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He Numbered the Pores on My Face: Hottie Lists, Clogged Pores, Eating Disorders, and Freedom from It All
When Scarlet Hiltibidal was a teenager, plastic butterfly clips were all the rage. She couldn’t understand why they didn’t look the same in her “frizzy, bulbous hair” as they did on the blonde whose mom was a professional hair stylist. Back then, she would havesanctioned the destruction of scores of actual butterflies just to own the label "pretty butterfly clips girl." ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published July 15th 2019 by B&H Publishing Group
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I wish I had this book when I was in middle and high school. :) Yet still, though now in my late 20s, I laughed out loud at Scarlet’s stories and nodded my head at the timeless and life-changing truths she shared. A great book for middle and high school girls ... or anyone, really!
Rarely is the sequel as good as the first installment. While this book isn’t intended to be a sequel to her first, Scarlet Hiltibidal has knocked it out of the proverbial park. Again. In my review of her first book, I praised the conversational tone in which Hiltibidal writes. It makes me feel like she’s not teaching someone who she considers to be less than herself, but she makes me feel more like she’s a loving friend; reaching out with her experiences to encourage me to take the right path. ...more
This was a quick and pleasant read. I found the content relatable, especially as I often found myself not really able to pull of the trends in school and not really understanding why! I found some parts to be a bit much in terms of their religiosity, but if readers are Christian they would likely not find it anything out of the norm. Thanks to NetGalley for the chance to read this eARC.
Scarlet Hiltibidal is the author of Afraid of All the Things and He Numbered the Pores on My Face. She also writes a regular column for ParentLife Magazine and enjoys speaking to women around the country about the freedom and rest available in Jesus. Scarlet lives in Middle Tennessee, where she loves sign language with her daughters, nachos by herself, writing for her friends, and learning how to ...more