Review – Wounded Survivor by Jheanell Reynolds

I read this book in one sitting. It’s short at 52 pages, but a real story of grit and determination to survive appalling odds. The author had suffered hideous abuse in the past, but has risen above it and refused to be a victim. Even though her life remains challenging, what shines through is aContinue reading “Review – Wounded Survivor by Jheanell Reynolds”

Review – Broken Things by A.L. Garcia

“I tell him to leave the teddy in his locker, and I’ll get him some other time. I never get him.” The above quote is one of the most striking in A. L. Garcia’s book about the abuse Alma endures whilst she grows up. In that scene, a boy she likes has just given herContinue reading “Review – Broken Things by A.L. Garcia”