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Things Get Better

4.17 of 5 stars 4.17  ·  rating details  ·  160 ratings  ·  19 reviews
Britain’s most inspiring young woman shares heartfelt and expert advice for coping with life’s challenges, big and small, one day at a time.

To look and listen to the extraordinary Katie Piper, it is difficult to comprehend the severe physical and psychological trauma she suffered from a brutal rape and acid attack which left her with deep physical and emotional scars.

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Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Published May 24th 2012 by Quercus (first published May 1st 2012)
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Katherine
This book is phenomenal. Katie is such an inspirational person, and she has given me the hope that I can recover from the mental illnesses that I currently struggle with. It is so easy to read, and just offers you hope. You can dip in and out of it, and it's just simply perfect.
Jamie Lee
This is marked as biography/self help and rightly so...
She not only says how she got the courage to carry on with her life after the acid attack but also tips and pointers with any one living with depression and sadness, such as having a death in the family and also illness. She gives help and tips and constantly mentions that no problem is to small if it matters to you!

She has many friends and other peoples experiences in the book to, also inspiring quotes and extracts from other books and fil
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thebookbitch
I've been battling with depression now for over a year due to bullying but this book made me look at the situation differently. It also made me realise that there are people who can and will help.

Seriously if you're suffering from anxiety, depression, eating disorders, etc then this book will one hundred percent help you <3
Kara Ho
This is such an amazing book to read. It's so inspiring and touching. I could never imagine how could a woman be that strong. Though, I am a girl as well, she is so brave to overcome all these obstacles and bail herself out of the dreadful plight. She was teased by others because of a face that she doesn't deserve. But what she chose to do is to forgive and forget. And now, this strong woman is leading her splendid new life by inspiring people of her tragedy. She is really really strong. The boo ...more
Emma
My fiance bought me a copy of Katie Piper's "Things get better" a few months ago from a bookstore after he saw that i had her first book "beautiful" on my bookcase and the gesture was lovely. He assumed that it was a follow up to her original book which he knew i thought a lot of but unfortunately it is not. Its more of a self-help book which is perfectly okay but i have only given three out of five stars because i really had no need for a book of this kind. That being said it was a lovely read ...more
Melody
This is not a follow up to Piper's memoir, "Beautiful" which is one of the most gripping memoirs I have read lately. This is more of a self help book. I mention that because I thought this was a follow up before starting to read it. But just because I was mistaken, it doesn't mean this book is any less important. In fact, this book is more beneficial than the memoir when you think about it. If I were at a more vulnerable point in my life, I would have easily given this book five stars. But this ...more
Booksdingle
I thought this was really good, inspirational
Harley
This woman is absolutely amazing. After struggling with the passing of my dog, I felt the whole world looked down on me as pathetic and childish being so upset over the loss of an animal. But Katie showed me that problem is important because it is important to me and she helped me build my life up to the point where thinking about my dog didn't reduce me to tears - it made be smile, it made me happy to think of all the wonderful things he contributed in my life and how happy he made me. Truly in ...more
Elodie Ladlow
Really enjoyed this book and a very much needed dose of positivity. Katie is a very inspiring lady and I like her supportive approach and helpful suggestions. the scenarios of people she knows and there dilemmas throughout the book are also very interesting. Im also following her advice of keeping a "positivity diary". Always a sign of a very good book when you develop some new constructive habbits to keep on after reading.
Amy
This book is great for anyone who is struggling to get through issues in their lives. It provides you with the basis of how to learn to cope and deal with issues with useful sum ups at the end of each chapter.
Also at the end of the book there is a list of organiations and helplines that you can contact if you aren't able to pull through your issues alone.
Jade
Thought it was a carry on book from her last book beautiful which is very good, however it is a self help book. Therefore did not really enjoy it. Would be brilliant if you are having troubles though.
Leanne
I really loved this book because of the amazing attitude of Katie Piper. A well written and inspirational book. Just need to read her first book now!
Amy
i thought this would be the next part of her recovery and continue on from her las book. However it was more like a self help book
Eimear
Katie is a strong person that shows you how you can get through anything by having a healthy mind and believing in yourself.
Barry Reynolds
very inspirational i highly recomend this book to anyone who is feeling like there is no hope in their life.
Lorna
Not really a biography, more of a self help book. Towards the end I did find myself skipping some of it.
Morrouj Zaitouni
Such an inspiriting person <3. A book i would recommend to anyone who is on the verge of giving up.
Wendy Denham
What can I say about the author of this book but inspirational.
Erica Citrine
Amazing lady with an amazing attitude. Well worth reading!!
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Kate Elizabeth "Katie" Piper (born 12 October 1983) is a philanthropist, television presenter and former model from Andover, Hampshire in England, UK. Piper had hoped to have a full-time career in the media, but in March 2008 sulphuric acid was thrown in her face. The attack, which blinded Piper in one eye, was arranged by Piper's ex-boyfriend, Daniel Lynch, and carried out by an accomplice, Stefa ...more
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