This Does Not Leave This House

This Does Not Leave This House: The Heartbreaking True Story by Julie Coons Stars: **** Createspace (2018) Memoir/Abuse 194 pages Summary: How does a little girl survive an abusive mother, Catholic school, rape, and a near-death experience? Raised by an abusive, narcissistic mother (who once tried to trick her into having an abortion), Julie Coons was also… Read More »

To The Survivors by Robert Uttaro

To The Survivors by Robert Uttaro Stars: ***** CreateSpace (2013) Self-Help/Abuse 268 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary: To the Survivors is about one man’s journey as a rape crisis counselor with true stories of sexual violence shared by survivors… Read More »

Dark Chains by LaTasha “Tacha B.” Braxton

Dark Chains: a little girl’s journey through decades of pain by LaTasha “Tacha B.” Braxton Stars: ***** Create-Space (2018) Memoir/Abuse 250 pages Disclosure: I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review. This post contains affiliate links. Summary:  Dark Chains is an inspirational and spiritual book about a misguided young girl… Read More »

Running With Scissors by Augusten Burroughs

Running with Scissors: A Memoir by Augusten Burroughs Stars: **** Picador (2003) Memoir 320 pages Summary: Running with Scissors is the true story of a boy whose mother (a poet with delusions of Anne Sexton) gave him away to be raised by her unorthodox psychiatrist who bore a striking resemblance to Santa Claus. So at… Read More »