If you think often about the past or battle with overthinking and self-esteem, girl made of glass is for you. This collection is about finding yourself, forgiving yourself, and loving yourself. It explores the many ways our past haunts us, but will leave you feeling hopeful about your future.
girl made of glass is a poetry collection about how our past—past mistakes, relationships, and regrets—can linger into our future. Broken into four parts, this book is about finding, forgiving, and loving ourselves. The Nightmares explores our past and the moments that haunt us. The Mirror delves into insecurity and how we might haunt ourselves. The Shattering investigates relationships and how they can break us. The Enchantment delivers an uplifting conclusion of self-love and growth.
About the Author
Shelby Leigh is an author who explores mental health, self-love, and healing through poetry. She wrote her third and newest collection, girl made of glass, to examine the past and how it can haunt our minds through overthinking. She writes her books with the goal of making others feel less alone and to empower her readers to love who they are. When Leigh isn’t writing, you can find her reading a good book, buying yellow decor, and/or probably eating chocolate.
“Reading this book was like reading my own journal. Inside of all of us there is a girl made of glass just wanting to be heard, and Shelby expresses those all-too-relatable feelings with grace and elegance.” — amanda lovelace, Author of unlock your storybook heart
“The vulnerability in Girl Made of Glass shines through and the themes of self-love, self-esteem, image, and exploration of identity and confidence tie together in a relatable way.” — Amanda Linsmeier, author of Starlings
“girl made of glass is a spectacular homage to the process of self-growth and the introspection it requires. Shelby has written a must-read for all who have ever felt like they are about to shatter.” — Catarine Hancock, author of shades of lovers