|Plot Summary of Silent Screams|
|"Jessica's psychiatrist is determined to find out why she has tried to commit suicide, but the story she hears, is a difficult one, full of family betrayals and secrets."
Annette, Resident Scholar
|"Jessica is a girl with secrets, dark secrets that she feels she can't tell. After a failed suicide attempt, she is referred to a psychiatrist, who is determined to find out the reason why Jessica wanted to kill herself.
The story she hears is not a happy one, a tale full of family secrets and betrayals. It soon becomes clear that Jessica isn't the only one with secrets and some of them should have remained buried..."
Annette Gisby, Resident Scholar
|"In Silent Screams a young girl deals with a pregnancy that occurs after a rape, and fights to keep secret who the abuser is. She pushes away those who care for her, and is pushed away by those who do not understand what she is going through."
Mary Gibbs, Resident Scholar
|"At the age of eighteen, feeling hopeless and helpless, Jessica tried to take her own life, and that opened the door for all her secrets to come to light.
Joan Moore Lewis, Resident Scholar
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|Review Analysis of Silent Screams|
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Tone of story
Time/era of story:
Kid or adult book?
- Adult or Young Adult Book
General Crime (including known murderer)
If story PRIMARILY about main chr. being hunted...
- hunted by killer/stalker
- a teen
- Super sensitive soggy jelly muffin
Small town people:
- hostile, like Gomer Pyle on steroids
Accounts of torture and death?
- generic/vague references to death/punishment
Explicit sex in book?
What kind of sex:
- vague references
- descript of kissing
- descript. of breasts
- rape (yeech!)
Amount of dialog
- roughly even amounts of descript and dialog
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