October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence 1 in 15 children are exposed to intimate partner violence each year, and in 90% of these cases, children are eyewitnesses to this violence.
This month we were given the opportunity to feature Michelle Levy’s Not After Everything which touches on the on the issue of a teen living with domestic violence.
In Not After Everything high school football player Tyler Blackwell seems to have it all; friends, a scholarship. . . a future. He lets it all go after his Mom commits suicide leaving him alone with his abusive father. When Tyler recconects with his former childhood friend and goth girl Jordyn, he begins to find hope in the future.
This 2015 debut novel is being called raw and unforgettable. You can read an excerptof Not After Everything on USA Today’s Happily Ever After page, if you can’t wait to read more scroll down and enter our giveaway for your very own copy of Not After Everything
*Giveaway provided courtesy of JKSCommunications
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