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The Way I Used to Be review Ë 100 Amber Smith ´ 0 summary review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Amber Smith Lly explored they simmer off the page The Young Folks Readers will root for her as she gathers the courage at last to speak up BThe Way I Used To Be is an intensely gripping and raw look at secrets silence speaking out and survival in the aftermath of a sexual assault A must have for every collection that serves teens SLJ Teen Librarian Toolbox Easily one of the hardest books to read on this list Brutal raw and emotional Edens story gets told on her terms in her voice An honest look at one teens struggle to find her way back to herself to mold herself into the survivor she is FANGIRLISHAmber Smith grew up in Buffalo New York and now lives in Charlotte North Carolina with her two dogs After graduating from art school with a BFA in painting she earned her MA in art history When shes not writing she is working as a curator and art consultant She has also written on the topics of art history and modern and contemporary art She is the author of The Way I Used to Be and The Last to Let Go Visit her online at AmberSmithAutho.
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The Way I Used to Be review Ë 100 Amber Smith ´ 0 summary review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Amber Smith THE WAY I USED TO BE promises to be meaningful significant and truly unforgettable FIKTSHUN Don t let a book of this magnitude pass you by Pick it up and read it because Eden s story demands to be read Once Upon a Twilight With an achingly beautiful narrative and carefully crafted plot The Way I Used to Be isthan just an excellent book its an important one NOVEL NOVICE Bottom Line powerful emotional and raw BRANDI BREATHES BOOKS Edys exploration of the meaning of sexuality and intimacy will be thought provoking for teen readers of various experience levels and this title is likely to find space alongside Laurie Halse Andersons Speak BCCB The Way I Used to Be is a beautifully told debut novel spanning four years of a rape survivors life The Bucks County Courier Times A heart twisting but ultimately hopeful exploration of how pain can lead to strength The Boston Globe The Way I Used to Be explores the aftermath of sexual assault with a precision and searing honesty that is often terrifying sometimes eerily beautiful and.review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Amber Smith
The Way I Used to Be review Ë 100 Amber Smith ´ 0 summary review ´ PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Amber Smith Always completely true It is The Hero s Journey through a distorted circus mirror one girl s uest to turn desperation into courage to become a survivor instead of a victim Amber Smith gets it exactly right Amy Reed author of BEAUTIFUL and CLEAN STARRED REVIEW This is a poignant book that realistically looks at the lasting effects of trauma on love relationships and lifeTeens will be reminded of Laurie Halse Andersons Speak VERDICT An important addition for every collection School Library Journal A difficult painful journey but teens who have experienced rape and abuse will be grateful for this unvarnished and ultimately hopeful portrait Edens shell shocked narrative is an excellent narrative conduit for what Smith has to say Booklist February This is far from a feel good read but I cant implore how necessary it is to read a book like this oneAs unforgettable and stirring as Laurie Halse Andersons Speak Smiths provocative debut is best described as a survival story with hope and anger serving as prominent themes so fu.