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Asking for it - Louise T. O'Neill
Asking for it
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It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can't remember what happened, she... show more
It's the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O'Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there's a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can't remember what happened, she doesn't know how she got there. She doesn't know why she's in pain. But everyone else does. Photographs taken at the party show, in explicit detail, what happened to Emma that night. But sometimes people don't want to believe what is right in front of them, especially when the truth concerns the town's heroes ...
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781784295868 (1784295868)
ASIN: 1784295868
Publisher: Quercus Publishing
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Emerjas
Emerjas rated it
4.0 Asking For It
This was a painful read, but I think the very reasons it was painful are also the reasons why it is important. I was angry at a lot of the characters throughout this book, including the main character at times, even as I felt bad for a number of them at various times as well. Even before Emma, the...
Tea, Cats, and Books
Tea, Cats, and Books rated it
4.0 No one ever asks for it
Oh boy. This review makes me a bit anxious. This is such a hot button issue, I believe the term is. That fact alone hurts my heart. And this book hurt me more. But it is an issue that we cannot afford to ignore. I have never experienced anything like the main character in O'Neill's book, and haven...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
5.0 #NotAskingForIt - Please read it. If only for me....
It’s the beginning of the summer in a small town in Ireland. Emma O’Donovan is eighteen years old, beautiful, happy, confident. One night, there’s a party. Everyone is there. All eyes are on Emma. The next morning, she wakes on the front porch of her house. She can’t remember what happened, she does...
Liz Loves Books.Com.
Liz Loves Books.Com. rated it
5.0 Asking For It. Should be required reading.
Full and frank review to follow - for now I'll copy you my current FB status.I have to say. If you are a young adult of either gender. If you are the parent of a young adult of either gender. If you are GOING to be the parent of a young adult. Or if you were one yourself once (I think that covers pr...
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