The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace (Review)

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From Amanda Lovelace, a poetry collection in four parts: the princess, the damsel, the queen, and you. The first three sections piece together the life of the author while the final section serves as a note to the reader. This moving book explores love, loss, grief, healing, empowerment, and inspiration.

210 pages

I think I have succeeded on my adventure into poetry. I’ve found 2 collections that I loved in the same week. This and Milk & Honey.

The themes covered are sad and dark at times (trigger warning for suicidal thoughts) but the writing was beautiful and somehow there was a sense of hope and love being brought through.

There were many standout sections, but the final ‘chapter’ entitled “You” was just breathtaking. Life-changing might be a bit of an extreme word to use, but it certainly isn’t far off. It made me feel. Gave me a lump in my throat. A sense of melancholy and hope all at once.

I am at a loss for words as to how amazing this really was.

Please give it a go, even if you don’t think poetry is your thing!

Finished on April 8th 2017

5stars

You can buy the book here if you wish

The Princess Saves Herself In This One by Amanda Lovelace

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