Books That Burn

A book review podcast where we discuss how authors treat and traumatize their characters.

Series 6, Episode 2: Pretties - Scott Westerfeld

September 7th, 2020

This fortnight we’re discussing “Pretties” by  Scott Westerfeld. 

Book CW for for discussion of eating disorders, self-harm. 

Topic 1:  Zane - Brain damage, headaches/migraines. Begins at (0:50), CW for physical injury, memory loss, abuse, drowning. 

Topic 2:  Tally and Zane - Surveillance, loss of privacy. Begins at (13:51), CW for abuse by control, privacy violation. 

Topic 3:  Tally - Food denial behavior. Begins at (27:01), CW for anorexia, bulimia, purging, food control, self-harm. 

Promo for Drinking and Screaming; Spoiler-free wrap-up and ratings: Begins at (39:28). 

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