• by Cheryl Rainfield
  • Narrated by Emily Bauer
  • 6 hrs and 34 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Fifteen-year-old Kendra hasn't felt safe since she began to recall devastating memories of childhood sexual abuse, especially because she still can't remember the most important detail: her abuser's identity. Frightened, Kendra believes someone is always watching and following her, leaving menacing messages only she understands. If she lets her guard down even for a minute, it could cost Kendra her life. To relieve the pressure, Kendra cuts; aside from her brilliantly expressive artwork, it's her only way of coping. Since her own mother is too self-absorbed to hear her cries for help, Kendra finds support in others instead, from her therapist and her art teacher, from Sandy, the close family friend who encourages her artwork, and from Meghan, the classmate who's becoming a friend - and maybe more. But the truth about Kendra's abuse is just waiting to explode, with startling, unforeseen consequences. Scars is the unforgettable story of one girl's frightening path to the truth.


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It really resonates

I love this book. As someone who was abused and who still engages in SH because I've never sought therapy, it resonates so clearly. My abuser wasn't my father and I'm not gay so I didn't face those additional challenges but sometimes, through Kendra, it is like Cheryl is writing what I felt - and still do. I want to listen to it again and again.
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- menorca25

Book Details

  • Release Date: 28-08-2013
  • Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.