(Disclaimer: this post is about a book that features a consensual relationship between a child and an adult.) Books that make you uncomfortable? Totally my kind of thing. I dive headfirst into books that contain touchy subject matter. I rage when anybody dares to say anything less than wonderful about Lolita because it is one of the most exquisitely written books in the world. I found All the Ugly and Wonderful Things in a BookRiot post called “Books We Wanted to Hate but Had to Love.” This ...
I was on the library waitlist for this book since before it came out. I got it on Friday and finished it the same day. To be brief, I’ll say this: I hate memoirs and usually refuse to read them. However, I gave this one 5 stars on Goodreads. It’s compulsively readable and Armstrong is an excellent writer. (I mean, when you’ve had a successful blog for almost 20 years, that’s pretty clear.)