Reviews

Advanced Praise for Blackout Girl 2nd Edition August 2020 Release

It’s one of those perfect days when the sun is casting its brilliance and holding court in a crystal-blue sky. The last hold of winter evaporates on my deck as spring is declaring its rightful, albeit late, place on the calendar. It’s May, and it has been a long and strange transition from season to season. I am venturing out for my weekly grocery run. I roll down the windows as Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin'” comes on the radio. I turn it up and embrace that amazing feeling of driving with the windows down for the first time in months, cool air on my face and all the promises of warm weather… Read On

Recovering lesbian describes her life in sobriety in Leave the Light On

By Liz Massey, Echo Magazine Riding the Storm Out Many young adults hit a major turning point in their early 20s. For some, it stems from the reality of having to find that first job after college; for others, it’s sparked by a realization that a relationship, or a career path, has turned out not to be all it seemed… Read On

Book Review: Leave the Light On

Posted in Recovery Tips, Saturday, 10th July 2010 This is the second memoir by Jennifer Storm. Her first, Blackout Girl: Growing Up and Drying Out in America, depicted her haunting descent into addiction which occurred after she had been raped at age twelve. In Leave the Light On: A Memoir of Recovery and Self-Discovery, Storm picks up where the first book left off… Read On