Review: The Shape of A Hundred Hips
Bedazzled Ink Publishing, pp. 226
Cost: $14.95 (paperback)
In this current climate of the #MeToo movement, women across the globe are fighting back against sexual harassment and assault by pulling back the curtain of shame, stepping out of the shadows, and sharing their personal stories. Author Patricia “Pat” Cumbie bravely adds her voice to this critical discourse with her memoir, The Shape of a Hundred Hips.
Unraveling the Web of Silence
Review: Novalee and the Spider Secret
Lori Ann Stephens
Bedazzled Ink Publishing, pp. 150
Cost: $10.95 (pb), 8.95 (eb)
Novalee and the Spider Secret could be a catalyst for the younger generation, empowering the novel’s readers in the same vein as the #MeToo movement, which empowers people all around the nation to speak up about their sexual abuse. From the point of view of a young girl who is sexually abused, Lori Ann Stephens’ novel is special as it caters to a pre-teen audience.