Beautiful Ever After by Katie Piper

By Katie Piper

Katie Piper's striking tale of power and restoration after a brutal rape and acid assault has captivated Britain. during this robust sequel to her most sensible promoting memoir, Katie tells the notable tale of what's occurred within the years on the grounds that she bravely left the security of her parents' domestic. along with her trademark honesty, humour and heartfelt emotion, Katie stocks the highs and lows she has confronted as her lifestyles replaced in methods she by no means proposal attainable. She finds the darkish options and real fears she maintains to beat at the back of closed doorways, and the realities, either actual and emotional, of her ongoing, painful recovery.

Katie is now a profitable charity campaigner, television presenter and inspirational speaker, yet her profession highs have frequently introduced her face-to-face together with her largest demons. Her tale remains to be darkish every now and then, however it also will pride and shock; regardless of fears of a existence on my own, she has stumbled on her Prince fascinating, and Katie unearths either the beauty and nervousness of changing into a mom. this is often the no-holds-barred, witty and totally enticing subsequent bankruptcy within the lifetime of a amazing younger woman.

Show description

Read Online or Download Beautiful Ever After PDF

Similar autobiography books

A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man and Dubliners (Barnes & Noble Classics)

A Portrait of the Artist as a tender guy and Dubliners, through James Joyce, is a part of the Barnes & Noble Classics series, which deals caliber variants at reasonable costs to the scholar and the final reader, together with new scholarship, considerate layout, and pages of conscientiously crafted extras.

The Faraway Nearby

This own, lyrical narrative approximately storytelling and empathy from award winner Rebecca Solnit is a becoming better half to her cherished A box advisor for buying Lost

In this exquisitely written new booklet by means of the writer of A Paradise in-built Hell, Rebecca Solnit explores the methods we make our lives out of news, and the way we're hooked up by way of empathy, via narrative, via mind's eye. during unpacking a few of her personal stories—of her mom and her decline from reminiscence loss, of a visit to Iceland, of an illness—Solnit revisits fairytales and entertains different tales: approximately arctic explorers, Che Guevara one of the leper colonies, and Mary Shelley’s Dr. Frankenstein, approximately heat and coldness, discomfort and kindness, decay and transformation, making paintings and making self. Woven jointly, those tales create a map which charts the limits and territories of storytelling, reframing who every one people is and the way we'd inform our story.

The River of Forgetting: A Memoir of Healing from Sexual Abuse

"People don’t make up such things as that for enjoyable. "

That’s what Jane’s therapist tells her whilst Jane studies fragmentary stories from her youth that trace at sexual abuse. a hectic, winning scientist, Jane in the beginning fights the consequences, yet ultimately has to confess that anything certainly occurred. With support from a talented therapist in addition to artistic arts, Jane faucets into her personal aliveness and reconciles with either her parents’ love and their betrayal.

This deeply own memoir invitations the reader in the back of the closed doorways of the therapist’s place of work and into the author’s magazine and her very physique. Jane’s gentle tale indicates how we will be able to use the demanding situations of painful formative years traumas to remodel our lives.

Fast Girl: A Life Spent Running From Madness

Continually in movement, Suzy used to be a typical athlete with a runner's physique and the force to move ever swifter. That force, and an insatiable have to win, propelled her into the highlight and rapidly remodeled her into the last word track-and-field sweetheart.

Wholesome and triumphant, she appeared to be the integral all-American athlete. She had everything—natural attractiveness, expertise, significant endorsements, a likely supportive kinfolk, 3 journeys to the Olympics representing her state, and a tender husband who enjoyed her. yet beneath a façade of triumph lay a brain stuck in an internet of doubt, self-sabotage, and relentless anxiousness. It wasn't adequate to win one race. Suzy needed to win all of them. and through the 2000 Olympics in Sydney, Australia, Suzy determined that she might really strength herself to break down than be defeated at the world's degree. Her racing occupation resulted in that moment.

An test at basic existence in Madison, Wisconsin, was once at turns mind-numbingly uninteresting and scary, as Suzy navigated the duties of keeping down a nine-to-five activity, taking care of her younger daughter, and attempting to be the spouse her husband concept he married. while she struggled on all these fronts, the break out she craved offered itself in the course of a visit to Las Vegas. Vegas represented all of the pleasure, the push, and the glamour that Suzy stumbled on herself wanting progressively more. There, within the urban of sin, Suzy re-created herself as an in-demand escort, able to wow her clients together with her character, her awesome physique, and her talents. dwelling a double lifestyles, Suzy grew to become a growing number of reckless in her consistent look for a excessive that often eluded her.

Until someday she came upon that every one alongside she have been working from herself—and the key discomfort of an undiagnosed psychological ailment. quick lady is the stunning and encouraging tale of a woman's fight to outrun her demons and at last locate peace.

Additional info for Beautiful Ever After

Sample text

And I would have been but for the Ni-Vanuatu, who were absolutely keen to keep the cannibal mystique alive. It was good for business. Albert, a boat pilot from nearby Lelepa Island, boasted shortly after we met that his people had been among the last to be converted. “My great-grandfather was born in the darkness time, before the Christians came,” he told me proudly. “The first mis- The Business of Port Vila Is God 25 sionaries on Lelepa were from England, a husband and wife. They brought their twelve-year-old son with them.

All forbidden! Worst of all, they go to church on Sunday, when we know that Saturday is the true Sabbath. ” Kelsen knew these rules because his family had converted to Seventh-day Adventism in 1922. They had never fallen for the John Frum message or any other false teaching, he assured me proudly. The forest on the east side of Tanna was caked in gray dust, and the trees began to resemble stone carvings. We rounded a bend and entered the devastation. It was as though the jungle had been buried and sealed under a layer of scoured earth.

The sun had disappeared beneath the banyans. Cicadas screamed from the trees. Fluorescent lights flickered on through distant windows. Kay put away the ice cream and told me an Inspirational Story. It was about Tanna, an island at the south end of Vanuatu. A Very Bad Thing had happened on Tanna in the 1940s. Just when the Tannese seemed to have given up their ghosts and other devils, just when the missionaries thought they had won the island for Christ, along came a false prophet. The fellow called himself John Frum and made himself out to be some kind of messiah.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.00 of 5 – based on 20 votes