Damsel by Elena Arnold

Available At: Electronic, Liberty

Categories : Cursing, Sexual, Violence

Description: A teenage girl remembers her bulimic friend who died, as she nearly dies during her battles with anorexia, bulimia, and cutting.

YA Label?: Unknown

Notes: This book contains explicit sexual activities; sexual battery; and sexual nudity; and infrequent profanity.

Violations (Miller Test [MT] & Colorado Obscenity Test [CD])

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Page 56: Reynard watched with disinterested curiosity as Emory rubbed Ama dry with the coarse wool blanket; he started with her arms, rubbed her breasts, the hard pink nubs of her nipples, her stomach, her buttocks, the fire red hair between her legs, her legs themselves.

Page 60: “Ridiculous, the size of babies when they slip from their mother’s slits.”

Page 222: If, she thought at the end of each night, as Emory walked her to the door of her chamber, as he kissed her face and her mouth and her throat, as he kneaded the mounds of her breasts through the velvet and satin of her gowns (not troubled, it seemed, by her waning figure), as he pushed her up against the door, grinding his yard into her stomach.

Page 250: “Soon, I will be the one to warm you, and from the inside,” he promised, before taking her bottom lip in his teeth and pulling it into his mouth, sucking it there hard enough to leave it swollen.

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