In this wrenching and inspiring coming of age story, a highly empathic little girl is raised in a home of both faith and alcoholism. There are several reasons that she begins her retreat inward after the family divorce, eventually, divorce may be the least of them. She falls in love twice in the first years of high school. The first time is embraced by everyone around her, the second dare not be spoken. It is this journey from the ideas of acceptable to shameful that nearly kills her.
If God is Love and she is experiencing Love with a girl, why are these two relationships so difficult to reconcile within her heart? Coming of age as a queer teenager without a stable foundation, Jenny turns to a life of drinking, self-sabotage, and promiscuity. Can she make peace with her spirit, herself, and her family?
This debut novel begins to tell the beautiful and challenging story that too many young (queer) people spiral into. soulnotskin is a saga of pain, self-discovery, healing, and paying it forward.