top of page

"Girl Made of Stars" by Ashley Herring Blake


Girl Made of Stars cover

For readers of Girl in Pieces and The Way I Used to Be comes an emotionally gripping story about facing hard truths in the aftermath of sexual assault.


Mara and Owen are as close as twins can get, so when Mara’s friend Hannah accuses Owen of rape, Mara doesn't know what to think. Can her brother really be guilty of such a violent act? Torn between her family and her sense of right and wrong, Mara feels lost, and it doesn’t help that things are strained with her ex-girlfriend, Charlie.


As Mara, Hannah, and Charlie come together in the aftermath of this terrible crime, Mara must face a trauma from her own past and decide where Charlie fits into her future. With sensitivity and openness, this timely novel confronts the difficult questions surrounding consent, victim blaming, and sexual assault.







Publication date: #May2018 #2018year


Awards won: Lambda Literary Award Nominee, LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult (2019), Lincoln Award Nominee (2022)

16 views

Related Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page