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Mar 23
{YA Review} Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston @ek_johnston

{YA Review} Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E.K. Johnston @ek_johnston

Exit, Pursued by a Bear is a young adult contemporary standalone by E.K. Johnston. This is a book impressed me. It takes some hard to handle subject matter, and does a really good job with it. As you can see from the summary, Exit, Pursued by a Bear deals with rape and a resulting pregnancy. This is a topic that is so hit or miss for me. I think it is an important topic, and one that should be talked about but so many times I feel that the book becomes the rape, and the rape is all that anyone can see. It overshadows everything else in favor of the author’s message. And regardless of whether it is well done or not, and regardless of whether I agree with the author’s message or not, it just doesn’t resonate with me. That’s not how I connect with books. But something about Exit, Pursued by a Bear told me that I should read it. And I am so freakin’ glad that I… Read more »

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