Becky, written by Hristina Bloomfield, is a beautiful yet painful love story about how a person has the tenacity to rediscover herself despite unfortunate circumstances that could cause her to lose everything she ever loved. You'll instantly gravitate toward Becky's story as you witness her fight to survive after being sexually assaulted, her persistence in seeking justice for herself and those willing to help her, and how she finds love despite everything she'd endured.
Tears will flow as readers dive into this unforgettable story as sixteen-year-old Becky navigates her life, trying to regain herself, finding it hard to trust anyone. All seems unbearable as Becky's family abandons her after the assault, and she has to move in with her cousin, Arnie, and his roommates Alex and Paul.
The author does a great job of bringing this story to life. Becky's vulnerability and courage to find her voice and purpose given her circumstances are the powerful plot points that move this story forward. There's engaging dialogue, a vividly drawn setting, and richly imagined characters. This emotionally rich tale is filled with realism and readers will find it difficult to not root for Becky. The heroine's journey in pursuit of justice creates suspense that makes the story engaging. This character-driven story is a winner for anyone looking for a story that is psychologically exciting and emotionally intense.