Win-a-Book Wednesday: Broken Places


By Rachel Thompson



This week, award-winning and bestselling Rachel Thompson will give away an e-copy of Broken Places to readers who sample the book on Amazon and answer:

“What poem or essay from the Broken Places sample is your favorite?”

About Broken Places

Award-winning author Rachel Thompson courageously confronts the topics of sexual abuse and suicide, love and healing, in her second nonfiction book of prose: Broken Places. The sequel to Rachel’s first nonfiction book, Broken Pieces, Rachel bares her soul in essays, poems and prose, addressing life’s most difficult topics with honesty. As you follow one woman’s journey through the dark and into the light, you will find yourself forever changed. Rachel’s first book in this series, Broken Pieces, has been a #1 best seller on Amazon (eBooks) on Women’s Poetry and Abuse. Please note: this book discusses serious topics, and is intended for mature audiences only.

About Rachel Thompson

Rachel Thompson copyRachel Thompson aka RachelintheOC is a published author and social media consultant. Her books A Walk In The Snark, The Mancode: Exposed and Broken Pieces are all #1 Kindle bestsellers! When not writing, she helps authors and other professionals with branding and social media for her company, BadRedhead Media. She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut.

Rachel Thompson is the author of newly released Broken Places and the award-winning Broken Pieces, as well as two additional humor books, A Walk In The Snark and Mancode: Exposed. Rachel is published and represented by Booktrope. She owns BadRedhead Media, creating effective social media and book marketing campaigns for authors. For affordable group sessions check out Author Social Media Boot Camp, monthly sessions to help all authors! Her articles appear regularly in The Huffington PostThe San Francisco Book Review (BadRedhead Says…),,,, and Self-Publishers Monthly.

Not just an advocate for sexual abuse suvivors, Rachel is the creator and founder of the hashtag phenom #MondayBlogs and the live Twitter chat, #SexAbuseChat, cohosted with certified therapist/survivor, Bobbi Parish.

She hates walks in the rain, running out of coffee, and coconut. She lives in California with her family.

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  1. Actually, it was the Foreword by Bobbi Parrish that spoke the most to me. That’s not to say that the other parts of the sample aren’t good or didn’t speak to me at all, but the Foreword just hit so many chords.

    I plan to get both books when I can and read them. I think it might just be time to begin my own journey of healing. Thank you, Rachel Thompson, for writing something that makes me feel like the time could finally be right.

  2. the essay about the mind