Book Review: Paint Me A Monster by Janie Baskin


Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

Genre: Fiction

Age Recommendation: 14 and up

This book was very unnerving because it was centered around child abuse. When I first picked up the book, that was not what I imagined it would be about. Also, I found the book was confusing because the first hundred or so pages spanned six years (but there was no chronology) so I found it difficult to keep up with the story.

Paint Me A Monster


Margo and her older sister Liz are surprised to see another being enter their house- a baby boy named Evan. Evan is a chubby boy and their mother, Rosa, makes it very clear that she loves Evan and Liz the most. Margo is more of a forgotten child and she is somewhat content that way.

Until her mother starts taking out her anger about her impending divorce on Margo. Margo is punched, slapped, and verbally abused by her…

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