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10 books about rape

Pick up one of these featured titles on rape in May 2021.

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There are hundreds of books published on rape. To save you time trying to find your next read, we pull together 10 of the most popular titles with updated prices for delivery to your door.

The Way I Used to Be by Amber Smith

Category: Girls & Women

This book was published 4 years ago by Margaret K. McElderry Books and takes approximately 12.8 hours to read.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Rape by Sohaila Abdulali

Category: General

This book was published 3 years ago by The New Press and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Rape Recovery Handbook: Step-by-Step Help for Survivors of Sexual Assault by Aphrodite Matsakis

Category: Abuse

This book was published 18 years ago by New Harbinger Publications and takes approximately 6.7 hours to read.

Speak by Laurie Halse Anderson

Category: Fiction

This book was published 10 years ago by Square Fish and takes approximately 7.5 hours to read.

Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller

Category: Memoirs

This book was published 2 years ago by Viking and takes approximately 12.3 hours to read.

All the Rage: A Novel by Courtney Summers

Category: Girls & Women

This book was published 5 years ago by St. Martin's Griffin and takes approximately 11.2 hours to read.

A Fierce Belief in Miracles: My Journey from Rape to Healing and Wholeness by Anne Reeder Heck

Category: Personal Transformation

This book was published last year by She Writes Press and takes approximately 7.7 hours to read.

Asking for It: The Alarming Rise of Rape Culture--and What We Can Do about It by Kate Harding

Category: Violence in Society

This book was published 6 years ago by Da Capo Lifelong Books and takes approximately 9.1 hours to read.

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A Piece of Cake: A Memoir by Cupcake Brown

Category: Black & African American

This book was published 15 years ago by Crown and takes approximately 16.0 hours to read.

I WANT TO GO HOME: Reclaiming Power After Sexual Assault by Renee Marie Simpson

Category: Abuse

This book was published this year by Renee Marie Simpson and takes approximately 6.0 hours to read.

We estimate total reading time by multiplying a book's page count by an average reading speed of 2 minutes per page. Summaries sourced from Google Books.

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