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Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite
Drive to June by Khristina Chess is the story of eighteen-year-old Adrianna who seems to be leading a sad, lonely life. Her mother died sixteen months ago, her sister is studying in college, and her father travels a lot, leaving her alone much of the time. Moreover, moving to a new school makes things bad for Adrianna as she has no close friends to confide in or teachers who know much about her personal life to guide her properly. She is slowly getting addicted to drinking to make her forget her pain. Things take a turn when Adrianna meets Ian. Will he be able to fill the void in her life and help her get her life back on the right track?
The story takes readers into the life, insecurities and problems faced by an eighteen-year-old. Readers can identify with the story and the characters. Adrianna's relationship with her father is something that all teenagers can relate to very well. The story has many layers to it that make readers ponder and delve deeper. The questions at the end make readers look at the story in many different ways and help them connect with the plot. The underlying meanings in the story make it a compelling read and the plot is strong. Though the story reads as a simple one initially, it does have a lot for readers to interpret and decipher as they progress. The story has something more to it than meets the eye, which makes it an engaging read.