Tag: Rape

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

Blood Water Paint by Joy McCullough

June 6, 2019 2 Comments Regina

I cannot put it better than Bookpage’s on-point review of Blood Water Paint, but in the spirit of #MeToo, I will share my experience with this novel as well. Blood Water Paint is a vivid depiction based on facts of Baroque artist Artemesia Gentileschi. The story immerses the reader in Artemesia’s daily life and most intimate thoughts. Visceral descriptions of what it was like to be a woman, a daughter, and a female artist in the16th […]

Crank (Crank #1) by Ellen Hopkins

Crank (Crank #1) by Ellen Hopkins

August 4, 2014 0 Comments Regina

I had ulterior motives for reading this book. I was doing research on the correlation between drug addiction and sexual promiscuity among adolescent girls who grew up with an absentee or poor father figure.(Don’t ask.) I really wanted to read something that was structured like a novel after scouring statistical research articles about the topic, and that’s how I stumbled upon Ellen Hopkins’ work. I would not call this book enjoyable but it’s definitely worth […]

Review: Losing Hope by Colleen Hoover

Review: Losing Hope by Colleen Hoover

July 10, 2013 0 Comments Christy

My thoughts… This book was amazing. I loved it so much! Holder has got to be one of the best heroes I had the privilege to read about. Losing Hope is written in Holders POV. I know that seems to be the new thing these days. Authors writing a companion novels in the leading males POV. I’ve heard some negative things about this as well as positive. Normally the deciding factor for me is if […]