I don't really shy away from harder, tougher reads, but I practically JUMPED for this one. The Sky Is Mine has a lot of taboo subjects, but the book itself is definitely one to talk about. Shout about even.
Reading about rape is a hard thing, but sometimes so necessary to remind myself of the battle I've won. Speak is another one of those books that won over a special place in my heart.
"The air is dead with the stench of blood. Mine. His." I was hooked - right from the start. I was in for the ride of my life, but I didn't know it yet. All I have to say is: be aware of the triggers and now that this is a story about a survivor, written by a survivor.
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