Beads: A Memoir about Falling Apart and Putting Yourself Back Together Again (Hardcover)
"An eloquent and unsettling story of recovery that features solid advice and encouragement for other trauma victims."
Beads is the harrowing story of a rape victim determined to become a survivor by putting her life back together. It details her journey after suffering a brutal attack, confronting the devastating justice system, and ultimately discovering the other side of trauma: forgiveness and peace. Beads reveals the realities and challenges survivors face, as well as the roller coaster of emotions throughout their journey. Evoking outrage and hope, author Rachael Brooks tackles issues surrounding sexual assault that are still prevalent today. When will enough be enough? Rachael's definitive answer is "now."