Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Poetry (2016), the princess saves herself in this one is a collection of poetry about resilience. It is about writing your own ending.
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.
the princess saves herself in this one is the first book in the "women are some kind of magic" series.
About the Author
Amanda Lovelace is a bestselling American poet who rose to fame through her poetry posted to Tumblr and Instagram. Her works have a feminist character, bringing new versions to traditional tales. She is the author of the women are some kind of magic series, including the award-winning the princess saves herself in this one and women are some kind of magic.
"It blends fairy tale lore with real-life musings for a beautiful result." (Lindsay E. Mack, Romper)
"As a whole, the collection acts as a tribute to all women who have ever needed a boost of empowerment and inspiration." (Madison Breaux, V Magazine)
"...Amanda Lovelace dives into the topics of modern feminism and empowerment...Read if you've ever thought about love, loss, who you are, and what you want. (So...all of us.)" (Abigail Yonker, The Everygirl)
"This is the book to read if you are on the path to writing your own ending and finding yourself, even when the road to accomplishment is rocky." (Dominique Etzel, Alloy)
"Similar in style—written in straightforward and uncomplicated verse, and content—grappling with themes of female power, love and loss, failure and redemption, pain and healing, poet Amanda Lovelace's The Princess Saves Herself in this One is similar to Kaur's Milk and Honey in another way as well: both books were self-published before going completely viral among readers." (E. CE Miller, Bustle)
"The perfect poetry opener for any fairytale lover and feminist..." (Kerri Jarema, Bustle)
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"18 Literary Quotes Every Feminist Needs to Read Right Now" #5 "the only thing / required / to be / a woman / is to / identify as one. / - period, end of story."
(E. CE Miller, Bustle)
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