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You Are Not Alone: Stories from the Front Lines of Womanhood by Leah Carey

You Are Not Alone: Stories from the Front Lines of Womanhood by Leah Carey  Average Rating: 4.57 Stars My Rating: 5/5 Stars ISBN: 9780692285619
*I received a copy of You Are Not Alone: Stories from the Front Lines of Womanhood in exchange for an honest review* 
After Twitter exploded with the hashtag #YesAllWomen, which told stories of women's experiences of harassment and assault in their daily lives and disturbing comments from some, and the Isla Vista killings, ten amazing women came together to share their stories with each other and later on with the world. Each woman from varying races, ages, locations, and lifestyles writes their own unique stories and thoughts based on all different types of prompts chosen by Carey, who also participated and created the writing workshop. 
The beginning chapters are an introduction to the events that lead to the start of this wonderful book. Carey writes about the Isla Vista killings, the #YesAllWomen movement, and a note to all of the male rea…

June Wrap up/July TBR!

Hey guys! How are you? 
I'm just going to come out and say that June was a really bad reading month for me... I only completed two books and got a chunk of reading done in some others. I read Vampire Academy by Richelle Mead and Demon's Blood by Shari Sakurai. I wrote a review for Demon's Blood, which was a really good book and I will include the link to the review below if you are interested. Funny thing is that both books I completed were about vampires, even though they were totally two different types of vampires, while still being thoroughly enjoyable. On the other hand, I started reading Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake, which I finished in the beginning of this month, and I read Apt. Pupil from Different Seasons by Stephen King. Apt. Pupil was good, but not my favorite story from Stephen King and Anna Dressed in Blood was awesome and it got a 5 out of 5 stars from me. 
As for my July TBR, I'm going to be reading The Talisman by Stephen King because my frie…