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by Brandy Colbert
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Defenestraethe
Defenestraethe rated it 4 years ago
Backlighting is the new whitewash. If the main character is literally a black void on the cover, it must be about a black character, but the publishers are hoping some white people won't notice. Sigh.Library copy
isamlq
isamlq rated it 5 years ago
POINTE. Every single dark thing a young adult novel could be about is in this one. It’s a wonder it all pulled through in the end. The character is not one to love but feel for. And feel for her...and him, we do. All the dark aside, there's how she is a product of what she fails to acknowledge; then...
By Singing Light
By Singing Light rated it 5 years ago
So yes, updating last night did not happen. Baking bread while reading did (and it even turned out!). Today I’m at work until 5, which means the bulk of my reading will have to happen this evening. The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami-finished Sister Mine by Nalo Hopkinson-finished...
firstborntwinja
firstborntwinja rated it 5 years ago
Hmmmm.....where do I start? This book had a lot going on in it. It touched on sooo many topics to be about one person. Eating disorders, Pedophilia, Abduction, Depression, pretty much everything you can go through before you reach the ripe age of 18.A little history about the books plot. The story f...
Adventures and Friends
Adventures and Friends rated it 5 years ago
tl;dr || ✭✭✭✭✩ || This is not an easy read. This book tackles some extremely heavy topics, and can be really quite difficult to read at times because of it. But its important. Its dirty and gritty and hard to swallow, but thats what makes it important. Trigger warning for anorexia, rape, child moles...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 5 years ago
Not normally my thing but this was really good. Warning: adult language, sexual content, drug and alcohol use. None of this was for shock value-it fit in perfectly with the story and for those of you who say she could have told the same story without this all I can say is read it and then get back...
Bright and Shiny Shiny
Bright and Shiny Shiny rated it 5 years ago
4.5 Not normally my thing but this was really good. Warning: adult language, sexual content, drug and alcohol use. None of this was for shock value-it fit in perfectly with the story and for those of you who say she could have told the same story without this all I can say is read it and then get...
EmAnne
EmAnne rated it 7 years ago
Okay, this sounds just, wow. Ballet? Abduction? Part played?Why isn't there more of a synopsis??? I want to know more... I can't wait for the cover to be revealed. I hope it's powerful.
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