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Unashamed: Musings of a Fat, Black Muslim by Leah Vernon

challenging emotional sad tense medium-paced
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I felt Leah’s situation with her dad was really relatable for me. Though my dad had multiple other wives, never any other kids though. Yeah, dad who’s barely there and when he was there it wasn’t great. This was a bit of a tough read at times. Leah shares a lot of tough things like domestic violence and mental health. I loved that she went to counseling. I wish Leah would have split with her husband much sooner. Their relationship was already so toxic at that point and to add in the cheating was just ughhh. They both deserved better.

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