growing up a word-devourer & avid fairy tale lover, it was only natural that amanda lovelace began writing books of her own, and so she did. when she isn't reading or writing, she can be found waiting for pumpkin spice coffee to come back into season and binge-watching gilmore girls. the lifelong poetess and storyteller currently lives in new jersey with her fiance, their two moody cats, and a combined book collection so large it will soon need its own home. as of 2016, she is working towards her ba in english literature with a minor in sociology. the princess saves herself in this one, originally published in 2016, is her debut poetry collection. her official website is amandalovelace.com. you can also find her as ladybookmad on twitter, instagram, & tumblr.
"It blends fairy tale lore with real-life musings for a beautiful
result." (Lindsay E. Mack, Romper)
"As a whole, the collection acts as a tribute to all women who have ever needed a boost of empowerment and inspiration." (Madison Breaux, V Magazine)
"...Amanda Lovelace dives into the topics of modern feminism and empowerment...Read if you've ever thought about love, loss, who you are, and what you want. (So...all of us.)" (Abigail Yonker, The Everygirl)
"This is the book to read if you are on the path to writing your own ending and finding yourself, even when the road to accomplishment is rocky." (Dominique Etzel, Alloy)
"Similar in style-written in straightforward and uncomplicated verse, and content-grappling with themes of female power, love and loss, failure and redemption, pain and healing, poet Amanda Lovelace's The Princess Saves Herself in this One is similar to Kaur's Milk and Honey in another way as well: both books were self-published before going completely viral among readers." (E. CE Miller, Bustle)
"The perfect poetry opener for any fairytale lover and feminist..." (Kerri Jarema, Bustle)
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#5 "the only thing / required / to be / a woman / is to / identify as one. / - period, end of story."
(E. CE Miller, Bustle)
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