It was like stepping into the authors past.
Such a powerful story. 💯🙏🏽
A remarkable story. I will never forget.
This book is fantastic! My mom was listening to it in the car and I started to listen and couldn’t stop. Tara Westover’s story is full with sadness, happiness, and excitement. A must for anyone
I’ve always loved reading, but I’ve struggled to finish reading anything the last two or so years. This book? No problem, I couldn’t put it down! I’ll be recommending this book to anyone who can possibly listen.
Very well written and brutal memoir about her Mormon upbringing and her ability to survive a constant quest for love from her parents. The abuse is horrible to read, you see her returning to the same gruesome scenes thinking they’ll be different when they could never be. It stunned me at the end in the acknowledgements her statement that the author states this book isn’t about Mormonism. Of course it absolutely is. All of this education and still she believes she can separate her family objectively. I came away depressed that she won’t find the love she is so much seeking because love can’t come from a tortured past. It must come from an accepted present w hope for a different future. It’s sad but I was left with the impression she is still very much still trapped.