Paint Me a Monster
Rinnie Gardener’s life looks like a perfect painting from the outside—a loving family and a beautiful house. But when the paint is stripped away, this dream dissolves to dust. Her parents divorce. Her father treats her like a stranger. Her mother, looming like a black cloud, treats her worse. Painful words become painful bruises. Rinnie’s own body becomes a source of self-punishment. As her life seemingly falls apart, Rinnie struggles to find the courage to pick up the pieces. In a brilliantly unique style and voice, Rinnie tells her story—a search for identity, love, and healing. She must look in the darkest places to repaint the canvas of her life. She must face the monster.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
The Next Six Years
Alana Algrin says arms baby beautiful blintzes blue BOOK of QUESTIONS breath brownies camp can’t Carl chair clothes color cookies Croquette Dad Barry Daddy didn’t dinner doesn’t door dress Emmy Evan says Evan’s eyes face feel fingers floor Flubberize Gaga says Gaga’s girl Grandma hair hands He’s head hear hold hot dogs I’ve inside isn’t kids kitchen legs lips Liz says Liz yells Liz’s Lizzie says look lunch Mimi miss Mom’s Mommy’s monster mother mouth night paint paper pick pink play Pop Pop pull Rin Tin Tin Rinnie she’s shoes shoulders smell smile stop talk tell tennis Thank There’s things Tin Tin tree turn Verna says voice waiting walk watch What’s whisper window won’t words yells You’re