Sexual Assault in Lit Week: Where the Stars Still Shine

Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller

Where the stars still shine
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Genre: Contemporary
Page count: 352
Source: Purchased a copy

Release Date: September 24 2013

Stolen as a child from her large and loving family, and on the run with her mom for more than ten years, Callie has only the barest idea of what normal life might be like. She’s never had a home, never gone to school, and has gotten most of her meals from laundromat vending machines. Her dreams are haunted by memories she’d like to forget completely. But when Callie’s mom is finally arrested for kidnapping her, and Callie’s real dad whisks her back to what would have been her life, in a small town in Florida, Callie must find a way to leave the past behind. She must learn to be part of a family. And she must believe that love–even with someone who seems an improbable choice–is more than just a possibility.

Thoughts on Where the Stars Still Shine

Yesterday I talked about Canary and the effects of date rape. Where the Stars Still Shine, however, tackles sexual assault in a much different way…

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