This Gorgeous Game by Donna Freitas (2010) is a powerful story about the innocence of a young girl growing up in a Catholic school. It is about the struggle between sticking up for what you personally feel is right, trusting your instincts, and the strength of love from friends and Family. Teen, Olivia Peters, began to pursue her love for writing at a young age and when the perfect opportunity to submit her work into a contest comes, she leaps at the opportunity. Father Mark, a well-respected priest, writer, and professor chooses Olivia’s piece as the winner to his writing competition. Elated that she has won the chance to work along side Father Mark, have her work published, and take a college level course from him she puts her full trust in Father Mark and believes that he is the key to her future success.
By: Donna Freitas