Which Books in YA Romanticize Abuse?

Shatter Me is an incredibly gross offender of the abuse romanticism that goes on in YA novels. I recently finished a reread of Shatter Me in which I annotated the novel to point out in-depth signs of the moments in which abuse happens and how it is subsequently romanticized by the author. Currently, I have…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapter Ten

This is a weekly reminder that Shatter Me by Tahereh Mafi romanticizes abuse. This post is an in-depth commentary on chapter ten. If you're interested in reading more comprehensive commentaries about the deeply problematic aspects of Shatter Me, chapters one through nine are linked below. - Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapters Five…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapter Nine

This is an in-depth commentary on the deeply problematic way in which Tahereh Mafi romanticizes abuse with her series, Shatter Me. This post breaks down chapter nine of book one. If you're interested in reading more, read through the other chapters for this book linked below. - Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapters…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapters Seven & Eight

We're about to meet Warner soon! Tahereh Mafi's Shatter Me series is disgusting in how it romanticizes abuse. To this day, I can't think about this book series without wanting to vomit. The fact that so many readers of this book have fallen in love with the abusive party, Warner, is so deeply disturbing to me.…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapters Five & Six

I'm back again to continue on my journey of educating as many people as possible on the problematic aspects of abuse romanticism that happen within the Shatter Me series. This is the discussion of chapters five and six, but you can still read my earlier posts to catch up. Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter…

Shatter Me Romanticizes Abuse; Chapter Four

The Shatter Me series romanticizes abuse! And I have decided to take it upon myself to reread the series (at least, the first part; I haven't decided if I'll read the newer releases [4+] just yet) in order to shed some much-needed light on how horrendously damaging the romanticism of abuse in the three novels…