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[FBC32] Abby Maslin, author of Love You Hard

“You are responsible for your life. No one’s coming in here to save you. If you don’t save yourself, it’s not going to happen.” – Abby Maslin

Abby Maslin is the bestselling author of Love You Hard: A Memoir of Marriage, Brain Injury, and Reinventing Love, a remarkable story of transformation and resilience in the wake of tragedy. Award-winning journalist Maria Shriver praises Love You Hard as, “inspiring, touching, and beautifully written… a testament to choosing joy during the toughest times.” A special education teacher in Washington, D.C., Maslin’s work has appeared in the Washington Post and alongside acclaimed essayists in the anthology, Nothing But the Truth So Help Me God: 73 Women on Life’s Transitions. In addition to her advocacy work in the brain injury and caregiving communities, Maslin is a regular contributor to the website Brainline.org.

Connect with Abby on her website, Instagram @abby_maslin, or Twitter @abby_maslin.

 

Abby’s book recommendation: I AM YOURS by Reema Zaman

Listen to Reema on Feminist Book Club: The Podcast here.

 

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Renee Powers founded Feminist Book Club in 2018 to provide a space for intersectional feminists to learn, grow, and connect. When not reading or running the biz, you can find her drinking coffee and trying unsuccessfully to teach her retired racing greyhound how to fetch. Favorite genres: memoir, contemporary literary fiction, short stories

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