The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe
|Published||January 26, 2021|
|Publisher||G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers|
|Age group||Young Adult|
The Girls I've Been by Tess Sharpe is a young adult contemporary novel, originally published on January 26, 2021.
To view more details about a given item, click the "Expand" button beside it. Please note that these details may include spoilers.
The following content warnings are listed on the author's website:
- Violence & Abuse violence related to a bank robbery, violence related to surviving domestic violence, children and teens in peril, surviving psychological & emotional abuse, surviving parental abuse (psychological, emotional and physical), disclosure of being a survivor of childhood sexual abuse in a therapy setting, childhood sexual abuse (off-page), the aftermath of childhood sexual abuse and surviving childhood sexual abuse.
- Assault verbal threats of physical assault, threats of sexual assault, physical assault (physical intimidation, hand to hand fighting, bullying, gunshot and stabbing wounds, arson, fire, explosions, references to dismemberment)
- Death murder
- Misc accidental cannabis ingestion (aka: someone eats a few pot cookies before anyone can alert them as to what’s in it), discussion of menstruation, discussion of reproductive health, choice and justice, references to living with chronic pain, menstrual hemorrhaging and endometriosis, mentions of a car accident that puts passengers in the hospital, discussion of a parent with a gambling addiction.
Additional Trigger Warnings
- Domestic violence
- Hostage situation
- Victim blaming
An asterisk (*) indicates that the author openly identifies with that identity.
- Bisexual main characters
- Love interest with endometriosis
- WLW side character