Review: Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

October 24, 2011


Cover: Speak

Trigger warning: Speak deals with rape. It’s Melinda Sordino’s freshman year of high school and it gets off to a bad start. She called the police at an end of summer party. The cops break up the party and some people get busted. So when school starts, she’s an outcast. Her former friends hate…

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Review: Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan

October 19, 2011


Tender Morsels

Trigger Warning: Tender Morsels by Margo Lanagan contains instances rape and incest. Furthermore, I don’t think it’s possible to discuss the book without mentioning those plot elements as part of the review. Margo Lanagan’s Tender Morsels is a story of healing with fairy tale influences. Liga didn’t have a good childhood by any stretch…

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Review: Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott

September 19, 2011


Cover: Living Dead Girl

Trigger warning: Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott deals with rape and sexual abuse as does the content of the below post. When Alice was ten, Ray took her away. Alice is now fifteen and fears that Ray will kill her; he is growing tired of her, she’s too old. After five years of…

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