By JS Lee
Millie is additionally the only Asian adoptee in a wide and bustling white kinfolk whose struggles are lots. serious anorexia and relatives embezzlement let her personal less-tangible matters to be simply neglected. Emptied of the existence she suggestion she used to be intended to guide, dive together with her throughout the fractures among innocence and immorality.
‘It Wasn’t Love’ exposes a arguable self-empowerment in a society of floundering early life. It unearths the disgrace frequently coveted too heavily and the truths we simply can’t swap. throughout the voice of a lady at the verge of her will, event the awkwardness of attempting to do something about suicide and self-preservation. function witness to the tumultuous direction she needs to take to hunt internal peace and, finally, love.
“In It Wasn’t Love, we experience Korean-American adoptee and brutal rape survivor Millie Vaniti’s inside existence via past due youth and early maturity as she pilots a coming-of-age shaken by means of disgrace and a longing to be absolutely permitted and enjoyed. Millie is remarkably relatable, and writer JS Lee manages to take on subject material that can simply be overwrought or hackneyed really poignantly by means of giving it to us immediately. No romanticizing. No aplomb. only one of the main sincere portrayals of younger sexuality and identification that you’re more likely to locate. this is often greater than non-fiction. this is often true.”
—Jade Sylvan, writer of Kissing Oscar Wilde, Ten, and more
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