Brenda Thornlow, Author Of 'My Short-Lived Life At Being Perfect', Named As Winner In '50 Great Writers You Should Be Reading' Book Awards
Posted: Jan 19, 2017 2:29 AM CST
Brenda Thornlow, a former Jehovah's Witness, writes about being forbidden from celebrating holidays, birthdays and associating with anyone outside of her faith. From a young age, she struggles to accept what her devout family believes, to no avail. Eventually marrying an abusive member with a position of authority in her church, Brenda struggles to extricate herself from this dominating religious group who attempt to manipulate her into staying married to her abuser.