In the original version of the tale Little Red Riding Hood, Little Red simply strips naked and went to bed only to be devoured by the Big Bad Wolf.
Mary Grace was raped when she was still 8 years old. Following the incident, she drowned herself in self-pity and depression. Her life is going downhill until an incident happened. She wasn’t expecting that it would lead her to the arms of her dead sister’s boyfriend—Harry Martellini. Mary Grace didn’t have any idea that the moment she accepted the lighter to lit her cigarette and spent the morning with him, it would change her life forever.
But how can Harry love a girl who can’t even love herself?
Mary Grace is a shattering debut novel of depression, anxiety, and forbidden romance. Mary Grace’s story shows us what it’s like to feel nothing even if you have everything. This coming-of-age story will teach us that life, no matter how shitty it can be, is still worth living.
Mary Grace Written by Hannah Mariam Singson Trade Paperback, 513 pages Written in English and Tagalog