Nightingale by Amy Lukavics

Nightingale by Amy Lukavics

At seventeen, June Hardie is everything a young woman in 1951 shouldn’t be–independent, rebellious, a dreamer. June longs to travel, to attend college and to write the dark science fiction stories that consume her waking hours. But her parents only care about making June a better young woman. Her mother grooms her to be a perfect little homemaker while her father pushes her to marry his business partner’s domineering son. When June resists, her whole world is shattered–suburbia isn’t the only prison for different women. June’s parents commit her to Burrow Place Asylum, aka the Institution. With its sickening cond… Read more.

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Trigger & Content Warnings

  • Ableism
  • Sexism
  • Child abuse & neglect
  • Domestic violence
  • Suicidal ideation
  • Blood & gore depiction
  • Psychiatric hospital