Young Adult Graphic Memoir of Eating Disorders, Abuse, and Recovery

Like most kids, Katie was a picky eater. She'd sit at the table in silent protest, hide uneaten toast in her bedroom, listen to parental threats that she'd have to eat it for breakfast.

But in any life a set of circumstance can collide, and normal behavior might soon shade into something sinister, something deadly. One day you can find yourself being told you have two weeks to live.

Lighter Than My Shadow is the hand-drawn graphic memoir of British artiest and writer Katie Green's struggle and recovery; a trip into the black heart of a taboo illness, an exposure of those who are so weak as to prey on the weak, and an inspiration to anybody who believes in the human power to endure towards happiness. 

Green delicately deals with the important real-world topics of eating disorders and sexual assualt in a sensitive, honest, and memorable way. Previously published in England, Lighter Than My Shadow has received reviews in The GuardianStylist Magazine, and Bella Magazine, and it is slated to release in the US in November 2017 from Lion Forge. For a preview of the graphic memoir, see below.

BookShelf Editor, Ashley Kronsberg, interviews Lighter Than My Shadow creator Katie Green about the process of writing this moving memoir and the importance of this content for young adult readers. To watch the view interview, see below:

Check out a preview of Lighter Than My Shadow below:

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