Friday, September 11, 2015

Review: Broken Places

Broken Places
By Rachel Thompson
Genre: Memoir

Book Description:

Award-winning author Rachel Thompson courageously confronts the topics of sexual abuse and suicide, love and healing, in her second nonfiction book of prose: Broken Places. The sequel to Rachel's first nonfiction book, Broken Pieces, Rachel bares her soul in essays, poems and prose, addressing life's most difficult topics with honesty. As you follow one woman's journey through the dark and into the light, you will find yourself forever changed. Rachel's first book in this series, Broken Pieces, has been a #1 best seller on Amazon (eBooks) on Women's Poetry and Abuse. Please note: this book discusses serious topics, and is intended for mature audiences only.


It was sad to read the abuse that Rachel endured but I can see how other survivors could relate to this book. I admire the author for sharing herself and her abuse because it's subject matter that is considered taboo and swept under the rug. But if we aren't talking about it, we aren't helping the innocent people being abused. Rachel Thompson is a talented writer. 5 stars.

Author Bio

Rachel Thompson (aka RachelintheOC) is a bestselling author, now represented by Booktrope, and social media/author marketing consultant (BadRedhead Media and Author Social Media Boot Camp).

Three of her four books, A Walk In The Snark, The Mancode: Exposed and Broken Pieces are all #1 Kindle bestsellers! Midwest Book Review and two Amazon Top 10 Hall of Fame reviewers all gave Broken Pieces five stars! She just release Broken Places to stellar early reviews.

Her articles appear regularly in the Huffington Post, San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says...),,, and

She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut.

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