we both knew that we would get married. But first, one of us needed to propose.

I always said to her I would like her to propose, I’m a natural romantic and like most girls…

Bekk Escott

A part time writer, studying for my BA (Hons) Degree Creative Writing. My interests include mental health, politics, LGBT rights, fiction, poetry and many more!

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