• YA Contemporary Book Review

    Girls Like Me

    Warnings: Bullying, Miscarriage, Sexual Assault My Thoughts Girls Like Me is a startling novel about rape and slut-shaming in high school. The pacing of this book moves like a runaway train and never slows down at any point, it is a very easy book to read in a single sitting. The book is aimed at younger readers and uses simple language that is easier to follow, it will definitely appeal to its target audience. “This kind of stuff doesn’t happen to girls like me. Except that it did.” The subject matter presented in this story is troubling, and I wonder if it sacrifices believably in exchange for a dramatic plot.…