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It took me almost 2 exhausting months to get through this book, and it was worth every second. I'm so glad I took my time reading this. This book was so raw and heart wrenching but most of all beautiful. It was so hard to read at times that I had to take so many breaks to recover from what i read and just breathe in! Breathe out! I’m a weeping mess. The story details the various reasons people self-harm and how it's treated. Substance abuse features heavily, including its negative effects and recovery. Some discussion of art, artistic technique, and artists. Day of the Dead celebration and its meaning are described in detail. The geography and topography of the southwestern United States factor into the story.
Glasgow’s debut doesn’t shy away from the physical act of cutting or exploring the physical and emotional residue left behind. We see Charlie hide the shame of her scars. We know Charlie feels unloved and unloveable because of her scars. And yet the thing she keeps so dear, so close to her is her “tender kit” the small safety blanket (shards of glass, gauze and ointment) that she uses to drain the pain from inside. Her tender kit is her comfort because people are unreliable. People hurt. Cutting transfers that pain for a brief swell of moments. A haunting, beautiful, and necessary book." —Nicola Yoon , #1 New York Times bestselling author of Everything, Everything Charlie went through so much in this book, that I just wanted to hold her, and tell her everything’s going to be alright.
So then you get them at the beginning of this book meeting every year throughout high school, and you see in Charlie’s POV that she’s feeling better mentally. Kellan does commit suicide, and Charlie is left reeling a little bit, and she’s left with guilt. Then we jump into the future a few years, where we spend most of the story, and we’re still with Charlie. How to Make Friends with the Dark is the second fictional novel to come out from author Kathleen Glasgow. This book was published in 2019. It’s the story of a girl’s battle to find clarity in a world that often seems unclear. Raw, visceral, and starkly beautiful, with writing that is at times transcendent in its brilliance, Girl
Riley, i´ve felt weird about him from the start tbh. He gave off such a weird vibe, idk what it was about him. I just couldn´t get myself to like him. Kathleen Glasgow illuminates not only the anxiety of youth but the vulnerability and terror of life in The case is closed. Five years ago, schoolgirl Andie Bell was murdered by Sal Singh. The police know he did it. Everyone in town knows he did it.I can't tell you how much I wanted to pull up my own sleeves and say, "I'm just like you! Look! You are not alone." She currently resides in Tucson, Arizona. She has lived in New Mexico, Arizona, Minnesota, and Pennsylvania. She attended the University of Minnesota, where she graduated with her M.F.A. While she was there, she also coordinated the creative writing graduate program. Teenage girls will change to survive, will make bad decisions just because it feels like the world is daring them to, will bottle all their feelings up inside.