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The Burning

ISBN: 9781728206738

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Published: 04/07/2020

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Hardcover
$17.99

Description

An Amazon Best Book of the Month!

A rumor is like fire.

Once a whore, always a whore.

Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Anna's a slut.
We all know it's true.

And a fire that spreads online... is impossible to extinguish.

New school. Check.
New town. Check.
New last name. Check.
Social media profiles? Deleted.

Anna and her mother have moved hundreds of miles to put the past behind them. Anna hopes to make a fresh start and escape the harassment she's been subjected to. But then rumors and whispers start, and Anna tries to ignore what is happening by immersing herself in  learning about Maggie, a local woman accused of witchcraft in the seventeenth century. A woman who was shamed. Silenced. And whose story has unsettling parallels to Anna's own.

From Laura Bates, internationally renowned feminist and founder of the Everyday Sexism Project, comes a debut novel for the #metoo era. It's a powerful call to action, reminding all readers of the implications of sexism and the role we can each play in ending it.

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“In The Burning, Bates challenges us all to think deeply and critically about a lot of issues surrounding teen girls... Definitely recommended.” - Teen Libraria...

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Specs

Format: Hardcover

Dimensions
Length: 8.25 in
Width: 5.5 in
Weight: 0.00 oz
Page Count: 352 pages

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